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Summer Legal Internships with the U.S. Department of Justice in Miami

Legal Internship Positions with the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review Positions Location: Miami, FL Qualifications: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are first or second year law students with strong research and writing skills. Prior knowledge of immigration law is preferred but not required. Selected applicants will be required to submit […]

Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) Foundation Stipends

The FCBA Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Funding of Unpaid Legal Internships at Government Agencies:For the sixteenth consecutive year, the Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) Foundation will award stipends to law students from its Chairman Robert E. Lee Scholarship and Internship Fund. In 2009, the Foundation will award at least five $5,000 stipends to law […]

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Summer Legal Intern Program

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking motivated and enthusiastic applicants for its 2009 Summer Honors Legal Intern Program. Legal internship opportunities are available in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD offices. Overview: The OGC-CMS Division counsels both the […]

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 […]

ABA Fellowship in Environmental Law

The Florida Bar’s Environmental and Land Use Law Section is partnering with the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources to fund the Fellowships in Environmental Law Program in Florida. The program is designed to encourage students from underprivileged and disadvantaged backgrounds to study and pursue careers in environmental and/or land use law. […]

FBI Information Session Next Week

COME LEARN ABOUT THE FBIThursday, November 20, 2008 at 12:30 p.m.University of Miami Law SchoolRoom 352 LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED rsvp with Tamesha Keel, CDO Advisor (tkeel@law.miami.edu),by Tuesday, November 18th

Want to Spend Your Summer Law & Order Style?

Each summer, local and federal criminal prosecutor and defense offices hire law students to serve as legal interns. These positions afford students an opportunity to see the criminal justice system up close. At the federal level, the United States Attorney’s Office serves as prosecutors. The USAO has offices in all 50 states, with many of […]

Reminder: Upcoming Deadline for the Department of State

Reminder: The deadline to apply for their summer 2009 Student Internship Program is November 3, 2008. A State Department internship is an opportunity for you to get an inside look at the different types of positions and responsibilities available in foreign affairs. In addition, the Department of State sponsored Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will […]

Update on the New College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA)

For those of you following the new College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA), the final regulations for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Income-Based Repayment have been released. Equal Justice Works has posted an excellent summary of the highlights on its website. The prior blog posting on the CCRAA is available here.

Government Opportunities and Upcoming Deadlines

The Government Honors and Internship Handbook provides a thorough list of summer and post graduate opportunities for students at the local, state and federal government level. The handbook also provides useful charts listing opportunities by class year, deadline and whether the positions are paid/unpaid (in the case of internships). The site is password protected. For […]