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!
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.
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”.)