Law Fellowship Opportunities
(Fall 2019 Application Cycle – for Fall 2020 Legal Fellowships)
Advancement Project’s national office is seeking applicants to sponsor for the Skadden and Equal Justice Works Fellowships. Fellows would work on a project within our Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track and Immigrant Justice. Fellows work closely with experienced civil rights attorneys and are provided intensive training. For more information about these programs, please go to www.advancementproject.org
Description of Role
Advancement Project is an innovative policy, communications, and legal action group that develops, encourages, pioneers, and widely disseminates innovative ideas and models that inspire and mobilize a broad national racial justice movement to achieve universal opportunity and a just democracy. With offices in Washington D.C., Advancement Project supports organized communities in their struggles for racial and social justice. If selected, an applicant will be assisted in formulating a project proposal.
We are seeking a law student entering their third year, or a recent graduate who expects to complete a clerkship in the summer of 2020. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to public service. Some experience in racial justice work, policy advocacy, or community organizing is a plus. Fluency in Spanish is also a plus.
This is a paid fellowship opportunity.
How To Apply Advancement Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three references to the attention of Flavia Jimenez at [email protected] Reference “Fall 2019 Legal Fellowship – (Your First and Last Name)” in the subject line.
Applications are due by September 1, 2019.
Please direct all questions to the contact person listed above. Email submission is preferable if possible.
For more information about the fellowship programs, visit www.equaljusticeworks.org or www.skaddenfellowships.org.