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.
Tyron Garner Memorial Fellowship for African-American LGBT Civil Rights
Award: $500 weekly paid summer internship (up to 14 weeks) plus transportation costs to placement location.
Deadline: Open Until Filled
Criteria: Candidates must be a law student or recent law graduate willing to work in any of the Lambda Legal’s five offices during the summer of 2008. Should have first-hand understanding of the issues that affect communities of color and have experience working with LGBT and HIV issues and with African American communities.
Quarles & Brady LLP Native American Public Interest Split Program
Award: $2400 weekly paid associate position (12 weeks) half spent at the Phoenix offices of Quarles & Brady and the other half spent at their client’s office, Navajo Housing authority in Window Rock.
Deadline: Open until filled
Criteria: Candidates must be a first year law student at an ABA approved law school with a demonstrated interest in Native American Law.