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Apply for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship

When: May 29 to June 28, 2015 Where: Washington, DC, Paris and Berlin Who’s eligible: Students in graduate programs in the United States, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey and Ukraine  The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship is a transatlantic educational program from Humanity in Action. The Fellowship offers 24 American […]

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is Hiring an Animal Law Institute Litigation Fellow

Position Description: ALDF Animal Law Institute Litigation Fellowship: The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is extremely pleased to announce a fellowship position with the ALDF Animal Law Institute, a first-of-its-kind program that, by training classes of promising litigators in strategic impact litigation, will further ALDF’s mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of […]

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Seeks Law Students as Summer Fellows for 2015

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau seeks to hire approximately 17 law students to serve as Summer Fellows for 2015. Summer Fellows will be the primary case handlers on approximately 10-15 cases at a time in the areas of housing, family, government benefits and wage and hour litigation. They interact directly with clients, opposing parties, witnesses and government agencies; […]

Georgetown University Law Center Domestic Violence Clinic Graduate Teaching Fellowship

Description of the Fellowship: The Georgetown University Law Center’s Domestic Violence Clinic hires one person to serve as a clinical teaching fellow and supervising attorney each year, for a two-year term. Fellows have several areas of responsibility, including: representing victims of family abuse in CPO cases; designing and teaching Clinic seminar classes; and supervising third-year […]

The Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics of The George Washington University Law School Announce New Graduate Clinical Fellowships for 2015-17

The Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics of The George Washington University Law School announce the availability of new graduate clinical fellowships for the academic years of 2015-17.  In recognition of the generous gift of Philip Friedman, the Fellows are known as Friedman Fellows.  Friedman Fellows obtain LL.M. degrees while examining and engaging in clinical legal […]

2014-2015 BEVERIDGE & DIAMOND CONSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW WRITING COMPETITION

Organized by the Environmental Law Institute and the National Association of Environmental Law Societies The U.S. Constitution has long been interpreted by judges and understood by most Americans to support comprehensive environmental protection. However, arguments questioning the constitutional legitimacy or application of environmental law continue to be made. ELI and NAELS invite law students to […]

K&L Gates Public Interest Fellowship Program 2014-2015 Application Deadlines

The Pittsburgh Foundation and K&L Gates LLP are proud to offer the K&L Gates Public Interest Fellowship Program. The fellowship was established in September 1999 to offer law students the opportunity to assist public service organizations located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2015, the program will offer one successful candidate a fellowship that enables them to […]

East Bay Community Law Center/Berkeley Law Seeks Public Benefits & Homeless Rights Director

The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC), which is part of the Clinical Program at Berkeley Law, is hiring a Public Benefits & Homeless Rights Director. The Director will coordinate and supervise EBCLC’s public benefits and homelessness work. The ideal candidate is a strong legal advocate, strategic thinker and supervisor, with excellent project management and […]

2015-16 Reproductive Justice Fellowship Program Applications Now Available!

Apply Today to be a Reproductive Justice Fellow! Are you a  current 3L or a recent law school graduate? Fired up about reproductive rights and justice? Interested in the intersection of RJ and HIV/AIDS? Want to get hands on training in federal law and policy? Rub elbows with the leading advocates? Then consider submitting an […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 2, 2014)

  Wednesday, September 3, 2014: Fall Recruiting Phase II – Interviews Begin   Thursday, September 4, 2014: Fall Recruiting Continues   Friday, September 5, 2014: Fall Recruiting Continues