Internship at American Society of International Law(ASIL)



ASIL Publications Intern

About ASIL: 

Founded in 1906, ASIL is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership

organization.  ASIL’s mission is to foster the study of international law and to promote the establishment

and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice.  The Society’s members

comprise attorneys, academics, judges, students, and others interested in international law.

ASIL publications include: American Journal of International Law,International Legal Materials,

International Law in Brief, and ASIL Insights, among others.


 The Publication Intern will assist the editors by performing substantive legal

research, proofreading, editing, and bluebooking articles for publication on cutting-edge developments

in international law for International Legal Materials (ILM),International Law in Brief,and

ASIL Insights. Depending on the Intern’s interest and ability, he or she may be invited to draft

Introductory Notes analyzing and providing context to primary source legal documents to appear with

their byline in ILM.


  • Open to second- and third-year law students or recent graduates.
  • Journal experience and familiarity with the Bluebook is required.
  • Coursework in legal research, legal writing, and international law is required.
  • Candidates should possess excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Interest in international law and foreign relations preferred.
  • Knowledge of foreign languages is desirable.

The internship is unpaid, and a commitment of at least one day per week for the duration of the semester

is required.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, references, and a recent writing sample to Kate Doty, at

[email protected] (put “Publications Intern” in the subject line).

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