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Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference – Registration Open for Students and Alumni

Students and alumni interested in attending the 2009 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair can now register online to attend the event taking place October 24 and 25 in Washington, DC.  Currently, over one  hundred employers from government agencies, non-profit organizations and public interest law firms are participating. To register, you must sign up […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 31, 2009)

August 31-September 7 Fall OCI Phase II // Session II Bidding Now Open Fall OCI (Phase II // Session II) Bidding will take place this entire week.  The deadline to bid is Monday, September 7 at 11:00 p.m.  Be sure to review the email sent last week regarding Session II, consult the Fall OCI Handbook […]

Democracy for America Field Organizer Positions Available

Democracy for America is hiring state-level Public Option Field Organizers for an intense three-month pressure campaign to pass a public option as part of healthcare reform.  The organization is looking to put full-time, hired, grassroots field organizers, on the ground to pressure elected leaders to pass healthcare reform with a public option in a variety of […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 7, 2009)

Thursday, September 10 Post Graduate Fellowship Information Program, 12:30 p.m., Room A110 Those students interested in pursuing a career in public interest should plan to attend this program to learn of how funding can be obtained for such a career.  Most fellowship applications come due in the fall semester so now is the time to […]

Lawyers for Literacy Law School Fellow Opportunity

Lawyers for Literacy Law School Fellow Opportunity 2009/2010 Lawyers for Literacy is a collaborative effort, in which local attorneys, judges, and law students provide civic and life skills education to underprivileged juveniles and young adults in Miami-Dade County, under the auspices of The Family Learning Partnership and led by United States District Judge Ursula Ungaro. […]

11th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference

What:        11th Annual NATIONAL LAW STUDENTS WORKERS’ RIGHTS CONFERENCE.  Includes a networking reception, small group discussions and interactive workshops for students who are interested in public interest labor law. When:    October 16 & 17, 2009 Where:    National Labor College, Silver Spring, MD Deadline:      August 27 if you’re asking The Peggy Browning Fund to pay […]

One Year Disability Rights Fellowship

Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP, is proud to introduce a one-year disability rights fellowship. The Fellowship offers a recent law-school graduate or judicial clerk (0 to 3 years out) with a disability the opportunity to participate in all phases of disability rights litigation at our firm in Baltimore, Maryland. Brown, Goldstein & Levy is a […]

2010-2012 ABA SECTION OF TAXATION PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The American Bar Association Section of Taxation is pleased to announce that the application period for its Public Service Fellowship program for 2010-2012 is now open. Applications must be received by August 1,2009 to be considered. Applicants selected for interviews will be invited to attend the Section’s meeting in Chicago on September 25-26, 2009, and […]

This Week at the CDO

Monday, March 2, 2009 DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR CEPS SUMMER FELLOWSHIP (1L students)The deadline to apply for the Center for Ethics and Public Service (CEPS) Summer Public Interest Fellowship Program is Monday, March 2 at 12:30 p.m. Please submit completed applications to Suzanne Nelson in room G288, Law Library. A copy of the application is […]

Everglades Fellowship in Washington, D.C. Available

U.M.’s Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy is recruiting a 2009 U.M. graduate for a fellowship in Washington, D.C., for one year, beginning in August 2009. Funded by the Everglades Foundation, the recipient will be placed in a staff position on a congressional committee or federal agency with jurisdiction over issues affecting the Everglades. […]