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Government & Public Interest

MBA Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship

The MBA is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship is being offered again this year! This is an exciting program as it’s a great opportunity for graduating students seeking careers in public interest law to get both recognition and a $10,000 financial award. For more information and the […]

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Pro Bono Spring Break at Volunteer Lawyers Project in Boston

Students who participate in Volunteer Lawyers Project’s (VLP) 35-hour week-long spring break project-based internship receive a full day of training to prepare them for attending legal clinics in housing, family law and guardianship, and debt collection. Students will have the opportunity to work on unit-specific projects that support VLP’s program. At their virtual or in-person […]

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Government & Public Interest

Deborah T. Poritz Paid Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) invites applications from first and second year law students for the Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program beginning on May 30, 2023.  This paid fellowship is the perfect opportunity for students committed to or considering public interest and poverty law to learn about the challenges and rewards involved. […]

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Government & Public Interest

Herbert & Nell Singer Connecticut Public Service Fellowship – Due December 5

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 year, […]

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Government & Public Interest

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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Pro Bono

Celebrate National Pro Bono Month & Week

The ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and bar associations and legal services organizations across the country invite you to participate in a national celebration of pro bono during the month of October. National Pro Bono Week will be held from October 23-29, 2022. Please feel free to check out these events […]

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Government & Public Interest

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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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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Pro Bono

Volunteer Lawyers Project Seeks Fall Interns

The Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Fall Internship Application is now open and will close on July 8th at 4 PM.  This is a great way to gain legal experience while engaging in pro bono work on behalf of underrepresented clients and communities. Apply here!

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Government & Public Interest

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 […]