Location: Washington, D.C.
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (“MCCA”) is committed to advance the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse lawyers in law departments and law firms by providing research, best practices, professional development and training; and through pipeline initiatives. The MCCA Internship Program will allow interns to further hone their researching capabilities and directly contribute to this country’s leading diversity and inclusion organization in the legal profession.
We are seeking vibrant applicants with an aptitude and interest in both research and programming, as demonstrated by their academic and professional experiences. The successful intern must be self-motivated, have excellent writing and research skills, and possess the ability to summarize large amounts of information accurately, concisely and clearly. Responsibilities will include administrative tasks and research-related tasks on various projects in the areas of diversity and inclusion in law firms, corporate legal departments, the judiciary and others areas of the profession as identified. Attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills are a must. Creativity and leadership are strongly encouraged.
The internship is a full-time, unpaid position located in Washington, D.C. (Smartrip benefits may be available upon request)
To apply, please provide the following:
- Cover letter highlighting education experience and along with an explanation of how this internship will contribute to your professional goals;
- A resume;
- Unofficial Law school transcripts;
- Contact information for two academic and/or professional references; and
- One 5-10 page writing sample.
The application must be sent to Research@MCCA.com with MCCA Internship in the subject line. Applications that do not contain the above-listed materials will not be considered. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible and will be considered on a rolling basis until the fellow is selected. Applicants selected for interviews will be duly notified. Please no inquiries or phone calls.
MCCA is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in both its staff and work.