Category Archives: Internships & Careers in Public Service

Information about job and internship opportunities.

Students: Still Need to Fund Your Summer Public Interest Work? PSJD’s Got You Covered!

The PSJD Blog has posted a new item, ‘Still Need to Fund Your Summer Public Interest Work? PSJD’s Got You Covered!’ – by Ashley Matthews, PSJD Fellow Landed an awesome internship this summer, but in desperate need of funding? PSJD … Continue reading

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Iowa Children’s Justice Summer Fellowship

Do you have an unpaid position in the area of juvenile law this summer? If so, you may be eligible for an Iowa Children’s Justice Summer Fellowship! There are 8 grants available in the amount of $2,500 each. Applicants must … Continue reading

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Spend Your Summer in Los Angeles! Two Summer Positions Available at Public Counsel

Are you looking for a summer position? Would you like to spend your summer in the sunny Southwest? Apply for a summer position with Public Counsel! Two projects are available, each with their own application process.  See the information below, or … Continue reading

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Summer Public Interest Grant Applications Due April 1st!

Summer Public Interest Grant Applications are now available! There are several kinds of grants available, funded in part by Equal Justice Foundation and other grant programs with  unique eligibility criteria.  The grants are designed to ease the financial burden of … Continue reading

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Cristine Swanson Wilson Memorial Scholarship $2,000- deadline March 15

Cristine Swanson Wilson was a visionary who accomplished much during her brief but distinguished life. She was not only a mother, school teacher, and law student, but also a champion of equality and justice for women. Cristine died in 1991, … Continue reading

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Americorps JD Service Awards Now Available Year Round, Learn More in Webinar 11/26

In past years, AmeriCorps, in partnership with Equal Justice Works, has offered education awards to law students serving in public interest positions during the summer through its Summer Corps program.  Now, law students can earn education awards through approved AmeriCorps … Continue reading

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Iowa Alum Receives the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Sun-Times Public Interest Law Fellowship

Matt Hulstein graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2012 and began working at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS). At CVLS, Matt represents low-income people in need of legal help. He also works with the Citizen Lawyer … Continue reading

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Equal Justice Works Fellowships

Exciting funding opportunity for organizations addressing the legal needs of underrepresented communities in Iowa!     The Equal Justice Works Fellowships Program provides financial and other forms of support to lawyers working on innovative legal projects throughout the U.S.  The … Continue reading

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