About American Bar Association

The American Bar Association is the professional organization for the legal profession, by the legal profession.  With about half of the lawyers in America as its members, it is the world's largest voluntary professional association.  The ABA "provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public."

The ABA offers a plethora of internship programs in which recruits learn on-the-job skills in Washington, D.C. Programs. These include positions with the Juvenile Justice Center, Section of Dispute Resolution, Standing Committee on Election Law and Asia Law Initiative Council, just to name a few.


Varies depending on the internship desired.   Non-U.S. citizens are eligible if they have an I-9.

American Bar Association

  • Internship Coordinator
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • 740 Fifteenth Street NW
  • Washington, DC 20005


  • Number of Interns: 101 or more
  • Compensation/Benefits: Varies
  • Duration: N/A
  • Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


  • Chicago, IL
  • Washington, DC