Summer Internship with Arnold & Porter Available

Published: March 3, 2018

The Legislative and Public Policy practice of Arnold & Porter offers a paid summer internship program for college students interested in careers in government advocacy. Arnold & Porter is one of the world’s leading law firms, with more than 1,000 lawyers practicing in Washington, D.C., eight other domestic offices, and international offices in Europe and China. Many of their lawyers have served in key government positions and offer the Firm’s clients a sophisticated understanding of the relationship between government and business with nearly 20% of the Firm’s business being in regulatory and public policy work.

This internship program is focused on the Legislative and Public Policy practice, though participants may have the opportunity to be exposed to other areas of legal practice. This internship is only available in their Washington, D.C. office.

Applicants are accepted from all academic majors, but should be able to demonstrate an interest in public policy or the law as a future career path. Previous government-related internship experience is recommended, although not required. This full-time internship will take place from early May until early to mid-August.

In order to be eligible for this program, applicants must be:

  • A current junior or senior in their undergraduate education; and
  • Available for full-time work (37.5 hours per week) for the summer (early May until early to mid-August).

To apply, eligible applicants must submit a resume with current cumulative GPA, a cover letter and a 3-5 page writing sample on a topic of their choosing. All interested candidates must submit their documents by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 6. Click here to apply. 

For more information, please contact Stephanie Heeg at or Becky Davis at