Come in for Walk-Ins with William Shultz, prior HHS General Counsel, to discuss Health Care Law and what the future of healthcare lawyering may look like in the current political climate.
This Fund is intended to provide support for HLS students from any HLS degree program engaged in term time or summer public interest research or work pertaining to Taiwan, the People's Republic of China or Hong Kong.
Sign-up for one-on-one advising appointments with Matthew Colangelo, Civil Rights Advocate and Senior Government Official to discuss roles in non-profits and government, and what the future of non-profit and government lawyering may look like in the current political climate.
Read Professor William P. Quigley's letter and [link_to id=144760 title="Letter to a Law Student Interested in Social Justice"]attend the event[/link_to].
Sign-up for one-on-one information sessions with a representative from the Air Force JAG Corps. Learn about the work of JAG attorneys, as well as about summer and post-graduate JAG opportunities.
The Criminal Justice Policy Program is hiring paid research assistants for the January and Spring terms.
Meet with Fredrik Bergman (HLS '14) the Chief Legal Counsel for Centrum för rättvisa (the Centre for Justice, Sweden’s leading public interest law firm) and hear about his experiences as an international HLS alumni, former Swedish judge and pro bono litigator in the field of fundamental rights. Appointments available on Monday, November 14, 1:30-3:30 pm . Be sure to schedule an appointment!
Sign-up to Meet with Clarence Crafoord, Head of the Centre for Justice, Sweden’s Leading Public Interest Law Firm
Meet with Clarence Crafoord, the head of Centrum för rättvisa (the Centre for Justice, Sweden’s leading public interest law firm) and associate lawyer at the law firm Bratt & Feinsilber. Appointments are available on Monday, November 14, 1:30-3:30 pm. Be sure to schedule an appointment!
Sign-up to for this webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice that provides an overview of their internship programs. 1Ls are particularly encouraged to attend.
Applications are now being accepted for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Summer Intern Program. Apply Now!
Each year, Harvard Defenders selects three law students to serve as full-time Litman Fellows. Fellows have the unique opportunity to handle all their own cases, which involves interacting with clients, interviewing them in preparation for hearings, and conducting extensive investigations, which often entail meeting with witnesses and police officers. In addition, Fellows develop their own litigation strategies and ultimately present their cases to clerk magistrates in the Boston area’s criminal courts.
Applications are due Monday, October 17, 2016. See full posting here.
Are you going into public interest? And/or is your employer not covering the cost of bar prep materials? Check out all of the bar prep programs when they are on campus October 24-26, so that you can think about which course you genuinely want to take. AND if you have made a deposit or a commitment, please contact Olivia Warren!
Join Iván Velásquez Gómez, UN High Commissioner for the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, (CICIG) as he describes his battles against illegal security groups and clandestine security organizations in Guatemala – criminal groups believed to have infiltrated state institutions, fostering impunity and undermining democratic gains in Guatemala since the end of the country’s armed conflict in the 1990s.
The Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies awards $10,000 from the Players Trust to to help with the academic costs of full-time graduate or law students with a demonstrated commitment to the labor movement. Applications are due Monday, November 7, 2016.
Tomorrow, 10/5, Only! Meet with Guest Advisor, Alan Rozenshtein, Attorney Advisor, Office of Law and Policy, National Security Division, US DOJ
Alan Rozenshtein focuses on cybersecurity and foreign intelligence issues. Sign up for an exclusive one-on-one advising appointment!
Read more to see the list of employers who will be interviewing 3Ls through the Add Period!
Bidding has officially opened for the Public Interest Interview Program! To bid, login to Symplicity CSM, click on the “OCI” tab on your profile, and select “PIIP 2016 On-Campus Interviews” or “PIIP 2016 Resume Collection”.
We know it may seem early to start thinking about next summer, but the application process begins, for many students, in the late summer/early fall, and we want to make sure you are well prepared.
Interested in supplementing your SPIF funding for the summer? There are numerous fellowships, both internal and external, that you can apply for that offer supplemental funding for public interest work during the summer.
To ensure that a decision to pursue law firm work is based on your own personal needs and interests rather than mythology, we’ve tackled some of the most common misconceptions about public interest law here.