Judicial Clerkships: An Overview
- Clerkship Application Deadlines - Once you have reached Labor Day of your 3L year, you are free to apply to federal clerkships on any schedule that you like. Savvy 3Ls and alumni will submit federal clerkship applications during the late spring in order to beat the rush of student applications in September.
- Judicial Clerkship Guide - Deciding whether to clerk, where to clerk, how to apply and what to say in your application
- Supreme Court Clerkships
Detailed Application Materials and Information
- OSCAR - Online System for Clerkship Application and Review. OSCAR permits applicants to apply for federal clerkships electronically. If a federal judge participates in OSCAR, this is the exclusive method by which you can apply to clerk for that judge.
- CARS - Clerkship Application and Recommendation System. CARS is the Law School’s in-house system for applying to state judges and federal judges who do not participate in OSCAR.
- Reference Materials - Choosing judges, compiling your materials, and preparing for your clerkship interview
Other Useful Links
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Number of Judicial Clerks, Class of 2011: 56
- 16 U.S. Courts of Appeal
- 22 U.S. District Courts and Other Federal Courts
- 18 State Courts
Alumni Clerkships, 2011-12 Court Year
Many of our alumni make the decision to clerk after they have worked for a year or two elsewhere. This list includes Virginia alumni from the Class of 2010 and earlier.
- 4 U.S. Supreme Court
- 17 U.S. Courts of Appeal
- 20 U.S. District Courts
- 4 State Courts
- 1 International
Total Number of UVA Law School Graduates Clerking in 2011-12 Court Year: 102