Professional Development News

Legal Aid Society Is Still Looking for Three EJW Interns

The Legal Aid Society is looking for one law student to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Fellow identify legal solutions to remove barriers for low-income clients seeking employment.

They are also looking for two law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide free civil legal services to veterans.

Students can begin work whenever they want, this semester or next.

The students may receive a $1,175 education award as part of his or her internship and are required to perform at least 300 hours of service to complete the internship. This program is administered through a partnership with the Legal Aid Society, Equal Justice Works, and AmeriCorps.

Applications will be accepted until all three positions are filled. Log on to Symplicity for information on how to apply.

Applications Now Available for the Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Program

The Peggy Browning Fund has announced their 2015 summer fellowships. The application deadline is January 16, 2015.

The Peggy Browning Fellowship Program provides stipends to 1st and 2nd year law students who dedicate their summer to advancing the cause of workers' rights by working for labor unions, worker centers, the U.S. Department of Labor, union-side law firms and other nonprofit organizations. Stipends will be a minimum of $5,000 per student for a ten-week summer employment period. One school-year fellowship is also offered. 

To apply, go to http://www.peggybrowningfund.org to complete the application form. A cover letter and resume must accompany your application. Some organizations require a writing sample. See the fellowship descriptions on the website for each respective organization for any additional requirements, which may vary from one organization to another. Some require one or more of the following: an additional writing sample, specific language skills, a labor law course, or having completed two years of law school. It is strongly encouraged that you to submit your application as soon as possible rather than waiting until the deadline.

Applications Now Available for the Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Program

The Peggy Browning Fund has announced their 2015 summer fellowships. The application deadline is January 16, 2015.

The Peggy Browning Fellowship Program provides stipends to 1st and 2nd year law students who dedicate their summer to advancing the cause of workers' rights by working for labor unions, worker centers, the U.S. Department of Labor, union-side law firms and other nonprofit organizations. Stipends will be a minimum of $5,000 per student for a ten-week summer employment period. One school-year fellowship is also offered. 

To apply, go to http://www.peggybrowningfund.org to complete the application form. A cover letter and resume must accompany your application. Some organizations require a writing sample. See the fellowship descriptions on the website for each respective organization for any additional requirements, which may vary from one organization to another. Some require one or more of the following: an additional writing sample, specific language skills, a labor law course, or having completed two years of law school. It is strongly encouraged that you to submit your application as soon as possible rather than waiting until the deadline.

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

The following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.Details of these programs are provided in the 2014-15 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm. For the user name and password to log onto the Handbook, email Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu and provide her with the following: your name, class year, and UofL email address.

1Ls for SUMMER 2015

Federal

*Department of Homeland Security – Office of General Counsel Law Student Summer Volunteer Program (Unpaid, Deadline 12/15/14)
*Department of Treasury - General Counsel’s Summer Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 12/31/14)
*Corporation for National & Community Service - Office of General Counsel Legal Internship/Externship (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline 12/31/14)
*Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (Paid, Deadline 12/31/14)
*Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Office of Federal Operations Volunteer Legal Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/01/15)
*Department of the Interior - Office of the Solicitor Legal Internship/Externship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/01/15)
*Trade and Development Agency - Office of the General Counsel - Summer Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/02/15)
*Executive Office of the President - Office of Science and Technology Policy Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 02/05/15)

State & Local Government

*Federal Reserve Bank of New York Legal Function (Paid, Deadline Rolling Basis beginning December 1)
*New York County District Attorney’s Office – Summer Intern Program (Paid, Deadline 12/15/14)
*Clark County District Attorney's Office, Clark County, NV - Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/01/15)
*Office of the City Attorney, San Francisco - 2015 Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/09/15)
*Office of the Vermont Attorney General Civil Rights Unit – Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/15)
*North Carolina Office of Attorney General Department of Justice – Summer InternshipProgram (Unpaid, Deadline 01/23/15)

2Ls for SUMMER 2015

Federal

*Department of Treasury - General Counsel’s Summer Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 12/15/14)
*Corporation for National & Community Service - Office of General Counsel Legal Internship/Externship (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline 12/31/14)
*Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (Paid, Deadline 12/31/14)
*Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Office of Federal Operations Volunteer Legal Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/01/15)
*Department of the Interior - Office of the Solicitor Legal Internship/Externship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/01/15)
*Executive Office of the President - Council on Environmental Quality Legal Clerkship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/02/15)
*Trade and Development Agency - Office of the General Counsel - Summer Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/02/15)
*Department of Transportation, Office of Litigation - Volunteer Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/16/15)
*Executive Office of the President - Office of Science and Technology Policy Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 02/05/15)

State & Local Government

*Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office - Summer Law Clerk Program (Paid, Deadline 12/13/14)
*New York County District Attorney’s Office – Summer Intern Program (Paid, Deadline 12/15/14)
*City of Philadelphia Law Department – Office of the City Solicitor Summer Law Student Program (Unpaid, Deadline 12/15/14)
*Clark County District Attorney's Office, Clark County, NV - Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/01/15)
*Office of the City Attorney, San Francisco - 2015 Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/09/15)
*Office of the Vermont Attorney General Civil Rights Unit – Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/15)
*North Carolina Office of Attorney General Department of Justice – Summer InternshipProgram (Unpaid, Deadline 01/23/15)

Applications Now Available for the Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Program

The Peggy Browning Fund has announced their 2015 summer fellowships. The application deadline is January 16, 2015.

The Peggy Browning Fellowship Program provides stipends to 1st and 2nd year law students who dedicate their summer to advancing the cause of workers' rights by working for labor unions, worker centers, the U.S. Department of Labor, union-side law firms and other nonprofit organizations. Stipends will be a minimum of $5,000 per student for a ten-week summer employment period. One school-year fellowship is also offered. 

To apply, go to http://www.peggybrowningfund.org to complete the application form. A cover letter and resume must accompany your application. Some organizations require a writing sample. See the fellowship descriptions on the website for each respective organization for any additional requirements, which may vary from one organization to another. Some require one or more of the following: an additional writing sample, specific language skills, a labor law course, or having completed two years of law school. It is strongly encouraged that you to submit your application as soon as possible rather than waiting until the deadline.

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

The following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.Details of these programs are provided in the 2014-15 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm. For the user name and password to log onto the Handbook, email Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu and provide her with the following: your name, class year, and UofL email address.

1Ls for SUMMER 2015

Federal

*Department of Homeland Security – Office of General Counsel Law Student Summer Volunteer Program (Unpaid, Deadline 12/15/14)

State & Local Government

*Federal Reserve Bank of New York Legal Function (Paid, Deadline Rolling Basis beginning December 1)
*New York County District Attorney’s Office – Summer Intern Program (Paid, Deadline 12/15/14)
*Office of the Vermont Attorney General Civil Rights Unit – Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/15)
*North Carolina Office of Attorney General Department of Justice – Summer InternshipProgram (Unpaid, Deadline 01/23/15)

2Ls for SUMMER 2015

Federal

*Department of Treasury - General Counsel’s Summer Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 12/15/14)
*U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Office of the General Counsel - Summer Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/02/15)
*Department of Transportation, Office of Litigation - Volunteer Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/16/15)

State & Local Government

*Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office - Summer Law Clerk Program (Paid, Deadline 12/13/14)
*New York County District Attorney’s Office – Summer Intern Program (Paid, Deadline 12/15/14)
*City of Philadelphia Law Department – Office of the City Solicitor Summer Law Student Program (Unpaid, Deadline 12/15/14)
*Office of the Vermont Attorney General Civil Rights Unit – Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/15)
*North Carolina Office of Attorney General Department of Justice – Summer InternshipProgram (Unpaid, Deadline 01/23/15)

Quarles & Brady LLP hosting 1L Holiday Receptions in Phoenix and Chicago

The Phoenix, AZ office of Quarles & Brady LLP invites first-year students attending out-of-state schools to a Home for the Holidays reception on December 22nd.  The reception will be held Monday, December 22nd from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at 2 North Central Avenue.  Please find the attached invitation with detailed information about the event.

The Chicago, IL office of Quarles & Brady LLP invites first-year students attending out-of-state schools to a Home for the Holidays reception on December 30th.  The reception will be held Tuesday, December 30th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at 300 North LaSalle Street.  Please find the attached invitation with detailed information about the event.

Applications Now Available for the Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Program

The Peggy Browning Fund has announced their 2015 summer fellowships. The application deadline is January 16, 2015.

The Peggy Browning Fellowship Program provides stipends to 1st and 2nd year law students who dedicate their summer to advancing the cause of workers' rights by working for labor unions, worker centers, the U.S. Department of Labor, union-side law firms and other nonprofit organizations. Stipends will be a minimum of $5,000 per student for a ten-week summer employment period. One school-year fellowship is also offered. 

To apply, go to http://www.peggybrowningfund.org to complete the application form. A cover letter and resume must accompany your application. Some organizations require a writing sample. See the fellowship descriptions on the website for each respective organization for any additional requirements, which may vary from one organization to another. Some require one or more of the following: an additional writing sample, specific language skills, a labor law course, or having completed two years of law school. It is strongly encouraged that you to submit your application as soon as possible rather than waiting until the deadline.

Legal Aid Society Is Hiring Six Student Interns

The Legal Aid Society is hiring two law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Fellow identify legal solutions to remove barriers for low-income clients seeking employment.

They are also hiring four law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide free civil legal services to veterans.

The students may receive a $1,175 education award as part of his or her internship and are required to perform at least 300 hours of service to complete the internship. This program is administered through a partnership with the Legal Aid Society, Equal Justice Works, and AmeriCorps.

The deadline to apply is December 15, 2014. Log on to Symplicity for information on how to apply.

Legal Aid Society Is Hiring Six Student Interns - Deadline Extended

The Legal Aid Society is hiring two law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Fellow identify legal solutions to remove barriers for low-income clients seeking employment.

They are also hiring four law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide free civil legal services to veterans.

The students may receive a $1,175 education award as part of his or her internship and are required to perform at least 300 hours of service to complete the internship. This program is administered through a partnership with the Legal Aid Society, Equal Justice Works, and AmeriCorps.

The deadline to apply has been extended to December 15, 2014. Log on to Symplicity for information on how to apply.