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How competitive is a judicial internship?
« on: November 09, 2009, 11:03:48 PM »
It seems like a lot of people I know at my school are working for judges during the school year.  How competitive is it to get these?  I'm middle of my class at a school ranked 40s to 50s. 

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Re: How competitive is a judicial internship?
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2009, 11:32:05 PM »
It's mildly competitive.
It's moderately competitive.
It's very competitive.

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Re: How competitive is a judicial internship?
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2009, 12:18:07 PM »
Check with your school career office. They should be able to let you know what judges take school year interns, and whether you'd be better off trying a federal or state judge. I don't think it's that hard to find an unpaid position with a judge somewhere depending on what region you are in. Post-graduate clerkships with judges are another story.

It seems like a lot of people I know at my school are working for judges during the school year.  How competitive is it to get these?  I'm middle of my class at a school ranked 40s to 50s. 

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Re: How competitive is a judicial internship?
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2009, 01:30:31 PM »
Just getting some unpaid judicial internship is really, really, easy. Plenty of state trial judges looking for research monkeys.
Federal judicial internships are somewhat competitive, but because they are unpaid they aren't unduly so.


Federal clerkships (post grad): Pretty insanely competitive
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