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Employment & Internship Opportunities

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 Law Student Internships

CLC has internship and volunteer opportunities available for law students throughout the year. Internship/volunteer positions are unpaid. Summer internships and summer law clerk positions may be paid through work-study or fellowships if funding is available. Internships for class credit, or volunteer hours for class credit can be arranged if needed. CLC also accepts Student Law Clerks through the Minnesota Justice Foundation Volunteer Program. If you are a law student in Minnesota interested in volunteering at CLC during the school year through MJF, please visit the MJF Website to learn about available opportunities. You may also contact Children’s Law Center directly at info@clcmn.org.

  • SUMMER INTERNSHIPS: CLC accepts between 1-3 law students for 10–12-week internships in the summer. Summer internships require a commitment of 30-40 hours per week. Applications for these positions are due March 1st of each year. CLC also will help selected intern candidates apply for fellowships and other funding such as P.I.C. or P.I.L.F. funding. Interviews for summer candidates will take place every year in March and April.
  • FALL & SPRING INTERNSHIPS: CLC typically accepts between 1-2 law students during both the Fall and Spring Semesters. Most often students volunteer for a minimum of 8-15 hours a week for a semester or quarter.

How to Apply

To apply please send a cover letterresume, and two writing samples to info@clcmn.org. Please include a description of the length of time for which you would like to intern/volunteer, along with the number of hours per week you are available. If you need internship credit or credit for volunteer hours, be sure to include any requirements from your class or instructor. Applications are reviewed and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Application deadlines:
Spring Internship: December 30
Summer Internship: March 1
Fall Internship: September 1