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The Center for Economic and Social Rights Seeks Graduate Level Research Intern for Summer 2012

The Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) is now seeking a dynamic graduate-level research intern to assist the organization in its research projects through the summer of 2012. Applications will be received until May 10, 2012. Formed in 1993, the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) is an international NGO that works for […]

NYU Law School Seeks Assistant Dean of Public Interest

Job Description: Develop employment opportunities in government, public interest (domestic and international), tax exempt organizations, and fellowships through employer meetings, the Public Interest Legal Career Fair, and collaboration with faculty and alumni. Provide counseling to students and alumni who seek summer, post-graduate and/or long-term public service employment. Advise public interest student groups as needed. Collaborate […]

Attend the HOPE Post-Graduate Fellowship Information Session on April 24, 2012

Interested in a post-graduate fellowship? Attend the informational session on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. in Room F-108. Speakers will present information on Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Open Society Institute, Legal Corps and more. Lunch will be served. RSVP to UMHope.

Volunteer to Assist the National Oil Company of Liberia in Modernizing Liberia’s Petroleum Laws

Deadline: Immediate and ongoing The International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP), a U.S.-based nonprofit organization with sister organizations in London (ISLP-UK) and Paris (ISLP-Europe), seeks a volunteer lawyer to spend six months working in Monrovia, Liberia, with  the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) in cooperation with senior ISLP volunteers.  Five or more years of experience […]

The Washington College of Law, American University, Seeks Assistant Director of Public Interest

The Washington College of Law,AmericanUniversity, is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Director of Public Interest. All applications go through the University’s automated application system. The Assistant Director, Public Interest (Assistant Director) will be responsible for developing new programs, bringing coherence to WCL’s vision and managing the many on-going public interest/pro bono projects sponsored […]

The Wasserstein Public Interest Fellows Program

The Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising at Harvard Law Schoolis now taking applications for the Wasserstein Public Interest Fellows Program. The program brings outstanding public interest attorneys to Harvard Law School to counsel students about public service. The Program recognizes exemplary lawyers who have distinguished themselves in public interest work and who can […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of April 16, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Events on Campus:  Monday, April 16th, Pro Bono Clinic for Nonprofits, 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Miami area attorneys are coming together to provide free legal consultations to area nonprofit organizations. Students have the opportunity to shadow participating attorneys during the […]

Free Access for Students/Graduates in Public Interest Work & Academic Summer Access

LexisNexis® offers students and upcoming graduates working in public interest positions a new program called ASPIRE. ASPIRE provides all students and graduates (including December 2011 graduates) engaged in verifiable 501(c)(3) public interest work, free access to federal and state cases, codes, regulations, law reviews, Shepard’s® Citation Service and Matthew Bender® treatises on Lexis. Students need […]

Attend the HOPE Postgraduate Fellowship Information Session This Week

Tuesday, April 24th, Post-Graduate Fellowship Info Session, 12:30 pm, F-209: Interested in a post-graduate fellowship? Come hear from former Skadden and Equal Justice Works Fellows about their experiences as well as information about Legal Corps, Echoing Green, Open Society and other prestigious post-graduate opportunities. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to HOPE.

Be a Part of National Volunteer Week, Social Justice Week and Earth Week in April!

Social Justice Week is a week sponsored by the Butler Center for Service and Leadership and the Office of Community and Civic Engagement is supported by UM Alternative Breaks and UM Invisible Children. SJW hopes to raise awareness and opportunities for advocacy on the UM campus for a variety of social justice issues. It is […]