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The American Civil Liberties Union National Office’s Summer and Spring Semester Internships

The ACLU National Office’s summer and spring semester internship postings have gone up.  They are as follows:  Racial Justice Program:Summer 2014 Legal Internship-ACLUF Racial Justice Program, New York» Criminal Law Reform Project: Spring 2014 Legal Internship-ACLUF Criminal Law Reform Project, NY» Summer 2014 Legal Internship-ACLUF Criminal Law Reform Project, NY» Women’s Rights Project: Spring 2014 Legal […]

Walmart Legal Summer Internship

The Walmart Legal Department (“WMLD”) has a robust 12-week summer internship program for rising 2L and rising 3L students. As an intern in our legal department, you will be able to apply the procedures and processes you have studied in law school in the in-house legal department of a Fortune 100 company. The program is […]

2014 Summer Legal Internship Opportunities at the National Employment Law Project

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) is a non‐profit research and advocacy organization that partners with national, state and local allies – including community groups, immigrant advocacy organizations, worker centers, unions, policy makers and think tanks – to develop and promote policies and programs that create good jobs and enforce hard-won worker rights. NLP is currently […]

The 2014 Palm Beach County Bar Association Diversity Internship Program Application is Now Available

The Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Diversity Internship Program was formed in 2010 to provide students of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in legal work environments. Law firms of many different practice areas and those classified as large, medium and small have participated in the program.  The program has also included opportunities […]

The American Bar Association Business Law Section Offers Two Opportunities For Law Students

The ABA Business Law Section offers two outstanding initiatives specifically for law students: 2014 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest: This highly regarded student writing contest is in its 28th year. Law students writing on a business law subject of general and current interest have the opportunity to win up to $2,500 and a paid trip […]

The Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project (Summer 2014)

The Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project provides law students the extraordinary opportunity to work in the in the consumer protection and antitrust departments of state and territorial Offices of Attorneys General throughout the United States, as well as the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, the Georgia Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs, and the Hawaii Department […]

Public Advocates Legal Clerkships: 2013/14 School Year and Summer 2014

Mission: Public Advocates, a non-profit law firm and advocacy organization, challenges the systemic causes of poverty and discrimination by strengthening community voices in public policy and achieving tangible legal victories advancing education, housing and transit equity. Public Advocates focuses on strategic policy reform, collaboration with grassroots groups representing people with low incomes, people of color […]

The Ella Baker Summer Internship Program For 1L and 2L Students

About The Ella Baker Summer Internship Program: The CCR created the Ella Baker Summer Internship Program in 1987 to honor the legacy of Ella Baker, a hero of the civil rights movement, and to train the next generation of social justice lawyers. The program uses a combination of theory and practice to train talented and […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 23, 2013)

Tuesday, September 24:  Florida Department of Children & Families Informational Session – 12:30 p.m. –  1:30 p.m., Room E-265 – Join Bronwyn Stanford, the Statewide Deputy Director for Children’s Legal Services (CLS) at the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF), to learn more about the work handled by DCF/CLS, the hiring process and how students interested in a career […]

FLORIDA NELA ADVOCACY FELLOWSHIP

The Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (“FL NELA”) is seeking up to three (3) Summer Advocacy Fellows for Summer 2014. FL NELA’s mission is to advance employee rights and serve lawyers who advocate for equality and justice in the workplace. FL NELA is part of the country’s largest professional organization that is […]