Government & Public Interest

Upcoming Deadlines: Organization-Based Fellowships

Now is the time to begin keeping track of upcoming organization-based fellowship deadlines. These fellowships are funded by the organizations that host them and do not require a project proposal. Most positions serve as staff attorneys within the office and provide the training and mentorship new lawyers need to become successful advocates in local and state government and at nonprofits.

To keep track of deadlines, login to, go to Search Jobs, under Refine Search select Job Qualities, Post-Graduate Fellowships, select Legal: Organizational (Internally-Funded). After the results load, hover over the bell icon to turn email notifications on in order to receive regular updates for any new organization-based fellowships added to

New York City Law Department, NY, September 30

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, DC, October 1
(multiple fellowship opportunities posted for this organization)

ACLU Speech Privacy and Technology Project, NY, October 1

Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, MA, Deadline Extended: October 3

Maine Justice Foundation, ME, October 7

Human Rights Watch, NY/DC, October 10
(multiple fellowship opportunities posted for this organization)

Colorado Attorney General, CO, October 14
(multiple fellowship opportunities posted for this organization)

National Center on Philanthropy & the Law, NY/Chicago, October 14 (multiple fellowship opportunities posted for this organization)

First Amendment Coalition, CA/Remote, October 15

Immigrant Justice Corps, NY & Nationwide, October 28

National Immigrant Law Center, LA & DC, October 30

Equal Justice Initiative, Montgomery, AL, November 7

Rolling Deadlines- Apply ASAP

Bernabei & Kabat PLLC, DC, Rolling

Fair Elections Center, DC/Remote, Rolling

Lowenstein Sandler, NJ, Rolling

Guarini Center for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law, NY, Rolling

Kids In Need of Defense, FL, Rolling

Loevy & Loevy, Chicago, Rolling