Open Positions


James Wilson Institute Internship Program

Are you looking for a substantive internship that fosters intellectual growth while honing professional skills? Are you interested in law, philosophy, and America's founding principles? James Wilson Institute interns perform critical work in carrying out our misison to transform the legal culture.

Each academic trimester, JWI welcomes about two interns to our office in downtown Washington, DC. Ideal candidates will demonstrate commitment to the Mission of JWI, good work ethic, and strong writing skills. Although an intern's specific responsibilities and projects vary based on semester, past interns have:

- Interviewed scholars and public figures

- Created promotional videos

- Written commentary pieces on Supreme Court decisions

- Assisted in major fundraising initiatives

- Designed publications

We accept both full- and part-time interns. Our full-time interns receive a stipend of $125/week. 

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter, explaining your interest in the mission of JWI, to Staff at JWInst.org.

Application Timelines:

Spring 2019 (January-May) Internship: Accepting applications from October 1 through December 7

Summer 2019 (June-August) Internship: Accepting applications from January 20 through March 31

Fall 2019 (September-December) Internship: Accepting applications from June 1 through July 20