Post-graduate fellowships

Post-graduate fellowships are available to Wayne Law alumni. The following list is a just sampling of the many fellowship opportunities across the country. Additional fellowship and job search information for alumni is available through the Wayne Law Career Services Office website.


American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Fellowships 
This program is designed to give young lawyers who are members of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law the opportunity to become familiar with and actively involved in the section. 

Center for Reproductive Rights – Columbia Law School Fellowship 
This two-year, post-graduate fellowship offered by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Columbia Law School. It is designed to prepare recent law school graduates for legal academic careers, with a focus on reproductive health and human rights.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Fellowships 
The foundation's Leadership Institute for Public Service offers various fellowships and internships for lawyers.

Equal Justice Works Fellowships
Equal Justice Works is the nation's largest provider of public interest fellowships, awarding approximately 135 fellowships each year to law school graduates who provide legal assistance to underserved populations and causes.

Fulbright Scholar Program 
This program provides approximately 800 teaching and research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

National Institute of Justice Fellowships 
Various funded fellowship opportunities are available through the National Institute of Justice.

Presidential Management Fellowship Program 
This is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. In addition to salary and benefits, the two-year program provides a fast-paced opportunity to gain experience in leadership, management and policy. 

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program 
This program offers 15 Americans the opportunity to complete a comprehensive professional development program in Germany. The fellowship is comprised of customized work placements, professional seminars and German language training.

Skadden Fellowship 
This fellowship is for lawyers who wish to devote their professional lives to providing legal services to the poor (including the working poor), the elderly, the homeless and the disabled, as well as those deprived of their civil or human rights. Fellows are given the freedom to pursue public interest work; thus, they create their own projects at public interest organizations with at least two lawyers on staff before they apply.

Supreme Court Fellows Program 
Each year, the Supreme Court Fellows Commission selects four talented individuals to engage for one year in the work of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, or the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program
Each year this program at the Georgetown University Law Center offers fellowship positions providing educational and professional development opportunities for attorneys who are dedicated to using their legal talents to advance women's rights.

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