Law Student Internships

Pisgah Legal Services invites rising second and third year law students to apply for law student internships for Spring, 2017 and Summer, 2017. Law clerks will be partnered with PLS staff attorneys for a first-hand experience of the public interest law practice. Interns will perform legal research and writing, assist with trial preparation and client communication, and have the opportunity to attend court proceedings. We encourage applicants to seek outside funding or a stipend for this program if available from your law school or other entity. We also invite rising third year students to apply for 3L Practice Certification. Please go to www.ncbar.gov for more information on this certification.

Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (“B” average or better).

Deadline for Spring, 2017 Internships: November 30, 2016

Deadline for Summer, 2017 Internships: March 31, 2017

Please send your resume, cover letter, and three references to Beth Herrman, Volunteer Program Coordinator, at beth@pisgahlegal.org.

 

Undergraduate Internships 

Are you interested in the field of public interest law? Pisgah Legal Services is seeking undergraduate students for internships in our screening department for Spring, 2017. Screening Interns will gain first-hand knowledge of our pro bono legal services by interviewing client applicants, attending attorney case discussion meetings, writing case narratives, and other tasks as needed.  

Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (“B” average or better).

Deadline for Spring, 2017 Internships is November 30, 2016

Please send your resume, cover letter, and three academic references to Beth Herrman, Volunteer Program Coordinator, at beth@pisgahlegal.org.

PLS-Interns-2014

“I’ve lived in WNC all my life, yet even I seem to have been largely oblivious to the crippling effect of poverty in my community.

Going forward, and in whatever field of law I settle, I will absolutely be more conscious of those struggling to get by, and their unmet legal needs.”

– Casey Steen, pictured here (far right) with the team of 2014 Summer Law Clerks