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

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 using the above log-in information. Below are some highlights of upcoming deadlines and application opening dates, please see […]

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PILF Summer Stipends Applications Now Open & Stipends Office Hours in CSO

The PILF 4K (Deadline: 4/15), Racial Justice (Deadline: 3/31) and Hillinger Fellowship (Deadline: 3/31) stipends applications are now open. If you have questions about these applications, PILF will be holding office hours in the CSO Resource Room (EW 210) on Fridays from 12-3 PM. Feel free to stop by and speak with the PILF Stipends Director. 

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Government & Public Interest

Fighting for Economic Justice: A Discussion on Wage Theft Enforcement as a Key to Public Safety, March 3 @ 12:30 PM

Join Public Rights Project and the Travis County District Attorney’s office for a behind-the-scenes look at the impact of local government in protecting their constituent’s rights and safety. Hear how new DA José Garza is working to prove the legal system can meet the needs of the people through fostering trust with the community. He […]

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Government & Public Interest

PILF Summer Stipends – Sign Up for the Stipends Email Announcements List

As part of Pro Bono Week, PILF presented on their summer stipends program – one of the opportunities for students at BC Law to receive funding for the critical work they are providing communities over the summer in addition to the Rappaport Fellowship, Clough Center grants and HHRP travel grants for human rights work abroad. Please view the program video, review […]

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Pro Bono

BC Law Pro Bono Fair Volunteer Opportunities

Almost 20 public interest and government organizations locally and nationally joined us for the BC Law Pro Bono Fair last week. Students seeking pro bono opportunities that were not able to attend the Fair should check out the 2021 Pro Bono Fair folder for a list of participating organizations and representatives as well as highlighted opportunities. Each […]

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Government & Public Interest

2021 Equal Justice Works Virtual Conference and Career Fair – Registration Due 10/14

It’s time to register for the virtual Equal Justice Works (EJW) 2021 Conference and Career Fair! BC Law will cover the $25 registration fee to register!   Although the deadline to apply to interviewing employers has now passed, you can still make the deadline to register for the conference and Table Talk networking opportunities with employers: […]

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Announcements

WCL Fall Kickoff – 9/21 @ 6PM

September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, via Zoom; the link will circulate the day before the event. Register here. Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) as they bring the community back together at their Fall Kickoff. The Fall Kickoff is a chance to meet members of WCL’s vibrant pro bono and public-interest […]

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Government & Public Interest

New DOJ Cyber Fellowship – Deadline 9/8

The U.S. Department of Justice(DOJ) just added a new Cyber Fellowship to the Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) this year. The three-year Cyber Fellowship will provide selected attorneys the opportunity to handle emerging national security and criminal cyber threats, while rotating through multiple Department components that protect the nation from cyber threats including the Criminal […]

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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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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 […]