Student and post-graduate fellowships offer valuable opportunities to gain practical experience, ease the financial burdens associated with pursuing a public-interest career and offer needed assistance to organizations providing legal services to underserved constituencies. Several fellowship programs are available for students.
2014-15 Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships – Law graduates are invited to apply for 2014-15 Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships. Fellows will work at host sites across the country with the Veterans Legal Corps, which handles a variety of issues relative to veterans and military families, and the Employment Opportunity Legal Corps dedicated to reducing legal barriers to employment for disadvantaged populations. Fellows are expected to begin their terms by Tuesday, Sept. 30.
Equal Justice Works Fellowships – This program offers a competitive salary and generous loan repayment assistance to recent graduates or rising third-year students who design and implement an innovative post-graduate legal project for communities in need of legal assistance. Deadline: Wednesday, Sept. 17
Wayne Law Public Interest Law Fellowships – This program provides stipends to students who commit to perform 10 weeks of full-time work for public-interest organization during the summer.
Wayne Law International Public Interest Law Fellowships – This program allows students to receive a stipend to work for selected non-governmental organizations in countries around the world during the summer on a range of issues including human rights and the environment.
PSJD Postgraduate Fellowships – In addition to the online database, the printed Comprehensive Fellowship Guide provides detailed information regarding more than 300 fellowships, fellowship sponsors and fellowship funding. The printed guide is available in the Career Services Office.