Legal Fellow, 2021
National Center for Youth Law
Desired Class: Graduating Law School in 2021
Deadline: June 30, 2021
NCYL is seeking to sponsor applicants for Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Soros, Bridge, and other fellowships. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in working in one or more of NCYL’s general areas of focus: Education, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Health, Mental Health and Immigration.
Our campaigns weave together multiple strategies, including:
Policy development and advocacy
Partnerships with public agencies
Demonstration sites in which we work directly with children, youth and families
Building the capacity of community-based organizations
Candidates do not need to have a specific fellowship project in mind. We will work with fellowship candidates to develop appropriate project ideas.
Essential Functions: Co-design and implement a project that advances justice for marginalized children and youth while serving as an attorney.
Interest in working in one or more of NCYL’s general areas of focus
Commitment to advancing justice by protecting the rights of children and improving the systems that impact their lives;
Commitment to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion;
Ability to work independently, as well as work on a team;
Relevant experience and education required for Soros Justice Fellowship.
Graduating law school in Spring 2021 or or have been clerking since graduating law school in a prior year
Salary & Benefits: This is a full-time exempt position. Salary is competitive at $62,503.00. NCYL provides health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick benefits, commuter benefits and employer contribution to a retirement plan.
How to Apply: Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2021. Please submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts (unofficial is acceptable) and a list of three references.
The National Center for Youth Law is committed to hiring a group of fellows that reflect the racial and cultural diversity of our clients. Applicants of color, those who will increase the diversity of NCYL, and those with personal experience in our practice areas are strongly encouraged to apply as a fellow.
NCYL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, ethnic background, sex, disability, size, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, color, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, or genetic information. Applicants who will increase the diversity of NCYL are strongly encouraged to apply.
Internship, Legal and Public Affairs
Robert Chinn Foundation/Asian Hall of Fame
Desired Class: Candidates 21-years old and over
Our Young Professionals Program is a talent incubator program that identifies and cultivates outstanding young professionals through high-impact projects and executive networks. In collaboration with the CEO and board influencers, interns will develop and complete special projects that will enhance their professional portfolio and advance the Foundation’s mission. All interns receive a recommendation letter from the Chairman of the Board and CEO. Based on performance, interns may be invited to apply for employment, grant prize, and/or board committee membership. Examples of possible projects include:
Launch and develop Lawyers for the Arts
Draft and review contracts with celebrities and artists
Develop community grant engagement program
Asian descent is not necessary but a strong interest in advancing cross-cultural collaboration is required. Due to the confidential nature of our celebrities, a background and reference check will be required prior to offer.
Internship, Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy, Summer 2020
Council on Foreign Relations
Desired Class: 1L, 2L
Salary: Compensated - Undisclosed; "Competitive"
Deadline: Rolling until Filled; Starts in June
The Washington External Affairs team is comprised of the Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy program and CFR's diplomatic and executive branch initiatives. The Congress program engages members of Congress and their staffs on both sides of the aisle with a weekly roundtable policy discussion series, monthly briefings for Senate chiefs of staff, breakfast meetings for members of Congress, and other on-demand briefings. The program is responsible for distribution of CFR publications and other relevant materials to Capitol Hill.
Law Clerk [Part-Time]
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Various CA: Ontario (108003), San Francisco (108211), Los Angeles (111414)
Desired Class: 2L, 3L
Salary: Compensated - Undisclosed; "Competitive"
Deadline: Rolling until Filled
Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic law student who is interested in making an immediate and valued contribution. As a Law Clerk you will provide technical support to staff attorneys, perform legal research and assist in drafting and filing legal documents.
Responsibilities: Performs legal research utilizing both written and electronic sources, assists attorneys in brief and opinion writing, prepares draft memos, gathers and compiles facts and relevant case information, drafts pleadings and motions, assists attorneys in preparing for depositions and trials.