Public Service Law Career Advising Quick Reference Guide

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Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair (Every October in Washington DC)

Northwest Public Service Career Fair (Every 1st Fri/Sat of February in Seattle and Portland)


Guide to Internships & Fellowships in Reproductive Rights & Justice 2013-14

American Bar Association’s International Human Rights Committee Job Listings


Yale Law School’s International Public Interest Law Guide

Yale Law School’s Opportunities with International Tribunals and Foreign Courts

Association of Women in Development (AWID)

  • (jobs tabs and/or key word search internships)

Diplomacy & International Affairs

Alliance for Equal Justice (WA State civil legal aid organizations)

Tulalip Office of Civil Legal Aid


National Legal Aid & Defender Association

Harvard’s Careers in Indigent Defense

Washington State Federal Public Defender

Public Defender Offices in Washington

King County Public Defender Divisions

Capital Defense Internships and Jobs


National Legal Aid & Defender Association

National Juvenile Defender Center

University of Arizona’s Government Honors & Internship Handbook 2015-16

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Local, State, Tribal and Federal Government Job Links

Finding and Getting Federal Government Jobs Guides

Yale Law School’s Criminal Prosecution Guide

US Department of Justice – US Attorney’s Office

University of Arizona's Public Policy Internship Handbook 2014

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Summer Fellowships & Grants

PSJD Summer Funding Opportunities

UW Law PILA Summer Grants

Deadline: April 3, 3015

UW Law/QLaw Foundation Summer Grant

The QLaw Foundation Summer Grant Program funds innovative public interest projects that benefit the GLBT community and/or people living with HIV/AIDS.

Deadline: April 3, 2015

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UW Law/ WSBA & KCBA Labor & Employment Law Summer Grants

The King County Bar Association and Washington Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Sections are dedicated to education future lawyers about the practice of labor and employment law. These two grants give students the opportunity to have a hands-on experience in the field of labor and employment law.

  • Opens: February
  • Restrictions: 1Ls and 2Ls
  • Award: $6,000
  • Deadline: Friday, April 3, 2015 3:00 p.m. PST

Download the grant guidelines and application.

UW Law International Summer Fellowships

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University of Washington Center for Human Rights Fellowships

Deadline: April 3, 2015

Equal Justice Works Americorps JD Grant (formerly Summer Corps)

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Equal Justice America Fellowship

Deadline: March 23, 2015

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The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization 2014 Summer Fellowships at Yale Law School

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Pride Foundation Summer Fellowship (NW)

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Goodwin Proctor Public Interest Fellowships for Law Students of Color

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J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund

Peggy Browning Fund Workers’ Rights Summer Fellowship

ABA John J. Curtin, Jr. Justice Fund Summer Legal Internship Program

National Lawyers Guild: Haywood Burns Fellowship for Social & Economic Justice

Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties

Steiger Consumer Protection Fellowship: For State Attorney General Internships

K&L Gates Public Interest Summer Fellowship (public service organizations located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania only)

Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Summer Fellowship

Check back for 2015 application deadlines.

Learn more about a specific organization or agency by contacting UW law students and/or recent grads about their experiences.

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