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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 […]

THE JUDGE SANDY KARLAN LAW STUDENT FELLOWSHIP

Judge Sandy Karlan has been a Circuit Court Judge since her appointment to the bench by Governor Lawton Chiles in 1995. She is currently the Administrative Judge of the Family Division and is also assigned to the Complex Litigation Division within the Unified Family Court. To honor Judge Karlan, a Law Student Fellowship has been […]

Law Student Workers’ Rights Fellowships Conference Call Nov. 12

Law students of all years are invited to learn about paid summer and post-graduate fellowships in workers’ rights! Peggy Browning Fellowships. AFL-CIO Law Student Union Summer AFL-CIO 2015-2016 Fellowship for Recent Grads SEIU Fellowship. Wednesday, November 12, 6 to 7 p.m. EST, 3 to 4 p.m. PST Dial-in Number: 1-626-677-3000 Participant Access Code:  3221991 Hosted […]

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization 2015 Paid Summer Fellowships at Yale Law School

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization of Yale Law School (LSO) invites applications for its 2015 Summer Fellowship program. Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed on a rolling basis. LSO is the main organization at Yale Law School providing legal representation to individuals and organizations in need of legal assistance but unable to […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 20, 2014)

Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25, 2014: Equal Justice Works Career Fair, Washington, DC