DIVERSITY SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The ACC Chicago Diversity Summer Internship Program places law students with diverse backgrounds from Illinois law schools in internships with Chicagoland corporate legal departments. Selected law students work in the legal department of a Chicagoland company for a minimum of ten (10) weeks during the summer.
Interns are assigned a mentor in the company who is responsible for directing their day-to-day workload and ensuring that the students have a positive learning experience. In addition, the interns are also assigned a mentor from the ACC Chicago Chapter and will attend seminars and networking events hosted by the Chicago Chapter and participating legal departments. These seminars offer the students helpful tips on topics such as networking, interviewing and resume writing.
The Chicago Chapter places students from diverse backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. Additionally, the Chapter seeks diverse students who are eager to learn and are capable of thriving in a corporate environment.