1L Diversity Clerkship Program

    If you are a talented, diverse first-year law student, MassMutual's Law Department offers a paid summer Clerkship Program that can provide you with an exceptional opportunity to gain experience and exposure to a broad range of practice areas.

    Program Highlights

    MassMutual’s 1L Diversity Clerkship Program is designed to provide students with valuable, career-enhancing experiences by allowing them to work alongside seasoned attorneys. As a participant in the 1L Diversity Clerkship Program, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging assignments within various practice areas including Dispute Resolution, Corporate Law, Data Privacy and Security, Intellectual Property, Insurance, Broker/Dealer, Corporate Compliance, Tax, Employment, Corporate Governance and Government Relations. Through the program, you'll gain meaningful insight into the business objectives and legal needs of the company and its subsidiaries.

    You’ll also have many opportunities to interact with senior leaders of the Company and Law Department.

    Our 1L Diversity Clerkship Program is a paid internship which includes subsidized temporary housing during the program.

    Perspectives on MassMutual's 1L Diversity Program

    Hiring Criteria & Application

    To be eligible for consideration for the 1L Diversity Clerkship Program, you must be a talented, diverse first-year law student who has demonstrated superior academic achievement. You must also have distinguished yourself within your law school and community. Read more about the program or submit an application. The application deadline for the 2017 Program is Friday, January 13, 2017.

    Past Program Participants

    “MassMutual’s 1L Program is phenomenal and exceeded my highest expectations. I wish that I could have stayed longer.”


    “The Program was an amazing and invaluable experience. The relationships I developed were extremely rewarding and continue to be very helpful.”


    “The Program gave me rare insight into the workings of a large corporation’s in-house legal department and provided many experiences that will serve me well in the future.”

    Close