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Public Interest Opportunities

This Week at the CDO

Monday, February 23, 2009 FLORIDA SUPREME COURT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM INFORMATION MEETING (1L and 2L students)The Florida Supreme Court Internship Program Information Session takes place on Monday, February 23 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 110. Former interns will be on hand to answer questions about their experiences at the Supreme Court. The application and selection processes […]

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Fellowship

Inter-american commission on human rights, organization of american states, Scholarship – Rapporteurship on the Rights of Women The IACHR is seeking candidates for a one year fellowship in Washington, DC to run from May 1, 2009 – April 30, 2010. The objectives of this fellowship is to provide an opportunity for young lawyers from OAS […]

Post-Graduate Law Fellowship in the Florida Keys

Citizens Not Serfs is a grassroots community initiative geared at educating the residents of the Florida Keys about important issues, and providing them with resources to demand accountability from their public officials. The organization is currently seeking two recent law school graduates for two year staggered fellowships. The full-time position is available now and needs […]

Summer Public Interest Fellowship Opportunities for UM Law Students

Each year, the University of Miami School of Law provides two fellowship programs for students to work for public interest organizations during the summer: HOPE Fellows (1L and 2L students) The HOPE Public Interest Resource Center provides stipends to law students who work in otherwise uncompensated public interest jobs in exchange for a year-commitment to […]

Reminder: Student-to-Student Public Interest Career Fair Today

The Career Development Office and HOPE Public Interest Resource Center proudly present the 3rd Annual Student-to-Student Public Interest Career Fair TODAY, Thursday, February 1212:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.The Bricks Casual Dress Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to talk informally with students who had interesting and meaningful experiences in the public sector.

Opportunity in Social Justice / Community Organizing

Representatives from the DART Center will be on the University of Miami campus on Tuesday, February 10 @ 6 PM in the Toppel Career Center Library to discuss careers in the field of community organizing. Anyone interested in pursuing a career working towards social and economic justice in low-moderate income communities is encouraged to attend. […]

This Week at the CDO

Important events and deadlines for the week of January 19, 2009: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 SPRING OCI IS HERE!Bidding for the February Phase of the Spring On Campus Interview (OCI) Program Begins via Symplicity. Bidding will end on Thursday, January 29 at 11:00 p.m. GET READY FOR OCIYou can’t participate in Spring OCI without a […]

Massachusetts Bar Foundation – Legal Intern Fellowship Program

The Massachusetts Bar Foundation – Legal Intern Fellowship Program offers approximately 6 stipends to law students who intern during the summer months at nonprofit organizations providing civil legal services to low-income clients in Massachusetts. Students must work 10 weeks. Pay: Stipends have a maximum amount of $6,000. Students may receive funding from other sources to […]

PSLawNet: Valuable Resource for Public Service and Public Interest Careers

The Public Service Law Network Worldwide (www.PSLawNet.org) is a national network of over 2,000 organizations that offer students and graduates opportunities in legally-related public interest and public service work. PSLawNet is a comprehensive site. In addition to containing job postings for both internships and postgraduate positions, PSLawNet offers resources for those interested in a public […]

Institute for Educational Equity and Opportunity Fellowship and Summer Associate Programs

The Institute for Educational Equity and Opportunity is a non-profit organization dedicated to the pursuit of educational equity and opportunity, particularly for disadvantaged United States’ public school children through legal means. The IFEEO is especially interested in fair and equitable public school finance laws. Towards this interest, the IFEEO created the IFEEO Legal Fellowship Program […]