Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Summer Law Intern Program

ATF participates in the Department of Justice (DOJ) Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP), which offers unpaid volunteer summer law internship opportunities in Washington, D.C. SLIP is a competitive opportunity available for law students who are graduating or applying for their second year of law school.

Students may earn academic credit for these voluntary positions. Interested candidates are encouraged to verify academic credit requirements and policies with their respective law schools.

DOJ Summer Law Intern Program

Application Deadline

Applications generally open in late July and are due in early September for the following summer. More details and the current SLIP deadlines can be found on

Contact Us

Send your questions or comments about the ATF program to

An official website of the U.S. Department of Justice

Looking for U.S. government information and services?