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

November 14, 2019

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

Registration is Open for the 33rd Annual Robert M. Cover Public Interest Retreat

November 13, 2019
Register for the Robert M. Cover Public Interest Retreat! The Robert M. Cover Retreat brings together law students, academics and practitioners committed to public interest to share their experiences, network and reinvigorate their commitment to this important work. The weekend is filled with exciting discussions and workshops on reproductive justice, environmental justice, police accountability, criminal justice, immigration justice, gender identity advocacy, activism and many other interesting topics. This year’s theme is: Lawyering from the Left: Public Interest, Community, and Movement Lawyering in Times of Crisis and Beyond

This year’s retreat will take place February 21-23, 2020 at the Sargent Center in Peterborough, NH.  The cost of attendance is $195 (includes retreat fees, lodging, and all meals/food). The registration deadline is Friday, February 7, 2020.

Appointments are Still Available with Wasserstein Fellow Sylvia Torres-Guillén, Director of Education Equity, ACLU of California

November 8, 2019

Interested in hearing about educational equity and student’s rights? Sign-up to meet with Wasserstein Fellow Sylvia Torres-Guillén, Director of Education, ACLU of California, from Nov. 13-15.

Bidding Now Open for the Massachusetts Law School Consortium Government and Public Interest Interview Program

November 8, 2019

Bidding is now open for the winter MLSC Government and Public Interest Job Interview Program at Boston College Law School on January 30 and 31. You may review and “bid” on (meaning, apply to) participating employers using the Consortium’s Symplicity CSM now through December 2 at noon.

OPIA Administered Fellowships E-Advising Series: Public Service Venture Fund Organization-Based Fellowship

November 7, 2019

Public Service Venture Fund Organization Based (Org-Based) Fellowships are fully-funded fellowships intended to help launch students’ public interest careers at the public service organization of their choice that otherwise is not hiring at the entry-level. Learn more about the selection criteria and process.