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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 […]

Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center Has Opening For Staff Attorney

The Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC) is a non-profit agency that provides education and direct legal representation to vulnerable immigrants, including individuals detained by the Department of Homeland Security in Pennsylvania detention facilities. PIRC provides on-site group legal orientations, individual consultations, self-help workshops and pro bono attorney referral services under its Legal Orientation Program (LOP), […]

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, […]

Partners Global Offers Varied Internship Opportunities

Partners is a small and dynamic organization that allows interns a hands-on, valuable opportunity to gain exposure to an international, non-profit working in the field of change and conflict management. Latin America Program Internship: Partners Global (“Partners”) is seeking an intern to join the Latin America Team to support implementation of current projects and assist […]

BABSEA International Legal Studies Externship Clinic – June 3, 2013 – July 27, 2013

Deadlines: Priority: March 10, 2013; Final: April 1, 2013 Apply Now! Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEA CLE) is currently accepting applications for its 2013 June-July Legal Studies Externship Program. Entering into its 8th year, the BABSEA CLE Legal Studies Externship Program offers an opportunity to make a real contribution to […]

CALL FOR INTERNSHIP APPLICATIONS: Special Tribunal for Lebanon Office of the Prosecutor

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (located near The Hague, Netherlands) has several vacant unpaid-internship positions for 2013, including from January 2013. Minimum commitment is 3 months. Trial in the case of Prosecutor v. Ayyash et al is scheduled to start on March 25, 2013, so this may be a great time to play a part […]

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 […]

NWIRP Hiring Two Attorney Positions – Seattle

The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) is hiring for two attorney positions in their Seattle office: one position will work under a new grant providing immigration legal assistance to survivors of torture, and the second will help continue work on behalf of immigrant youth, with a primary focus on DACA work.  The job announcements can be found […]

CSO’s Central America Team Seeking Field Team Officer for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations’ (CSO) Honduras Team

CSO’s Central America team is looking for strong candidates to apply for a post as a Field Team Officer for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations’ (CSO) Honduras Team. Field Team Officer: Under Chief of Mission authority, the incumbent will provide direction to efforts focused on public security reform, judicial and investigative capacity building, […]