- Clerkship Information
Judge Jackson employs two law clerks, each serving a two-year term. Information about clerkship vacancies may be found on OSCAR, and all applications should be submitted through OSCAR.
Judge Jackson also employs a career law clerk. Prior judicial clerkship or internship experience is greatly preferred, and some prior legal work is required. Interested applicants should submit applications through OSCAR.
- Judicial Internships
Judge Jackson hires interns for the fall, spring, and summer terms. Interns research substantive and procedural legal issues and draft written recommendations for resolving those issues. They are also responsible for detailed editing and citation checking. Additionally, interns have regular opportunities to observe court proceedings.
This unpaid internship is open to all law students. Interns are required to work part-time (15–20 hours per week) during academic semesters and full-time during the summer (40 hours per week).
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcript (unofficial is accepted), three professional or academic references, and a short (15 pages or less) writing sample that reflects the applicant’s research and analytical skills.
Applications should be sent via email to Judge_Jackson_Internships@dcd.uscourts.gov. Please title the subject line as follows: “Intern application: [applicant’s name].” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.