Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court Intern Program (Spring 2009)

2L’s and 3L’s: Are you interested in Interning for a Judge this semester?

The Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court program places second and third year students in a direct working relationship with County and Circuit judges in the Civil, Criminal, Juvenile, Family and Domestic Violence Divisions. A minimum of 5-10 hours per week is required. Interns are not permitted to work with any law firm or other legal agency while participating in this program. All students who apply are assigned to a judge.

If interested, please read the following important information:

Application Deadline: Thursday, January 22, 2009

Mandatory Intern Orientation: Tuesday, January 27, 2009, Rm. A110, 5:30 p.m.

Internships Begin: Monday, February 2, 2009

Internships End: Thursday, April 2, 2009

Quick Facts

Your application consists of the following documents: (1) page one of the application form (see below for how to obtain an application); (2) your resume; (3) a short writing sample (5-7 pages).

You may submit a hard copy of your application to the Career Development Office, Room A112 or an electronic copy to npierrelouis@law.miami.edu. Copies of the application are available on the CDO Student Portal, under the “Judicial” folder. To access the Student Portal, you must log in using your UM law email address and password.

All students who apply are assigned a judge.

You must devote a minimum of 5-10 hours a week to the internship.

Applicants should not have any outstanding applications to law firms or other legal employers. According to the rules of the program, you are not allowed to work for a firm or any legal entity while completing the internship.

Once you apply and are assigned a judge, you are obligated to accept the internship. If you are unsure about a possible offer from a firm, please do not apply to the internship program this semester.

This is NOT a summer internship program.

This is NOT a paid internship.

No class credit will be offered.

By accepting this internship you are representing the University of Miami School of Law and it is important to follow through with your commitment to the internship for the entire 8 weeks of the program.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Career Development Office (305-284-2668).