Volunteer, Job & Fellowship Opportunities
Fellowship and Internship Opportunities
- Summer internships: We’re happy to receive applications from law students who are interested in interning at the Center, on a volunteer basis or with funding from their law schools, during the summer. The best time to contact us about summer internships is in the fall.
- Fellowships: The Education Law Center seeks to sponsor applicants for postgraduate legal fellowships to start in September 2013. We are seeking applicants for the Skadden Fellowship, Equal Justice Works Fellowship, or other public interest fellowships. Fellows will have the option of working in either our Philadelphia or Pittsburgh offices. Applicants should be law students graduating in the spring of 2013 (current 2Ls) or current law clerks.
ELC is a public interest law firm and education advocacy organization whose mission is to ensure that Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged children have access to quality public schools. We focus on the needs of poor children, children of color, children in the foster care system, children with disabilities, English language learners, children in residential facilities, and others. Our strategies include litigation, legislative and policy advocacy, and community outreach and education.
Interested candidates should send application materials (resume, cover letter, brief proposal description) by August 30, 2012, to email@example.com. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law.
The Education Law Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.
- Development Internships: We are interested in receiving applications for development internships for the school year or summer. Internships are unpaid. Development internships provide an opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of not-for-profit fundraising. The primary objective of this internship is to help grow the Education Law Center’s individual giving program with possible work on foundation funding, corporate giving, and fundraising compliance. Specific duties will depend on the applicant’s interests, skills, and experience. Applicants should contact Christine Gaffney.