Each year, the Marine Affairs Institute takes RWU Law students on an educational cruise on Narragansett Bay. This trip helps first year students better understand many of the marine and maritime issues affecting Rhode Island and New England.
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.