Employment Opportunties

Legal Services of New Jersey (Edison, NJ), Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship

Open to 1L and 2L students. Program begins in June 1, 2021. This paid fellowship is the perfect opportunity for students committed to or considering public interest and poverty law to learn about the challenges and rewards involved. The documents and the fellowship application may be downloaded on LSNJ’s website.  Hiring decisions will be made on a continuing basis until all positions are filled. Please click here to apply.

Sierra Club, Environmental 2021-2022 Law Fellowship (ELP) (Washington, DC)

The Sierra Club is a leader in grassroots environmental litigation. 3L students eligible. ELP seeks law students passionate about public interest  environ-mental litigation to assist with strategic lawsuits. Fellows work on all aspects of litigation. For more information click here

The 2021 Annual Reiff Law Firm Scholarship: Deadline is July 1, 2021

This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying for a career in the legal field. Must be working towards  J.D. in any concentration related to the law and GPA must meet a minimum score of 3.0. See website for details.

Entry-Level Attorney, New York City Law Department (New York, NY):

Candidates should be committed to public service, pursuing justice and serving the common good and who want to contribute to a work environment that values teamwork, inclusion and respect. Experience in moot court, trial advocacy, debate, public speaking, or litigation/mediation clinics or internships. For details and to apply, click here

Attend Move the Needle Fund – 3L Virtual Networking Program for Diverse Law Students on March 24th 2021

Knowing that economic uncertainty can disproportionately impact the job prospects of underrepresented law students, Diversity Lab and the four founding Move the Needle Fund (MTN) law firms and 30+ legal departments — invite 3L students to participate in an upcoming Virtual Learning & Networking Forum on Wednesday, March 24th beginning at 1:30pm MT.

The MTN 3L Virtual Learning & Networking Forum is designed to provide students with the opportunity to hear from law firm and corporate legal department leaders on a variety of topics, including: (1) Developing a Narrative That Stands Out, (2) Leveraging Social Media and Current Networks, (3) Tips and Techniques for Virtual Job Hunting, and (4) In-Person / Virtual Interviewing Best Practices.

Most importantly, the program will incorporate small group networking so that students can meet, get to know, and ask questions of law firm and legal department practitioners and hiring managers in an informal setting, and make additional professional connections in the legal industry.

Interested 3Ls can learn more and register here. We hope this opportunity provides a wealth of knowledge and industry contacts for students to leverage now and throughout their legal career. To register, click here for link.