Friday, March 25, 2011

Destination Public Interest Webinar

NALP presents "Destination Public Interest: Landing the Ideal Public Interest Job.” This webinar, designed for 3Ls and recent graduates who are pursuing public interest jobs, offers best practices and tips in the areas of cover letter and résumé drafting, as well as interviewing and professional networking. To watch the webinar, click here. Presenters: •Charlene Gomes, Senior Program Manager, Law School Advocacy and Outreach, Equal Justice Works •Steve Grumm, Director of Public Service Initiatives, NALP •Jennifer Thomas, Director of Recruiting, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia With contributions from Jarrod Shirk, Public Interest Coordinator, American University Washington College of Law

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Interested in Public Interest Law?

If you are considering a career in public interest law, you might want to take a look at this, the NALP Public Interest Market Snapshot Survey. You can learn about employer expectations when it comes to hiring as well as possible layoffs. Don’t overlook the section that tells you how job seekers can compete in the current job market! Also, if you are planning to work for a nonprofit public interest organization this summer, PSLawNet has an extensive list of organizations which offer funding opportunities to support law students in unpaid summer internships, including details about the level of support and application process.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Students Interested in Politics and Government Apply Online Now for the 2011-2012 Eagleton Fellowship Program

The Eagleton Institute of Politics offers interdisciplinary fellowships that provide select Rutgers graduate students the opportunity to further their understanding of the practice of politics, government, and public affairs while connecting the fellowship experience to their chosen fields of study. Eagleton has offered these prestigious fellowships since 1956. Application deadline is March 21, 2011 Visit the Eagleton website ( for more information on the fellowship types, program requirements and how to apply. You can also contact Sarah Kozak at 732-932-9384 x 244or email