2015 ABA-Travelers Summer Internship for Students with Disabilities

The American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights is pleased to partner with partner with the Travelers Indemnity Company to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity for a highly motivated, first-year law student with a disability. The Commission will select a law student with a disability to join the 2015 summer law intern program in Hartford, Connecticut offices. The internship will run from June 2 to August 15, 2015. Interns will be paid a stipend of approximately $10,000.

Internship Description:

The intern will work directly with experienced lawyers, conducting research, drafting briefs and motions, and observing court proceedings. The goal of the program is to develop high potential candidates into attorney positions at Travelers.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a law student with a disability;
  • Be enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school;
  • Be (or become) a member of the ABA; (Register here)
  • Be scheduled for graduation in spring 2017 (full-time students) or spring 2018 (part-time students);
  • Have successfully completed the first year with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent);
  • Have excellent communication skills, leadership experience, and legal research experience;
  • Be proficient in Word and Excel; and
  • Have a valid/current driver’s license

The ideal applicant will have financial or business-related experience or interest. Knowledge of PowerPoint and Access is preferred. Interns not local to Hartford, Connecticut will be responsible for their own housing and transportation.

How to Apply:

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, copy of your transcript for first semester grades, and list of three references to: Amy Allbright. Please write “ABA-Travelers Internship” in the subject line of all correspondence. All materials must be received 5:00 p.m. EST on March 13, 2015. Finalists will be selected and notified on or before March 23.

Learn more here.