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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 system opens at 10:00 a.m. CST on the below dates. The application process for PILI Internships can […]

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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

ABA National Celebration of Pro Bono

Community members are encouraged to participate in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) National Celebration of Pro Bono next week. You can read more about about the national celebration here. You can view the celebration events map or check out pro bono resources.

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Pro Bono

MA Supreme Judicial Court Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards

Annual Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards, October 26 from 4-5:30 On October 26, 2021, Supreme Judicial Court Justice Elspeth Cypher will present awards to three attorneys selected by the Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services for their exceptional dedication to providing volunteer legal services for persons who cannot afford an attorney for their essential […]

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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

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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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowship Application Resources & Upcoming Webinars

Fellowship season is flying by, and Equal Justice Works (EJW) wants to help you make the most of it. Not sure how to get started? At this point, you should be working to identify the issue your project will seek to address, and beginning to consider an organization that may be a good fit for the work […]

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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

Skadden Fellowship Upcoming Information Sessions

The Skadden Fellowship provides two years of funding for recent law school graduates to work in the public interest, addressing the civil legal needs of people living in poverty in the US. Skadden has recently posted the updated application on their website’s application process page. The Skadden Fellowship application will be due on Friday September 10, 2021. […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowship Application is Now Open

The Equal Justice Works (EJW) Design-Your-Own Fellowship Application is now open! The fellowship application will close September 20, 2021. For 3Ls, planning to apply now is the time to review our fellowship resources and videos from the programs we held this past semester and book an appointment on SAGE with Michelle Grossfield in the CSO […]