Are you wondering if the Early Interview Program (EIP) is right for you? Do you see yourself somewhere other than a large law firm? Are you worried that if you don’t go to a large law firm, you’ll be left without “options”? Join us for a panel discussion with public-interest-minded current students as they reflect on their own decisions about whether to participate in EIP.
Take-away lunch will be provided.
Fellowships can be the gateway to new ideas and innovations and a critical component to a successful postgraduate public interest job search. Join Fellowships Director Judy Murciano for an overview of fellowships, grants, and scholarships that will support public interest work, study, research, and entrepreneurship in the U.S. and abroad.
Take-away lunch will be provided.
Please join the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society for our first Tuesday lunch of the academic year, featuring our Faculty Director Jonathan Zittrain, and serving as a Virtual Open House. Prof. Zittrain will start by sharing an overview of the work and themes explored at the Center, followed by time for attendees to meet […]
OPIA’s Virtual Public Interest Networking Reception provides an opportunity to connect with attorneys from a wide range of public interest organizations, including federal and state government, legal services, public defenders, prosecutors, public interest law firms, and non-profit advocacy organizations. Learn about potential summer and post-graduate job opportunities and brush up on your networking skills. RSVP required.
Masterclass is a program and virtual reception that will give you concrete tools to use during law firm receptions, both virtually and for in-person events in the future. Learn a concrete, step-by-step approach to making a great impression at a professional reception or event and then put what you have learned into action by navigating an actual reception with attorneys from prominent firms around the country.
Join OPIA for a conversation with Chloe Cockburn ’07, Program Officer for Criminal Justice Reform at Open Philanthropy and Josie Duffy ’13, President of The Appeal, for a discussion of where we go now with criminal justice reform in the United States in the wake of Minneapolis. Students will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance and also during the event.
RSVP required by 11 a.m. on the day of the event. Individuals who RSVP will receive a link to the event link.
Attendees are encouraged to submit questions in advance of the program, and no later than 10 p.m. on June 24th. Individuals can submit questions anonymously.
When and why state attorneys general assume control of criminal cases, especially those arising from allegations of police misconduct, has starkly arisen in Minnesota where Professor Jim Tierney (Former Attorney General of Maine and Lecturer in Law & Director of the Attorney General Clinic at Harvard Law School), has been advising Minnesota AG Keith Ellison regarding the recent homicide of George Floyd.
Please RSVP to receive a Zoom link to shortly before the program.
Please join OPIA and the Labor and Employment Action Project (LEAP) to hear Wasserstein Fellow Ben Botts discuss the current landscape for guest workers’ rights under President Trump. Please note that the views expressed by the speaker(s) are their own. Non-pizza lunch provided.
Come learn from and network with one of our highly esteemed and deeply knowledgeable Wasserstein Fellows, Jim Freeman ’03, Founder and Executive Director of the Grassroots Action Support Team, as he discusses what it takes to be a movement lawyer.
Come learn from and network with one of our highly esteemed and deeply knowledgeable Wasserstein Fellows, Barbara Martinez, Chief of the Special Prosecutions Section and Trafficking/Project Safe Childhood Coordinator in the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, as she discusses the importance of partnerships and how prosecution alone is not the way […]
OPIA’s Public Interest Networking Reception is an opportunity to connect with attorneys from a wide range of public interest organizations, including federal and state government, legal services, public defenders, prosecutors, public interest law firms, and non-profit advocacy organizations.
Be prepared for your 1L summer internship interviews and ensure success by practicing your skills in a mock interview. 1Ls will have the opportunity to participate in thirty-minute interviews with HLS alumni and other attorneys representing both the public and private sectors. The first twenty minutes will be spent participating in the mock interview; during […]
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”.
This program, held on September 19, presented an introduction to the range of public interest opportunities available to students at HLS. Featured speakers included HLS graduate and a member of Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson and our own Assistant Dean for Public Service Alexa Shabecoff. The
The American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics is proud to co-sponsor the First Annual Health Law Student Conference. This year's theme will be "Taking the Health Law Career Path: Student Conference and Job Fair."
As we prepare for the arrival of students in a few weeks, we have also been looking back on the past year. In perusing the archives of the Record, we found a number of stories that highlight a year of public service at HLS.