London Intern Program

London Intern Program

The International Arbitration Group’s London Intern Program provides a unique opportunity for lawyers from across the globe to experience the realities of a busy international arbitration practice and to learn from colleagues who are leaders in their field.

The program, which runs from the firm’s London office, welcomes students in the final stages of their legal education, and practitioners in the early stages of their legal careers for a three-month internship. The program provides participants from different legal backgrounds, including both civil and common law jurisdictions, with exposure to the wide range of international commercial disputes handled in our Global International Arbitration Practice.

During their three months at WilmerHale, interns are given the chance to put theory into practice by working with the International Arbitration Group’s lawyers on factual and legal assignments stemming from current cases, as well as the opportunity to further academic interests with involvement on research projects in conjunction with lawyers in the practice. The program provides interns the opportunity to work with our lawyers and professional staff as members of the team, and interns are actively encouraged to participate fully in all of the work and social aspects of the firm. We also encourage our interns to participate in training opportunities with the International Arbitration Group.

“WilmerHale’s Intern Program provided me with a chance to experience the world of international arbitration in practice,” says a former intern. “Exposure to highly regarded practitioners and the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting cases in the field helped cement my decision to pursue a career in international arbitration.”

We have continued our intern program despite COVID-19, and we continue to welcome new interns and applications.

How to Apply

If you are a candidate applying for an internship position, please send your two-page resume, one-page cover letter and law school transcripts in a combined PDF file to “The Intern Committee” at [email protected]. We encourage you to send applications at least 12 months in advance. If you need more information before applying, feel free to contact one of us directly.

Intern Committee


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