Career and Internship Opportunities
Who we are and what we do:
Aboutlaw.com is an online resource for legal professionals and the communities they serve. On the family of websites associated with Aboutlaw.com, visitors find information like short definitions of legal terms, simple answers to legal questions, listing of legal services and products, and other critical information related to the legal field. For registered users, Aboutlaw.com also provides convenient and secure space for legal professionals and their clients to interact.
Aboutlaw.com relies on a team of coders, editors, moderators, project managers, and professionals to develop content and connect service and product providers to the community they serve. Importantly, at Aboutlaw.com, the primary goal is to keep this service community-focused, not profit driven. All our practices will be guided by that commitment.
If you are interested in joining the team, reach out to us with a summary of your specific interests, skills, and contact information. After an initial review of your application, you will be asked to submit an updated resume, writing sample, and references.
Professional and technical positions:
If you wish to be considered for any open position, please submit a cover letter stating your interests, qualifications, and any other relevant information you wish to share. Aboutlaw.com relies on the services of freelancers, seasonal workers, Interns, and long-term hires.
Qualifications and Most Common Tasks
We welcome applications from undergraduate students who are planning on earning a degree in law or related field including pre-law, 1L, 2L, 3L, or LLM students. Interns are appointed for summer and/or yearly term, appointment may be renewed for undergraduate and 1L students only.
Assignments will depend on qualifications, skills, and interests. Areas where students often place include,
- Drafting answers to general legal questions
- Drafting memos to staff attorneys
- Updating Online Assets
- Assisting in Apps development
- Conducting research
- Analyzing data
- Drafting memoranda
- Data entry and filing
- Observing legal proceeding
- Writing articles and research notes
Internships are unpaid positions for students joining in for the first time. After initial appointment, and when available, Interns will be considered for paid fellowships. Arrangements for academic credit can be explored.
Please use the “Contact Us” online form or the “Ask Question” feature to apply. Enter in the Subject/Title field, Application for Internship/Job (specify which by deleting Internship or Job). After initial screening of application, and when a position had opened, you will be contacted with further instructions.