The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity to a highly-motivated first-year law student. Through this partnership, NAWL will help select a student to join the 2011 summer law intern class at Prudential for an 11-week internship at Prudential’s offices in Newark, New Jersey; Dallas, TX; Atlanta, GA, San Francisco, CA; or Shelton, CT for a stipend of approximately $8,500.
About NAWL and Prudential:

Founded over 100 years ago, NAWL is the leading voluntary organization devoted to the interests of women lawyers and women’s legal rights. NAWL has members in all 50 states and engages in numerous programs and activities to advance its mission.  More information can be found at  Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America.  Leveraging its heritage of life insurance
and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company’s well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential’s businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services. For more  information, please visit

Internship Responsibilities:

The summer intern will have the opportunity to work with attorneys who support the broad reach of the Prudential businesses. The summer intern will also participate in the summer intern training program, which includes programs presented by Prudential attorneys that highlight different areas of the business and the legal department. Each intern will be paired with an attorney who will serve as a mentor during the program and will provide guidance on projects. The summer intern may also have an opportunity to practice interviewing skills, prepare presentations and shadow attorneys on various projects. The summer internship will run between May 23, 2011, and August 12, 2011. The summer intern will be paid a stipend of approximately $8,500, which shall accrue and be paid on an hourly basis.


Each applicant must be a member of NAWL and must be a law student enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school and have successfully completed the first year of law school and be scheduled for graduation in spring 2013 (full-time students) or spring 2014 (part-time students). Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent. The ideal applicant will have financial or business-related experience or interest.

How to Apply:

To apply, you must submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three references, and a copy of your transcript to:
Rebecca Whitehurst
Communications Coordinator
National Association of Women Lawyers
321 N Clark St. MS 15.2
Chicago, IL 60654
Fax: 312.988.5491
Phone: 312.988.5861

Please write “Prudential Internship” in the subject line of all correspondence. All materials must be received by 12:00 p.m. CST on March 11, 2011. Finalists must be available to participate in phone interviews between March 21-25, 2011. A finalist shall be selected and notified on or before April 1, 2011. Prudential and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers and are committed to diversity in our workforce.