Pro Bono Volunteer Opportunities

Spring 2023 Internship with U.S. Representative David N. Cicilline

U.S. Representative David N. Cicilline is seeking legal interns for spring 2023 to work with his legislative team. Interns will work closely with the office’s Legislative Counsel and other staff, and duties will entail conducting legal research, drafting materials related to hearings and votes, and providing other assistance as needed. Issue areas will include constitutional law, oversight over federal agencies, criminal justice, gun violence prevention, voting rights, immigration, intellectual property, privacy, financial services, and women’s issues/reproductive rights. This internship is open to 2L and 3L law students (2L or 3L students in the 2022-2023 academic year) in good academic standing. This internship will be hybrid (a combination of in-person and remote work) and is unpaid but should be done for academic credit. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, individuals with disabilities, and those with Rhode Island ties are strongly encouraged to apply. 

To apply, please email a (1) resume, (2) cover letter, (3) three-to-five-page writing sample, (4) unofficial law school transcript, and (5) list of three references with email contacts to RI01LegalInterns@gmail.com. Please send all application documents in a single PDF file and include “Legal Intern Application” in the subject line.