Undergraduate Summer Internship 2009

The information below pertains to our 2009 internship program.  For the 2010 internship program, click here.

The Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs seeks an undergraduate student intern for Summer 2009. The summer intern will work within our administrative office, which manages law school clinics and tracks student pro bono legal projects.  Through work on various office projects the intern will learn about the diverse ways to practice public interest law, gain insight into the law school experience, and see higher education administration in action.  There is also a speaker series throughout the summer where professors, practicing attorneys, law school admissions staff, and/or law students share their experiences and advice with other undergraduate interns and law students working at HLS in the summer. 


The intern will work on various projects including : 

  • Reports of student participation in our programs: compiling statistics, creating graphs, charts, Powerpoint presentation, etc.
  • Database management of student projects, including data entry and processing paper files.
  • Publications for law students about clinical course and pro bono opportunities.
  • Research of similar clinical and pro bono programs at law schools around the country.
  • Performing general office duties. 

 Please note: we do not provide direct legal services to clients.

Internship Dates 

Preferred start date of June 15, 2009 for a 10-week internship, though flexible with start/end dates.  Work hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm with 1-hour unpaid lunch. No evening or weekend work required. Estimated Salary: $12/hour = $420/week.  

Position Requirements: 

The internship is open to undergraduate students.  Excellent organizational skills and sharp attention to detail are required, along with the ability to self-start on projects. Enthusiasm, a sense of humor, and a demonstrated interest in public service work are helpful! Candidates should be comfortable working independently within a collaborative office and be able to manage multiple projects at once. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word are strongly preferred, as is a demonstrated ability to work with databases. Knowledge of Powerpoint and Adobe Photoshop are recommended but not required. 

To Apply:

Applications for Summer 2009 have closed.   

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