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WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse

BC Law is a subscriber school for the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL)! As a result, students 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. It includes […]

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Save the Date! WCL’s Fellowships 101, July 14 at 6PM

Thursday, July 14; 6:00-7:30 pm ET, Via Zoom, Register Post-graduate fellowships are incredibly rewarding, but understanding the many different fellowship options and navigating the application process can be a challenge! Don’t go it alone! Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) is here to help!  At Fellowships 101, WCL’s expert panel will walk you through all the steps […]

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Post-Graduate Public Interest Fellowships

If you are a 2L or 3L seeking a post-graduate public interest fellowship to work at a nonprofit or civil legal services organization after graduation, now is the time to start researching and deciding which types of fellowships you want to apply to, e.g., project-based or organization-based. If project-based fellowships are of interest to you […]

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Skadden Fellowship Info Sessions Spring & Summer 2022 – Next Session May 16

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, along with updated FAQs, on their website’s application process page. The Skadden Fellowship application will be […]

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ABA LGBT Public Interest Scholarship – Due April 29

The ABA’s Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity is excited to announce that it has begun accepting applications for the ABA LGBT Public Interest Scholarship.  The scholarship provides financial support to a first, second or third year law student, or recent law graduate to enable them to work in the LGBTQ+ public interest arena for […]

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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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Public Interest Funding Workshop Series: Fellowship Panel and Discussion 3/18 at Noon

Friday, March 18th at Noon RSVP, Zoom link and panelist information on SAGE Hoping to land your dream job at a public interest organization? Project-based fellowships allow you to design it yourself and organization-based fellowships allow you to join an advocacy organization as a new attorney. Hear from BC Law faculty and alumni who began their public […]

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Post-Grad Diversity Fellowships at Federal Public Defender Offices – Deadline Jan. 7

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Singer Connecticut Public Service Fellowship

The Connecticut Bar Foundation and Herbert and Nell Singer Foundation invites 3L students who are interested in practicing public interest law to apply for a 2022-2023 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, with a chance to serve for a […]

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Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted for the Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship a prestigious, two-year fellowship based in Rochester, NY. Fellow Will Focus On High Priority Legal Concerns of Low-Income PeopleEmpire Justice Center is currently accepting applications for The Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship, a two-year post graduate legal fellowship that was established in memory […]