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

Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, New York, NY, November 1

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, November 4

Equal Justice Initiative, Montgomery, AL, November 7

National Center on Philanthropy and the Law, Palo Alto, CA, November 14

Immigrant Justice Corps, NY & Nationwide, November 18

Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC, December 12

Rolling Deadlines- Apply ASAP

ACLU National Security Project, NY, Rolling

McKanna Bishop Joffe LLP, Portland, OR, Rolling but no later than December 1

Natural Resources Defense Council, NY/CA/DC/IL, Rolling

Innocence Project, NY, Rolling

Center for Reproductive Rights, DC/NY, Rolling

Altshuler Berzon, CA, Rolling

*This post is updated throughout the semester to reflect upcoming deadlines and new fellowship opportunities.