Course Information

U.S. Attorney Internship, 2020-21

Taught by Matt Harding and Susan Klein
4 credits (pass/fail) over two semesters – Fall (2 credits), Spring (2 credits)
Students register for Law 297P.

This program is open to students who have completed their first two semesters.

This internship program offers students the opportunity to intern for academic credit in positions with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Austin. Information on the U.S. Attorney’s Office is available at:

Students earn 4 credits (pass/fail) over two semesters (2 credits per semester) – offered fall and spring every year. Students must commit to a full academic year of internship study. Students may also take the “Federal Criminal Prosecution, Advanced” three-credit writing seminar in the fall, taught by Professors Brown and Klein.  This seminar is strongly recommended but not required for all interns. Students are also encouraged to take “Federal Criminal Law” (taught by Prof. Klein) and/or “Indigent Defense: Theory and Practice” (taught by Professors Peterson and Davidson).

Please review U.S. Attorney Internship Program  for more information.

Students interested in the internship for the 2019-20 academic year should consult with Professor Klein or with Professor Brown.  Prof. Klein can be reached by stopping by her office (TNH 3.207), by phone (512/232-1324), or by email at Alternatively, students may contact Prof. Brown by phone (512/916-5858), or email (

The application deadline for the next academic year (Fall 2020-Spring 2021) is March 6, 2020.