Apr. 15: 2024 Dean Acheson Legal Stage Program Deadline

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The United States Embassy in Luxembourg is accepting applications for the Dean Acheson Legal Stage (traineeship/apprenticeship) Program at the Court of Justice of the European Union for fall 2024 and spring 2025.  Placements are available with a Judge of the Court of Justice, an Advocate General of the Court of Justice, or a Judge of the General Court.  These ~90-day, unpaid internships are open to American citizens and legal permanent residents of the United States who have completed three years of law school; French language skills are desirable, as well as other  language skills and a background in specific aspects of law, depending on the stage. This Informational Flyer provides more details about the programs.


How to Apply

NYU Law graduating students and recent alums who are interested in applying should submit a CV or resume, a copy of their NYU Law transcript and transcripts from prior university studies, and the completed Application Form – Dean Acheson Legal Scholar Program to pilc.info@nyu.edu no later than Monday, April 15 at 11:59PM EST.  


NYU Law can nominate up to three applicants for the 2024-2025 program. After initial screening, NYU Law will forward via email a maximum of three (3) endorsed applications to the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg by April 24, 2024.


Financial Assistance

If selected, trainees will receive $7,000 in support of the apprenticeship. The financial support is awarded on a need-blind basis. Please note: Expenses related to the placement, including airfare, housing, insurance, etc., may exceed the amount provided by the stipend.

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