Law School Survey of Student Engagement Internship

Contribute to diversifying legal education through data analysis

The Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) is looking for a motivated, creative intern interested in analyzing trends relating to the law student experience and using LSSSE data to contribute to larger discussions about legal education and diversity and inclusion. 

Application deadline: Monday, September 6

Responsibilities & compensation

The successful applicant should expect to work an average of 10-15 hours per week. Job responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting research and data analysis to identify trends relating to the law student experience
  • Assisting (and collaborating with) the director and project manager in drafting commentaries, blog posts, and scholarly articles
  • Creating content for the LSSSE website
  • Assisting in law school recruitment and client relationship management
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive, strategic communication plan for clients
  • Using LSSSE data to inform discussions of legal education, particularly the student experience
  • Remaining abreast of trends and issues in legal education about which LSSSE data could provide insight


To receive financial support, the successful applicant is encouraged to apply for the Hamilton Lugar School Dean's Scholarship. Conversely, you can choose to receive academic credit for your internship by applying to SGIS X373, Internship in Global and International Studies (1-3 credits).

Job requirements

The successful candidate must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the area of international studies, law, public affairs or related field, and have:

  • Prior research and analysis experience (can be coursework);
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to create compelling slides/graphs/charts in PowerPoint;
  • Acute attention to detail;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Intrinsically motivated with a strong work ethic;
  • An interest in diversity and inclusion.

Application process

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Dean Shruti Rana ( no later than Monday, September 6.