Tag: Fellowships

Attention 1Ls and 2Ls: Apply for summer fellowships through the Human Rights Program!

Posted on November 4th, by hlids in LIDS LIVE. No Comments

Attention Harvard 1Ls and 2Ls interested in doing human rights work this summer:  the application process for summer fellowships through the Human Rights Program is now underway!

Feel free to reach out the HRP fellowship student advisors with any questions:

Tess Borden (teborden@jd14.law.harvard.edu)

Sam Birnbaum (sbirnbaum@jd14.law.harvard.edu)

Sarah Wheaton (swheaton@jd14.law.harvard.edu) with any questions.

You can find their bios (and office hours) here.

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Orrick Pro-Bono Fellowship 2014-15: Apply Now!

Posted on October 23rd, by hlids in LIDS LIVE. No Comments

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity in the New York (or Bay Area) office for a Pro Bono Fellowship. The Fellow will work between September 15, 2014 and September 14, 2015, with the possibility of extending the fellowship for at least another year. This is a full-time position.

The Pro Bono Fellow will be a critical member of Orrick’s dynamic Pro Bono Department. The Orrick Fellow will be expected to choose an area of law to devote the majority of his or her practice to, working with, among others, the firm’s pro bono counsel. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have a background and/or interest in the firm’s innovative impact finance initiative which provides support to social entrepreneurs, impact investors and others in the impact investing space. In addition to devoting approximately 80% of his or her time to this area of specialty, the Pro Bono Fellow will work closely with the Pro Bono Counsel to manage the firm’s entire global Pro Bono Department and develop project opportunities for Orrick attorneys in the U.S. Further, the Orrick Fellow will be expected to support the Pro Bono Counsel with administrative tasks relating to the firm’s pro bono program.

Qualifications:

• High academic achievement and professional accomplishment.

• Served a judicial clerkship or has been actively … Read More »


Opportunity: Law Fellowships in Legal Empowerment, Namati

Posted on October 7th, by hlids in LIDS LIVE. No Comments

Namati is an international NGO dedicated to advancing legal empowerment. Namati works at the grassroots level to put law into people’s hands.  They currently have programs in Sierra Leone, India, Liberia, Uganda, Mozambique, Burma, Kenya, and Bangladesh, where we address a range of issues, from strengthening rights over land and natural resources, to improving accountability for essential services like health and education.  Harvard Law School alumna Abigail Moy is a Program Director at our Washington, DC office.  A variety of fellowships are available to current students and recent graduates in Namati’s US and foreign offices. Fellows are provided with a hands-on experience working on behalf of communities around the world. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.namati.org/about/employment-opportunities/ or click here.  Kindly note that these fellowships are unpaid, so students are encouraged to seek independent funding sources.