Law schools do not expect applicants to have had any previous legal employment, nor do they generally give any preference to applicants who have had legal internships. However, legal internships and law-related employment can be very beneficial for students in determining whether law school is the right fit for them and, if so, what areas of law are most interesting to them. Additionally, legal internships and employment can help students gain important skills and professional connections.
There are many resources available for searching opportunities, depending on the type of experience you are looking for. Below are resources for finding select types of opportunities, but remember, a Google search can also be a powerful tool for finding an opportunity that is right for you!