Is Army JAG internship paid?

JAG CORPS EXTERNSHIP Externs are unpaid, but may receive school credit if arranged with their law school.

Is it hard to get into Army JAG?

The initial JAG training can also be difficult for attorneys with families. Training begins with approximately six weeks of officer training focused on leadership skills and military tactics and then approximately ten weeks of JAG school (Marine JAG training is significantly more rigorous).

Which branch has the best JAG program?

Most of these people work for the Navy General Counsel, not the Navy TJAG. The Army is indeed the largest of the JAG programs.

What rank do JAG officers start at?

First Lieutenants
RANK AND PAY RATES New Army Judge Advocates enter service as First Lieutenants (O-2) and are promoted to Captain (O-3) six to nine months later. Officers receive a raise in basic pay upon promotion to Captain and receive automatic pay increases after serving 2, 3, and 4 years.

Do JAGs get bonuses?

Retention Bonuses: Navy JAG Corps officers are eligible for a total of $60,000 in retention bonuses paid over three installments at different career milestones (at approximately the four-year mark, seven-year mark and 10-year mark) that can be used by officers to pay off their student debt.

Do JAGs get promoted?

Judge Advocates enter active duty as first lieutenants (O-2) and are promoted to captain (O-3) after six months.

Do JAG officers do PT?

I agreed, but told him that I was in the Army, and that in the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps we do physical training before we are allowed to give legal advice to our client.

What is a JAG Corps summer intern?

JAG Corps summer interns work as temporary civil service employees performing a variety of legal assignments. Interns do not incur any military service obligation by serving in the JAG Corps Summer Intern Programs.

What is a JAG Judge Advocate internship?

The internship is a unique opportunity to learn more about the Army and to see if becoming a Judge Advocate is right for you. Interns work under attorney supervision in virtually every practice area of the JAG Corps.

How do I get help with Army JAG application?

For Active Duty, Army Reserve, and Summer Intern application questions, contact (866) ARMY-JAG (866-276-9524) or [email protected] . For FLEP application questions, contact 703-693-0271 or [email protected] Assistance is available Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm EST.

What is an intern internship with the army law office?

Interns also assist Judge Advocates and Army civilian attorneys who represent the Army and the United States in other areas such as federal tort claims, employment law, international law, and environmental law. Summer interns receive constant guidance and mentorship from Judge Advocates.