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.


  • 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 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