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Peggy Browning Fund Summer 2013 Fellowships – Open to 1L and 2L Students

The mission of the Peggy Browning Fund (PBF) is to educate law students about the rights and needs of workers. Since its first Summer Fellowship Program in 1998, the prestige of a Peggy Browning Fellowship has become widely recognized. Students have been consistently enthusiastic about the invaluable experience they gained. Many law firms, labor unions, […]

The Annual National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Diversity Task Force (DTF) Student Essay Competition and Diversity Summer Fellowship Program

Invitation to participate in the annual National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Diversity Task Force (DTF) Student Essay Competition and Diversity Summer Fellowship Program. For the fifth year of the essay competition, ALL students enrolled in the 2012-2013 academic year and in good academic standing at an accredited law school are eligible to receive […]

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of November 26, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Featured Fellowships:  Equal Justice Works: New application period for 2013 Summer Corps program. Applications accepted on a rolling basis beginning Tuesday, December 18, 2012 until Monday, March 18, 2013. See here for program details. 2013 Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public […]

Fellowship: United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme

The deadline for receiving applications is 31 January 2013. Background: The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is a six-week course organized annually by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, under the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, which is one of […]

Public Interest and Government Resources

The following are resources useful in pursuing government or public interest careers: Equal Justice Works 2013 Summer Corps Program: Provides law students with a stipend for working on a legal project at a qualifying nonprofit public interest organization or public defender office of their choosing. Applications will be accepted beginning December 18th and are accepted on […]

The 2013 Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program

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 during the summer of 2013. In New Jersey, this has long been the premier opportunity for students committed to, or considering, public interest and poverty law to learn about the challenges […]

The 2013 Immigrants’ Rights Summer Fellowship Program

THE 2013 APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN. Selection Criteria for the Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Summer Fellowship Program: Fellowship host sites must be recognized non-profit organizations. These include: Nonprofit organizations serving low-income and underserved immigrant communities. Legal services organizations that serve immigrants. Civil rights organizations that advocate on behalf of immigrants. Community-based organizations that engage […]

American Society of International Law (ASIL) News for November 14, 2012

2013 Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Application Period Now Open: The Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program, established in 2004 on the recommendation of the ASIL Honors Committee, recognizes the legacy of Arthur Helton, a remarkable ASIL member who died in the August 19, 2003 bombing of the UN mission in Baghdad along with UN High Commissioner […]

Check Out The Blog Post “Paid, Overseas Fellowship Positions with Atlas Corps”

Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit leaders from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the U.S.and Latin America. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations such as Acumen, Ashoka, the Grameen Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the UN Foundation, Oxfam and the World Wildlife Fund. In addition to serving at an […]

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of November 12, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Featured: Wednesday, November 14th, Championing Children’s Voices, 12:30 pm, F-209. Join Judge Ellen Sue Venzer, Marissa Leichter, and Bernard P. Perlmutter for a panel discussion involving children’s rights in their own hearings. RSVP HERE.  Events on Campus: Monday, November 12th, […]