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The Harvard Law School Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs seeks one to two, full-time undergraduate student interns for summer 2017.  Through work on various projects, summer interns learn about diverse opportunities in public interest law, gain insight into the law school experience, and see higher education administration in action.


Interns work on many projects that vary by year and experience, but which may include:

  • Preparing reports of student participation in our programs: compiling statistics, creating graphs, charts, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Database management of student projects, including data entry and processing paper files.
  • Assisting with website and social media management.
  • Researching community organizations or similar law school programs.
  • Performing research for externship supervisors and assisting with other clinical projects, if needed.
  • Performing general office duties such as answering phones and responding to correspondence.
  • Please note: We do not provide direct legal services to clients and interns do not observe or support legal work.  

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and database software.
  • Comfortable working independently within a collaborative office and able to manage simultaneous projects.
  • Enthusiasm and a sense of humor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Website design and content management.
  • Interest in the law and/or public service work.
  • Fluency in Spanish.

Internship Dates

The internship can begin in April 2017 or May 2017(there is some flexibility with start and end dates but a minimum eight week commitment is required).  Our office is open 9-5pm, M-F. No evening or weekend work required. Estimated salary: $12/hour.

To Apply

Please complete the online application in its entirety