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Government & Public Interest

Rappaport Summer Fellowship Application Now Open

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy paid summer Fellowship application is now open! Please consider applying to this prestigious fellowship program for those interested in local and state policy work and leadership in Massachusetts.  All applications submitted by the January 13th deadline will receive full consideration.  Applicants may schedule a CSO appointment to review application materials on […]

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Government & Public Interest

Chicago Public Interest Law Institute (PILI) – PAID Summer Internships for 1Ls & 2Ls, Application Now Open

PILI’s Law Student Internship Program connects law students from across the country with public interest law agencies in Illinois and pays them for their work. Typically, Interns receive $6,000 for working 400 hours during the summer. The application system opens at 10:00 a.m. CST on the below dates. The application process for PILI Internships can […]

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Government & Public Interest

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 […]

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Pro Bono

ABA National Celebration of Pro Bono

Community members are encouraged to participate in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) National Celebration of Pro Bono next week. You can read more about about the national celebration here. You can view the celebration events map or check out pro bono resources.

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Pro Bono

WCL: DC Pro Bono Week

Each fall, as part of the annual National Pro Bono Celebration, Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) organizes DC Pro Bono Week. DC Pro Bono Week 2021 takes place from October 24-30, 2021. The week explores lots of opportunities to do pro bono work, learn new pro bono skills, meet pro bono lawyers, and expand pro […]

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Government & Public Interest

Public Interest Essay Competition- UPenn Law Review

Every year, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review runs the Public Interest Essay Competition (PIEC), a writing competition for student-authored articles on the topic of social justice and public interest law. The details are as follows: Submissions: an unpublished student-authored essay of 6,000 words, and a 500 word grant proposal that requests support for a specific […]

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Government & Public Interest

Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship – Deadline Extended

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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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

Upcoming Deadlines: Organization-Based Fellowships

Now is the time to begin keeping track of upcoming organization-based fellowship deadlines. These fellowships are funded by the organizations that host them and do not require a project proposal. Most positions serve as staff attorneys within the office and provide the training and mentorship new lawyers need to become successful advocates in local and […]

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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 […]