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MLB Players Trust Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies – Due Feb. 16

Major League Baseball players are honoring the life of the late Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director, Michael Weiner, through the Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies. Awarded by the MLB Players Trust, this scholarship seeks to recognize and support the efforts of graduate and/or law school students dedicated to improving the lives of […]

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Talk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid – Jan. 27

Thursday, January 27, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET, Register here Hundreds of lawyers and advocates will gather virtually on January 27th to urge state legislators to provide $41 million for civil legal aid in the Commonwealth’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget. Civil legal aid is necessary to meet the especially acute need brought about by the […]

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Government & Public Interest

Rural Legal Corps & Disaster Resilience – Paid Summer Fellowships Due Feb. 14

RURAL SUMMER LEGAL CORPS:Equal Justice Works (EJW), in partnership with Legal Services Corporation (LSC), will support 40 law students in serving rural communities this summer as part of the 2022 Rural Summer Legal Corps. Students will spend eight to ten weeks at an LSC-funded civil legal aid organization developing valuable skills and gaining hands-on experience in several areas of […]

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Government & Public Interest

Pathways to Public Service: An Introduction to Equal Justice Works

This spring, Equal Justice Works (EJW) will host a series of virtual events that will bring together a diverse group of law students, law school professionals, and public interest leaders for substantive presentations and workshops on Equal Justice Works programming and resources. Their first event will take place on Thursday, January 27 from 2:00 – […]

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Government & Public Interest

Equal Justice Works Upcoming Webinars

Rural Summer Legal Corps Application TipsTuesday, February 1, 3:00 p.m. ETJoin Equal Justice Works and Legal Services Corporation to learn more about the Rural Summer Legal Corps Program and how to apply and participate as a Student Fellow this summer!Register here! If you cannot attend live, register and you will receive a link to the recording the […]

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Pro Bono

Citizenship Day 2022 Volunteers Needed

Hosted in conjunction with the City of Boston, Project Citizenship returns in-person to the Reggie Lewis Center on Saturday, March 26 to help pre-screened applicants begin their hopeful path to citizenship. Plans may fluctuate depending on COVID-19 rates, but below are our plans to mitigate risks of transmission at this in-person event: All staff, volunteers, […]

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Government & Public Interest

Rappaport Summer Fellowship Application Now Open – Deadline January 13

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

Deborah T. Poritz Paid Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) invites applications from first and second year law students for the Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program beginning on May 31, 2022.  This paid fellowship is the perfect opportunity for students committed to or considering public interest and poverty law to learn about the challenges and rewards involved. […]

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Peggy Browning Fund 2022 Summer Paid Fellowship – Deadline January 14

If you are interested in workers’ rights, you will want to apply to the Peggy Browning Fund’s 2022 Summer Fellowship program! The application is now open. The Peggy Browning Fund seeks to educate and inspire the next generation of advocates for workplace justice!  You can find the full list of opportunities HERE. 1L and 2L Law […]

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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 is now open and applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. The […]