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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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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 […]

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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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EJW (4/1) Fellowship Info Session for MLSC Law Students

Equal Justice Works Fellowships Info Session, April 1st, 1-2 pmThis session is hosted by Northeastern University School of Law and all Massachusetts Law School Consortium law students are invited to attend. Please RSVP on SAGE by March 31st and to access Zoom meeting information. 

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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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EJW Webinars- Housing Justice (Thursday @ 3PM) and Government (Friday @ 2PM)

Housing Justice, Thursday at 3 PMEqual Justice Works is hosting a series of virtual events titled “Pathways to Public Service: An Introduction to Equal Justice Works.” These events will bring together law students and public interest leaders to learn about Equal Justice Works programming and resources. EJW’s next event will take place on Thursday, February 24 from 3:00 […]