Office of the Attorney General Internship

Office of the Attorney General Internship

The Attorney General represents the United States in legal matters generally and gives advice and opinions to the President and to the heads of the executive departments of the Government when so requested.

How to Apply

To apply for the OAG Internship Program or the Summer Associate/Law Clerk Program online, select the appropriate form from the Online Application column below, fill in the information, and select the submit button. If you do not wish to fill out the form online, select the specific application from the Printable Form column and fill it out by hand. You will still need to submit other documents with the applications, listed below this chart. After processing your application, the OAG will contact you for any additional information needed.

Internship forms:

OAG Internship Program (Undergraduate and Graduate Students)
Online Application:,a,1224,q,637899.asp
Printable Form:

OAG Summer Associate/Law Clerk Program (Law Students)
Online Application:,a,1224,q,637906.asp
Printable Form:

In addition to the above application, all applicants need to also submit the following:

  • A cover letter
  • A résumé
  • A writing sample, 3 to 5 pages in length
  • Completed EEO form (optional)* here:
  • Transcripts (Unofficial transcript acceptable)

Because of the high number of applications that we receive, students are requested to submit one complete application by mail, rather than submitting separate documents. Applications are accepted electronically, but our preference is to receive a complete package by mail rather than electronically.

Please submit all materials to the attention of:

Office of the Attorney General Attention: Internship Coordinator c/o Keya Ross 441 Fourth Street, NW, Suite 1060 North Washington, DC 20001 Phone: (202) 724-2308 Fax: (202) 347-8922 Email:

The deadlines for applications are as follows:

Semester/ Applications Accepted Between/ Intern Selection
Fall: May 1 – Jul. 1 Jul. 31
Spring: Sep 1 – Nov. 15 Dec. 15
Summer: Jan. 1 – Mar. 15 Apr. 15

Summer Associate/Intern Start Dates:

Summer Session 2008:
May 12, 2008
May 27, 2008
June 2, 2008

Because OAG conducts a formal mandatory orientation on the first day for Interns and Summer Associates, we can not change our start dates. Summer Associates and Interns, therefore must select one of the above start dates that fits best with their schedule.

OAG is an Equal Opportunity Internship Program.

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