Key Dates for the 2021 Program

Thank you for your interest in the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program. A link to the the application for all students interested in the the 2021 program will be live November 4. Application processing and screening interviews will take place from November to January. The deadline to apply is January 10. Please check back in early November for more information. Thank you!

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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.


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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.

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