Suffolk Law has a large, well-placed network of Suffolk alumni ready to help place you in the right internship for you. 

Spend spend a summer in a South African law firm or intern for a judge in Boston Municipal Court. Or advocate for victims of domestic violence. Study international law overseas or work with a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C.

What you need to know

  • To enroll, you must have completed at least two semesters (three for evening students). Except Suffolk Prosecutors, which is open only to final-year students.
  • A GPA of at least 2.67 at the end of a student’s first two semesters (three for evening students) is required for most for-credit internships.
  • Students may earn 2-5 credits per semester-long internship (one credit for each 45 hours of legal work in the field), usually graded as pass/fail.
  • For-credit internships cannot be paid and require faculty supervision and an accompanying two-credit course (Legal Process and Practice or an equivalent).
  • A student may earn up to 12 credits toward graduation through internships or clinics. A student may petition to exceed that limit.