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BBA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summer Fellowship Program – Due February 6

Applications for the 2023 BBA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Summer Fellowship Program are now open. This program provides law students with paid summer internship opportunities in public interest law offices and agencies. The program aims to ensure that law students from all backgrounds are able to gain meaningful experience in public interest law. Fellowships […]

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MA Public Defender (CPCS) Summer Internships – Criminal & Civil

The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) opens summer internship applications for its criminal defense and civil practice divisions. For complete postings and application instructions, please see below. Public Defender Division Summer 2023 Internship Mental Health Litigation Division Summer 2023 Internship Private Counsel Division & Specialty Units Summer 2023 Internship Children and Family Law Division […]

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ABA Section of Civil Rights & Social Justice: Webinars Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice is proud to provide programs and resources celebrating the culture and history of Native people in the United States. Join their webinars this month as they take a close look at the legal issues that Native Americans are facing. The impressive panels and resources […]

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BBA & MA Appleseed: Supporting the Safety and Well-Being of Girls of Color in Schools

November 8, 2022, 2-3:30 PM, Zoom, Register here MA Appleseed’s recent community-led report explores how racialized and gendered stereotyping, disconnection with teachers and curriculum, and a void of mental health supports create unique barriers and hostile school environments where girls of color are targeted for unjust discipline. Click the link here to access the recorded presentation of […]

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Herbert & Nell Singer Connecticut Public Service Fellowship, Due December 5th

The Connecticut Bar Foundation and the Herbert & Nell Singer Foundation invites 3L students and recent graduates who are interested in practicing public interest law to apply for a 2023-2024 Herbert & Nell Singer Fellowship. Singer Fellows are hosted by 501(c)(3) organizations in Connecticut that provide legal services to underserved populations. Fellowships are for an initial term of one […]

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Upcoming Internal Application Deadlines for Project-Based Fellowships

Although the Equal Justice Works, Skadden and Justice Catalyst (and others!) application deadlines aren’t until the fall, some organizations have internal application deadlines to put forward candidates for these competitive project-based fellowships. These deadlines usually are in June and July in order to allow plenty of time to craft a project proposal in August and […]

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EJW Fellowship Application Now Open

DESIGN-YOUR-OWN FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Designing your own Fellowship project presents a unique opportunity for you to create your dream job. This Fellowship opportunity allows you to leverage your law degree in service of a community or cause of your choice, and to address an unmet legal need in an underserved community in partnership with an eligible legal […]

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Save the Dates! EJW Conference and Career Fair

Each fall, Equal Justice Works (EJW) hosts its annual Conference and Career Fair, the largest national public interest legal career fair that brings together hundreds of law students, recent graduates, public interest employers, law school faculty and staff, and public interest practitioners from across the United States and its territories for prescheduled interviews, informal “table talk” discussions, […]

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Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship Summer 2022 Training- Due April 6

The University of Michigan Law School is pleased to announce the 2022 Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship Training, which will be held in Ann Arbor at the law school May 23-25, 2022. The Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Summer Fellowship is committed to inspiring the best and brightest law students to pursue careers in child welfare […]