Equal Justice Works; LGBT Bar internship in D.C.; Center for Technology and Society

Due May 15: AmeriCorps JD – Summer Opportunities for 1Ls & 2Ls

Equal Justice Works is looking for 1Ls and 2Ls to be part of a summer of service with AmeriCorps JD. While serving in communities across the nation, student AmeriCorps JD Service Members can apply their legal skills and knowledge to provide effective representation for low-income and underserved populations. This year, we’re looking for roughly 500 students to serve on projects focused on veterans, elder abuse, immigration (in NY only) and on civil legal aid generally. If students have already secured a position with a legal host site for the spring or summer that fits in one of these priority areas, they can apply now. If they are still looking for an organization to serve at this summer, they can click here for a list of sites seeking applicants.

All AmeriCorps JD service members will receive a $1,200 Segal AmeriCorps Education award upon successful completion of the program and are eligible to seek funding from the host or another source up to $4,422. The priority deadline is May 15, 2018.

For more information please contact Brian Stone at americorpsjd@equaljusticeworks.org.

Equal Justice Works: Crime Victims Justice Corps Application Opens this Spring

Equal Justice Works is currently recruiting host organizations for the Crime Victims Justice Corps, a new initiative designed to increase access to civil legal assistance and enforce the rights of crime victims. The program will consist of 62 Fellows and 34 law students over a two-year period. Participants will provide legal services, outreach, and education to address legal needs resulting from human trafficking and a variety of civil legal issues arising from victimization, such as family law, education, employment, immigration, and consumer protection, as well as enforcing crime victims’ rights.

Any student interested in receiving further information about the program, including open Fellowship positions, should complete this form to receive updates. The Fellow and law student recruitment will begin in April/May 2018.

Spend the Summer with the LGBT Bar in Washington, D.C.!

Are you looking for an unforgettable summer experience? Apply for an internship with the LGBT Bar! Every summer, we welcome interns from across the country and around the world at the LGBT Bar’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Legal Intern: Assist with legal research and policy work. Experience the nonprofit world while interacting with pro bono counsel at Am Law 100 firms. Attend multiple events around the nation’s capital related to current policy and legal issues. Please note that this internship is open only to current law students and recent law school graduates.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to positions@lgbtbar.org with the position they are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Due March 9: Robert M. Cover – Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinical Fellowship

The Cover-Lowenstein Fellowship is a two-year position designed for lawyers with international human rights or other relevant experience who are interested in preparing for a career in human rights practice or human rights teaching.  The Fellow will help supervise the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and coordinate activities of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights.

The position is for a two-year term, starting in mid-summer 2018.

Applications should include:  a cover letter, a resume and the names and contact information for five references.  These may include professional as well as academic references.  Please have two or three of your references submit recommendation letters directly to the program.

Applications are due Friday, March 9, 2018, and should be sent by email to schell.law@yale.edu. Letters of recommendation should be sent to the same address.

More info here.

Due March 5: The National Center on Philanthropy and the Law (NCPL) is currently accepting applications for the NCPL Fellowship in Nonprofit Law

The National Center on Philanthropy and the Law (NCPL) is currently accepting applications for the NCPL Fellowship in Nonprofit Law. Each year, one Fellowship is awarded to a recent U.S. law school graduate. The NCPL Fellowship in Nonprofit Law permits one Fellow each year to spend a year in residence at a nonprofit organization. The 2018-2019 Fellow will spend the year at Lawyers Alliance for New York (Lawyers Alliance) working closely with senior staff and staff attorneys who have practice specialties that will expose the Fellow to a broad range of disciplines that address the legal needs of nonprofit organizations.

We would be most appreciative if you shared this opportunity with your students. Additional information and the NCPL Fellowship Application can be found at this link  http://ncpl.law.nyu.edu/application-information-5/. Please note that completed applications must be received by the NCPL no later than March 5, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact me at (212) 998-6168 or ncpl.info@nyu.edu.

Due March 1: The Center for Technology and Society, Belfer Fellows Program

The Center for Technology and Society at ADL is proud to announce our inaugural Belfer Fellows Program. The application is live and will be open until March 1, 2018. This fellowship will provide an individual with project-based funding ($25k-$50k) for one year to work with CTS on a project, to ensure justice and fair treatment for all in a digital environment.  This is a non-residential fellowship.  We will consider applicants with a wide range of experience, post-graduate and above.

We are excited about this opportunity and you can find more details and fill out the application here: https://www.adl.org/education/resources/fact-sheets/center-for-technology-and-society-belfer-fellowship