Working with ELC

Summer intern Sarah Bell videotapes an ELC press conference in the Capitol.
Summer intern Sarah Bell videotapes an ELC press conference in the Capitol.

Staff Attorney: Job Opening

The Education Law Center, a statewide nonprofit legal advocacy organization founded in 1975, seeks an experienced attorney for a full-time position in our Pittsburgh, PA office. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we hope to fill the position by October 1, 2015.

Please click here to view the entire job announcement.

Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

Postgraduate Legal Fellowships

The Education Law Center – Pennsylvania seeks to sponsor applicants for postgraduate legal fellowships to start in the Fall of 2016.  Applicants should be law students graduating in the Spring of 2016 or current law clerks and should have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law.

The Education Law Center (ELC)’s mission is to ensure access to a quality public education for all students in Pennsylvania. We pursue this mission by advocating on behalf of the most at-risk students — children living in poverty, children of color, children in the foster care and juvenile justice systems, children with disabilities, English Language Learners, and children experiencing homelessness. ELC employs a broad range of strategies including direct legal representation, impact litigation, educating parents and students about their legal rights, supporting community-based groups, and legislative, regulatory, and policy advocacy.

Interested candidates should send application materials (cover letter, resume, law school transcript, list of references and writing sample) as soon as possible, but no later than August 1, 2015 to

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. 

Fall Undergraduate Development Internship

Undergraduate Development Internship: The Education Law Center-PA is seeking an undergraduate student interested in nonprofit development. This position would work closely with the Development Associate and the Associate Director to help implement and support fundraising plans, help execute the organization’s fundraising events, and help organize and maintain our donor and foundation records.

Applicants should have an interest in the organization’s mission and be free to come to our Philadelphia office as class time allows. Experience with office software is required. Availability on the days leading up to our Anniversary event on September 16th is a plus. Interested students should email with their availability and contact information.