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Intern Program
Law Studies Interns
                                      Intern Coordinator | Schedule

Placement Opportunities -
Placement opportunities vary by location and current educational level.

Possible placements include:

  • Family Mediation
  • Community Court
  • Housing Matters
  • Chief Disciplinary Counsel
  • Statewide Grievance Committee
  • Foreclosure Mediation Program
  • Clerk's Offices
  • Judiciary *
  • Support Enforcement
* Please do not contact or send application paperwork to the individual workplace hosts, especially judges, or their offices.

You may send any letter of interest and application packet to:

Juana Brown, Coordinator of Law School Students
Office of the Volunteer/Intern Program
Two Riverview Square
99 East River Drive, Room 701
East Hartford, CT 06108

All potential interns are required to submit an application packet and meet with the Intern Program staff.

Eligibility - Law School students seeking an internship must:

  • be enrolled in an accredited law school
  • be a student in good standing
  • be able to work at least two, five hour days per week for at least one semester
  • disclose any pending matter before the Court to the Intern Coordinator
  • have the ability to work with diverse populations
  • maintain high level of confidentiality
  • attend Intern Orientation

Application Process - In addition to the forms referenced below, your application package should also include a cover letter and resume. Incomplete application packets will not be reviewed and may be returned to the applicant.

To help you establish an internship, please click here and print out our helpful Intern Placement Process and Application Checklist, which is discussed below.

Step 1 Intern Submits Application Packet

The applicant completes the Intern Application Form and returns it (via mail, fax or email attachment) to the law school intern Coordinator. Applications may also be obtained from the Intern Office by calling (860) 282-6581.

Upon receipt, the Coordinator reviews the completed application packet for completeness and eligibility. All interns must also submit an Intern Verification Form completed by the law school even if the intern is not seeking credits. This form is available by clicking here or by calling the Intern Office at (860)282-6581.

Step 2 Intern Interviews

The Coordinator schedules a time to meet with the eligible intern candidate to discuss areas of interest and an appropriate placement.

Successful intern candidates are than scheduled for an interview with the potential placement site supervisor (workplace host).

Step 3 Intern Placement Established

Intern placement is established after acceptance by the workplace host and the Coordinator, and passing a mandatory background check.

Step 4 Attendance at the Intern Orientation

All students accepted into the Intern Program are required to attend the Intern Orientation. The Intern Coordinator will provide the student with orientation dates and travel instructions. No student will be allowed to participate in the program without attending the Intern Orientation.

For more information or to submit your application packet,
please contact the law school intern coordinator.

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