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  • Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti Fall 2022 Legal Internship

    April 28, 2022

    About Us
    The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) is a U.S.-based human rights nonprofit organization that has been promoting human rights…

  • ABA Center for Human Rights Fall 2022 Legal Externship

    April 28, 2022

    The American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights is the ABA’s focal entity for critical human rights concerns in the United States and around the…

  • Office of Senate Counsel Fall 2022 Internship

    April 28, 2022

    The Office of Senate Counsel is responsible for a variety of legislative and legal matters for the Senate and individual Senators, serving as the chamber’s…

  • The Public Interest Law Center 2022 Fall Legal Internships

    April 27, 2022

    The Amy Ginensky & Andy Rogoff Emerging Advocate Initiative is our internship program for law students and undergraduates seeking an opportunity to immerse themselves in…

  • Animal Outlook Fall 2022 Legal Advocacy Internship

    April 27, 2022

    Animal Outlook is seeking part-time legal interns for Fall 2022 (unpaid). Animal Outlook is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) animal advocacy organization. Working to end animal…

  • Submit your student note to the Harvard Journal on Legislation

    April 20, 2022

    We are seeking original submissions of 10,000-15,000 words from students for our Winter 2023 print edition. We welcome submissions from law as well as non-law students. We invite submissions on a wide range of topics, including law, policy, politics, and history, as long as the subject matter will be of interest to policymakers. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at hlsjol@mail.law.harvard.edu. Please submit pieces by Sunday, June 19 via email to hlsjol@mail.law.harvard.edu with the subject line .

  • Research Assistance for Project on Solitary Confinement in Immigration Detention

    April 20, 2022

    Research Assistants are needed for the summer and fall to work on a project involving solitary confinement of immigrants.

  • Life After Law School Series: After BigLaw – Pathways to Public Interest

    April 13, 2022

    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.

  • Spring RA Opportunity in Health Law & Policy Clinic

    April 13, 2022

    The Health Law and Policy Clinic (HLPC) of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of HLS is seeking a paid Research Assistant (RA). HLPC is currently working with the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) to collect data regarding Medicaid coverage of hepatitis C treatment. The RA will review state Medicaid websites for 8 states, identifying and analyzing policy documents to determine whether specific coverage restrictions for hepatitis C treatment are in place. No health law knowledge or experience is necessary.

  • Call for Entries for ILJ Feature Submissions – Student Note Competition

    April 8, 2022

    Submit your student writing to the Harvard International Law Journal's Student Note Competition! The winner of the Competition for Volume 64(1) will be published alongside leading academics and receive comprehensive feedback throughout the editing process. Successful Notes are engaging, make new arguments, and deal with international or comparative law. Pieces should be between 8,000 and 16,000 words, including footnote citations. Only current HLS students or graduates one year out (JDs, LLMs, and SJDs all welcome) are eligible for the Competition.

  • Professor Lopez seeks Research Assistant

    March 30, 2022

    Seeking Research Assistant for brief project

  • Spring RA Opportunity at the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

    March 30, 2022

    The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School is seeking a paid Research Assistant (RA). CHLPI is currently working with the Illinois Community Health Worker Association to conduct roundtable sessions with stakeholders. The RA will review and prepare transcripts from roundtable meetings for analysis including reviewing transcripts and video recordings in order to reorganize transcripts according to speaker and to correct text for errors where necessary. No health law knowledge or experience is necessary.

  • EJW Fellowship Info Session

    March 24, 2022

    Explore the possibilities of gaining 2 years of support at the job of your dreams with an innovative project at a U.S.-based organization by hearing from the Equal Justice Works Foundation.

  • Summer Research Assistants for Professor Cass Sunstein

    March 8, 2022

    Research Assistant positions involving administrative law, climate change, environmental law, and behavioral economics for Prof. Cass Sunstein

  • Research Assistant Positions in Health Law for Prof. Glenn Cohen

    March 2, 2022

    Research Assistant Positions in Health Law for Prof. Glenn Cohen

  • Research Assistants for Prof. Lessig

    February 28, 2022

    Professor Lessig is looking for RAs who can devote substantial time to research, beginning as soon as possible but especially over the summer. If interested, please send CV and a brief statement of interest to a2lessig@pobox.com.

  • 2022-2023 Dean Acheson Legal Stage Program at the Court of Justice for the European Union

    February 16, 2022

    The United States Embassy in Luxembourg is accepting applications for the Dean Acheson Legal Stage (traineeship/apprenticeship) Program at the Court of Justice of the European Union for fall 2022 and spring 2023.

  • RA Position for Professor Kraakman

    February 16, 2022

    Professor Kraakman is looking for an RA to assist in research on the composition of corporate boards.

  • Law and International Development Society: Spring semester project applications due 2/13

    February 16, 2022

    Apply to join a spring semester project with the Law and International Development Society! Applications are due Sunday, February 13 at 6 pm.

  • Digital Humanities Assistant – Program in Islamic Law (PIL) / SHARIAsource

    February 7, 2022

    For our research activities and projects within Harvard’s SHARIAsource, we are looking for a Digital Humanities assistant. As part of the SHARIAsource Digital Humanities team led by Dr. Yusuf Celik, you will be mainly working on a variety of data-oriented tasks. These tasks include but are not limited to recording and updating information on historical sources, figures, and locations. Applicants should submit (1) a CV/resume, (2) an unofficial transcript, and (3) a brief statement of interest at https://harvardlaw.formstack.com/forms/pil_dh_application_spring_2022

  • Research Assistant for Freezeouts Project

    February 7, 2022

    Professor Subramanian seeks a research assistant to help with a small project on freezeouts. The project will primarily involve data collection and some writing. If interested, please send your resume or CV and a brief statement of interest to Jenna Cowie (jcowie@law.harvard.edu).

  • Spring Break Pro Bono Opportunities with the Texas Access to Justice Commission – Apply by February 9

    February 3, 2022

    Applications must be submitted by February 9. https://texasatj.org/pro-bono-spring-break Most placements are virtual, but there are few in-person slots. Each year during Spring Break, law…

  • Harvard University Climate Education Initiatives Focus Groups 

    February 3, 2022

    Students are invited to join Professor Richard Lazarus and Dean Catherine Claypoole (who are serving on the University’s Climate Education Committee) at a focus group on Tuesday, February 8 (1-1:45 pm) or Wednesday, February 9 (12-12:45 pm) to discuss (1) what climate education at Harvard should look like in 2030, and what the implications of this vision are for undergraduate, professional, and doctoral education at Harvard and also (2) what Harvard’s priorities for initial steps at the School or University level should be to improve climate education at Harvard in the short run.  If you’re interested in joining us for this discussion, please sign up for a focus group here. We look forward to your thoughts.

  • Research Assistant Opportunity for Randomized Trial of Accreditation of Health Care in Jails

    February 2, 2022

    RAs Needed for Randomized Trial of Accreditation of Health Care in Jails

  • RAs for Research Projects on Modern and Medieval Criminal Law

    January 31, 2022

    Research assistants needed for projects related to modern American criminal procedure and (separately) medieval English felony law.

  • Optional Reading Group in Japanese Law

    January 31, 2022

    Offer to start an informal, no-credit reading group for reading law in Japanese.

  • APPLY NOW: Institute for Rebooting Social Media Student Discussion Group

    January 28, 2022

    The Berkman Klein Center's Institute for Rebooting Social Media is currently recruiting Harvard graduate students for a spring discussion group. This interdisciplinary, student-led group will explore some of social media’s most pressing topics and questions in relation to policy, technology, and sociology. For more details and to apply please visit https://brk.mn/discussionapp. Application deadline: January 30th, 5pm.

  • Opportunity: Research Assistant for the Leadership Team of the Berkman Klein Center

    January 28, 2022

    The new Executive Director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Sue Hendrickson, and the Managing Director, Elisabeth Sylvan, are looking to hire entrepreneurial research assistants for the spring semester to support their leadership of the Center and the Center’s engagement on a broad range of initiatives relating to the rapidly evolving relationship between the Internet, technology and society.

  • Professor Jack Goldsmith looking for RA’s – Federal Courts Issues

    January 25, 2022

    Professor Goldsmith is interested in hiring a research assistant for work over the summer. The research will mostly concern federal courts issues. The work can be part time and at a distance. If you are interested send a resume and transcript to dqashat@law.harvard.edu.

  • LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic Director Alexander Chen Hiring Research Assistants

    January 25, 2022

    LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic Director Alexander Chen is looking for research assistants to work on current projects relating to gender and sexuality law, constitutional law, civil rights law, and family law. Please send to Caroline Fitzgerald (cfitzgerald@law.harvard.edu) the following information: (1) a letter indicating your area(s) of interest, relevant background, and amount of time available, (2) a resume, and (3) a law school transcript.

  • Legal Tech Fictional Writing Competition

    January 25, 2022

    The second annual law student Legal Tech Fictional Writing competition is now open. Submit a short entertaining story on the intersection of law and technology for your chance to win $1500 in prize money. Deadline is March 1st. To learn more go to https://www.atjtechfellows.org/ltfwc

  • New spring online course – EDU 405 Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery: A Normative Case-Study Writing Initiative

    January 25, 2022

    New online course with Professor Meira Levinson. Like many universities, Harvard has recently been grappling with the historical and contemporary legacy of slavery inscribed within our [sic] land and buildings, endowment, scholarship, teaching, and people. In Spring 2022, the University Committee on Harvard & the Legacy of Slavery (H&LS) will share materials, insights, and recommendations emerging from its work. How can students, staff, faculty, and alumni be encouraged to take these findings seriously and grapple with their (our) own roles in perpetuating or challenging these legacies?

  • Research assistant – Religious Liberty/Legal History

    January 18, 2022

    Lael Weinberger is looking hire a research assistant to help him with research on religious liberty in American history

  • Law & Social Change Program of Study Seeks Student Fellow

    January 18, 2022

    The L&SC Program seeks a student fellow to work with program chairs (Ben Sachs, Catherine Pattanayak, and Sabi Ardalan) to facilitate programming. Responsibilities will include updating the L&SC website. Other responsibilities may include brainstorming and organizing events, setting up mentoring opportunities, among others. Interested students should submit a resume and short (100-200 word) explanation of why they are interested in the position and ideas for improving the L&SC program to sardalan@law.harvard.edu. The position is paid.

  • Teaching Fellow needed for HLS course Torts 3 with Mary Ziegler

    January 18, 2022

    Visiting Professor Mary Ziegler is looking hire one or two teaching fellows to help her in her session of Torts at HLS, to assist with all aspects of class work management and record-keeping.

  • Harvard Defenders accepting applications for Spring 2022!

    January 10, 2022

    Harvard Defenders is accepting applications for Spring recruitment! Harvard Defenders is a student-run public defender office — we represent low-income clients in criminal hearings and…

  • Professor Babai is Seeking a Teaching Fellow for GOVT-E 1750

    January 6, 2022

    Professor Don Babai is looking for a teaching fellow for GOVT-E 1750, a Harvard Extension School online course on international organization this spring semester starting January 27. The class e-meets once a week on Thursdays from 7:40-9:40 pm. Responsibilities include handling one or two weekly discussion sections (exact number depends on enrolment) and grading undergraduate exams. Some background in international relations or international law essential. Please contact Don Babai at babai@fas.harvard.edu with CV.

  • Prof. Kaplow Hiring Research Assistants

    January 6, 2022

    Professor Kaplow is looking for research assistants, mainly for taxation & antitrust. Please send to Molly Eskridge (HA318A, meskridge@law.harvard.edu) the following information: (1) a letter indicating your area(s) of interest, relevant background, and amount of time available, (2) a resume, and (3) a law school transcript (informal is fine). 1Ls are encouraged to apply, and should also include undergraduate information for item #3.

  • Spring 2022 Clinical Opportunity: Poverty Law Workshop and the Safety Net Project

    December 16, 2021

    The Poverty Law Workshop is a new course offering for 2021-22 academic year, which is open to all students and has seats reserved for

  • Spring 2022 Clinics with Open Seats: Enroll Today!

    December 9, 2021

    There are a handful of clinics that have a few open seats available for the spring term.  Interested students should email Olivia Klein (oklein@law.harvard.edu) to

  • U.S. EPA Office of General Counsel Extern Program

    October 28, 2021

    U.S. EPA Office of General Counsel The Office of General Counsel (OGC) is the chief legal advisor to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the…

  • Exploring Public Interest Resources at HLS: Career Options in Private Public Interest Law Firms

    October 28, 2021

    Interested in learning more about private public interest law firms? The following resources can help you begin your exploration.

  • 10/28 Event: Trauma Informed Practice and Advocacy

    October 25, 2021

    The HLS Tenant Advocacy Project is hosting a training on Thursday, 10/28, 12:45-1:45 pm: Trauma Informed Practice and Advocacy. Open to all students. Learn…

  • Pro Bono Week 2021!

    October 22, 2021

    Join the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs in our celebration of National Pro Bono Week, October 25-29! This year’s theme is Advocacy at…

  • U.S. Copyright Office, Program for Law Clerks Spring 2022

    October 22, 2021

    Title of Post: U.S. Copyright Office, Program for Law Clerks (Internship) Position Type: Internship Semester: Spring 2022 Compensation Type: Unpaid Description: United States Copyright

  • Animal Legal Defense Fund Spring 2022 Opportunities

    October 22, 2021

    Animal Legal Defense Fund The Animal Legal Defense Fund has several externship and student volunteer openings for spring semester 2022. Externships are experiential learning opportunities for which students receive academic…

  • Queens County District Attorney Spring 2022 Legal Internship

    October 22, 2021

    The Office of the Queens County District Attorney is currently seeking applicants for our Spring Legal Internship, which will run from January through April 2022.