9.19.2017


Application Deadline Extended at Career Fair for Select Positions!
  • Did you miss the prescheduled interview application deadline for the Conference & Career Fair?
  • You're in luck! The deadline for positions with the organizations below has been extended to Wednesday, September 20 at 11:59 p.m.!
    • Alaska Legal Services Corporation
    • Farmworker Justice
    • Federal Public Defender of Kansas
    • Gideon's Promise
    • Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
    • Legal Assistance of Western New York
    • Maricopa County Public Defender's Office
    • Mississippi Office of Capital Post-Conviction Counsel
    • Network for Victim Recovery
    • New Hampshire Legal Assistance
    • Northwest Justice Project
    • Philadelphia Legal Assistance
    • Public Justice Center
    • Southern Environmental Law Center
    • State of Alaska-Office of Public Advocacy
    • Wisconsin Judicare
  • This select group of employers have opted to reopen their application window as they are still looking for more candidates to fill their interview schedules.
  • Be sure to check out the registration and application guide to walk you through the process. Please remember that registration is a three-step process, you'll set up a profile, register for the event and then begin to apply to jobs and internships.
  • Questions: please email careerfair@equaljusticeworks.org.
Advocates for Children of New York-Internship Open House

  • Interested in education law and direct legal services?
  • On WednesdayOctober 4th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm Advocates for Children of New York (AFC) will be hosting an Open House Information Session for law students interested in AFC’s Summer Legal Internship in Education Advocacy Program
  • The Open House will give law students the opportunity to learn about AFC, meet AFC staff, hear from former interns and ask questions about the internship program.
  • Location: 151 West 30th Street, 4th Floor. If students cannot come in person, they are welcome to participate via Google Hangout!
  • To reserve a spot: RSVP to Harold Hinds at hhinds@advocatesforchildren.org. Students planning on attending via Google Hangout should RSVP at least one day in advance.
  • Questions: feel free to contact me at hhinds@advocatesforchildren.org or Rohini Singh at rsingh@advocatesforchildren.org.
  • Deadline: for the first round of internship program applications is Tuesday, October 9, 2016 at 11:59pm.

9.14.2017

The Columbian Lawyers Scholarship Corporation, Queens County Annual Scholarship

The Columbian Lawyers Scholarship Corporation is now accepting applications for their annual scholarships to be awarded in December 2017.
  • Amount: The scholarships are generally in the sum of $4,000 to $5,000 for each recipient. There are typically (3) three scholarships offered each year
  • Criteria: The award is based upon need, scholarship, and extracurricular activities.
  • Requirements: Applicants must reside in Queens County. The student must also have Italian ancestry.
  • Deadline: November 21, 2017.
  • Application Requests: Please email laurie@rcsklaw.com or utilize attached application.
  • Where to submit application: Please submit the Columbian Lawyers Association Inc. Scholarship Application and all supporting material to the to the Columbian Lawyers Scholarship Committee, Attn: Thomas J. Rossi, Esq., 42-24 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston NY 11363. 

9.13.2017

  • Market.biz will be offering a scholarship called “Market.biz $1500 Scholarship".
  • The scholarship is for $1500.00 and is renewable for each year you are in law school!
  • How to Apply: Write an essay about any of these three topics:
    • 1. How has technology changed the face of market research through the years?
    • 2. The Impact of Online Market Research on Society.
    • 3. Identify two poor market research techniques, and suggest how they could be improved?

  • It should be minimum 1,000 words long. Use facts, medical advice, products, references - whatever you need to create a useful text.
  • How to Submit: Send the PDF document to us at admin@market.biz with email title: “$1500 Scholarship Application”.
  • Deadline: Before 30th June 2017 for fall 2017 and October 30th, 2017 for spring 2018 scholarship (also every year).
  • Additional instructions and eligibility requirements can be seen by visiting https://market.biz/scholarship/
  • For the first time the Puerto Rican Bar Association, through its scholarship fund, will be awarding legacy scholarships in celebration of its 2017 Puerto Rican Bar Association Diamond Jubilee.
  • Each scholarship recipient will receive Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) yearly until graduation. The scholar will receive Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) per semester.
  • Requirements: To receive the award, the scholarship recipient must be of Puerto Rican or Latino descent, remain in good academic standing, and enrolled full-time at an accredited American Bar Association Law School in New York State.
  • Applicants must submit: An essay of 2,500 words or less discussing the importance of having Puerto Rican and Latino attorneys in the legal profession.
  • Where to submit application: All applications, essays, and required materials must be submitted in PDF format to Stephanie Correa, Esq. at corresponding-secretary@prbany.com and 5 hard copies with 5 USB drives or CDs to Carmen A. Pacheco, Esq., 340 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11201.
  • Deadline: TWO DAYS AWAY. September 15, 2017.
  • Additional instructions and eligibility requirements can be seen by visiting http://prbascholarshipfund.org/how-to-apply/
$1500.00 (renewable) Scholarship Announcement
  • choosebestmattress.com is offering a scholarship called “ChooseBestMattress's $1500 Scholarship".
  • The scholarship is for $1500.00 and is renewable for each year you are in law school!
  • How to Apply: Write an essay about 1) "Tips to get A Good Night Sleep" or 2) “Correlation Between Mattress and Sleep”. It should be maximum 1,000 words long. Use facts, medical advice, products - whatever you need to create a useful essay.
  • How to Submit: Send the PDF document to Richard: richardmorse44@gmail.com with email title: “$1500 Scholarship Application”.
  • Deadline of submission: Before 30th October 2017 (Also Every Year).
  • Additional instructions and eligibility requirements can be seen by visiting https://choosebestmattress.com/scholarship/

9.12.2017

Summer Law Student Intern Program in Education Advocacy

Are you interested in experiencing a summer internship that will allow you to work closely with children?


  • You're in luck! Advocates for Children of New York is seeking applications for their 2018 summer legal internship program in education advocacy! 
  • In addition, AFC is also seeking spanish-speaking law students for its Summer Law Intern Program in Education Advocacy!
  • Who is AFC?: AFC is a not-for-profit organization that works to ensure a high-quality education for New York City students who face barriers to academic success, focusing on students from low-income backgrounds.
  • Interns will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of practice areas involving education advocacy including disability rights, civil rights, immigrant rights, mental health advocacy, charter school law, the school to prison pipeline, poverty law, and racial justice. 
  • This unique experience will allow you to work throughout all stages of representation including case investigation, settlement negotiations, and administrative hearing preparation.
  • Deadline: Second-year students are strongly encouraged to apply in the first round of applications due by October 10th at 11:59pm.
  • The final application deadline for all law students is January 3, 2018,11:59 pm.
  • How to apply: Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to summerlawintern@advocatesforchildren.org.
  • Questions: Feel free to contact me at hhinds@advocatesforchildren.org or Rohini Singh at rsingh@advocatesforchildren.org.
  • Below, please find PDFs for more details on AFC and how to apply.