Bloomberg Tax
July 1, 2021, 8:46 AM

Tax Court’s Diversity Internship Latest in ‘Conscious Efforts’

Jeffery Leon
Jeffery Leon

The U.S. Tax Court, known for dealing with complex and at times arcane issues, will soon launch a program aimed at giving students from diverse backgrounds exposure to its inner workings.

The court will have a single intern in its inaugural Diversity in Government internship class, which begins after the July 4 holiday and will be held remotely this year because of the pandemic, said a spokesperson for the court. The program is paid, 10 weeks long, and open to undergraduate and graduate students. The intern will get to observe trials, engage with judges and lawyers, and rotate through departments ...