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THE BPI POLIKOFF–GAUTREAUX FELLOWSHIP FOR A PUBLIC INTEREST LAWYER OR POLICY ANALYST

Application Deadline: October 16, 2015 Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI), a Chicago-based nonprofit law and policy center, seeks a recent law or public policy graduate to serve as the Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow for one year, renewable for a second, beginning in Summer or Fall 2016. The Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship offers the opportunity for […]

Swords to Plowshares Seeks Candidate to Sponsor for a Legal Fellowship Beginning in August 2016

Swords to Plowshares seeks candidates to sponsor for both Equal Justice Works and Skadden fellowships. Swords to Plowshares is a nationally-recognized nonprofit serving veterans in need in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit organization that provides legal assistance, counseling and case management, employment and training, and […]

The Stephen Coats Memorial Fellowship

Purpose: The Stephen Coats Memorial Fellow is a one year fellowship to promote workers’ rights in Latin America and build transnational support for worker organizers in the region. Experience required: This position requires knowledge of international labor rights and the challenges related to their application in Latin America. Ideal candidates will have worked with a […]

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 […]