Thursday, January 3, 2013

Public Interest Job of the Week – Texas Access to Justice Commission Summer Internship Program

The Access to Justice Internship Program provides a unique opportunity for law students to participate in an internship with non-profit providers of civil legal services located in areas without a local law school.  Each law student will provide direct legal services to low-income clients under the supervision of accomplished lawyers, while learning about access to justice matters, legal decision-making, advocacy skills, attorney-client relationships, and legal institutions.  

For the summer of 2013, the Commission will provide approximately 12 internships to law students. The internships will not be restricted solely to students attending law school in Texas; however priority will be given to students attending Texas law schools. 

A stipend of $500/week (a lump sum of $5,000) will be provided to every student to help defray living expenses for the duration of the 10 week internship. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2013.

For further information and application instructions go to or contact your counselor in the Career Development Office.