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Senate Judiciary Committee Clerkship

Sen. Ted Cruz is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Chairman of the Subcommittee on The Constitution. He offers several clerkships in his Judiciary Committee office, positions that are open to law students. Clerks are expected to perform legal research, write memos, analyze legislation, and assist with committee hearings, among other things. Currently, we are accepting and reviewing on a rolling basis applications for full-time and part-time clerkships for the Fall 2021 semester. Due to the limited amount of space and resources, clerkships are unpaid, and there are usually more qualified applicants than positions available.

To apply, please email the following information to Please specify in the subject line that you are applying for a Judiciary Committee Clerkship.

  1. A cover letter detailing why you would like to be a clerk in Sen. Cruz’s Judiciary Committee office
  2. A resume
  3. A copy of a law school transcript
  4. A writing sample