Law Fellowship Opportunities for Fall 2017

Advancement Project 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, Voter Protection Program, Quality Education, Immigrant Justice, Policing/Mass Incarceration, or Right to Vote projects. Fellows would work closely with experienced civil rights attorneys and would be provided with intensive training. For more information about these programs, please go to http://www.advancementproject.org. 

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. and Los Angeles, California, Advancement Project supports organized communities in their struggles for racial and social justice. This posting is for a position in the national office in Washington, D.C. 

If selected, an applicant will be assisted in formulating a project proposal. We are seeking a law student entering her or his third year, or a recent graduate who expects to complete a clerkship in the summer of 2016. 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. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three references to the attention of Kaitlin Banner, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Reference “Fall 2017 Legal Fellowship - (Your First and Last Name)” in the subject line. You can also send your application via mail or fax to: 

Kaitlin Banner
Staff Attorney
Advancement Project 1220 L Street, N.W. Suite 850
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 728-9557 (ph)
(202) 728-9558 (fax) 

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (preferred method of contact) 

Applications are due by July 20, 2016

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

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