Our Pro Bono Collaborative mobilizes Rhode Island law firms, law students and community organizations to provide desperately needed legal assistance for the underserved residents of the state. The unique program includes 10 major law firms, over 20 community-based organizations and several dozen law students.
Goodwin Diversity Fellow
Deadline: February 15, 2010
Criteria: Candidates must be a first year, full time law student at an ABA approved law school who is interested in pursuing public interest work in the summer after the first year. Must express an interest in joining Summer Program and may not be a recipient of a similar scholarship from another legal employer.
Munger, Tolles & Ohlson LLP 1L Diversity Summer Program
Award: Paid summer (8 weeks) at Los Angeles or San Francisco firm plus 4 weeks of paid work at Los Angeles or San Francisco non-profit organization.
Deadline: February 26, 2010
Criteria: Candidates must be a first year law student at an ABA approved law school.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP Diversity Scholarship
Award: $15,000, summer associate position. Renewable for third year after completion of summer program and if maintaining a 3.0 GPA
Deadline: February 27, 2009
Criteria: Candidates must be a first year law student at an ABA approved law school with a demonstrated interested in pursuing a career in intellectual property law. Strong academic performance at undergraduate and law school level. Degree in the life sciences, engineering, computer science or trademark experience.
Boston Lawyers Group Diversity Clerkship Program
Award: 10 week program. 5 weeks with a Boston Office of a major law firm of law department at a corporate location and 5 weeks at the law department of a government agency.
Deadline: February 19, 2010
Criteria: Candidates must be a first year law student at an ABA approved law school with a demonstrated connection to Boston.