Senior U.S. District Court Judge Dora L. Irizarry is Seeking Applications for a Federal Judicial Internship

The Honorable Dora L. Irizarry, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of
New York, is accepting applications for Spring 2023 internships.


• Must be a rising second or third year law student. 

• Must have good grades. 

• Must have good research, writing, and analytical skills, although  participation in Law Review or a Journal is not a prerequisite.  

• Military and/or other life/career experience is a plus. 

• Must be vaccinated fully against COVID-19 (including a booster shot). 

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, interested law students should forward  their application package in PDF format via email to  [email protected].  

Application package must include: 

• One-page cover letter briefly describing your background, why you are  interested in a legal career and why you are interested in an internship with Judge Irizarry specifically. 

• Resume. 

• Official law school transcript.  

• One recent writing sample no longer than 10 pages. Journal or research  articles will not be accepted.  

• Two to three letters of recommendation.  

The deadline for receipt of materials is November 30, 2022. 

Please note that, while these are not paid internships, the Judge will participate  in any appropriate sponsored program that provides academic credit or stipends for  interns.  

If you have questions, please contact chambers at: 718-613-2150.