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Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) 2013 Summer Legal Associates Intern Program

The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) seeks several exceptional law students to serve as Summer Legal Associates in 2013 for a minimum of eight full weeks. Their primary role will be to assist the Cambodia Law and Policy Journal in its editorial responsibilities; however, there will be a variety of additional projects that they may […]

Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship

Gain Experience at Both a Law Firm and a Corporation First-year law students now have a unique summer clerkship opportunity that combines a traditional law firm clerkship with experience working in an in-house corporate law department. Twin Cities Diversity in Practice is a collaboration of law firms and corporate law departments seeking to enhance the […]

ABA John J. Curtin, Jr. Justice Fund Legal Internship Program

The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is seeking motivated law student interns to apply for stipends available for the Summer 2013 Program.  These students should have a position offered, contingent on funding, from a qualified organization. Internship: The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is managed jointly by the ABA Commission on Homelessness and […]

Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship Program Deadline Coming on January 18th!

Application deadline: January 18, 2013!  2013 Summer Fellowships: Funded positions in labor-related organizations throughout the United States. 2013-2014 School-Year Fellowship: one funded part-time position in Chicago. Please visit the website for additional information and to apply.    

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Summer Fellowship

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (“HLAB”) is the nation’s oldest student-run legal services organization, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts on the campus of Harvard Law School.  HLAB works with hundreds of low-income clients to solve their legal problems in the areas of housing, domestic relations, government benefits and fair wage law.  As a student-run legal clinic […]

The Equaljusticeworks Summer Corps Program

The Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Program provides law students with the chance to spend their summer working on a legal project at a qualifying nonprofit public interest organization of their choosing. Summer Corps members expand the delivery of critically needed legal assistance in low-income and underserved communities across the country for veterans, homeowners facing […]

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of December 17, 2012

Featured Events: Spring 2013 (1Ls and 2Ls – this is how you can get involved!)  January:  January 22nd, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Training Session, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Room TBD. Volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to individuals with low to moderate incomes ($50,000 maximum income), individuals with disabilities, non-English speaking taxpayers, […]

FCBA Foundation Funding of Unpaid Communications-Related Legal Internships – Open to 1L and 2L Students

For the 20th consecutive year, the Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) Foundation will award stipends to law students from its Chairman Robert E. Lee Scholarship and Internship Fund. In 2013, the Foundation will award several stipends to law students employed as unpaid summer interns in positions with the FCC and other Federal, state and local […]

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD): Summer 2013 Internship Program

The AAPD has announced its 2013 internship program, which is open to people with disabilities that are undergraduate or graduate students, as well as recent graduates. The program is a paid, 10-week internship that offers both public and private sector opportunities. The internship offers paid travel to Washington, DC as well as housing. Application Deadline:  […]

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 […]