Legal Profession Innovation Intern

San Francisco

Many lawyers are using GitHub, but the vast majority have never heard of us and are unfamiliar with precise version control tools and workflows. You'll help us research what our current legal users love (or not) about GitHub and how we can help the profession innovate.


    • Research state of and opportunity for GitHub workflows in legal profession.

What you will learn:

    • How an innovative in-house legal team works and about the market and opportunities for software-driven innovation in the legal profession.


    • You should be a 3L or recent graduate with a passion for using technology to improve practice, and preferably a GitHub user.

About GitHub

Who we are

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over ten million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster.

We have a lot of exciting things to do, and we’re looking for the right people to grow with us!

Why you should join our Summer 2017 Intern Program

Working at GitHub is, to put it simply, a special slice of the universe. We're committed to transparency, collaboration, experimentation, and always staying classy. We've built and are growing a place where we truly love working, and we think you will too.

We love watching talented people learn and explore their skills. Our internships are designed to give you unique work experience by pairing you with real GitHubbers on real projects.

As a Summer Intern:
- You will be based at our headquarters in San Francisco, CA
- Your internship will be 9 weeks between June and August, 2017
- You must be a student enrolled in a university, community college, associate, or graduate school program to be eligible

Email us at if you have any questions.

GitHub is made up of people with many different backgrounds and lifestyles, and we like it that way. We invite applications from people of all stripes. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences that people imagine to discriminate against one another. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's anything we can do to make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate.