High School Summer Fellowship Program

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

      The United States District Court for the District of Delaware is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its High School Summer Fellowship Program for Summer 2017.

      Students accepted into this program will work for six weeks, beginning on June 26, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017.  They will work in chambers with Judges of the District Court and/or with other federal employees who work with the Court.  The fellows will also have the opportunity to observe District Court proceedings, meet leaders in the Delaware legal system and interact with assigned mentors who are attorneys in the District.  The fellows will be paid $350 per week, or $2,100 for the six-week program.

      Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors in a New Castle County, Delaware high school in the 2017-2018 school year are eligible to apply to the program.  Those interested in applying to the program should submit (by mail or e-mail) (1) the completed application; (2) their school transcript; (3) at least one letter of recommendation (though the student may submit more than one) from either a teacher or other counselor at their school; and (4) proof of their citizenship status (a copy of their U.S. Passport, Social Security card, birth certificate or green card), to:

Deborah Krett
J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building
844 N. King Street
Unit 28, Room 2325
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 573-4591
HSFP@ded.uscourts.gov

      Applications are due no later than March 24, 2017.  Applicants may be asked to participate in an interview process before final selection decisions are made.