If you are a third-year law student, now is the time to be applying for post-graduate fellowships. Deadlines for the below fellowships are fast approaching! Learn more below and at their websites.
Equal Justice Works Fellowships are available to third-year law students, recent law school graduates and experienced attorneys who demonstrate a commitment to public interest law. You must identify a nonprofit host organization that will provide you with a full-time position upon receiving the fellowship, and you should design a new project with them that you plan to work on during the two-year fellowship. Applications are due September 16th. Learn more here »
Skadden Fellowship are for 2017 law school graduates and outgoing judicial law clerks who want to work in the public interest. Like Equal Justice Works, applicants must identify a sponsoring public interest organization where they can work during their two-year fellowship. The sponsor must be a 501(c)(3) organization that provides civil legal services to the poor, including the working poor, the elderly, the disabled or those deprived of their civil or human rights. Applications are due October 3rd. Learn more here »
PILI Graduate Fellowship are open to recent law school graduates who have been hired at a sponsoring Chicago law firm, and want to do pro bono work. PILI Fellows are sponsored by their hiring law firm and they provide 300 hours of legal services at a legal service agency between graduation and joining their firm. Applications are open October 15th and are accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more here »
All law students interested in public interest law can learn more about post-graduate fellowships and other opportunities at PILI’s upcoming program, Explore the Possibilities: Public Interest Law Opportunities for Law Students in St. Louis on September 24th and Chicago on October 15th.
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