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 Openings

Philadelphia: Policy Attorney

The Education Law Center seeks an experienced policy attorney for a full-time position in our Philadelphia office. Please click here to view the full announcement. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Pittsburgh: Staff Attorney

The Education Law Center seeks an experienced attorney for a full-time position in our Pittsburgh office. Please click here to view the full announcement. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Law Student Internships (Philadelphia)

The Education Law Center invites 1Ls and 2Ls to apply for 2017 summer legal internships. The Philadelphia office accepts applications from 2Ls and 3Ls for legal externships or practicum during the school year. Applicants should be committed to education access for all students, particularly vulnerable populations. Intern responsibilities include: Supporting ELC’s direct representation work through handling intake calls; supporting ELC’s litigation and legislative advocacy through legal research and writing; and providing other support as needed.

Qualified applicants should have: strong interpersonal and communication skills; strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills; strong legal research and writing skills; and a commitment to social justice.

Fluency in Spanish, an understanding of special education law, and/or experience working with diverse communities are valued but not required qualifications.

Philadelphia office

Summer 2017: Applications from 1Ls and 2Ls for summer internships in ELC’s Philadelphia office will be reviewed on a rolling basis, however the final deadline is January 20, 2017. Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and list of references to Kristina Moon, kmoon@elc-pa.org. Click here to download the Philadelphia summer posting in PDF format.

Spring Semester 2017: Applications from 2Ls and 3Ls for an externship or practicum in the Philadelphia office during the school year will be reviewed on a rolling basis, however the final deadline is January 20, 2017.  Please send a cover letter and resume to Kristina Moon, kmoon@elc-pa.org. Click here to download the Philadelphia semester posting in PDF format.

Internships in the Philadelphia office are unpaid. ELC is happy to support students applying for funding from other sources or for course credit.

Postgraduate Legal Fellowships

There are no active legal fellowship opportunities at this time.