Equal Justice Works Post-Graduate Fellowships and Summer Internships
Crime Victims Justice Corps
The Crime Victims Justice Corps is a new initiative designed to increase access to civil legal assistance and enforce the rights of victims of human trafficking, campus sexual assault, fraud, and hate crimes. View the open positions here. Organizations are seeking applicants that are recent graduates and are already licensed to practice law.
Disaster Recovery Legal Corps
The Disaster Recovery Legal Corps is a two-year Fellowship program designed to increase legal assistance for individuals affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Organizations are seeking candidates that are recent graduates and already licensed to practice law. Now recruiting for the following sites:
- Houston Volunteer Lawyers: Staff Attorney Fellow
- Houston Volunteer Lawyers: Outreach & Pro Bono Attorney Fellow
- Texas RioGrande Legal Aid: Legal Fellow
- Equal Justice Center: Fellow
- Florida Legal Services: Legal Fellow
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships
AmeriCorps Legal Fellows make a lasting impact on the communities they serve by expanding the legal resources in low-income and underserved communities and facilitating pro bono opportunities.
Now recruiting a Veteran Legal Corps Fellow to provide direct representation to veterans:
- Neighborhood Legal Services Association (Pittsburgh, PA) – Application Link
Equal Justice Works Georgia Housing Corps Fellowships
The Georgia Housing Corps (GHC) is an Equal Justice Works initiative designed to promote community redevelopment and address housing instability for low-income residents in communities harmed by the foreclosure crisis throughout the state of Georgia. The GHC is currently hiring Fellows and Community Advocates at the following location:
- Atlanta Legal Aid Society (Fulton County, GA)
Contact Michelle Gaeng at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested in applying for a GHC Fellowship position.
Summer 2018 Internships
Organization: National Women’s Law Center
Position: Summer Internship
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline: Rolling Basis
Intern will work with the Legal Director on litigation across the Center’s program areas and the Director of the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund on a variety of tasks including intake and case analysis. Apply for this position here.
Organization: National Lawyers Guild Bay Area Chapter
Position: Law 4 The People Summer Intern
Location: San Francisco, CA
Deadline: May 25, 2018
The Summer Intern will assist office staff and demonstrations committee with various assignments and projects to support active committees throughout the summer. Find out more about this position and apply here.
Organization: Mil Mujeres
Position: Legal Intern (Summer 2018)
Location: Alexandria, VA
Deadline: May 27, 2018
The intern assist the team by giving “Know Your Rights” presentations and conducting client intakes, preparing legal documents, and conducting legal research. Learn more about this position and apply on idealist.com.
Organization: Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR)
Position: Summer Law Clerk
Location: Sacramento, CA
Deadline: Not Specified
The Law Clerk will handle a wide variety of work related to intake, case management of individuals who have been victims of religious discrimination, and research assistance on pending litigation. Apply for this summer position here.