Application for JIOP 2020 Internships

The deadline to apply was January 10, 2020. Program applications will still be accepted; however students applying after the deadline will be screened and considered on an as-needed basis.

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The mission of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program is to provide opportunities to students who are members of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the profession.


Top Tips for Mental and Emotional Well-Being While in Law School

By Angela Nieves – February 10, 2020 | Stay grounded, set your schedule and boundaries, stay connected, and be good to yourself.

Four Tips for Interviewing Like a Pro

By Thompson Du – February 10, 2020 | Be observant, set the climate, do some preliminary research on the interviewer, and know what you want to say about yourself.

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Judicial Internships from a Judge's Perspective

Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Judge William H. Orrick, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and Judge Zuberi B. Williams, District Court of Maryland, District 6, Montgomery County, Maryland, share their views on how to make the most of a judicial internship.

Navigating Your Path for Future Career Success with Advice from JIOP Alums

JIOP alumni discuss how interning for a judge as a law student shaped their legal careers through law school, preparing for the bar, networking, and current employment.

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