Apply for the IJ Intern and Clerk Program

To apply for a clerkship with the Institute for Justice please use the below form to upload your cover letter, resume and legal writing sample (PDF format is preferred). While clerks and interns are hired on a rolling basis; applicants are advised to submit their materials no later than September 1st for fall positions, December 1st for spring positions, and January 4th for summer positions.

If you have questions concerning IJ's clerk & internship program, email IJ's student program coordinator at

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