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Weil Legal Innovators (Law/Pre-Law Fellowship)

Sailor Moon LSATSailor Moon LSAT Member
edited December 2019 in Off-topic 200 karma

I wanted to share this opportunity that some people may be interested in.

From what I understand, it's for people who are applying to law school/have admission to one of the following schools (Columbia, Duke, Georgetown, NYU, Penn ) to defer admission for a year and work in one of the following areas ( Environmental Conservation · Humanitarian Aid · Human Rights & Legal Services ·Policy & Leadership · Social Innovation · Social Services & Community Empowerment) at partner orgs.

Benefits include
$50,000 in compensation for the fellowship year, plus full health benefits coverage inclusive of medical, vision and dental
A one-time $10,000 law school scholarship awarded upon starting first year of law school at a WLI partner institution
All expenses paid for travel to and from New York City for WLI orientation in 2020 and closing reception in 2021
An opportunity to work at and learn from a leading national or international public service organization
A dedicated Weil Partner mentor for the duration of the program
The opportunity to interview for the Weil Summer Associate Program

The deadline to submit your application is February 28, 2020, 11:59 PM EST.

The partner orgs are:
Tahirih Justice Center
Earthwatch Institute
Human Rights Watch
The Innocence Project
MET Council
National Urban League
National Women's Center
Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship
The Aspen Institute
United Way of MA
United Way of NYC


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