Internship Opportunities in Law & Public Policy
Develop Your Own Internship
- American Political Science Association's Internship Resources
- Federal Legal Internships posted on Internships-usa.com
- Internship Opportunities in Government
- UC Berkeley Public Service Center
Below is a sampling of internship programs; more can be found using the internship directories listed above.
- Alameda County Pre-Trial Services
- ASUC Renters' Legal Assistance
- ASUC Student Legal Clinic
- California Justice Corps Program
- California State Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
- Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program
- East Bay Community Law Center
- East Bay Sanctuary Covenant Refugee Rights Program
- Legal Services for Prisoners With Children
- Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science for Undergraduate Students
- US Supreme Court
If you have not yet secured an internship through an established program or listing, try consulting websites of organizations that interest you; you may just uncover an internship. If not, you can approach them to Develop Your Own Internship.
Below is a sampling of organizations that are engaged in work relevant to this field.
- ACLU of Northern California
- Asian Law Caucus
- Center for Law and Social Policy
- Juvenile Law Center
- La Raza Centro Legal
- Legal Momentum
- National Center for Youth Law
- National Council on Crime and Delinquency
To identify other organizations to approach, use these resources:
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Center for California Studies Capital Fellows Programs
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship Program
- Human Rights Summer Fellowship
- John Gardner Fellowship
- White House Fellows Program
For more information see the Career Center's Fellowships page.
Summer Programs in Public Policy & International Affairs
These programs focus on preparing students for graduate programs and careers in public policy and international affairs.
- Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
- UC Berkeley, Public Policy and International Affairs (UC-PPIA) Summer Institute
Fellowships - Lists of major organizations that offer annual fellowships for undergraduates, recent graduates and graduate students.