ASIL Internships

In light of the ongoing uncertainty caused by the global spread of COVID-19, the Society is refraining from scheduling interviews for any open positions. We will be in touch once restrictions on activity are lifted and we return to normal business operations. Please stay safe and healthy.

Start Your Career with an ASIL Internship. ASIL offers students opportunities to become involved with its work while learning first-hand about the field of international law. See descriptions below of the specific internship positions available with the Society and how to apply. All positions are based at ASIL's Washington, DC, headquarters and generally require a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters and usually more during the summer. All internships are unpaid; however, interns may be eligible to earn academic credit through their school. During their internship, participants are encouraged both to attend ASIL events and to take advantage of the plethora of programs in international law and foreign relations that the DC area provides.

Programs Intern (undergraduate students - spring 2020):

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will support the Society’s programs, education, and research activities at ASIL headquarters in Washington, DC. Duties may include day-of event support, assisting in publicizing events, preparing continuing legal education (CLE) documents for state approval, compiling diversity information from ASIL events, attending policy and informational meetings around DC, and providing a de-brief on these meetings. Specific duties will be assigned on request by the Deputy Executive Director or the communications coordinator.

Qualifications: Candidates should be undergraduate students who possess an interest in international affairs and public relations, ideally with an interest in the legal field; excellent written and verbal skills; a keen eye for detail, flexibility, and an eagerness to learn. Basic computer skills are required and familiarity with Google Apps is preferred.

Applications: Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to Please reference in the email's subject line "Program Intern." Applicants must also indicate availability, including beginning and end dates, and approximate number of hours per week available to work. Applications are due by August 5th, and candidates for an interview will be contacted in the following days. Candidates not selected for an interview will not be contacted.