Check out local and far-flung public-interest jobs for both recent graduates and experienced practitioners in the June edition of the WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse.

  • When: 22 June 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Georgetown University Law Center – Gewirz Center, 12th Floor (120 F Street NW)
  • Cost: Free for WCL Members; $8 for non-members

Fellowships 101 introduces law students to post-graduate public-interest fellowships. It has three parts:

First, the evening starts with a casual reception, where you’ll meet current and past fellows.

Next, NALP fellow Delisa Morris will discuss PSJD and other online resources for finding fellowships.

Finally, our expert panelists will explain how to maximize your chances of landing the fellowship of your dreams, and they’ll take audience questions as well. The panel includes:

  • Adina Appelbaum (Equal Justice Works Fellow, CAIR Coalition);
  • Connor Cory (Skadden Fellow, Whitman-Walker Clinic);
  • Matthew Hendley (Director of Litigation, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs); and
  • A to-be-announced representative from the Partnership for Public Service.

Our moderator will be Sterling Morriss from Equal Justice Works.

Fellowships 101 is free for Washington Council of Lawyers members (join) and $8 for non-members.

Thanks to our co-sponsors: Georgetown University Law Center and NALP.

The May edition of WCL’s Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse. has just been published.

New Solicitation: Visiting Fellows Program

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks policy and practitioner fellows to bring innovative, strategic approaches for addressing high-priority criminal justice issues, and advancing the thinking at NIJ around research and policy portfolios.

NIJ is particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals committed to advancing the criminal justice system in the following areas:

  • Race, crime, and justice
  • Policing and law enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Wellness and safety

The deadline for applications under this funding opportunity is March 27, 2017.

This solicitation is competitive; therefore, NIJ staff cannot have individual conversations with prospective applicants. Any questions concerning the solicitation should be submitted to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service: 1-800-851-3420; TTY at 301-240-6310 (for hearing impaired only); email; fax 301-240-5830; or web chat See also’s solicitation FAQ page.

The new WCL Public Interest Jobs (fellowships and internships) Clearinghouse Newsletter is now available here: Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse


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October 5, 2016

The October 2016 of the Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse has just been released by the Washington Council of Lawyers.   The issue contains job announcements for legal positions (principally in metro DC) as well as Fellowship opportunities.  You can read the Newsletter here.