The Marine Affairs Institute holds a major symposium every other year. These events draw national and international experts in their various fields to RWU Law. Students can attend these symposia for free. Past topics range from fisheries law, climate change and the legacy of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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.