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Equal Justice Works Fellowships at the Texas Access to Justice Foundation

Every year, Texas Access to Justice Foundation provides funding for Equal Justice Works Fellowships at TAJF grantee sites. We recently learned that Equal Justice Works’ applicant pool for the 2015-16 Class has very few applicants with TAJF grantees as the host organization. While TAJF has made no decision regarding any current applicants, they have asked […]

Corporate and Nonprofit Summer 2015 Opportunities (September 29, 2014)

Below is a list of corporate and nonprofit summer clerkship opportunities that are not featured on the CSO Job Bank. Please note that some may be eligible for course credit. Center for Reproductive Rights (New York, NY) is seeking a summer 2015 legal intern. Echostar (Englewood, CO) is seeking a summer 2015 legal intern. Farm […]

Corporate and Nonprofit Opportunities (September 5, 2014)

Below is a list of corporate and nonprofit summer clerkship opportunities available for 2Ls and 3Ls that are not featured on the CSO Job Bank. Please note that some may be eligible for course credit. Additional job opportunities may also be found directly via employer websites and job aggregation sites, such as LawStudentJobs.net, LinkedIn, and […]

Peggy Browning Fund Conference – Apply for Nominations by September 4, 2014

The Peggy Browning Fund’s 16th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference takes place October 17-18, 2014 in Linthicum Heights, MD. The University of Texas School of Law may nominate an unlimited number of students to attend the conference. One student, however, will be eligible for conference sponsorship (including on-site meals and lodging expenses) by […]

10 Things To Do Before the Summer Ends

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted these useful tips. From her July 2014 enewsletter: Over the next few weeks your time as a summer associate or intern will rapidly come to a close. Before you leave your summer employer, make sure you do the following 10 things to ensure you […]

Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia Open House & PATH Conference

For students working in or visiting Washington, DC this summer, the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) is hosting the following free events: PDS Summer Open House & Fall OCI Preview Thursday, July 24, at 5:30 p.m. Join PDS on Thursday, July 24, at 5:30 p.m. for an open house and on-campus […]

Litigation and Advocacy Directors Conference in Austin – Registration scholarship request due June 6, 2014

The National Legal Aid & Defender Association’s annual Litigation and Advocacy Directors Conference, will be held July 12-15 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, TX.  NLADA’s Litigation and Advocacy Directors’ Conference is a national gathering of experienced advocacy leaders designed to foster peer interaction and learning on the most important litigation and other strategic advocacy […]

Rising 2Ls & 3Ls: Ms. JD 2014 Summer Public Service Scholarships Available – Apply by May 23, 2014

Ms. JD has announced that five winners will receive a $500 scholarship to support their continued commitment to public service work this summer. Winners will post on the blog each month this summer to start a discussion about the unique role of women public interest attorneys in the profession. Applications are due no later than […]

PSJD seeking part-time project assistants this summer in DC – Apply by May 12, 2014

PSJD is still looking for part-time Project Assistants to help manage and update the website’s jobs database. PSJD’s Project Assistants get a bird’s-eye view of the public interest law job market, and is a great summer job for any student interested in legal technology, website management, access to justice and/or public interest law in general. […]

2Ls & 3Ls: Baron & Budd Public Interest Scholarship Program

The Baron & Budd Scholarship Program will provide up to four scholarships of $5,000 to support 2Ls and 3Ls who commit to working 300 hours during the 2014-15 academic year with a non-profit organization providing legal services to underserved individuals or communities in central Texas.  An interested student must arrange an organizational sponsor for his […]