Public Service Venture Fund Organization-Based Fellowships Info Session
November 16, 2022
Watch OPIA’s Director of Fellowships, Judy Murciano to learn more about the Fund and the application process.
Committee on General Scholarships Kennedy, Knox and Sheldon Traveling Fellowships, Deadline: January 11, 2023
November 10, 2022
The CGS Traveling Fellowship looks for strong research skills and focused, purposeful travel driven by a clear methodology to make a novel contribution anywhere abroad. It is restricted to J.D.s and S.J.D.s due to graduate in 2023. The three fellowships are bundled as one, but Knox can only go to a UK/Commonwealth country. Kennedy/Sheldon can go to more than one country. This application requires a Fellowship Advising appointment in advance of submission to CARAT.
Justice Catalyst Fellowship, Deadline: December 1, 2022
November 1, 2022
Harnessing the interdisciplinary approach of Professor Hanson’s Systemic Justice Lab, target how your innovative solution to a community-informed, access to justice problem can be addressed for the greatest sustainable and scalable impact that shifts power dynamics (economic and political) and fuels a clear Theory of Change. Regional work may be nationally magnified.
Public Service Venture Fund Seed Grant Optional Letter of Intent, Deadline: November 30, 2022; and Application, Deadline: January 13, 2023
October 28, 2022
Emphasize the need for launching an ambitious but feasible non-profit that is scalable and sustainable to meet an unmet need with Theory of Change.
This fellowship for HLS students only is a two-step process: 1) secure a position with the GBLS unit that will host you; 2) collaborate with the host unit on whether you will serve as a staff attorney or work on a special project. Remember that you are still eligible to apply for a two-year EJW following a one-year school-funded fellowship.
Immigrant Justice Corps, Deadline: November 18, 2022
October 6, 2022
Demonstrate a strong commitment to immigration work and policy reform. Highlight proficiency in languages other than English, cultural competence, trauma-sensitive interview skills, and direct representation. Mention stakeholders, movement lawyering, and collaborative work in high pressured settings with diverse individuals and age groups. Indicate readiness to take the bar. Contact your first-choice organizations to express interest.
E. Barrett Prettyman and Stuart Stiller Fellowship, Deadline: Sept. 1-October 31, 2022 Directed by Georgetown Law, Fellows provide quality representation to adults and adolescents accused of crimes, while developing skills as a clinical instructor. Emphasize long-term commitment to PD work. Submit all essay drafts for review well in advance of the deadline.
Fulbright International Scholarship, Internal Deadline: October 1, 2022
September 22, 2022
Besides the three letters of recommendation for a Fulbright (preferably 2 of the 3 from HLS Faculty), you will need a Letter of Affiliation from the host country (faculty/NGO), a language form from someone who has taught the host’s official language, and a Campus Evaluation (discuss with Judy Murciano in a fellowship advising appointment or during drop-in office hours). Submit your drafts for review well in advance of the internal deadline.
Independence Foundation Fellowship, Deadline: September 19, 2022
September 9, 2022
Independence Foundation Fellows provide free, direct legal services in the Greater Philadelphia area. Consult your host organization about whether they are eligible for this fellowship in a given year.
Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellowship, Deadline: September 13, 2022
September 2, 2022
EJW Fellows seek to meet the unmet legal needs of marginalized communities in a wide range of issue areas highlighted on their website. Project-driven, the EJW application prioritizes: 1) a clearly defined problem of significant magnitude; 2) an ambitious but feasible means to address the problem with an impactful, creative/innovative concrete strategy; 3) a sustainable and scalable solution; 4) a series of opportunities for engaging the sponsoring firm/corporation in the project. EJW proposals can often serve as a template for many additional fellowships throughout the year. Recommendations sent directly to the EJW portal must be received a week before the deadline.
Skadden Fellowship Info Session
April 25, 2022
Learn about this exciting and prestigious two-year post-graduate/post-clerkship fellowship.
A few plaintiffs’ firms and several litigation boutiques participate in EIP, but most plaintiffs’ firms and private public interest law firms (PPILFs) do not participate in campus recruiting programs like EIP or V-PIIP. Learn more about how the hiring processes differ with these types of firms.
Watch our panel of HLS alumni speak about their own journey from practicing at a law firm to a public interest career. Of varied backgrounds, our alums will share what they did to successfully make the transition and what they experienced along the way.
Entry-Level Job Search Strategy Info Session
March 18, 2022
Learn about entry-level and post-clerkship job search topics like how to get started, what hiring mechanisms different types of employers use, and how to find job opportunities.
Openings in the Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic, Spring 2021
December 17, 2021
The Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic has space available for a small number of additional students in the spring 2021 semester. Potential projects include…
Office of Massachusetts Senate Counsel Spring 2022 Internship
November 30, 2021
Office of Senate Counsel Internship Position Description The Office of Senate Counsel is responsible for a variety of legislative and legal matters for the…
Spring 2022 Pre-Approved Independent Clinical Opportunities
November 19, 2021
The Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs is offering several pre-approved independent clinical opportunities for the Spring 2022 semester. The full list of available…
Jobs to Move America Pro Bono Opportunity
October 8, 2021
Jobs to Move America is a strategic policy center that works to transform public spending and corporate behavior using a comprehensive approach that is rooted…