Internship Program for Law Students

Diversity Fellowship at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Bose McKinney & Evans’ internship program is focused on a diversity fellowship to 1L students from historically underrepresented backgrounds at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

The application process is currently closed and will reopen for applications due in January 2020.  Watch this page for updates in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a Juris Doctor program at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law with an anticipated graduation date of 2022, maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average throughout the fellowship, and have an interest in a paid summer internship position with the Indianapolis office of Bose McKinney & Evans. Additionally, candidates must be committed to meaningful support of increasing diversity and inclusion efforts in the legal profession.

Summer Internship/Fellowship: This is a potential two-year fellowship to be awarded to one student. The selected fellow will be a paid summer intern with the Indianapolis office of Bose McKinney & Evans between the student’s first and second years of law school. If the fellow is an evening/part-time student, the opportunity may be extended through the summers between the student’s second and third years of law school. The fellow will be considered for an additional year of scholarship and for a paid summer internship upon successful completion of the first summer internship and compliance with grade point average expectations. The fellowship intern is eligible to be considered for full-time employment as an associate at Bose McKinney & Evans upon graduation. However, there is no guarantee of a position.

Fellowship Award: The fellow will receive a $5,000* award to be paid upon selection. Additionally, the fellow is eligible to receive another $5,000* award in the second year of law school upon review of the fellow’s quality of summer work, as evaluated by our Summer Intern and Recruitment Committees. The fellow also must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average.  Should the fellow be extended an offer of full-time employment as an associate of the firm at the conclusion of the second summer internship, an additional $5000* award will be granted for the final year of law school.

Mentoring: Upon selection and acceptance, the fellow will be paired with a mentor from Bose McKinney & Evans. Additionally, the fellow will be required to participate in a minimum of two additional formal and/or informal firm networking events, as agreed upon by the firm and the fellow. The mentorship and networking sessions are designed to offer supplemental guidance to the fellow and to better assist with integration into the firm upon the start of the summer internship.

*The fellowship awards are subject to local, state and federal taxes.