The United States Tax Court Diversity in Government Internship Program (DiG Tax) will be virtual this summer and provide significant exposure to the inner workings of the U.S. Tax Court, a federal court located in Washington, D.C. DiG Tax interns will observe judges and lawyers; attend virtual trials, meetings, and presentations; and assist on projects with departments throughout the Court, including Case Services, Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, Library, Information Technology, and Public Affairs.
Prospective DiG Tax interns should demonstrate academic achievement; exhibit qualities such as strong character and self-sufficiency under challenging circumstances; and be self-directed and able to work with limited supervision.
Additionally, applicants must:
The United States Tax Court employs legal interns during the summer months. In selecting legal interns, judges consider academic excellence, demonstrated interest and aptitude for performing the demanding work of a legal intern, and the diversity characteristics of the candidate. Work assignments for legal interns are challenging and include substantive matters such as drafting opinions, orders, and legal memoranda.
A legal intern:
For all non-technical questions, contact the Office of the Clerk of the Court at (202) 521-0700.