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Justice Catalyst Fellowship

Justice Catalyst administers one-year, potentially renewable, project-based fellowships for graduating law students, or graduates up to two years out of law school, to support innovative public interest work at non-profit organizations and government agencies. Justice Catalyst activates path-breaking approaches to social justice lawyering and affirmative litigation that have real-world impact and improve the lives of […]

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National Law Students Workers’ Rights Virtual Conference

Friday, Saturday and Sunday October 15, 16 & 17, 2021          Peter Mitchell Labor Law Keynote Session, sponsored by IUE-CWA  Registration Deadline: October 11thBC Law Conference Funding: CSO has limited funding to help offset the cost of attendance on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email Michelle Grossfield in the CSO by October 1st to express an interest in […]

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Upcoming Deadlines: Organization-Based Fellowships

Now is the time to begin keeping track of upcoming organization-based fellowship deadlines. These fellowships are funded by the organizations that host them and do not require a project proposal. Most positions serve as staff attorneys within the office and provide the training and mentorship new lawyers need to become successful advocates in local and […]

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WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse

BC Law is now a subscriber school for the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL)! As a result, students now have access to the WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse postings on SAGE. Check out the latest postings here. Two times each month WCL publishes a digest of public interest job openings, the Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse. […]

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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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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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WCL’s Fellowships 101 – July 15 @ 6PM ET

July 15, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 PM ET, Register here Post-graduate fellowships are a unique way to realize your ideal public interest job. Fellowships allow new lawyers to gain hands-on experience, develop project management skills, and pursue their passions for promoting justice. But the application process is complicated and the programs are competitive. Washington Lawyers […]

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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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George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship, and other fellowship opportunities. These fellowships provide opportunities for recent law school graduates to start their careers working with one of the nation’s leading civil rights organizations, gaining invaluable experience while advancing the Lawyers’ Committee’s […]

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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 […]