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Equal Justice Works Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

The 2014 Equal Justice Works Fellowship application is now open and will close on September 17, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern).  Each year the Equal Justice Works (EJW) fellowship competition selects qualified and passionate lawyers who have developed new and innovative legal projects that can impact lives and serve communities in desperate need of legal […]

Public Defender Advocacy, Training & Hiring (PATH) Conference – August 3, 2013

On Saturday, August 3, 2013 the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and the UC Berkeley School of Law will co-host the fourth Public Defender Advocacy, Training & Hiring (PATH) Conference. PATH is designed for law students and recent graduates who are interested in learning more about careers in indigent criminal defense representation. Beginning with […]

Veterans Legal Corps Opportunities / Free Webinar on Friday, July 12, 2013

Over the next three years, Veterans Legal Corps Fellows and law students will provide legal assistance to low-income and homeless veterans with issues related to disability benefits claims, barriers to housing and employment, debt, family law, and other legal issues.  Fellows will serve at organizations across the country such as Inner City Law Center in […]

UT Law Fellowship Mentor Directory now available online

UT Law alumni have a rich history of securing prestigious postgraduate public interest fellowships. Many of these alumni have made themselves available to assist students interested in pursuing postgraduate fellowships. For more information, visit the following: Equal Justic Works Fellows Skadden Foundation Fellows Soros Justice Advocacy Fellows UT Law Justice Corps Fellows Organizational Fellows

Postgraduate Public Interest Fellowship Resources

Postgraduate public interest fellowships are great opportunities for recent graduates to secure entry-level positions with nonprofit organizations that otherwise might not have the resources to hire them full time. The training, experience and exposure that fellowships provide are a great boost to the career of a new public interest attorney. As a result, the application […]

Subscribe to the PSJD Public Interest News Bulletin

Each week, NALP’s Director of Public Service Initiatives and Fellowships, Christina Jackson, provides a summary of news items that affect the public service legal community, with an emphasis on funding, the job market, law school initiatives, and access-to-justice developments. Subscribe today to receive the PSJD Public Interest News Bulletin.

Children at Risk 2014 Equal Justice Works Juvenile Law Fellowship Opportunity

Children at Risk 2014 Equal Justice Works Juvenile Law Fellowship Children at Risk is a research and advocacy nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of Texas’ children through strategic research, legal action, public policy analysis, community education, and collaboration. The organization focuses on the following issues: education, human trafficking, juvenile justice, mental […]

Patton Boggs Foundation Public Policy Fellowship – Apply by Wednesday, March 20

The Patton Boggs Foundation is pleased to contribute a fellowship worth $5,000 to support a UT Law student who has completed either his/her first or second year of law school and will be working on public policy and related matters for a government agency, international organization or nonprofit public interest organization. A preference will be given […]

Heather Jarvis: Five Easy Steps for Public Service Loan Forgiveness | Program Video & PDF

On February 1, 2013, national student loan expert Heather Jarvis addressed public service professionals and students from UT Law and other Texas law schools on “Public Service Loan Forgiveness in Five Easy Steps” during the annual Public Service Career Fair, the largest public service legal job fair in Texas. This year she also covered the […]

Peggy Browning Fund Applications due by Friday, January 18, 2013

The Peggy Browning Fund Summer Fellowship Program is comprised of a 10-week fellowship during the summer months at labor-related organizations around the country.  In 2013, the Fund plans to support between 60 and 70 funded summer fellowships, plus one part-time funded School-Year Fellowship at the Chicago Newspaper Guild for 2013-14. The Summer Fellowship Program provides […]