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How to apply for an internship with Law

How to apply for an internship with Law

We offer unpaid internship positions for college students throughout the year. You have three options to apply to join our team.

Step
1

Before you get started online

We hire for part-time, unpaid internships. You must work at least 15 hours each week during the school semester. You have to finish at least one year of school before you can apply.

We prefer to hire residents, but we will consider non-residents as well. We're also an equal opportunity employer, and encourage minority students to apply.

During the internship, you’ll get experience in two areas:

  • Litigation: You’ll learn about civil defense litigation by doing research, drafting pleadings, and looking into claims. You'll also help with responses and going to hearings. Lawsuits range anywhere from pothole claims to class action lawsuits.
  • Government Services: You’ll help us provide legal counsel to the City's departments. You'll handle contracts and learn construction and zoning laws, while offering research and litigation aid.
Step
2

Get your info together

To apply for an internship, you need to give us:

  • your resume
  • a cover letter
  • a writing sample, and
  • your school-generated transcript. We won’t accept transcripts that you create yourself.

Please make sure to give us all of your information. We don't take incomplete submissions.

Step
3

Apply online

Complete the City of Boston Internship Application. Please remember to include that you would like to intern for the Law Department in your application.

Step
1

Before you get started by email

We hire for part-time, unpaid internships. You must work at least 15 hours each week during the school semester. You have to finish at least one year of school before you can apply.

We prefer to hire residents, but we will consider non-residents as well. We're also an equal opportunity employer, and encourage minority students to apply.

During the internship, you’ll get experience in two areas:

  • Litigation: You’ll learn about civil defense litigation by doing research, drafting pleadings, and looking into claims. You'll also help with responses and going to hearings. Lawsuits range anywhere from pothole claims to class action lawsuits.
  • Government Services: You’ll help us provide legal counsel to the City's departments. You'll handle contracts and learn construction and zoning laws, while offering research and litigation aid.
Step
2

Get your info together

To apply for an internship, you need to give us:

  • your resume
  • a cover letter
  • a writing sample, and
  • your school-generated transcript. We won’t accept transcripts that you create yourself.

Please make sure to give us all of your information. We don't take incomplete submissions.

Step
3

Email your info to us

You can send everything to law@boston.gov.

Step
1

Before you get started by mail

We hire for part-time, unpaid internships. You must work at least 15 hours each week during the school semester. You have to finish at least one year of school before you can apply.

We prefer to hire residents, but we will consider non-residents as well. We're also an equal opportunity employer, and encourage minority students to apply.

During the internship, you’ll get experience in two areas:

  • Litigation: You’ll learn about civil defense litigation by doing research, drafting pleadings, and looking into claims. You'll also help with responses and going to hearings. Lawsuits range anywhere from pothole claims to class action lawsuits.
  • Government Services: You’ll help us provide legal counsel to the City's departments. You'll handle contracts and learn construction and zoning laws., while offering research and litigation aid.  
Step
2

Get your info together

To apply for an internship, you need to give us:

  • your resume
  • a cover letter
  • a writing sample, and
  • your school-generated transcript. We won’t accept transcripts that you create  yourself.

Please make sure to give us all of your information. We don't take incomplete submissions.

Step
3

Mail your info to us

You can send all your information to:

Law Department
1 City Hall Square, Room 615
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Step
1

Before you get started in person

We hire for part-time, unpaid internships. You must work at least 15 hours each week during the school semester. You have to finish at least one year of school before you can apply.

We prefer to hire residents, but we will consider non-residents as well. We're also an equal opportunity employer, and encourage minority students to apply.

During the internship, you’ll get experience in two areas:

  • Litigation: You’ll learn about civil defense litigation by doing research, drafting pleadings, and looking into claims. You'll also help with responses and going to hearings. Lawsuits range anywhere from pothole claims to class action lawsuits.
  • Government Services: You’ll help us provide legal counsel to the City's departments. You'll handle contracts and learn construction and zoning laws., while offering research and litigation aid.
Step
2

Get your info together

To apply for an internship, you need to give us:

  • your resume
  • a cover letter
  • a writing sample, and
  • your school-generated transcript. We won’t accept transcripts that you create  yourself.

Please make sure to give us all of your information. We don't take incomplete submissions.

Step
3

Give us your info

You can bring all your information to:

Law Department
1 City Hall Square, Room 615
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Monday: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Need to Know:

We don't have any open positions at the moment. Please check back to find out when we'll be taking new applications.

Contact:
Law
617-635-4034
1 City Hall Square
Room 615
Boston, MA 02201
United States