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McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship Program



Undergraduate Internship Program
Fall 2015 & Spring 2016 Semester

McGuireWoods LLP, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), and the NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF) invite you to apply for the McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship Program. The Program supports students interested in the legal profession and helps students develop a commitment to advocacy on behalf of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community. The Program seeks to achieve these goals by providing undergraduate students with meaningful internship experience at the NAPABA and NLF offices in Washington D.C.


The intern will work closely with NAPABA staff to support NAPABA by:

  • Conducting research on issues affecting APAs and the legal profession;
  • Coordinating the activities of NAPABA’s committees on civil rights, immigration, community service, and pro bono issues;
  • Attending events and meetings in the APA and legal community;
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of special events such as the annual convention and lobby day; and
  • Performing other tasks to support NAPABA staff as necessary.



  • High degrees of resourcefulness, problem-solving, and initiative;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Keen attention to detail; and
  • Interest in law, events, and/or public policy.



The intern will be given a stipend of $1,000 for the the internship duration of 16 hours per week (minimum) for 12 weeks. Funding for this program is generously provided by McGuireWoods LLP.

To Apply

To apply, email a cover letter, résumé, list of three references, and a writing sample in a single PDF document to AuriaJoy Asaria at with the subject line “McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship.” The cover letter should discuss your interest in working at the NAPABA and/or working on issues of importance to the APA community. Applications for Fall 2015 are due by July 24. Applications for Spring 2016 are due by November 20. Deadlines are at 6 p.m. Eastern.