Federal Judicial Internships Available in EDNY, Summer 2023

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

Qualifications:

  • 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 irizarry_chambers@nyed.uscourts.gov.


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 February 3, 2023.

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

Federal Judicial Clerkship Available 

ANNOUNCEMENT  

The Honorable Dora L. Irizarry, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, is currently accepting applications for one (1) clerkship position, starting in July  2022.  

Qualifications:  

At least two years of practice as an attorney prior to start date of clerkship.

Excellent grades. 

Excellent 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. 

Excellent organizational, administrative, and time management skills. 

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

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the delay in delivery and processing of U.S. mail, interested applicants must forward their application package in PDF format via email  to irizarry_chambers@nyed.uscourts.gov.  

Application package must include:  

One-page cover letter describing your background, career goals, and setting forth why you are interested in a clerkship with Judge Irizarry specifically.

Resume. 

Official law school transcript. 

One writing sample of recent vintage, no longer than 15 pages. Journal or research articles will NOT be accepted. 

Three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a recent employer. The deadline for receipt of materials is February 4, 2022.