Internship

The AS Legal Resource Center offers unpaid internship positions to UCSB undergraduate students who have an interest in law. Interns have the opportunity to conduct peer-to-peer counseling, shadow attorneys, and be an active member of a professional office environment.

If you are interested, please read the internship information below for more information on the internship position. To apply please print the Internship Application, complete and return via email at the contact below, or by hand delivery to the office.

Legal Resource Center Internship Information 

Overview of the position: This is an unpaid internship in Associated Students Legal Resource Center (LRC) that provides undergraduate students the opportunity to gain experience in a law office and help students navigate the legal process.

Goals of the Internship Program:

  •   Expose students to the actual practice of law, which serves to educate students regarding whether a legal career is right for them;
  •   Allow students, when possible, to perform legal assignments which involve substantive legal analysis;
  •  Provide students with structured supervision in a real work environment with meaningful opportunities for questions, answers, and feedback.

Tasks: Conduct intakes with students and seek to frame legal issues in a way that students can easily understand. Conduct legal research under the supervision of an attorney. Develop projects to raise campus awareness about legal issues students are facing. Support marketing and outreach efforts as needed.

Time commitment: Due to the high degree of training involved, interns must commit to at least 2 consecutive academic quarters (can include summer sessions). Interns are expected to volunteer at least 3 hours interning per week and attend a one-hour weekly staff meeting.

Qualifications: To be eligible, applicants must be currently registered at UC Santa Barbara and have an interest in the legal profession. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Interns must have strong written and oral communication skills.

Internship Application

CONTACT

Robin Unander  robinu@as.ucsb.edu