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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 […]

The City of Chicago Department of Law 2013 Summer Law Clerk Program

The City of Chicago Department of Law invites law students to apply for its 2013 Summer Law Clerk Program. Usually, the program begins June 1st and is for a minimum of 10 weeks; however, the start date and duration of a law clerk’s summer will be determined by the law clerk and his/her direct supervisor. […]

Children’s Law Center (CLC) Invites Applications for Summer 2013 Internships

Children’s Law Center works to give every child in the District of Columbia solid foundation of family, health and education. They are the largest provider of free legal services in the District and the only to focus on children. The 80-person staff partners with local pro bono attorneys to serve more than 2,000 at-risk children […]

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 […]

The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) Seeks Full-Time Interns for its 2013 Summer Program

The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is seeking full-time law student interns for its 2013 summer program. EBCLC is the community-based clinic for Berkeley Law School (UniversityofCalifornia, Boalt Hall) during the academic year, and provides free civil legal services to low-income clients of Alameda County,California. During the summer session, EBCLC welcomes students from all […]