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WCL Fall Kickoff – 9/21 @ 6PM

September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, via Zoom; the link will circulate the day before the event. Register here. Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) as they bring the community back together at their Fall Kickoff. The Fall Kickoff is a chance to meet members of WCL’s vibrant pro bono and public-interest […]

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Government & Public Interest

Upcoming Post-Grad & Summer 2022 Deadlines: Arizona Government Honors & Public Policy Handbooks

Review deadlines and hiring information for summer and post-graduate government honors programs across the country and public policy positions using the AZ Honors & Public Policy Handbooks. You must be logged in to access the announcements below. Below are some highlights of upcoming deadlines and application opening dates, please see the Handbooks for all deadlines […]

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Government & Public Interest

Presidential Management Fellowship 2022 Application Dates & Webinars

The Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Program Office has formally announced the dates for the upcoming PMF Class of 2022 Application, which are as follows:  opening Noon (Eastern Time), Tuesday, September 28 and closing Noon (Eastern Time), Tuesday, October 12, 2021. These dates have also been posted here. Approximately six weeks after the application closes, PMF expects […]

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Government & Public Interest

DOJ Honors & SLIP Applications Now Open

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) application is now open and will close on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 11:59 PM ET. Applications must be submitted via the online application. More information about both programs, including offices participating and the number of available positions, can be found […]

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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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Government & Public Interest

WCL’s Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery

In 2020, the appointment of the Court’s newest Justice saw a shift from a 5-4 to a 6-3 conservative majority. What are the implications of this shift for the 2020-2021 term and on American jurisprudence going forward? The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) will discuss (virtually) at Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery, on […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL: Intern Happy Hour!

All are welcome to the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) Intern Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 16, from 5:00-6:00 pm ET. It is an opportunity to connect with law students in summer associate and internship programs in DC and across the country. Supervisors from the law firm, government, and nonprofit communities will be on hand […]

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Pro Bono

WCL Best Practices in Pro Bono: “I Am Not A Cat” – Tips for Effective Remote Representations

Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) and their panelists – lawyers who have experience with remote representations, including hearings in D.C. Superior Court. They are: Yvette Banker, Federal Government Pro Bono Lawyer Ashley Carter, DC Volunteer Lawyers Project Sébastien Monzón Rueda, Legal Counsel for the Elderly Jenadee Nanini, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Lise […]

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Government & Public Interest

Department of Justice Ambassador Program

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Ambassador Program assigns volunteers to law schools to serve as resources for law students and graduates. DOJ Ambassadors answer questions about work and recruitment at DOJ. The Program is managed through the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management. The DOJ Ambassadors assigned to BC Law can be found on […]

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Government & Public Interest

PMF Application Launches 9/30

The launch of the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Class of 2021 Application is just around the corner! The application opens on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Noon (Eastern Time) and closes on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Noon (Eastern Time). Informational Webinars for Prospective Applicants:  During the month of September, informational webinars for prospective applicants […]