Internship Opportunities

SEEKING UNPAID LEGAL INTERN 

Fluent in Portuguese (including Writing)

Hours: 
10-12 hours per week - Fall/Spring Session

Interns at CPR conduct research and compose content for CPR’s website, CLE courses, its publications and articles being developed by CPR staff.  This intern will work on CPR’s Brazil Initiative.

Recent illustrative projects handled by interns working on the Brazil Initiative:

  • Work with SVP and Graphic Manager to put together coursebook for International Business Mediation Workshop
  • Monitor progress of Brazilian Mediation bills
  • Prepare draft article for publication in Brazilian journal
  • Assist with CPR’s annual Brazil Congress, including correspondence with potential speakers and sponsors, gathering materials for CLE book, and maintaining registrations for Congress
  • Compile and input into spreadsheet list of attorneys in member firms working in various Brazilian cities.
  • Translate materials for CLE Book and website.
  • Attend and take minutes at meetings of substantive Congress panels
  • Perform legal research as issues arise in connection with Initiative

Interested students should email a cover letter, CV/Resumé, transcript and short writing sample (in Portuguese) to:

Helena Tavares Erickson
CPR
30 East 33rd Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
herickson@cpradr.org

An interview (preferably in person but at least by telephone) will be required.

 

 

LAW STUDENT INTERNSHIP - UNPAID 

Hours: 
10-12 hours per week - Fall/Spring Session
37.5 hours per week - Summer Session

Interns at CPR conduct research and compose content for CPR’s website, CLE courses, its publications and articles being developed by CPR staff.  Interns also conduct background research as necessary for CPR’s Industry and Practice Committees and for Institute-wide surveys and studies, where appropriate.

Recent illustrative projects handled by interns:

  • Conduct searches of legal databases 2-3 times per week for ADR cases, review cases and compile write-ups for noteworthy cases to be posted on CPR’s website.
  • Update cases and assist in editing the “Mediator’s Deskbook.”
  • Citecheck articles appearing in Alternatives
  • Compose a note on class actions in arbitration to be posted on CPR’s website.
  • Write abstracts of books selected for awards from CPR.
  • Attend and assist with CPR’s annual meeting.
  • Compile and input into spreadsheet list of attorneys in member firms working in the healthcare and pharmaceutical area.
  • Create hypothetical based on new Bar Association Ethics opinion.
  • Attend and take minutes at Committee meeting


Interested students should email a cover letter, CV/Résumé, transcript and short writing sample (preferably analyzing a case) to:

Anna Hershenberg
CPR
30 East 33rd Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
ahershenberg@cpradr.org

An interview (preferably in person but at least by telephone) will be required.

Please note the following deadlines for applying for a CPR internship for each semester.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 

Fall - September 15
Spring - January 15
Summer – May 15