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1 Beyond PILF: Funding Your 2011 Summer Public Interest Job

2 Where to Begin Many funding sources are connected to a locale or practice areaMany funding sources are connected to a locale or practice area –Consider “your” practice areas –Consider locale- both your home state and where you plan to work during the summer Legal Aid Assoc. of CA, Dan Bradley Fellowships, LAAC_AwardsLegal Aid Assoc. of CA, Dan Bradley Fellowships, LAAC_Awards LAAC_Awards LAAC_Awards NJ Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowships, Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowships,

3 Typical Funding Sources Bar Associations-Bar Associations- –Mass Bar Foundation Legal Intern Fellowship Affinity Groups-Affinity Groups- –Pride Law Fellowships, Asian American Law Foundation of New York Private Foundations-Private Foundations- –Peggy Browning Fund, Blackstone Legal Fellowship Topic Area-Topic Area- –ALDF (Animal Legal Defense Fund)Summer Research Grants, AFL-CIO Law Student Union Summer

4 How to begin your search Apply to internships that have funding (or possibility of funding) attachedApply to internships that have funding (or possibility of funding) attached PSLawNet- Career Central  Financing a summer public interest jobPSLawNet- Career Central  Financing a summer public interest job Summer Funding Opportunity Binder ( Career Services resource room)Summer Funding Opportunity Binder ( Career Services resource room) Google search terms-Google search terms- –“summer fellowships in law topic” –“funding summer public interest work”

5 Where else can I search? Practice area websites (non-traditional legal sites)Practice area websites (non-traditional legal sites) –American Bar Association –Society of Professional Journalists –Kaiser Family Foundation (health law related) # # # –Environmental Law and Policy Center, student-internship-opportunities student-internship-opportunities student-internship-opportunities

6 The search does not end with the PILF deadline A number of fellowships (and paid legal internship positions) become available through April.A number of fellowships (and paid legal internship positions) become available through April. –The Anheuser-Busch Norman Y. Mineta Fellowship: The deadline is April 30, 2010.

7 Examples of deadlines (2010/11) Peggy Browning Fund Summer internship- 1/14/2011Peggy Browning Fund Summer internship- 1/14/2011 Bergstrom Fellowship- 2/14/2011Bergstrom Fellowship- 2/14/2011 Federal Communications Bar Assoc. Foundation- html, 3/19/2010Federal Communications Bar Assoc. Foundation- html, 3/19/2010 html html

8 Deadlines (2010/11) Qlaw Foundation Public Interest Summer Grants- 3/19/2010Qlaw Foundation Public Interest Summer Grants- 3/19/2010www.q-law.org Equal Justice America Legal Services Fellowships- 3/21/2011Equal Justice America Legal Services Fellowships- 3/21/2011www.equaljusticeamerica.org ABA John J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship- 3/25/2011ABA John J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship- 3/25/2011

9 Deadlines (2010/11) Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Program- 4/1/10Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Program- 4/1/10 PrideLaw Fund fellowship- 4/1/2011PrideLaw Fund fellowship- 4/1/2011 Southern District of TX, Fellowship Grants, awarded to law students who serve as volunteer interns for Federal judges or agencies within Southern District of TX. 4/02/2010Southern District of TX, Fellowship Grants, awarded to law students who serve as volunteer interns for Federal judges or agencies within Southern District of TX. 4/02/2010

10 Deadlines (2010/11) Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties- 5/01/2010Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties- 5/01/2010 For more summer funding see: more summer funding see:


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