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All Students: Career opportunities at the Department of Justice and the US Attorney's Office

When: November 13, 12:15 PM
Where: Law School, Room 65
If you are interested in learning about summer internship and employment opportunities at the United States Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Office of Minnesota, we encourage you to come to our Lunch with Practitioner series with Mark Kappelhoff and Greg Brooker.

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The Department of Justice offers a broad range of opportunities for experienced attorneys to work on many significant and complex issues that face our nation. Their lawyers work in virtually every area of legal practice.

The United States Justice Department selects about 1800 volunteer interns each year. Approximately 800 interns volunteer during each academic year, and roughly 1000 interns volunteer each summer. These positions are uncompensated but are highly sought after because of the responsibility and experience they offer.

The Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) is the Department's competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships. Each year, wehire approximately 100 -120 paid summer legal interns. The majority of SLIP hires are second year law students who work at Justice the summer between their second and third years of law school. The SLIP is also open to recent law school graduates between graduation and the start of a judicial clerkship or full-time qualifying legal fellowship.

In addition, The Attorney General's Honors Program is Justice's competitive, centralized recruitment program that is the only way for new attorneys (i.e., third-year law students and students who enter judicial clerkships, graduate law programs, or qualifying fellowships within 9 months of law school graduation) to enter Justice in an attorney position.


The mission of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota is to ensure it provides the United States with high quality and professional legal representation, maintaining the highest ethical standards and, at all times, pursuing justice. It is wholly committed to the promotion of the public good and the safety of the community.

Law students who have completed at least one full semester of legal study by the application deadline are eligible to apply. Most successful applicants intern the summer between their second and third year of law school; however, graduating law students who will enter a judicial clerkship or a full-time graduate law program may intern
following graduation.