Summer 2022 Legal Internship

  • 1156 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
  • Intern

Company Description

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press provides pro bono legal representation, amicus curiae support, and other legal resources to protect First Amendment freedoms and the newsgathering rights of journalists.

The Reporters Committee serves news organizations, reporters, editors, documentary filmmakers, media lawyers, and many more who use our online resources

Job Description

The RCFP legal team offers up to three full-time summer internships for current law students (1Ls and 2Ls). Legal interns have the opportunity to work with Reporters Committee attorneys on litigation and amicus-related projects, conduct legal research, and gain hands-on experience addressing a broad range of media law issues.


Successful candidates will be detail-oriented and interested in expanding their knowledge about U.S. press freedom and media law issues.  A strong background or interest in journalism is preferred.

Additional Information

Deadline: Applications should be submitted by January 15, 2022. 

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample (preferably a legal writing sample) and a transcript (transcripts are only required for 2L applicants). NOTE: Please submit materials in one PDF or Word file

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.