Internships, Clerkships, and Scholarships
 
NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE FUND - EARL WARREN SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is accepting applications for the Earl Warren Scholarship for the 2016 - 2017 academic year. The Earl Warren Scholarship is named for the Honorable Earl Warren, the 14th Chief Justice of the United States. In honor of his memory, the Earl Warren Scholarship is awarded annually to rising law students whose commitment to social justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys. Eligible law students include those entering their first or second year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school. Scholarship awards are $10,000 per year for three years (as long as scholars remain in good academic standing and continue to meet the scholarship criteria) for a total of $30,000. The application deadline is June 1, 2016. For information on eligibility, how to apply, and FAQs, visit:

 

CORPORATE COUNSEL WOMEN OF COLOR, MY LIFE AS A LAWYER SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE

 

Corporate Counsel Women of Color® is a not-for-profit organization of women attorneys of color who serve as general counsel, assistant general counsel, corporate counsel, in-house legal counsel, and in other capacities for Fortune 1000 companies, Forbes 2000 companies, not-for-profit corporations, and other entities. 1L and 2L students who are enrolled in an accredited law school in any state of the United States of America are eligible for the Corporate Counsel Women of Color My Life As a Lawyer Scholarship. Applications must be post-marked no later than June 30, 2016. The application can be found here.

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION - WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS LEGAL AND POLICY INTERNS

The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) is a dynamic and fast-paced organization charged with facilitating the rapid and widespread deployment of wireless broadband services and promoting a competitive wireless marketplace.  WTB leverages legal, policy, economic, and engineering expertise to set wireless spectrum policy; run FCC auctions, including the first-ever Broadcast Television Spectrum Incentive Auction; encourage competition in the wireless communications marketplace; and facilitate the deployment of wireless services.  We are seeking energetic, engaged, thoughtful, and motivated legal and policy interns.  The Bureau will offer unpaid internships in the Office of the Bureau Chief and in the following divisions: (1) Competition & Infrastructure Policy Division; (2) Auctions and Spectrum Access Division; (3) Broadband Division; and (4) Mobility Division.  For more information about each division, please go to WTB’s website at: https://www.fcc.gov/wireless-telecommunications-bureau. Specific internship placements within the Bureau will be based on the intern’s interests and experience and the operational needs of the Bureau office or division. To apply, please send a résumé, cover letter, and a brief writing sample by email to edward.mozee@fcc.gov, or by mail to:  Edward Mozee, 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20554. Apply by the following deadlines:  March 6 (summer). 

HBA-DC JUDICIAL SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL FEBRUARY 28, 2016

Are you interested in a summer internship with a judge in one of the courts of the District of Columbia? The Judicial Council organizes an internship program each summer. To apply, please submit the following: (1) application form, (2) cover letter, (3) resume, (4) transcript, (5) writing sample, and (6) two references. Submit your application materials to: judicialcouncilinternships@hbadc.org. The application deadline is February 28, 2016. The Summer Judicial Internship Application can be found here. Do you still have questions about the Judicial Internship Program? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page here.  

 

JUST NEIGHBORS SEEKS STUDENT INTERN VOLUNTEERS

Just Neighbors is a non-profit organization based in Falls Church, Virginia, which provides humanitarian based immigration legal services to low income immigrants in the northern Virginia area. The organization seeks dedicated summer law interns or attorneys who are willing to help implement the Deferred Action for Parents program during the Summer of 2015 and beyond. Internships are unpaid but law student interns and volunteer attorneys will be given excellent training and supervision and will be meeting individually with clients throughout the process. Interested applicants can send resumes to Dominique Poirier, Director of Legal Services at dominique@justneighbors.org. 

 

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