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Self-Funded Summer Internships Available With INTERIGHTS

INTERIGHTS is pleased to invite applications for “summer interns” for the period between May to September 2012.  INTERIGHTS specialises in the strategic litigation of human rights cases before regional and international human rights bodies, on cases from Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, Africa, South Asia and the Middle East. With programmes of work on […]

INTERIGHTS Seeking Volunteer, Right to Education in Africa

Application deadline: 15 January 2012 Established in 1982, INTERIGHTS works to promote respect for human rights through the use of law. This is achieved this through a range of activities: strategic litigation through co-representation, legal support to applicants and third party interventions before international, regional, and national human rights courts and bodies; advising lawyers on […]

PILnet Seeks Legal Officer for Budapest, Hungary

Application deadline: January 20, 2012 PILnet, the Global Network for Public Interest Law, is seeking a full-time Legal Officer for its Pro Bono Program. He/She will be based in PILnet’s Budapest office. PILnet is an international NGO devoted to building a global network to activate, empower and connect those who use legal tools to work […]

Registration is OPEN for the 2012 RebLaw (“Rebellious Lawyering”) Conference!

RebLaw 2012 will be held at YaleLawSchoolon the weekend of February 17-18. This year’s keynote speaker will be Gerald Lopez, UCLA law professor and author of “Rebellious Lawyering: One Chicano’s Vision of Progressive Law Practice.” The keynote panel on “The Criminalization of Poverty” will feature Andrea Ritchie, co-author of “Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT […]

PSLawNet’s Resource Page Has Been Updated and Expanded

PSLawNet’s resource page for public interest law students searching for summer funding is newly updated and expanded.  Detailed information on over 50 funding opportunities is available.  Many deadlines are approaching!  Check out the website for additional information.  

Open Society Foundations, Open Society Justice Initiative Seeks two Litigation Fellows

Application deadline: January 1, 2012 The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this mission, the Foundations seek to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights. On a local level, the Open Society […]

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Offers Varied Opportunities for Women

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network to the advancement of education. To this day, AAUW continues to break through barriers to improve educational opportunities for women and girls. Learn how AAUW makes a difference through research, publications, leadership programs, and as one of the world’s largest sources of funding to […]

The Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship Program Application Deadline is January 13th!

2012 Summer Fellowships: Funded positions in labor-related organizations throughout theUnited States. 2012-2013 School-Year Fellowship: 1 funded part-time position in Chicago Information available on the website. Please note:  The application process has changed this year. Students can now apply online through the website. Application deadline: January 13, 2012  

Internship for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Rights Lawyer (6 months)

Deadline for application: 3 January 2012 For over 25 years, INTERIGHTS has played a leading role in promoting human rights through the use of international and comparative law through strategic litigation and a range of complementary capacity building activities, working with lawyers, judges and civil society partners worldwide. INTERIGHTS currently focuses its activities in Africa, […]

The Foreign Policy Association has a Career Center

The Foreign Policy Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world. Founded in 1918, FPA serves as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding of, and providing informed opinions on global issues. Through its balanced, nonpartisan programs and publications, the FPA encourages citizens to participate in the […]