Opportunities at ELC

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

Staff Openings

Philadelphia: Staff Attorney

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

Postgraduate Legal Fellowship – Philadelphia

The Education Law Center seeks to sponsor applicants for postgraduate legal fellowships to start in the Fall of 2020. Applicants should be law students graduating in the Spring of 2020 or current law clerks.  Please click here to view the full announcement. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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 January 20th for Spring positions and April 15 for Fall positions. Click here to download the Philadelphia semester posting in PDF format.
  • Summer 2019: All positions are now filled.
  • Summer 2020: Applications from 1Ls and 2Ls for summer internships in ELC’s Philadelphia office will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but the final deadline is January 15, 2020. Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of references to Margie Wakelin.  Click here to download the Philadelphia summer 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.

Pittsburgh Internships

ELC is accepting resumes and letters of interest for Pittsburgh law students looking for internships during the 2019-2020 school year. Please submit materials and direct questions to Cheryl Kleiman.

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.