Legal Internship

The Becket Fund offers competitive full-time summer internships and externships for law students. Qualified candidates will have excellent research and writing skills and a demonstrated interest in religious liberty. Internships are ten weeks. Legal interns receive a stipend to contribute to expenses.

To apply for an internship or an externship at the Becket Fund, please send an e-mail to, and attach the following information:

  • A cover letter
  • A resume
  • Writing sample
  • Transcript (not required for 1Ls, unofficial is sufficient)
  • Names and contact information for 3 references

We accept applications from 1Ls beginning December 1st. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is a non-profit law firm that defends religious freedom for people of all faiths. It has represented Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Sikhs, and Zoroastrians, among others, in lawsuits across the country and around the world. To learn more please visit, or visit our Facebook page at