The Summer Law Intern Program provides diverse high school students the opportunity to experience the daily legal workplace of private law firms, corporate law divisions or governmental agencies in a virtual setting. Interns are required to work a total of 45 hours during the summer program, which will takes place on July 7 - July 28, 2021.
For over 10 years, the Memphis Bar Association has sponsored the Summer Law Intern Program, which seeks to develop and nurture an interest in the legal profession among young people from underrepresented groups. Students accepted into the program are placed in law firms, corporate legal departments, or government agencies and are required to work a total of 45 hours July 7 - July 28. Upon successful completion of the internship, they will receive $500 stipend. A graduation ceremony will be held July 30.
You can read about Quinton Thompson's experience with SLIP and how it led him to become an attorney here.
If you are a law firm or organization that would like to host an intern, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the MBA Summer Law Intern Program Committee will judge the applicants on the following criteria:
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