Resources for Law School Admissions and Testing
AccessLex Institute– register to attend a student event for information about scholarships, financing your legal your legal education and law school admission information. AccessLex also offers an interactive tool called “Ask EDNA” to answer questions about applying to law school.
Law School Admission Council (LSAC) – Visit LSAC.org, create a J.D. candidate account, and start getting recruited by ABA-approved law schools with their Candidate Referral Service. You can also access LSAT test registration information, Official LSAT preparation tools offered by the Khan Academy and LSAC’s Law Hub.
Council for Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) – sign-up to participate in virtual and in-person workshops and events designed to help you prepare for admission to law school.
Law School Pipeline Programs – AccessLex offers a directory of diversity pipeline programs and LSAC partners with law schools to offer immersive summer opportunities called Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) programs.
MSU Disability Resource Center – If you need assistance determining if testing accommodations are right for you, MSU’s Disability Resource Center has dedicated team members who can help you. Watch the video below for an overview of testing accommodations available for the LSAT and MCAT tests.
How to Know if Testing Accommodations Are For You? (April 11, 2022)
MSU community members may login to their Handshake account (hyperlink to https://www.montclair.edu/career-services/handshake/) to search and apply for law related internships and jobs offered to Montclair students and alumni. Below is a list of additional internship opportunities offered to undergraduate students by state, national, international organizations each year. The Pre-Law Program director and Career Services team are also available to advise students on their internship strategy and assist with the application process.
American Civil Liberties Union: https://www.aclu.org/careers/internships/
ECPAT International (anti-child trafficking organization): https://ecpat.org/internship-programme/
Essex County Prosecutor’s Office: https://www.njecpo.org/?page_id=2780
International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children: https://icmec.breezy.hr/p/5b8893c29dbd
The Legal Aid Society: https://legalaidnyc.org/internships/
NJ Department of Law & Public Safety: https://www.njoag.gov/careers/student-internships/
NJ Division of Criminal Justice: https://www.njoag.gov/about/divisions-and-offices/division-of-criminal-justice-home/employment/undergraduate-and-law-internship/
NJ State Parole Board: https://www.nj.gov/parole/careers/
NJ Office of the Public Defender: https://www.nj.gov/defender/internships/index.shtml
NY State Govt. Student Intern Program: https://nysinternships.cs.ny.gov/nnyl/
Safe Horizon: https://www.safehorizon.org/volunteer-internship-opportunities/
Urban Justice Center, Sex Workers Project: https://swp.urbanjustice.org/get-involved/careers/