Fellowships, Scholarships, and Jobs! LGBT Bar, Rainier Valley Corps, Navy/JAG, Labor Law & More…

LGBT Bar Summer 2019 Legal Internship

If you are passionate about LGBTQ+equality and dedicated to justice, the LGBT Bar’s summer internships may be the perfect fit for you. As a legal intern you’ll be tasked with assisting with legal research and policy work and with program development for LGBTQ+ and ally law students and attorneys. You’ll experience the nonprofit world while interacting with pro bono counsel at Am Law 100 firms and attorneys with years of experience in the LGBTQ+ advocacy realm. You’ll have the opportunity to make a difference on the issues you care about.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: info@lgbtbar.org. Please include “Summer 2019 Legal Internship” in the subject. Internship includes a $1,000 stipend.

Rainier Valley Corps Community Impact Fellowship Program

Rainier Valley Corps (RVC)’s Community Impact Fellowship Program places talented leaders of color in a two-year full-time position at local grassroots organizations led by communities of color.

Our Fellows bring the experience, passion, and talent — we pay a livable wage, benefits, and provide ongoing professional development training.

For additional information and to apply, please visit here. Priority application deadline is February, 29, 2019. 

Navy/JAG Summer Internship (Paid position in Washington, DC)

Opportunity available to serve as a legal student trainee with the U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG). Duties may include:

  • Assisting in the preparation of criminal and civil cases by conducting legal research, writing briefs and opinions, conducting investigations and interviewing witnesses.
  • Assisting attorneys who counsel and represent Sailors, their family members and retirees in personal legal matters in areas such as family law, estate planning, landlord-tenant law, tax, bankruptcy, immigration and naturalization law.
  • Supporting attorneys in other areas, such as federal tort claims, operational and cyber law, international law, and environmental law.

Additional details and application instructions available here. Application deadline is March 6, 2019.

Mary Ellen Krug Labor and Employment Law Scholarship for 3L’s ($8,000 Award)

The Mary Ellen Krug Scholarship honors the memory of one of UW Law’s most outstanding graduates. Ms. Krug’s character and success are indicated by her selection in 1984 as a Distinguished Alumna of the School of Law, her election as chair of the Labor Law Section of the American Bar Association and the inclusion of her name in her firm’s title: Schweppe, Krug and Tausend. The award will be made to the student or students who have a demonstrated excellence in the fields of labor and employment law through their academic studies as well as labor/employment related activities outside of the classroom. Past award recipients have also indicated plans to practice in this area.

To apply: Please submit: (1) A cover letter explaining your qualifications (up to 4 pages long); (2) a current resume; (3) an unofficial transcript; and (4) two letters of recommendation (preferably from faculty members). All application materials (including the letters of recommendation) must be submitted to via email to: gatespsl@uw.edu no later than March 31, 2019.

Goodwin 1L Public Interest Diversity Fellowships ($10,000 Award)

Goodwin Fellowship ImageThe Goodwin 1L Diversity Fellowships provide first-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards of $10,000 each to help cover expenses while working in a public interest law position during the summer after their first year of law school.

For additional information and to apply please visit here. Application deadline extended to March 4, 2019! 

Gonzaga University School of Law seeks Inaugural Fellow for Center for Law, Commerce, and Ethics

Gonzaga School of Law is seeking to hire an inaugural Fellow for its newly renamed Center for Law, Commerce, and Ethics, formerly known as the Commercial Law Center.  The position is a 9-month, terminal visiting position beginning August 20, 2019 and ending May 8, 2020. Minimum Qualifications:  Juris Doctor degree from a ABA-accredited law school; excellent academic record; and superior recommendations.

To apply or view the complete position description, please visit here. Priority application deadline is March 10, 2019.