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Fair Food Standards Council Seeks Human Rights Attorney

Job description: About FFSC: The mission of the Fair Food Standards Council (FFSC) is to monitor the development of a sustainable agricultural industry that advances both the human rights of farm workers and the long-term interests of growers through implementation of the Fair Food Program (FFP), a unique worker-led, market-driven social responsibility program which emerged […]

The AFL-CIO Union Summer Internship Program

LOOKING FOR GRASSROOTS UNION ORGANIZING? BECOME A UNION SUMMER INTERN! More than ever, workers are fighting for a voice on the job and in the public debate on issues affecting all working people. As income inequality grows and CEOs continue to enjoy outrageous pay packages, workers continue to face layoffs, stagnant wages and loss of […]

Equal Justice Works Information Session on March 5, 2015!

Interested in summer funding for public interest work? Want to learn more about post-graduate fellowships? Have questions about student debt or loan repayment? Attend the Equal Justice Works (EJW) Information Session on March 5, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. in Room E-265. EJW is dedicated to creating a just society by mobilizing the next generation of lawyers […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 2, 2015)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015: CDO’s Seventeenth Annual Informational Career Fair – 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Law Campus, The Bricks – Join the CDO and network! Learn about different practice areas as we host public, private and government organizations. Thursday, March 5, 2015: Using Social Media and Your Law Degree to Pursue Your Passions & […]

Fellowships Available for Public Interest Positions (Summer 2015)

Equal Justice America is pleased to offer fellowships of up to $4,000 to students at the law schools listed who work full-time during Summer 2015 for organizations providing direct civil legal assistance for the poor.  Click here to view Law Schools where EJA Fellowships are offered. Students must secure a full-time (minimum 35-40 hours per […]

Career Opportunities: FFSC Human Rights Investigator Position

About FFSC: The mission of the Fair Food Standards Council (FFSC) is to monitor the development of a sustainable agricultural industry that advances both the human rights of farmworkers and the long-term interests of growers through implementation of the Fair Food Program (FFP), a unique worker-led, market-driven social responsibility program that emerged from the Coalition of […]

Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) Scholarships and Opportunities

The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships are available to law student members of Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapters and are awarded based upon demonstrated commitment to ALDF’s mission, “to advance the interests and protect the lives of animals through the legal system.” Applicants should be committed to the […]

LSAC DIVERSITY INITIATIVES 2015 SUMMER INTERNSHIP

Applications are being accepted for a summer internship with the Diversity Initiatives staff at the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). The summer intern works under the general supervision of the Executive Director for Diversity Initiatives. The intern will assist office staff with LSAC’s diversity initiatives, including but not limited to, the DiscoverLaw.org website, DiscoverLaw.org Prelaw […]

NNEDV is Seeking Attorney for WomensLaw Project

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is a national organization dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists. NNEDV seeks a bilingual (English/Spanish) Program Attorney who has knowledge or experience working with Latin@ communities to join WomensLaw (a project of NNEDV). The Program Attorney […]

PUBLIC COUNSEL NOW ACCEPTING SUMMER 2015 CLERKSHIP APPLICATIONS

For law students who want to spend their summer practicing law in one of the country’s most prestigious public interest law settings – this opportunity is for you! Public Counsel has nine exciting law projects and several subprojects that accept summer interns. Projects include a sophisticated appellate law practice, a comprehensive children’s rights program that […]