Albany County Bar Association's Diversity Internship Program


Established in the fall of 2000, the Albany County Bar Association's Diversity Internship Program goal is to increase the representation of students of color in law firms and corporate legal departments in the Capital District and to provide students of color with a private sector work experience. Through this program, the interns (second- and third-year students) will be provided with a meaningful work experience, appropriately supervised, with assignments equivalent to a junior associate's actual work situatio​n.

​On average up to 12 firms participates in this program, they may include: Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, Hiscock & Barclay, Hinman Straub, Carter Conboy, Nixon Peabody, Martin Harding, et al, Wilson Elser, O’Connell & Aronowitz, Couth White, NcNamee, Lochner, Titus, & Williams, Harris Beach.

Ten-week internship (100 hours; minimum of 10 hours per week during the semester) with an assigned employer; interns are required to attend any related receptions.

Compensation: $1,800 stipend for 10 weeks. The time commitment is 10 hours/week during the Fall 2012 semester.

To APPLY: Visit the Career Services Manager (CSM) to apply.

APPLICATION DEADLINE for FALL 2012 Internships is Friday August 24, 2012.


DATE OF INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: Early September to Late November 2012

For additional details and to apply, submit the following application materials to the Career Services Manager (CSM): resume, writing sample, transcript and an Application Form.

If you have any questions, please email Pershia M. Wilkins, Director of Multicultural Initiatives at ​​