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Internship Spotlight

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Summer 2015

Legal Internship

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The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation. To date, the NEA has awarded more than $4 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities.   The NEA extends its work through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector.

Job Id:34175
Deadline: June 09, 2015
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Public Interest Spotlight

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Entry-Level
Attorney

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Children’s Legal Services: Strong Leadership, a New Paradigm, and New Opportunities!!! Come be part of an exciting and cutting edge statewide “law firm” with a vision focused on providing exceptional advocacy to the children and families of Florida achieving permanency, stability and security for abused, neglected and abandoned children.

Job Id:33473
Deadline: May 18, 2015
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National Education Association Fellowship(Paid)

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The National Education Association Office of General Counsel is pleased to announce openings for up to three Law Fellows, starting in September 2015.  The NEA Law Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for a recent law school graduate to work with experienced union-side lawyers on a wide variety of issues related to advancing the cause of public education and the interests of teachers and other education professionals.

Job Id:33473
Deadline: June 01, 2015
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Public Interest Spotlight

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Research & Policy
Intern

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The National Association of Women Judges (“NAWJ”), the nation’s leading voice of women jurists, is offering law students a unique and exciting internship opportunity at its National Headquarters in Washington, D.C., working with judges from across the country on cutting-edge programming.  This substantive internship offers a dynamic mix of intellectual challenge, career exploration, networking, and cultural encounters designed to provide interns with a rich and varied experience.

Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for NAWJ’s primary mission; the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, strong oral and written communication skills; be detail oriented and have excellent proof-reading skills; the ability to interact with members from all levels of the judiciary; and be proficient with Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Job Id:32706
Deadline: June 01, 2015
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Law Fellow (Paid)

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AARP Foundation is the charitable arm of AARP that helps millions of struggling adults age 50 and over win back opportunity. AARP Foundation Litigation (AFL) is the Foundation’s litigation division and an advocate in courts nationwide for the rights of older adults.

AFL is seeking four Law Fellows to work under the supervision of AFL attorneys beginning in Fall 2015. Each Law Fellow will be assigned to work on a specific team including the employee benefits and investor protection team. The Law Fellow will conduct legal research, draft briefs and other legal memorandum and pleadings, otherwise participate in AFL litigation work, and support AARP staff with advocacy related to pending legislation and regulations, focusing on issues that impact adults age 50 plus.

Job Id:34153
Deadline: Aug 15, 2015
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Diversity Scholarship/Spotlight

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Law Foundation Community Service Scholarship

Diversity is a core value of Bryan Cave LLP and an engrained part of our culture. Bryan Cave LLP has partnered with the NAPABA Law Foundation to offer the Bryan Cave / NLF Community Service Scholarship, which will provide a $2,500 scholarship award for one law student who is a summer law intern that works on issues on behalf of, or that benefits, the Asian Pacific American community.

Eligibility

  • To be eligible, an applicant must be enrolled as a full time or part time student in an Association of American Law School (AALS)-accredited law school and must have secured a summer law internship. The internship must be: (a) with a public service, civic, or non-profit organization or a corporation that is not a law firm; (b) arranged by the student; and (c) last for at least eight weeks.

Award

  • The Bryan Cave / NLF Community Service Scholarship will provide $2,500 in total for a finalist, which will be awarded on Saturday, November 8th at the 2015 NAPABA Annual Convention in New Orleans, LA.
  • Bryan Cave encourages the award recipient to attend the Annual Convention in November 2015 and will pay the award recipient’s registration fee (up to $250).
  • Award of scholarship funds under this program must be used to further the recipient’s law school education.

How to Apply

Learn more at the NAPABA Website

Corporate/Public Policy Spotlight

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Summer 2015
Global Public Policy
JD Intern, Corporate

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The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

The Walt Disney Company is seeking a law student for a summer internship in the Global Public Policy Department of its Legal Division. The intern will have an opportunity to work with talented professionals who are leaders in their field, while being exposed to cutting edge legal and policy issues, including Internet policy, human rights, privacy, consumer protection and child safety. This is a great opportunity to work on issues that are likely to have a significant impact on the Company’s business, brands and consumers – as well as society more broadly – and play a role in developing effective strategies to address those issues.

Job Id:34052
Deadline: May 23, 2015
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Public Interest Spotlight

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Summer 2015
Legal Internship(Paid)

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The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.

Basic Function: The Legal Intern will support the Institute’s legal department and work directly with the Assistant General Counsel. The legal department is responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to the Institute’s programs and administration, managing the contract review process, overseeing the internal audit process and insurance portfolio, assisting with the development of policies and procedures and developing relevant training sessions on applicable legal issues.

Job Id:34079
Deadline: May 22, 2015
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Summer 2015
Law Clerk(Paid)

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The Office of Legal & Regulatory Affairs of the American Psychological Association Practice Directorate (a large non-profit association representing psychology) is looking for summer law clerk to perform legal research and otherwise assist on a full range of topics including but not limited to HIPAA-HITECH, electronic health records (EHRs), telehealth, Medicaid, release of records, recordkeeping, scope of practice/licensure, managed care/reimbursement, mental health parity and more.

Job Id:33364
Deadline: May 12, 2015
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