Opportunities at ELC

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

Staff Openings

Pittsburgh Director

We are seeking a Director of our Western Pennsylvania Office in Pittsburgh who will report directly to the Executive Director based in Philadelphia. The candidate should have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law, civil rights, racial justice, and advancing the rights of underserved populations. The Pittsburgh Director provides leadership and direction to the Pittsburgh office, including overseeing direct service to underserved students, participating in local and statewide policy advocacy and litigation, building and strengthening community partnerships, and engaging with funders and board members. See the full description here.

Opportunities for Law Students

Philadelphia Internships

Fall & Spring Semesters: 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, but submission of a resume and cover letter to Margie Wakelin is recommended by November 1 for Spring positions and April 15 for Fall positions. Click here to download the Philadelphia semester posting in PDF format.

Summer Internships: ELC invites 1Ls and 2Ls to apply for summer legal externships or practicum in its Philadelphia office. Applicants should be committed to racial justice and education access for all students, particularly underserved populations. Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, writing sample and 3 references to Margie Wakelin by January 15th, though applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. See the full description here.

Pittsburgh Internships

ELC is accepting resumes and letters of interest for law students interested in internships in our Pittsburgh office. Please submit materials and direct questions to Hetal Dhagat.

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.  ELC encourages people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.