Virtual Internship Opportunity at Space Court Foundation [Space Law Research]: Rolling Applications

Applications are invited for a virtual internship with the Space Court Foundation directed towards study and research of space law.

About the Foundation

The Space Court Foundation is a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit corporation that promotes and supports space law and policy education and the rule of law. The Space Court Foundation produces educational materials and scholarship through the administration of two major projects: Stellar Decisis and the Space Court Law Library Project.

The Foundation engages in partnerships and collaborations that help grow greater awareness of space law and how disputes in space may be resolved as humans venture further from Earth in the not too distant future.

About the Internship

This internship program is designed for you to make meaningful contributions to the study and research of space law. You do not need to be a law student to apply and all nationalities are welcome, though a strong proficiency in English is required.


The applicant must be:

  • Proficient in English
  • Preferably skillful in computer programming, website design, and foreign language skills
  • Familiar with Google products including GSuite.

Projects you can Contribute to

  • Space Court Law Library: an open-source reference for primary law sources
  • The International Yearbook of Space Activities: Engage in the research and analysis of primary source materials including the identification of national space laws and regulations, statements of foreign ministers and government officials relating to space activities and the legalities thereof, general principles of law, and custom
  • Space Court Law Library website: Work on developing and helping to execute a unique research platform for primary source space law materials
  • The Space Law Dictionary Online: Work on and update an online version of a space law dictionary of legal terms
  • Space law archive projects: Work on developing and helping to execute archive projects relating to the catalog and preservation of primary and secondary source materials

Areas of Study

  • Public and private international law
  • Public and private international space law
  • Comparative law
  • General principles of law National space laws.

How to Apply?

To apply for the virtual internship programme, send the following to

  • One complete writing sample (class paper, published article, etc)
  • CV/Resume
  • Instructor recommendation (have instructor email directly to with subject line “[Last Name, First Name] – SCF Internship Recommendation”
  • Complete the survey through the Google Form link given at the end of this post.

Please label the writing sample as [YOUR NAME WRITING SAMPLE] and label your cv/resume as [YOUR NAME CV/RESUME].

Send all documents, and any questions related to the program, directly to:

Contact Information

For more information, please contact Julia Malette, Internship Coordinator at:

Click here for the survey form for application.