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img_0529-1Summer Internships: Each summer, BPI hires a diverse cohort of student interns to work on projects in housing, education, criminal justice and political reform. Interns work individually and in collaboration across program areas, assisting BPI policy and legal staff to advance program priorities.

In addition to providing challenging work, BPI also makes work enjoyable by organizing summer outings including baseball games, architecture tours, restaurants and outdoor concerts.  Applicants interested in a summer internship should send a resume and cover letter to

Funding may be available through the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI), which offers stipends for law student interns.  BPI also encourages interns to seek school and other external funds.

School -Year Internships:  BPI sometimes hires fall, winter, and spring interns, though generally does not provide funding to school-year interns. PILI funds a limited number of semester-long school-year internships.

BPI’s Alan Saks Public Interest Internship offers funding for college and graduate students working on specific BPI projects.  A typical Saks intern may work part time for eight to ten weeks during the school year, or full-time during the summer.

Paula Kruger

Availability: 6-7  summer interns; as needed during the school year
Applicants: College, law, and graduate students
Compensation: Available for PILI and Saks programs
Deadline: Rolling

Recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

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