Advancement Project is seeking applicants to sponsor for the Skadden and Equal Justice Works Fellowships. Fellows would work on a project within our Education Equity, Economic Justice or Immigrant Justice projects. Fellows would work closely with experienced civil rights attorneys and would be provided with intensive training. Click here for more information about these programs.
Advancement Project is an innovative policy, communications, and legal action group that develops, encourages, pioneers, and widely disseminates innovative ideas and models that inspire and mobilize a broad national racial justice movement to achieve universal opportunity and a just democracy. With offices in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, California, Advancement Project supports organized communities in their struggles for racial and social justice. This posting is for a position in the national office in Washington, D.C.
If selected, an applicant will be assisted in formulating a project proposal. We are seeking a law student entering her or his third year, or a recent graduate who expects to complete a clerkship in the summer of 2014. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to public service. Some experience in racial justice work, policy advocacy, or community organizing is a plus. Fluency in Spanish is also a plus.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample, and list of 2 to 3 references with “2014 Fellowship” in the subject line to:
1220 L Street, NW, Suite 850
Washington, DC 20005
Applications are due by July 8, 2013.
Please direct all questions to the email address above. Email submission is preferable if possible.
For more information about the fellowship programs, visit www.equaljusticeworks.org or www.skaddenfellowships.org .