Resources for Law Students Interested in Artificial Intelligence Law


In the rapidly evolving landscape of law and technology, the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and legal practice presents exciting opportunities for law students.

Whether you’re intrigued by the ethical implications of AI in law or fascinated by its potential applications, there are numerous resources available to deepen your understanding and explore career paths in this field.

Paid Opportunities


  1. SpeedLegal: A machine-learning startup offering internships for law students interested in AI contract paralegal work.
  2. Allen Institute for AI (AI2): A nonprofit research institute providing research internships focusing on AI.
  3. Munich Re Group: A multinational insurance company offering legal research internships with a focus on AI.
  4. Shield AI: An AI-driven defense company occasionally hiring law students to assist in AI-related regulatory review.
  5. Ascend Learning: Currently hiring a Legal Team Co-op/Intern to work on compliance-based projects, including AI-governance framework.

Summer Programs

  1. Legal Priorities Project: Offers a Summer Research Fellowship in Law & AI for participants to research the intersection of law and AI’s existential risks.

Post-Grad Fellowships

  1. Fellowship Program: Focuses on generative AI- and privacy-related matters, hiring law school graduates interested in AI risk management.
  2. Center for AI and Digital Policy (CAIDP) Post-graduate Fellowship: Solicits applications from law school graduates for post-graduate fellowships at the intersection of public-impact litigation and artificial intelligence.

Free Course Materials

  1. Lund University’s AI & Law Course: A four-week, entry-level AI and law course offered through Coursera.
  2. Learn Prompting’s Prompt-Engineering Course: Provides a free course in communicating with AI via prompts, with beginner to advanced content.
  3. Stanford University: Offers various free AI-related resources, including articles, e-books, and course/webinar recordings.
  4. New York University’s AI Ethics: Global Perspectives: Curates free online AI governance and ethics courses and modules.

Volunteer Opportunity

American Bar Association (ABA)’s SciTech Section: Offers opportunities for students interested in technology-focused law, including AI, to get involved and track developments.

Free Certificate

CAIDP’s AI Policy Clinic: Provides an AI policy clinic offering entry-level and advanced AI policy courses, culminating in a certificate for successful participants.

Paid Certificate (Forthcoming)

IAPP — AI Governance Professional (AIGP): A forthcoming AI-focused certificate from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).


Microsoft Azure: Offers a $100 credit for current students, including AI services, and a free, 3-module Azure training course.

Exploring AI in law offers an exciting avenue for law students to delve into cutting-edge legal issues and shape the future of the legal profession.

Whether through internships, fellowships, or educational resources, there are abundant opportunities to gain expertise in this dynamic field. Keep exploring, learning, and adapting to stay ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of AI law.