Due August 22: Roddenberry Fellowship
Application Due: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The Roddenberry Fellowship is a new 12-month program for activists from across the country who are working to protect the most vulnerable and to make the US a more inclusive and equitable place to live. Twenty Fellows will be selected to receive $50,000 each, as well as tailored support, to help implement a project or initiative in one of four areas: civil rights; Climate change and environmental justice; immigration and refugee rights; LGBTQIA and Women’s Rights.
More info and apply here.
Rolling Deadline: Executive Director-David Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law
The UCLA School of Law is seeking a top public interest lawyer to become the Executive Director of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy (Epstein Program). The Epstein Program is the leading public interest curricular program in the United States. For two decades, the Epstein Program has trained and mentored future attorneys to become innovative leaders dedicated to public service and advancing justice. The hallmarks of the Epstein Program are its exceptional faculty, cutting-edge curriculum, vibrant community, and deep commitment to student success. The Epstein Program has specialized admissions, teaching, mentoring, and advising for Epstein Program students and alumni. This is a year-round, academic, non-tenure track position with an expected start date of January 1, 2018.
Minimum academic requirements include a J.D. or equivalent advanced degree from a U.S. school and an excellent academic record. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of practice experience, as well as significant leadership capacity and initiative. The salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
More information and apply here.
Rolling Basis: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Internship in the Granger Office.
The Northwest immigrant Rights Project’s Granger office provides free and low cost immigration legal services to residents in Eastern Washington. Granger is about 30 miles east of Yakima, and within the heart of the agricultural industry in Washington State. Our offices are housed within the Northwest Communities Education Center, which is home to numerous non-profit organizations providing services to farm workers, and Radio KDNA, which is the only public radio station in the state producing educational programming for the Spanish speaking community since 1979.
Learn more and apply here
Due December 11: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Internship Summer 2018 with the Tacoma Office.
The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is seeking law student applications for spring and summer internship positions in its Tacoma office. These internships are unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit.
For summer, full consideration will be given to applications received by December 11, 2017. No applications will be accepted after March 1, 2018.
For more information here.