Employment & Internships

Employment Opportunities

 

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Undergrad Internships

This position has been filled for 2017.  It will re-open for Summer and Fall of 2018.

Description: CLC will be accepts applications from law students, graduate students, and undergraduate students to fill several unpaid intern positions for five to twenty hours a week. Intern tasks will primarily focus on assisting with marketing/social media, fundraising, and other necessary projects for CLC’s 2018 Benefit, which will take place in early October. After the month of October, tasks will also include administrative projects and social media development. Reduced hours can be negotiated for the months of October, November, and December.

Qualifications: – Ability to assist with special events – Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite – Strong problem solving skills – Willingness to be a team player – Strong written and verbal communication skills – Social media proficiency.

Interns are needed immediately so please send your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to info@clcmn.org. Please include a description of the length of time for which you would like to intern/volunteer, along with the number of hours per week you are available. If you need internship credit or credit for volunteer hours, be sure to include any requirements from your class or instructor. Applications are reviewed and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Law Student Internships

The Summer 2017 Full-Time Internship has been filled.  A part-time (15-20 hrs/wk) Summer 2017 internship position is still open.  Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 internship positions are still open.

CLC has many internship and volunteer opportunities available for students throughout the year. Internship/volunteer positions are unpaid. Summer internships and summer law clerk positions may be paid through work-study or fellowships if funding is available. Internships for class credit, or volunteer hours for class credit can be arranged if needed. CLC also accepts Student Law Clerks through the Minnesota Justice Foundation Volunteer Program. If you are a law student in Minnesota interested in volunteering at CLC during the school year, please visit the MJF Website to learn about available opportunities.

  • SUMMER INTERNSHIPS: CLC accepts between 1-5 law student, graduate and undergraduate students for 10-12 week internships in the summer. Summer internships require a commitment of 30-40 hours per week. Applications for these positions are due March 1st of each year. CLC also will help selected intern candidates apply for fellowships and other funding such as P.I.C. or P.I.L.F. funding. Interviews for Summer candidates will take place every year in March and April.
  • FALL & SPRING SEMESTER INTERNSHIPS: CLC typically accepts between 1-5 students (law, undergraduate or graduate students), during both the Fall and Spring Semesters. Typically students volunteer for a minimum of 8-15 hours a week for a semester. Interviews for school semester positions usually take place in August and December each year. 

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to info@clcmn.org. Please include a description of the length of time for which you would like to intern/volunteer, along with the number of hours per week you are available. If you need internship credit or credit for volunteer hours, be sure to include any requirements from your class or instructor. Applications are reviewed and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Paralegal Internships/Externships

Paralegals, or paralegal students who need to complete an internship or externship as part of their degree are also encouraged to apply for internships or volunteer hours at CLC. For a full internship description please click here. To apply, please follow application instructions and deadlines as outlined under Student Internships.