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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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Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship is Open

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

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What Does Defund the Police Mean?

Please join the D.C. Bar Public Interest and Courts Community on Tuesday, August 3, at noon for an insightful conversation between civil rights lawyer Tahir Duckett and Georgetown Law Professor Christy Lopez on Defund the Police.   Mr. Duckett and Professor Lopez will discuss what advocates mean when they call for Defunding the Police, and how the movement is manifesting in D.C. and in […]

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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 Resources & Upcoming Webinars

Fellowship season is flying by, and Equal Justice Works (EJW) wants to help you make the most of it. Not sure how to get started? At this point, you should be working to identify the issue your project will seek to address, and beginning to consider an organization that may be a good fit for the work […]

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WCL: Fellowships 101

Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) will be hosting Fellowships 101 on Thursday, July 15, from 6:00-7:30 pm ET. WCL’s expert panel of current fellows, fellowship coordinators, and fellow supervisors will walk attendees through all the steps of the application process for the various post-graduate legal fellowship programs and provide concrete tips for maximizing the chances […]

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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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Environmental Law Institute Summer School

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) has announced their schedule for this year’s complimentary summer school series, which will be held via webinar: June 8, 2021: An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy June 15, 2021: NEPA, ESA & Fundamentals of Environmental Law June 22, 2021: Basics of the Clean Water Act June 29, 2021: Basics of Land Use […]

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EJW Fellowship Application is Now Open

The Equal Justice Works (EJW) Design-Your-Own Fellowship Application is now open! The fellowship application will close September 20, 2021. For 3Ls, planning to apply now is the time to review our fellowship resources and videos from the programs we held this past semester and book an appointment on SAGE with Michelle Grossfield in the CSO […]

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ABA June Events: Police in Schools & Immigration at the Southern Border

The ABA has many excellent online events planned for this summer! A couple upcoming events on important social justice topics in June include: The Face of America: A Candid Discussion on Current Immigration Issues at the Southern BorderJune 17, 2021 – 1 PM ET – Register here Panelists include: Lee Gelernt – Deputy Director, Immigrants’ […]