Summer Fellowships: Northwest Justice Project, Peggy Browning Fund

Due February 1:  Northwest Justice Project, 2018 Steve Fredrickson Fellowship, $6,000 StipendNJP Logo

The Steve Fredrickson Fellowship funds a summer internship for a law student who has demonstrated commitment to redressing the housing and/or consumer rights of the poor.

The Steve Fredrickson Fellow will spend 10 weeks this summer at NJP working on important and exciting advocacy work in the field of housing or other consumer issues. The student will work with attorneys on ongoing cases and projects.

The Fellowship is open to any law student who will have completed at least the first year of law school as of June, 2018. Rule 9 eligibility is not required. The successful applicant will have strong communication, research and analytical skills, including excellent writing ability; a demonstrated commitment to social justice advocacy, with specific interest in work that addresses the fulfillment of basic human needs; cultural competence and appreciation for diversity and inclusion, racial equity and access to justice. This Fellowship can be located in any of NJP’s 18 office locations in Washington. The Fellowship stipend is $6000.

More info here.

Due January 12:  Peggy Browning Fund 2018 Fellowships, $6,000 StipendPeggy Browning Fund

Our core program is the Summer Fellowship Program, which is comprised of a 10-week fellowship during the summer months at labor-related organizations around the country.  In 2017, we awarded funded summer fellowships to 80 law students, and we anticipate awarding between 70 and 80 fellowships in 2018. We will also award one part-time funded School-Year Fellowship at the Chicago Newspaper Guild again for 2018-2019.

The Summer Fellowship Program provides stipends to 1st and 2nd year law students who dedicate this time to advancing the cause of workers’ rights.  We routinely collaborate with over 150 participating law schools and selected mentor organizations nationwide.

Summer Fellowship stipends will be a minimum of $6,000 per student for the ten-week employment period.

More info here.