Internships

The Internship Experience
Click the images below to learn more about the intern experience with the Federal Public Defender.

Noor Wadi
The University of Texas
at Austin School of Law

Jason Connor
New York University School of Law

Rabia Muhammed
Florida A&M University School of Law

The application period for Summer internships is typically between October and February. Please check back periodically for new opportunities.

For more information on our internship program please click here.


After submitting this application (through the Submit button below), please email your resume, a writing sample (10 pages or less), your law school transcript, and a cover letter or essay explaining why you are interested in an internship in the office of the Federal Public Defender. Address the email to TXN_Employment@fd.org and write "Summer Internship application materials" in the subject line.

Background Information
Enter your current address and (summer address if applicable).
(e.g., 1L, 2L)
The location(s) you are applying for.
Education
List your law school honors (e.g. law review, moot court participation, etc.):
Colleges attended, dates of attendance, and degrees earned.
Notable Employment/Work Experience
(Attach your resume below, but list here any particularly relevant or noteworthy employment or volunteer work; e.g., work related to criminal law or with indigent populations)
Other Skills
Supplemental Information
List all instances, if any, in which you were charged in any civil or criminal proceeding (including school disciplinary charges) with conduct alleged to involve moral turpitude, dishonesty, and/or unethical conduct. (This does not include traffic tickets, parking tickets, etc.)
This internship is unpaid. List all financial assistance that you may apply for or have secured for this internship (e.g., public interest internship grants or summer funding)
Do you have access to a vehicle for the summer?
Attachments
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt pdf doc docx.
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