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Government & Public Interest

Immigrant Justice Corps 2023 Fellowship Due October 28th

The need for passionate leaders in the immigration field is greater than ever. Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) Justice Fellows are front and center in the fight to expand access to immigrant justice and challenge systems harming immigrant communities. With Justice Fellows working across the country, IJC is creating the next generation of immigration lawyers. Applications for their Class […]

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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

SEC Chair’s Honors Attorney Program Application Opens & Webinars

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair’s Attorney Honors Program is a highly sought after federal entry-level attorney hiring program. The program is a two-year structured program opened to U.S. citizens, which secures employment for current 3L students and entry-level attorneys currently serving a judicial clerkship. Upon graduation, 3L students begin employment with the […]

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PSJD.org 2022 Public Service Attorney Salary Report

The 2022 Public Service Attorney Salary Report is now available and shows that salaries for public service attorneys have risen since 2018, particularly for attorneys working in civil legal services and public interest organizations, and that increases in median public defender salaries were more modest. BC Law students and alumni have access to this important research via PSJD.org’s […]

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Government & Public Interest

Gov/PI Employers Participating in OCI & TLC Interview Programs

2Ls and 3Ls planing to apply to government and public interest employers may want to jumpstart their 2L summer and post-graduate job searches by applying to employers participating in this summer’s OCI and TLC interview programs. Beyond those employers participating in OCI and TLC interview programs, please note that many more public sector employers participate […]

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Government & Public Interest

The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia is Hiring Entry-Level Attorneys!

3Ls, please know that the Public Defender Service (PDS) recently posted seven attorney positions to work with them for two-year terms. These jobs are open to 3Ls and they are excellent opportunities to begin your career in a fantastic public defender office. The Special Litigation Division of PDS is dedicated to addressing recurring and systemic […]

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Government & Public Interest

BC Law’s Traverse Jobs Subscription

More than 20 years ago, Brad Traverse started to compile job leads for policy and public relations positions in order to connect his job-hunting friends with new employment opportunities in Washington, D.C. Originally sent as a weekly email, the number of subscribers and leads grew until it became difficult to manage as his hobby and […]

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Market News

Article: Networking helps grow careers. Here’s how to do it during COVID-19.

Marcia Ballinger (co-author of The 20-Minute Networking Meeting) shares tips for networking during the current public health crisis and emphasizes that networking is more important than ever.