Who qualifies for the MSBA 1L
The Minnesota Minority Clerkship Program (MMCP) is geared toward the participation of law students in their
first year attending one of the four Minnesota law schools. However, a
limited number of spots in the MMCP are available for first year
students attending law school outside the State of Minnesota. No more
than twenty percent (20%) of the students selected for this program
may attend an out-of-state law school.
Students who self-identify in one or more of the following racial
and/or ethnic designations, as used by the Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission, will be considered for the program. The Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission racial and/or ethnic designations
are as follows:
- Hispanic or Latino - a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican,
South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin
regardless of race.
- Black or African American (Not Hispanic or Latino) - A person
having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
- Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Not Hispanic or
Latino ) - a person having origins in any of the peoples of Hawaii,
Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
- Asian (Not Hispanic or Latino) - A person having origins in any
of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the
Indian Subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, Indian,
Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand,
- American Indian or Alaska Native (Not Hispanic or Latino) - A
person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and
South America (including Central America), and who maintain tribal
affiliation or community attachment.
If you are interested in pursuing this incredible opportunity through the MMCP,
please contact your law school’s Career Services Office or Apply Here