2019 Summer Internship

OAD is currently accepting law student applications for our 2019 summer internship program. Interns will work closely with OAD attorneys on felony cases and will have the opportunity to work on a direct appeal. This will involve reading the entire appellate record, working under the direct supervision of an OAD attorney to identify appellate issues and develop a theory of the case, and potentially drafting a legal brief and presenting the case at oral argument before the Appellate Division, First Department. In addition, our interns will work on discrete research projects in cutting-edge areas of the criminal law and criminal procedure. Some investigation opportunities may also be available.

OAD is devoted to maintaining an internship program composed of students with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Our interns and our staff share a profound commitment to public service and to defending the disadvantaged.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter. The cover letter should address why the applicant is interested in working at OAD, and what skills or experiences make the applicant a strong candidate. Application materials should be sent by email to Margaret Knight at Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and should be submitted no later than December 3, 2018.

This is an unpaid internship. OAD encourages its interns to seek external sources of funding and will sponsor students in their efforts to seek such funding.

OAD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information.

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