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Scholarships and Fellowships

McDermott Minority Scholarship Application

Scholarship Award: McDermott Will & Emery will award two $15,000 McDermott Minority Scholarships. Eligibility Requirements: Scholarship recipients must be second-year minority law students at an ABA-accredited U.S. law school, must meet McDermott’s hiring criteria and demonstrate leadership, community involvement and a commitment to improving diversity in the legal community. Recipients must also be selected for […]

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Diversity Scholarship Program

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, one of the largest law firms in theMidwest, is pleased to offer its Diversity Scholarship Program. In addition to working as a salaried Summer Associate in one of Dinsmore’s offices, recipients will receive a scholarship between $5,000 and $10,000. Recipients will also be assigned a mentor who will serve as a […]

Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program

Latham & Watkins is once again pleased to announce the acceptance of applications for the firm’s annual Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program, which awards second-year law students at ABA-accredited law schools a $10,000 non-renewable scholarship for use during their third year of law school. Previous recipients of the scholarships have said that the program not […]

Dickstein Shapiro Diversity Scholarship

The Dickstein Shapiro Diversity Scholarship is part of the firm’s ongoing efforts to increase diversity in the legal profession and support the next generation of diverse attorneys. A key component of the firm’s diversity efforts is the aggressive recruitment of minority and LGBT candidates. Dickstein Shapiro makes one $25,000 diversity scholarship available to a second-year […]

NAACP Legal Fellowship Sponsor for Fall 2012

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Department is accepting applicants to sponsor for the 2012 Skadden Fellowship. A Fellow would work on a project focused on housing and economic justice litigation and advocacy. Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. The NAACP Legal […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 29, 2011)

Tuesday, August 30th:   Judicial Intern Program – Application deadline due today at 5:00 p.m. Applications are available at the reception desk in the Career Development Office, Room A112.  You may submit your application materials in hard copy to the Career Development Office or electronically.    The Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program […]

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

Presidential Management Fellows Program (3L, LLM) The 2011-2012 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program application season will open on September 15, 2011.  The PMF Program is the premier program for leadership development in the public sector. Its purpose is to attract outstanding men and women to the Federal service. Each year the program draws fellows from […]

PSLawNet Has a List of International Public Interest Resources Online

The Public Service Law Network (“PSLawNet”) is an online clearinghouse for law students and lawyers to connect with public interest opportunities and information on public interest careers. PSLawNet is a free resource for law students and alumni of subscriber schools to search among thousands of public interest job opportunities and employer profiles.  In addition to its […]

Riddell Williams 2012 Diversity Fellowship

Second-year students may apply for the 2L Diversity Fellowship.  Selected candidate will receive a $7500 scholarship and a paid summer associate position for summer 2012.  All applications must be received by September 8th. Please visit here for more information.

George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship

Lane Powell has more than 135 years of commitment to communities.  This commitment is reflected in Lane Powell’s hiring and promotion of women and individuals from diverse backgrounds. As part of this commitment to diversity, the Firm has created the George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship.  The George V. Powell Scholar will be a 2012 summer associate […]