Law Internship Program

An internship program has been established by the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law (OGERL) Section of the State Bar of Texas to provide law students with a demonstrated interest in oil, gas and energy resources law the opportunity to obtain practical experience and exposure to the oil, gas and energy sector. Under this Program, the OGERL Section may sponsor a summer internship at one or more of the following: (1) the Public Utility Commission of Texas; (2) the Texas General Land Office; (3) the Railroad Commission of Texas; (4) the University Lands System; (5) the Electric Reliability Council of Texas; and (6) Office of Public Utility Counsel. The internships will last six weeks during the summer. A stipend of $5,000 will be paid to the selected candidates by the Section upon completion of the internship. The entities will make the final hiring decisions, and such decisions may be subject to additional background checks or requests to be made by the entities.

Interested candidates should review the information in the following links, and submit the appropriate job application with attached resume to as soon as possible. However, Agencies will review the resumes and applications upon submission, and may make their selection at any time, so early submission is encouraged.

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Membership in Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section is available to all lawyers licensed to practice law in Texas and (on a non-voting basis) to all law students. Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section's fiscal year runs from June 1 to May 31.

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