Internships

We provide annual stipends for Wayne Law students to spend the summer working as legal interns on Capitol Hill, experiencing first-hand a bipartisan approach to congressional oversight.

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Join our Internship Information Session

Join us on November 22 at noon in DJK 2242 to find out more about the internship program, the application process, and your possible summer 2023 in Washington, D.C.!

Summer Legal Internships in Washington, D.C.

The Levin Center for Oversight and Democracy annually provides stipends for Wayne Law students to spend the summer working as legal interns on Capitol Hill, experiencing first-hand a bipartisan approach to congressional oversight.

The students work under the supervision of an experienced attorney who is engaged in conducting oversight on behalf of a House or Senate committee. The students are able to observe the practice of congressional oversight from the inside which may include:

  1. How issues are selected
  2. How witnesses are interviewed
  3. How to prepare document requests and review documents
  4. Memo and report writing
  5. The preparation and conduct of hearings
  6. Interactions with the press
  7. Staff briefings
  8. The development of solutions to identified problems
Duties may include research, writing, document management, hearing preparation and logistical support. 
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Apply Now

Applications for our 2023 Internship Program will open on November 1 and will close on January 8, 2023 (midnight). To apply, you will need to fill an online application form (see button below) and upload your law school transcripts, resume, a 2-3 page writing sample, and two reference statements of support. 

For questions on the internship program or application process, please email levincenter@wayne.edu.

Levin Center Internship Application

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Reference Statements

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Other Supporting Documents

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If unavailable, upload any screenshot of temporary transcripts that are available to you at the moment of application.
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Additional Resources for Interns

The Legislative Branch is more than Congress – introduction slide deck provided by Taylor Swift, Policy Advisor at Demand Progress