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Government & Public Interest

Chicago Public Interest Law Institute (PILI) – PAID Summer Internships for 1Ls & 2Ls, Application Now Open

PILI’s Law Student Internship Program connects law students from across the country with public interest law agencies in Illinois and pays them for their work. Typically, Interns receive $6,000 for working 400 hours during the summer. The application is now open and applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. The […]

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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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Pro Bono

WCL: DC Pro Bono Week

Each fall, as part of the annual National Pro Bono Celebration, Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) organizes DC Pro Bono Week. DC Pro Bono Week 2021 takes place from October 24-30, 2021. The week explores lots of opportunities to do pro bono work, learn new pro bono skills, meet pro bono lawyers, and expand pro […]

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Government & Public Interest

Public Citizen’s 2022 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition

Public Citizen is pleased to announce the 2022 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition. This year’s topic is “Legal Remedies to Climate Change”. The prize for best essay is $5,000. Essays must be submitted by emailed on or before Friday, April 29, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, to Amanda Fleming at afleming@citizen.org. More information and additional […]

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Government & Public Interest

DOJ Honors & SLIP Summer Wednesday Webinar Series

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a Wednesday Webinar Series highlighting offices participating in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program. Representatives from various DOJ offices will provide attendees with valuable information about their work and tips for applying. Webinars will not be recorded. […]

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Government & Public Interest

Environmental Law Institute Summer School

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) has announced their schedule for this year’s complimentary summer school series, which will be held via webinar: June 8, 2021: An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy June 15, 2021: NEPA, ESA & Fundamentals of Environmental Law June 22, 2021: Basics of the Clean Water Act June 29, 2021: Basics of Land Use […]

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Government & Public Interest

Post-Graduate Public Interest Fellowships

If you are considering applying to a post-graduate public interest fellowship this fall, please schedule an appointment with Michelle Grossfield on SAGE for late spring/early summer and review the post-graduate fellowship resources and recorded programs on the CSO Student Google Drive.

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Government & Public Interest

Department of Justice Ambassador Program

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Ambassador Program assigns volunteers to law schools to serve as resources for law students and graduates. DOJ Ambassadors answer questions about work and recruitment at DOJ. The Program is managed through the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management. The DOJ Ambassadors assigned to BC Law can be found on […]

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Government & Public Interest

LCR Virtual Fireside Chat: The Climate-Migration Nexus, 12/9 @ 4pm ET

Join LCR for a free virtual fireside chat with their community partners from Alianza Americas, Centro Presente, and Greenroots on how climate change is a key driver of family displacement and migration to the United States. Click here to register for this event.

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Government & Public Interest

Upcoming Post-Grad Fellowship Deadlines

3Ls- don’t miss out on applying to upcoming organization-based post-graduate fellowships. Please check out our CSO fellowship resources and review upcoming fellowship deadlines below from PSJD.org (must be logged in to PSJD.org to view, create a job seeker profile if you don’t currently have one). Make sure to also view the PSJD Fellowship Deadline Calendar. […]