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Berkeley Law Foundation’s One Year Public Interest Law Fellowship – Due Jan. 20

The Berkeley Law Foundation (BLF) is now soliciting proposals for one-year public interest legal projects to begin in 2023. BLF traditionally awards one to two grants per year to individuals undertaking public interest law projects that will serve legally disadvantaged or politically under-represented groups and promote systemic change. They view their grants as seed money for […]

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2023 Justice Catalyst/Public Rights Project Joint Fellowship – Due: January 4

Applications for the 2023 Justice Catalyst/Public Rights Project Joint Fellowship are due by January 4! Public Rights Project has teamed up with Justice Catalyst for another year to co-sponsor a special fellowship focused on innovative affirmative litigation and enforcement work in state, local, and tribal government offices. This fellowship is geared toward 3Ls and recent […]

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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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Justice Catalyst Fellowship – 1st Due Date Extended to October 24th

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. Justice Catalyst activates path-breaking approaches to social justice lawyering and affirmative litigation that have real-world impact and improve the lives of low-wage workers, the […]

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Presidential Management Fellowship Application Opens, Final Deadline Extension to 10/7 at Noon

The dates for the PMF Class of 2023 Application are as follows:  opened Noon (Eastern Time), Tuesday, September 13th and closing Noon (Eastern Time), Friday, October 7, 2022. These dates have been posted on the PMF Class of 2023 Application website. Please note the deadline has recently been extended due to the impact of Hurricane Ian. PMF […]

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Deadline Extended: MA Office of the Attorney General’s 2023 Fellowship Program, Due October 3rd

The application period is now open for the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General’s 2023 Fellowship Program.  They extended their deadline recently and will be accepting applications from interested candidates through Monday, October 3rd.  The Office of the Attorney General’s Fellowship Program offers new law school graduates and law clerks the unique opportunity to launch […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Upcoming Summer Programs & Events

The summer is a great time to check out various bar association events and hear from practitioners. Below are some examples of the wide range of events happening this summer from bar associations. Be sure to check out local bar association event listings for additional programs and events! American Bar Association: Election JeopardyRegistration for Event […]