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.
Applications for our 2024 Internship Program will open on November 1, 2023 and will close on January 14, 2024 (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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
- How issues are selected
- How witnesses are interviewed
- How to prepare document requests and review documents
- Memo and report writing
- The preparation and conduct of hearings
- Interactions with the press
- Staff briefings
- The development of solutions to identified problems
Additional Resources for Interns
The Legislative Branch is more than Congress – introduction slide deck provided by Taylor Swift, Policy Advisor at Demand Progress