The Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Internship Program
New York State Bar Association – Corporate Counsel
Section

Complete a 10-week Summer 2014 paid internship – $15/hour (for 350-400 hours; approximately 35-40 hours per week).
Application deadline: February17th!

The following employer is currently participating in the Program:
–  New York State Technology Enterprise Corporation (NYSTEC) Location: Albany, NY
Eligible Candidates:
Students must be class of 2015 from under-represented groups attending a participating law school and capable of fulfilling the requested work hours and responsibilities. Each employer’s job posting includes a request for the following: a minimum GPA requirement, a letter of interest with a discussion about your personal commitment to diversity in the legal field and how being from an under-represented group has impacted you along with a writing sample.
Program Goals:
To increase the representation of lawyers and students from a diverse range of backgrounds in corporate legal departments, and to provide students from a diverse range of backgrounds with an opportunity to experience in-house legal practice. The ultimate goal of the Diversity Internship Program (“the Program”) is to create a network and forge relationships which will foster greater diversity in corporate legal departments throughout New York State. Through the Program student interns will be provided a meaningful and appropriately supervised work experience by host companies working in partnership with the NYSBA Corporate Counsel Section’s Diversity Internship Committee (the “Internship Committee”.)
For application information and additional details, log on Albany Law School’s  CSM and click on the “Job Postings” tab.  Note: the opening is posted under the employer name of “Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Internship Program – New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).