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Summer internship at a New York judge's office

Summer internship at New York Judges' Chambers

In the current era, which is characterized by globalization and broad international ties, there is great importance in knowing foreign litigation and other practices, and in becoming familiar with how legal proceedings are conducted in the various U.S. courts.

During the summer months our students are given the opportunity to become intimately acquainted with the American legal system and to gain practical experience in legal work in a foreign environment.

Students from the faculty are invited during the summer for a month of internship in the office of Judge Martin Shulman, who serves as a civil judge in the Supreme Court of New York, as well as Judge Judith Waksberg who serves as a judge in custody, visitation and defense (family offenses) court in Brooklyn, New York. Katz who serves as a marriage judge in a New York Supreme Court and many others.

The internship includes daily work over the course of a month, during which the interns will serve as assistants and assistants in the legal and clerical work of the judge and his staff. The judge's interns will be personally guided by the judge and his or her legal assistants and will engage in a wide variety of legal work. In addition, the interns will be present at the hearings in the court and in the judge's office and will even serve as supervisors in the selection process of the jury before the trial opens.

The summer internship will take place in September.

The costs of the flight, stay, medical insurance, etc. are borne by the students.

The summer internship does not grant exemptions from courses for degree studies.

Threshold conditions:

- Average 85 or higher

- Proven knowledge of the English language and, if necessary, an interview in the English language.

Last Updated Date : 20/04/2021