National Association of Women Lawyers

NAWL-PRUDENTIAL 2012 Summer Internship Program

The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity to a highly-motivated, first-year law school student. Through this partnership, NAWL will select a student to join the 2012 Summer Law Intern Class at Prudential for an 11-week internship at one of Prudential’s offices in Newark, New Jersey; Dallas, TX;  San Francisco, CA; or Shelton, CT. A stipend of approximately $8,500 will be provided to the intern for the length of the internship.

About NAWL and Prudential:

Founded over 100 years ago, NAWL is the leading voluntary organization devoted to the interests of women lawyers and women’s legal rights. NAWL has members in all 50 states and engages in numerous programs and activities to advance its mission. More information can be found at

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services. For more information, please visit

Internship Responsibilities:

The summer intern will have the opportunity to work with attorneys who support the broad reach of the  Prudential businesses. The summer intern will also participate in the Summer Intern Training Program, which includes programs presented by Prudential attorneys that highlight different areas of the business and the legal departments. Each intern will be paired with an attorney who will serve as a mentor during the program and will provide guidance on projects. The summer intern may also have an opportunity to practice interviewing skills, prepare presentations and shadow attorneys on various projects. The summer internship will run between June 4, 2012, and August 10, 2012. The summer intern will be paid a stipend of approximately $8,500, which shall accrue and be paid on an hourly basis.  Interns will be responsible for their own summer travel and housing.


Each applicant must be 1) a member of NAWL, 2) a law student enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school having successfully completed the first year of law school and be scheduled for graduation in spring 2014 (full-time students) or spring 2015 (part-time students). Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent. The ideal applicant will have financial or business-related experience or interest.

How to Apply:

To apply, you must submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three references, and a copy of your transcript to:


Jonathan L. Becks

Associate Executive Director

& Program Coordinator

National Association of Women Lawyers

American Bar Center

321 N. Clark St., MS 21.1

Chicago, IL 60654

312-988-5100 (fax)


Please write “Prudential Internship” in the subject line of all correspondence. All materials must be received by 12:00 p.m. CST on Friday, March 23, 2012. Finalists must be available to participate in phone interviews between March 26-30, 2012. A finalist shall be selected and notified on or before Friday, April 6, 2012.

Prudential and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers and are committed to diversity in our workforce.

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