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Upcoming Post-Grad & Summer 2022 Deadlines: Arizona Government Honors & Public Policy Handbooks

Review deadlines and hiring information for summer and post-graduate government honors programs across the country and public policy positions using the AZ Honors & Public Policy Handbooks. You must be logged in to access the announcements below. Below are some highlights of upcoming deadlines and application opening dates, please see the Handbooks for all deadlines […]

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Government & Public Interest

MA Access to Justice Commission October Meeting

Save the Date! Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Meeting, Thursday, October 21, 2-3:30 PM ET The next Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 21 from 2-3:30 pm via Zoom. RSVP here.  A zoom link will be sent in advance.  To learn more about the Commission’s work, check their website.

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Government & Public Interest

New York State Public Defender Career Fair

4th Annual New York State Public Defenders Career Fair  Friday, October 29, 2021 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm EST Registration and details; Registration Deadline: October 20, 2021Participation is free. How it Works:Participants are invited to network and interview for internships, entry-level and lateral positions. Candidates will visit employers’ Zoom rooms for conversation and interviews (via breakout […]

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Government & Public Interest

ABA’s The State of Criminal Justice Reform – What Role Do You Play?

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET, Register here As the criminal justice system comes under increased scrutiny, so too does each profession that has operated within and supported a system that has evolved into a catalyst for infringement on human rights, abuse of civil rights, and an escalation of social unrest […]

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Government & Public Interest

DOJ Honors & SLIP Applications Now Open

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) application is now open and will close on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 11:59 PM ET. Applications must be submitted via the online application. More information about both programs, including offices participating and the number of available positions, can be found […]

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Government & Public Interest

What Does Defund the Police Mean?

Please join the D.C. Bar Public Interest and Courts Community on Tuesday, August 3, at noon for an insightful conversation between civil rights lawyer Tahir Duckett and Georgetown Law Professor Christy Lopez on Defund the Police.   Mr. Duckett and Professor Lopez will discuss what advocates mean when they call for Defunding the Police, and how the movement is manifesting in D.C. and in […]

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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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Pro Bono

ACLU of MA Seeks Volunteers

The ACLU of Massachusetts (“ACLUM”) is seeking Volunteers to join their Legal Resources Team. Volunteers do not need to be attorneys and do not give legal advice. ResponsibilitiesVolunteers are a vital part of the daily operations for the ACLUM, and perform the following responsibilities: answer and return phone calls from persons seeking legal assistance about […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL: Fellowships 101

Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) will be hosting Fellowships 101 on Thursday, July 15, from 6:00-7:30 pm ET. WCL’s expert panel of current fellows, fellowship coordinators, and fellow supervisors will walk attendees through all the steps of the application process for the various post-graduate legal fellowship programs and provide concrete tips for maximizing the chances […]

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Government & Public Interest

PDS Public Defender Summer Information Sessions

Join summer interns at the Public Defender Service (PDS) for the District of Columbia, along with summer interns from around the country, for these upcoming information sessions to learn more about different public defender offices in advance of summer 2022 and post-graduate hiring. July 12 @ 4:00 p.m.CPCS – Massachusetts Public DefenderKevin Ruderman, Recruiting & […]