Exciting Job & Internship Leads: PDS, Sierra Club, CLS, and Echoing Green!

Washington DC Public Defender Services seeks 2020 Summer Law Clerks

The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) provides and promotes quality legal representation to indigent adult and children facing a loss of liberty in the District of Columbia and thereby protects society’s interest in the fair administration of justice.

PDS’s Summer Law Clerk Program gives students an opportunity to assist attorneys in all aspects of case preparation. Law clerks perform legal research, draft motions, interview incarcerated and institutionalized clients, perform field investigations, represent juveniles in disciplinary hearings, respond to inmate correspondence, attend discovery conferences, parole hearing and appellate arguments.

PDS will be participating in OCI at UW Law on Friday, September 13th. For additional details and to apply please visit here. Application deadline is September 4, 2019.

Sierra Club seeks Associate Attorney (Oakland, CA)

Sierra Club LogoThe Sierra Club enforces environmental laws and targets the nation’s most pressing environmental issues through strategic legal advocacy at the federal, state, and local levels. The Sierra Club Environmental Law Program seeks an associate attorney to begin work at Sierra Club national headquarters in Oakland, California starting in September 2020. As part of the national Sierra Club’s legal team, the associate attorney helps coordinate all aspects of the Club’s legal work. The Environmental Law Program directs legal strategy for the Sierra Club’s campaigns, including Beyond Coal, Beyond Dirty Fuels, and Our Wild America. We litigate cases and coordinate legal work among campaigns, state-level chapters, and partner coalitions.

For additional details and application instructions please visit here. Priority application deadline is September 9, 2019 for a start date of September 2020. 

Columbia Legal Services seeks full-time Staff Attorney (Olympia, WA)

Columbia Legal Services is a legal advocacy organization that advances social, economic, and racial
equity for people living in poverty. Columbia Legal Services seeks a full-time Staff Attorney to join its statewide advocacy team. CLS staff attorneys engage in systemic, multi-forum legal advocacy and community engagement to dismantle the structures that perpetuate poverty, racism, and other injustices in Washington.

For additional details and application instructions please visit here. Priority application deadline is September 6, 2019.

2020 Echoing Green Fellowship Opens September 18!

For more than 30 years, Echoing Green has been on the front lines of solving the world’s biggest problems by raising up transformational leaders who challenge the status quo. Through its two-year, full-time Fellowship, Echoing Green finds people working on a plan to make the world better in a big way. Then, they help them become impactful leaders by connecting them with the tools, resources, and communities they need to bring their ideas to life.

Echoing Green’s 2020 Fellowship application opens on September 18, and will close on October 16, 2019. For additional fellowship details and application instructions please visit here.