Many firms and other organizations offer academic-year, summer, and post-graduate scholarship or fellowship opportunities for students who self-identify as diverse as part of their diversity initiatives.

What does it mean to be “diverse?”

The definition of what constitutes a “diverse” applicant varies widely among the different opportunities. Generally, diversity is defined broadly to encompass individuals with varied backgrounds. Some opportunities may be limited to students of a particular racial, ethnic, religious, or socio-economic background; women; students with a disability; or who identify as LGBTQ.  Others, however, are available to students who are advancing the cause of diversity within their community, without regard to the individual’s own diversity status, or to students who have faced adversity and, thereby, have a diverse perspective on life and the practice of law. If an opportunity does not specify how diversity is defined, think of it in a broad and inclusive way.

Application Process

Each opportunity has specific eligibility criteria and application instructions, and application deadlines will occur throughout the year. Please note that this list will be periodically updated with additional opportunities.

You may direct questions about these opportunities to the sponsoring organization or you may contact diversity@law.gwu.edu. Please also feel free to schedule an appointment or reach out via email with any questions or concerns as you work on your application materials.

To report a broken link on this page or to recommend that an opportunity be added to this resource, please email diversity@law.gwu.edu.

2017-2018 Upcoming Deadlines for Diversity Opportunities

Please note, this table may be sorted by any of the columns by clicking the column header. There are over 100 opportunities available to students over the course of a year. As we receive information for the 2017-18 academic year, this table will be updated regularly.
Class YearProgramDeadline MonthDeadline YearDeadlineApplications Considered on a Rolling Basis?Other NotesURL
2L (Class of 2019)Thompson Hine 2018 Diversity Scholarship Program 2017900-Deadline not specified/Rolling DeadlineApplication for the Diversity Scholarship will be accepted and reviewed on a continual basis until the scholarship has been awarded and accepted. $10,000 diversity scholarship to rising 2L who can be classified as a member of a minority racial/ethnic group set forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or a member of the LGBT community.

Interested students who qualify MUST apply for a Summer Associate position at Thompson Hine in any of our 7 offices: Atlanta, Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton, New York or DC.
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2L (Class of 2019)Paul Hastings 2018 Diversity Scholarship Award and Summer Associate2017900-Deadline not specified/Rolling Deadline$10,000 scholarship and summer associate positionApply Here
2L (Class of 2019)2017 Blacks of the American Society of International Law (BASIL) Annual Meeting Scholarship 2017900-Deadline not specified/Rolling DeadlineIn furtherance of its mission to help to increase the number of Blacks in the American Society of International Law (BASIL) and in international law generally, BASIL seeks to promote the attendance of Black students to the 111th ASIL Annual Meeting. To that end, the BASIL Task Force members have funded the creation of a scholarship to support up to ten (10) of these current law students. More Information
All law students enrolled in the 2017-2018 academic yearMALDEF Law School Scholarship ProgramDecember201712/18/2017MALDEF's Law School Scholarship Committee assesses applicants based on four main factors: 1) personal background and financial need; 2) academic and extracurricular achievement; 3) demonstrated commitment to serving the Latino community, shown through academic, extracurricular, or professional record of service; and 4) future plans to advance the rights of Latinos. More information and application
All ClassesAmerican Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) 2018 Summer Internship ApplicationNovember201711/16/2017Each summer, AAPD students and recent graduates with all types of disabilities in summer internships with Congressional offices, federal agencies, non-profits, and for-profit organizations in the Washington, DC area. Each intern is matched with a mentor who will assist them with their career goals. AAPD provides the interns with a living stipend, transportation to and from Washington, DC, and fully-accessible housing.More information
1L (Class of 2020)Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. ScholarshipOctober201710/15/2017 $10,000 Scholarship for entering law students with an interest in corporate law.More information
2L (Class of 2019)Winston & StrawnSeptember20179/29/2017Three scholarships to diverse law school students who join the 2018 summer program in one of our domestic offices following the conclusion of their second year of law school. Each $10,000 scholarship will be paid during the students’ third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses.More information and to apply
2L (Class of 2019)Akin Gump’s Robert Strauss Diversity ScholarshipSeptember20179/29/2017 Application period opens on July 1, 2017$25,000 Scholarship to 5 outstanding second year law students to offset expenses of the third year of law school. The scholarships also offer mentoring and a paid second year summer associate position at one of the firm's offices in Dallas, Houston, LA, NY, or DC.More Information
2L (Class of 2019)Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship ProgramSeptember 20179/15/2017$20,000 Scholarship and Summer Associate position in one of the participating offices (DC, NY, or LA)More Information and to apply
2L (Class of 2019)Southern Environmental Law Center Summer Diversity and Inclusion FellowshipSeptember 20179/15/2017More information
2L (Class of 2019)George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship at Lane PowellSeptember20179/1/2017Application opens 8/1/2017$7500 Scholarship and 2018 Summer Associate position in Seattle or PortlandMore information and to apply
2L (Class of 2019)Ropes & Gray Diversity Scholarship August 20178/31/2017Students are encouraged to apply as soon as final grades are available.$25,000 scholarship + paid 2L summer associate position More Information
2L (Class of 2019)Miller Nash Graham & Dunn Diversity Fellowship ProgramAugust20178/31/2017Each year, MNG&D makes available two Fellowships to exceptional law students in their first or second year of law school. Each Fellowship recipient receives a paid summer associate position at either MNG&D’s Seattle, Washington or Portland, Oregon office. After successful completion of the summer associate clerkship, each Fellowship recipient is awarded a $10,000 scholarship. More information

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2L (Class of 2019) Vinson & Elkins Diversity FellowshipAugust20178/31/2017Fellows each receive $12,000 and the opportunity to clerk in one of our U.S. offices (Austin, Dallas, Houston, New York, Richmond, San Francisco, or Washington, D.C.) the summer following their 2L year.More information and to apply
3L (Class of 2018)Fried Frank Civil Rights FellowshipAugust 20178/23/2017The LDF and MALDEF fellowships each give an entry-level lawyer the opportunity to spend two years as a Fried Frank litigator and then two years as a staff attorney with LDF or MALDEF. At the end of their four-year commitment, our successful Fellows are encouraged to interview to return to Fried Frank and, in some cases, they may continue on the staff of their civil rights organization. We are proud that a number of our former Fellows hold high-level positions on the staffs of both LDF and MALDEF.

Candidates for the MALDEF and LDF fellowships should have a genuine interest in both corporate and civil rights litigation.
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2L (Class of 2019)Goodwin Procter LLP's - 2L Diversity Fellowship August20178/18/2017The online application will be available beginning June 1, 2017, and will include a resume, undergraduate transcript and copy of current law school transcript.Application available starting June 1, 2017. The Goodwin 2L Diversity Fellowships provide second-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards of $15,000 each, to help cover expenses for their third year of law school (2018-2019). The $15,000 award is contingent on the student’s accepting an offer to join Goodwin’s 2018 summer associate program and on accepting an offer, if extended, to join the firm as a full-time associate. The funds will be paid out half upon completion of the summer program, and half upon starting as a full-time associate at the firm.
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2L (Class of 2019)Proskauer's Silver Scholar Program August 20178/15/2017cash award of up to $30,000 + summer associate position More information
2L (Class of 2019)Womble Carlyle Scholars Program August20178/4/2017scholarship of $30,000, payable over two years, + summer 2017 summer associate position More information and application
2L (Class of 2019)Bryan Cave Diversity ScholarshipAugust 20177/31/2017Application period is June 1-August 31$10,000 scholarship and position in the summer associate classMore information and application
2L (Class of 2019)Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program July 20177/24/2017$20,000 scholarship + paid 2L summer associate position Scholarship applicants must submit a resume, a completed application, a personal statement, law school transcript, undergraduate transcript and a legal writing sample to: DiverseScholars@reedsmith.com

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2L (Class of 2019)Helsell Fetterman LLP - Richard S. White FellowshipAugust 20177/19/2017Paid 12-week summer associate position + $7,500 academic scholarshipMore Information
3L (Class of 2018)Share the Wealth Judicial Clerkship Program (Federal & Bankruptcy JudgesJune 20177/14/2017 (deadline extended from 6/23/17 because additional judges were added!)The Share the Wealth Judicial Law Clerk Program is a referral program run by judges. Participating judges screen qualified law student applicants, conduct panel interviews with twelve students, and consider them for full-time clerkship positions. At the conclusion of this initial process, students who are not extended an offer by one of the judges may have their application packages shared with additional judges who have requested information on applicants through JTB. 
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All law studentsLGBT Bar Association of DC's Community Equality FellowshipJuly20177/7/2017The Lavender Equality Fellowship will provide the opportunity for a DC area law student to attend the 2017 Lavender Law Annual Conference & Career Fair in San Francisco this August. The Equality Fellowships aim to encourage law students taking their first steps toward careers tackling our nation’s most complex LGBT legal issues. The Equality Fellowships will pay up to $1,000 each to law students selected to be LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia Equality Fellows.More information and to apply
All Law StudentsMatsui Writing CompetitionJuly20177/1/2017$1500 award and publication in the UCLA Asian Pacific American Law Journal
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2L (Class of 2019)Latham’s 2L Diversity Scholars ProgramJune20176/30/2017Up to $25,000 scholarship and summer associate position. To Apply
2L (Class of 2019)2018 2L Diversity Scholars - Latham & WatkinsJune20176/30/2017The 2L Diversity Scholars Program awards select second-year law school students a progressive scholarship of $25,000 (less applicable taxes and withholdings). The first $10,000 of the scholarship will be paid upon starting as a summer associate at Latham & Watkins and the balance of $15,000 will be paid upon starting as a full-time associate at the firm. Our 2L Diversity Scholars also receive valuable networking, training and mentoring opportunities.More information
Any students with an interest in communications, media, or entertainmentAmerican Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)June20176/19/2017$5625 scholarshipMore info and to apply click here
2L (Class of 2019)2018 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship June 20176/16/2017paid 2L Summer Associate position + $10,000 scholarship More Information
2L (Class of 2019)McGuireWoods' 2017 Diversity Scholarship Program May 20175/26/2017At McGuireWoods, we define diversity as recognizing and valuing the differences in our workforce. To us, diversity encompasses age, sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status and veteran status, as well as educational and professional backgrounds.

McGuireWoods’ annual Diversity Scholarship Program will award up to eight $5,000 scholarships to diverse current first-year law students with an expected graduation year of 2019, who are committed to contributing to and supporting diversity within the legal profession. Applicants are considered based on their involvement in community activities and diversity related student organizations, personal achievements, and law school and undergraduate academic performance.
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2L (Class of 2019)Groom Law Group Diversity Mentoring ProgramMay20175/24/2017Each rising 2L will be paired with an attorney mentor who will be available for informal mentoring. More information.Application form.
All Law Students J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association Scholarship Fund, Inc.September 2017 9/29/2017 Cash scholarships up to $2,000.00 More Information
2L (Class of 2019) Montgomery County (MD) Summer Scholars Pipeline Program October 2017 10/6/2017 Paid, 2L summer position at participating law firm in Montgomery County, MD More Information

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1L (Class of 2020)The Boston Lawyers Group (BLG) 2018 1L Diversity Clerkship Program January 20181/3/2018BLG member firms and organizations are offering a ten-week split clerkship between the private and public sector or a full ten-week clerkship, in either, to first year law school students of color from historically underrepresented backgrounds.

Applicants who submit a completed application will also have the opportunity to meet this year’s employers at the BLG's Meet & Greet Kick-Off Reception on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at DLA Piper LLP in Boston. Personal invitations will be sent after the application deadline. Apply today!
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1L (Class of 2020)ACC National Capital Region Corporate Scholars Program January 2018 1/17/2018 The Corporate Scholars Program is designed to give students from the law schools in our region meaningful exposure to in-house practice by offering paid, 10-week internships in companies, such as Hilton Worldwide, Booz Allen Hamilton, Sodexo, Inc., Special Olympics and more. More Information
2L (Class of 2019)ACC National Capital Region Corporate Scholars Program January 2018 1/17/2018 The Corporate Scholars Program is designed to give students from the law schools in our region meaningful exposure to in-house practice by offering paid, 10-week internships in companies, such as Hilton Worldwide, Booz Allen Hamilton, Sodexo, Inc., Special Olympics and more. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Bryan Cave LLP - 1L LCLD Scholar February 2018 2/16/2018 The Chicago, Kansas City, and St. Louis offices of Bryan Cave LLP are each seeking to hire one first year law student for each office’s 2018 summer associate program that will participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholars Program including attending the Scholars Summit in Philadelphia May 22 to 24, 2018. More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP - 1L Minority Environmental Internship January 20181/19/2018 Katten’s Environmental and Workplace Safety group has an internship and mentoring opportunity for an outstanding 1L seeking to expand his/her knowledge in the environmental legal space. Based in the Washington, DC office, the 1L intern will work directly with practice leaders, including Environmental and Workplace Safety co-heads Mark Farley and Steve Solow. Throughout the summer internship, this individual will collaborate with Katten’s industry-recognized team and work on projects relating to the key environmental and workplace safety issues and regulations that major companies, national and regional trade associations, and corporate managers regularly face. The 1L intern will gain insight into federal and state laws and learn about industry trends, rules and regulations.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Beveridge & Diamond P.C. - 1L LCLD Scholar January 2018 1/12/2018Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is seeking a current first-year law student as a 1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Scholar to join our Washington, D.C. office for the summer of 2018. The goal of the LCLD is to increase diversity in the legal profession, and we are proud to be a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. The 1L LCLD Scholar will join our ten-week 2018 summer associate program, will be paired with an LCLD Scholar as a mentor, and will attend an LCLD Scholars Retreat. We are seeking to identify diverse first-year law students with superior academics (top 25%) and a strong background or interest in environmental law and litigation.More Information
1L (Class of 2020)2018 Travelers Insurance Summer Legal Internships December 201712/12/2017Travelers is pleased to partner with the American Bar Association's Commission on Disability Rights to promote our 1L Summer Claim Legal, Corporate Legal, and Special Liability Group Legal Internship Program. This is a paid internship located in Hartford, CT. More Information

*Search the following job IDs:
• 13471BR – Legal Intern – Claim
• 13485BR – Legal Intern - Corporate
• 13521BR – Special Liability Group (SLG) Legal
1L (Class of 2020)Charles Hamilton Houston 2018 Scholarship CompetitionMarch 2018 3/16/2018Currently enrolled law students are invited to participate in the CHH Essay Competition. Entrants will submit an essay on the topic: "Is the Decision of a Private Educational Institution that Receives State and/or Federal Funding To Refuse To Allow a Speech That is Considered Hate Speech at an Institution in Violation of the First Amendment?" Monetary scholarships will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. More Information
2L (Class of 2019)Charles Hamilton Houston 2018 Scholarship CompetitionMarch 20183/16/2018Currently enrolled law students are invited to participate in the CHH Essay Competition. Entrants will submit an essay on the topic: "Is the Decision of a Private Educational Institution that Receives State and/or Federal Funding To Refuse To Allow a Speech That is Considered Hate Speech at an Institution in Violation of the First Amendment?" Monetary scholarships will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. More Information
3L (Class of 2018)Charles Hamilton Houston 2018 Scholarship CompetitionMarch 20183/16/2018Currently enrolled law students are invited to participate in the CHH Essay Competition. Entrants will submit an essay on the topic: "Is the Decision of a Private Educational Institution that Receives State and/or Federal Funding To Refuse To Allow a Speech That is Considered Hate Speech at an Institution in Violation of the First Amendment?" Monetary scholarships will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Maryland Office of the Attorney General's - The Thurgood Marshall Clerkship Program December 201712/22/2017This is a program that places first and second year law students from historically under-represented populations within divisions of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General. The Program is a collaborative effort of the Office of the Attorney General, several local law firms, and area law schools designed to attract diverse law students who demonstrate exceptional leadership potential to the field of public service. The goal is to encourage these students to consider public sector service during their legal careers by providing them with an excellent, paid summer clerkship that enhances their future employment opportunities. More Information
2L (Class of 2019)Maryland Office of the Attorney General's - The Thurgood Marshall Clerkship Program December 201712/22/2017This is a program that places first and second year law students from historically under-represented populations within divisions of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General. The Program is a collaborative effort of the Office of the Attorney General, several local law firms, and area law schools designed to attract diverse law students who demonstrate exceptional leadership potential to the field of public service. The goal is to encourage these students to consider public sector service during their legal careers by providing them with an excellent, paid summer clerkship that enhances their future employment opportunities. More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Baker Botts/AT&T 1L IP Diversity Fellowship February 20182/28/2018The Baker Botts/AT&T 1L IP Diversity Fellowship will be awarded to talented first-year law students interested in pursuing a long-term career in Intellectual Property Law. Our fellowship provides the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a large, global law firm and in the legal department of one of the top 10 companies on the Fortune 500. The IP Diversity Fellows will participate in the firm's 2018 Summer Program in either our Dallas or New York office, spending time both at the firm and with AT&T.Online Application
1L (Class of 2020)Knobbe Martens - 2018 1L Diversity Scholarship ProgramFebruary 2018 2/28/2018Paid Summer Associate position with Knobbe Martens during the summer of 2018 More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Katten Muchin - 1L LCLD Scholars ProgramJanuary 2018 1/19/2018 Katten’s Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC offices will begin accepting applications on December 1, 2017, for 2018 1L LCLD Summer Associate positions.More Information
1L (Class of 2020)O'Melveny & Myers William T. Coleman, Jr. Diversity FellowshipJanuary 2018 1/30/2018 Paid summer associate position with O'Melveny & MyersMore Information
1L (Class of 2020)ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP) Summer 2018 ProgramJanuary 2018 1/8/2018The program is a full-time (32 hours per week), six-week minimum, summer internship program open to all first-or second-year diverse law students. Selected students are given an opportunity to intern for six weeks or more during the summer with a participating state or federal judge. The program offers a $2,000 award to each selected student. Students can also elect law school credit or coordinate their award with their work/study financial aid.More Information
2L (Class of 2019)ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP) Summer 2018 ProgramJanuary 2018 1/8/2018 The program is a full-time (32 hours per week), six-week minimum, summer internship program open to all first-or second-year diverse law students. Selected students are given an opportunity to intern for six weeks or more during the summer with a participating state or federal judge. The program offers a $2,000 award to each selected student. Students can also elect law school credit or coordinate their award with their work/study financial aid.More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Baker Botts 1L Diversity Fellowship ProgramFebruary 2018 2/28/18The Baker Botts 1L Diversity Fellowship provides first-year law students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience at a large, global law firm through paid participation in our 2018 summer program, as well as $12,500 in scholarship funds to assist with defraying the cost of a legal education. Online Application
1L (Class of 2020) Finnegan Diversity Scholarship February 2018 2/1/2018 The diversity scholarship award is $15,000 and a paid 2019 2L summer position in one of the firm’s domestic offices (Atlanta, Boston, Palo Alto, Reston or Washington).Application
1L (Class of 2020)Paul Hastings 2018 1L Summer Associate & Diversity Scholarship February 20182/1/2018Paid summer associate position + $10,000 scholarship to be distributed as follows: $5,000 will be awarded upon joining our summer program; $5,000 will be awarded upon joining the firm as a full-time associate following graduation from law school.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Fish & Richardson - 1L Diversity Fellowship ProgramJanuary 2018 1/12/2018 Our 1L Diversity Fellowship Program is comprised of four components: a paid summer associate position in one of Fish & Richardson's domestic offices, mentoring by members of the firm, participation in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 1L Scholars Program, and up to a $10,000 scholarship. Application

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1L (Class of 2020)Paul, Weiss (New York) - 2018 1L Diversity Summer ProgramJanuary 2018 1/15/2018 Paid summer associate position. Participants will have the opportunity to be selected to be a 1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Scholar and attend the 2018 1L LCLD Scholars Summit, which will be held in Philadelphia, PA, May 22-24. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Latham & Watkins 1L Fellowship ProgramJanuary 2018 1/12/2018 Eight to ten week paid summer associate positions in one of our US offices and in the legal department of one of our clients. 1L Fellows will also be invited to attend our annual Diversity Leadership Academy in late March 2018 and will be provided with other unique training and mentoring opportunities for the duration of their time in law school. Successful participants in the program will be invited to return to the firm, for a minimum of eight weeks, the following summer.

There are two tracks for the 1L Fellowship Program:

· General Track: for students interested in working on matters across all of Latham’s practice groups. Applicants for this track must apply to one of the following offices: Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, San Diego, Silicon Valley, or Washington, D.C.

· Intellectual Property Track: for students with a technical background, including a degree in engineering, computer science, chemistry, biology, or physics, and who are committed to pursuing a career in intellectual property law. Applicants for this track must apply to one of either the Chicago, Silicon Valley, or Washington, D.C. offices.
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1L (Class of 2020)Milbank 1L Diversity Fellowship January 2018 1/16/2018 Paid summer associate position in Milbank's New York office.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Twin Cities Diversity in Practice (TCDIP) - 2018 1L Summer Rotation ClerkshipJanuary 2018 1/16/2018 Students are encouraged to apply before winter break. This is a unique opportunity that combines a traditional law firm clerkship with experience working at an in-house corporate law department. As part of the law firm clerkship, students will spend one "rotation" (typically 3-4 weeks) working in the law department of a major corporation.Information & Flyer
1L (Class of 2020) Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP - 1L Diversity FellowshipJanuary 20181/9/2018This is a paid summer associate position at the firm's Seattle, WA office. Upon completion of the summer associate clerkship, the recipient will receive a $10,000 scholarship. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Reed Smith LLP - 2018 1L LCLD Summer Internship (Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Tysons)January 2018 1/26/2018 Paid 1L LCLD Scholar position The Pittsburgh office offers a unique opportunity for the LCLD Scholar to split their summer internship between Reed Smith's and PNC's legal departments. All LCLD Scholars work side-by-side with our lawyers as part of our 2018 Summer Associate Program and participate in a two-day retreat designed exclusively for 1L LCLD Scholars, which includes panel discussions, distinguished speakers, and networking opportunities.More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Cooley Diversity Fellowship - 2018 January 2018 1/5/2018 Selected applicants will be contacted on a rolling basis to arrange for personal interviews.Paid 1L summer associate position and an award of up to $30,000 to assist with law school tuition. The award will be paid in three installments: $10,000 upon completion of the 1L summer with the firm; $10,000 upon completion of the 2L summer with the firm; and the remaining $10,000 upon joining the firm as a full-time associate. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter Diversity Scholarship & Summer Clerkship January 2018 1/29/2018 The Columbus, Ohio-based law firm of Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter is offering a first-year law student, who is a member of a historically underrepresented population a $10,000.00 scholarship, plus a paid summer clerkship position with our 2018 first-year class. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Cleary Gottlieb 1L Diversity Summer Associate Program December 201712/30/2017Paid summer associate position in Washington, DC office. 8-week minimum requirement. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) 2018 Bristol-Myers Squibb Diversity & Inclusion Law Department Summer Internship ProgramJanuary 2018 1/8/2018Ten-week, paid summer internship within a corporate law department.More Information & Application
2L (Class of 2019) 2018 Bristol-Myers Squibb Diversity & Inclusion Law Department Summer Internship ProgramJanuary 2018 1/8/2018Ten-week, paid summer internship within a corporate law department.More Information & Application
1L (Class of 2020)Philadelphia Diversity Law Group (PDLG) Fellows ProgramJanuary 2018 1/18/2018 The PDLG Fellows Program (formerly known as the PDLG Summer 1L Program) offers diverse first year law students a route to summer employment at outstanding law firms and legal departments. It also provides the PDLG Fellows with a series of seminars and programs designed to enhance their skills and increase their knowledge of the Philadelphia legal community.More Information

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1L (Class of 2020)Latham & Watkins Diversity Leadership AcademyJanuary 2018 1/12/2018 A select group of first-year law students will be invited to participate in our annual Diversity Leadership Academy from March 23-25, 2018 in San Francisco, California. The three main components of the program are: 1) Training/Professional Development; 2) Networking; and 3) Mentoring. Note: This is a firm-sponsored event, including travel, hotel, and meals.

Also, applicants that seek to apply for both Diversity Leadership Academy and Latham’s 1L Fellowship Program need only complete the 1L Fellowship Program application and select to apply to both programs.
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1L (Class of 2020) Perkins Coie 1L Diversity FellowshipJanuary 2018 1/17/2018 The fellowships provide students a $15,000 academic scholarship and a paid summer associate position immediately following the completion of their first year of law school.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Perkins Coie 1L Political Law Diversity Fellowship – Washington, D.C.January 20181/17/2018The Perkins Coie Political Law Diversity Fellowship provides a $15,000 academic scholarship and an opportunity to work as a summer associate with one of the largest and most prestigious political law practices in the country. Candidates for this fellowship should have a demonstrated interest in politics and a desire to specialize in political law after law school graduation. This fellowship is available only in our Washington, D.C. office.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Summer Associate Diversity Fellowship (Seattle, WA)January 20181/8/2018 The fellowship consists ‎of a paid 10-week Summer Associate position in the firm's Seattle, Washington office for the summer ‎following the successful completion of the first year of law school. In addition, the recipients will receive a $7,500 academic stipend ‎to help defray tuition and expenses for their second year of law school.‎More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt 2018 ‎1L Summer Associate Diversity Fellowship Program‎ (Portland, OR)January 20181/8/2018 The fellowship consists ‎of a paid 10-week Summer Associate position in the firm's Portland, OR office for the summer ‎following the successful completion of the first year of law school. In addition, the recipients will receive a $7,500 academic stipend ‎to help defray tuition and expenses for their second year of law school.‎More Information
1L (Class of 2020)The Judicial Resources Committee and Just the Beginning (JRC-JTB) 2018 Summer Federal/State Judicial Internship ProgramJanuary 2018 1/10/2018Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Unpaid summer 2018 (minimum 6-weeks) internship with federal/state court judgesMore Information
2L (Class of 2019)The Judicial Resources Committee and Just the Beginning (JRC-JTB) 2018 Summer Federal/State Judicial Internship ProgramJanuary 2018 1/10/2018 Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Unpaid summer 2018 (minimum 6-weeks) internship with federal/state court judgesMore Information
1L (Class of 2020) The Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship January 2018 1/31/2018 This Scholarship provides a $5,000 monetary award for law school-related expenses and a guaranteed summer associate position in our Chicago or NY offices. More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Yale New Haven Health System/Wiggin and Dana Diversity Scholar ProgramJanuary 2018 1/8/2018 The Yale New Haven Health System, in conjunction with the law firm of Wiggin and Dana LLP, will offer a paid split summer opportunity for a first year law student. The student will spend the first four weeks of this eight-week program at the New Haven office of Wiggin and Dana and the second four weeks working in the Yale New Haven Health System Legal and Risk Services Department. The position is intended to provide broad exposure to a wide variety of legal issues, including multiple aspects of health care law.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Harter Secrest & Emery LLP - 2018 Diversity ScholarshipJanuary 20181/8/2018 One $7,500 scholarship to be applied to the student's second year tuition + Paid, 10-week summer associate position in the firm's Rochester officeMore Information
1L (Class of 2020) The Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship January 2018 1/31/2018 A ten-week summer internship in Washington, D.C., for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian Country. The Foundation provides round-trip airfare, housing, per diem for food and incidentals, and a stipend at the close of the program. More Information
2L (Class of 2019)The Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship January 2018 1/31/2018 A ten-week summer internship in Washington, D.C., for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian Country. The Foundation provides round-trip airfare, housing, per diem for food and incidentals, and a stipend at the close of the program. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) McAndrews Held and Malloy Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship January 2018 1/15/2018The Fellowship includes a $5,000 stipend and a paid summer clerkship to a qualified first-year student of an ABA-accredited law school. The individual chosen must possess a diverse background, a technical degree in science or engineering, and a commitment to pursuing a patent law career in Chicago.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Harter Secrest & Emery LLP - Winter Holiday Lunch If you are interested in meeting with attorneys from the firm over the Winter Break, you are invited to join them for lunch in their Rochester, NY office. Please reach out to Cristy Gordon, Legal Recruiter, at cgordan@hselaw.com to schedule your visit.

Note: Harter Secrest & Emery LLP has a 2018 Diversity Scholarship and Paid Internship
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1L (Class of 2020)Bricker & Eckler LLP – Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion ScholarshipFebruary 2018 2/1/2018 $10,000 scholarship towards law school tuition and other law school related expenses will be awarded + paid summer associate position for the summer of 2018 More Information
1L (Class of 2020) National Bar Association - 2018 Summer Judicial Clerkship ProgramDecember 201712/8/2017 Unpaid summer internship (minimum six (6) weeks) with state/federal court judges. Our goal is to place over 100 law students this year. Placement will based on merit, preferred location, preferred practice area, and needs of participating judges. More Information
2L (Class of 2019) National Bar Association - 2018 Summer Judicial Clerkship ProgramDecember 201712/8/2017Unpaid summer internship (minimum six (6) weeks) with state/federal court judges. Our goal is to place over 100 law students this year. Placement will based on merit, preferred location, preferred practice area, and needs of participating judges. More Information
2L (Class of 2019)The Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys (LIWOCA) Scholarship December 2017 12/31/2017 The Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys will be celebrating their 13th Annual Leadership Conference and Scholarship Program next year. The Conference will be held on March 28-29, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Up to five (5) different scholarships will be given on March 29, 2018 to deserving finalists. (The number and amount of each scholarship will be determined by LIWOCA in its discretion.) More Information
3L (Class of 2018)The Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys (LIWOC) Scholarship December 201712/31/2017The Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys will be celebrating their 13th Annual Leadership Conference and Scholarship Program next year. The Conference will be held on March 28-29, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Up to five (5) different scholarships will be given on March 29, 2018 to deserving finalists. (The number and amount of each scholarship will be determined by LIWOCA in its discretion.) More Information
1L (Class of 2020) PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholar Program January 2018 1/20/2018The Diversity Scholar Program is an intensive coaching, mentorship, and recruiting program designed to help law students understand their career goals and secure employment while simultaneously preparing them with the skills required to flourish in their legal positions.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) South Asian Bar Association - Washington, DC (SABA-DC) Public Interest Fellowship ProgramMarch 20183/30/2018SABA-DC provides financial assistance in the form of summer fellowships to law students working in the public interest sector for the benefit of the South Asian community and the metropolitan D.C. area.More Information
2L (Class of 2019)South Asian Bar Association - Washington, DC (SABA-DC) Public Interest Fellowship ProgramMarch 2018 3/30/2018 SABA-DC provides financial assistance in the form of summer fellowships to law students working in the public interest sector for the benefit of the South Asian community and the metropolitan D.C. area.More Information
1L (Class of 2020)1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Scholar Positions (Located throughout the U.S.)There are a variety of 1L LCLD Scholar opportunities with employers throughout the country. The application deadlines are generally in January and February although they vary per employer. More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Venable - 1L LCLD Scholars Program January 2018 1/23/2018 Venable is proud to be a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) and is excited to host scholars in our Washington, Baltimore, New York and Los Angeles offices. This is a paid summer associate position and scholars will split their time between Venable and a corporate partner in each of these offices.More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Blank Rome Diversity Scholars Program January 2018 1/19/2018 Ten-week salaried summer associate position + $15,000 scholarship paid in two installments 1) $7,500 for the student’s second-year tuition and expenses, payable in August of 2018, provided the student has received and accepted an offer to join the 2019 Summer Associate Program on a full-time basis; and 2) another $7,500 toward the student’s third-year of law school, provided the student receives and accepts an offer to return to Blank Rome as a full time Associate after graduation.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) DAPP Direct Job Fair (March 1-2, 2018, Chicago, IL) January 2018 1/12/2018 The DAPP Direct Job Fair gives 1L law students the opportunity to interview for an 8-10 week paid internship with a law firm or corporation during the summer of 2018.

Anticipated placements will be in a variety of markets, including but not limited to the Midwest, the DMV area, New York, Atlanta, Dallas, Palo Alto, and Los Angeles.
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1L (Class of 2020) Williams Mullen 1L Diversity Fellowship (Richmond, VA) January 2018 1/31/2018 Two 1L law students will be awarded with a $2,000 scholarship toward second year tuition, as well as a challenging and paid summer 6-week associate position in summer 2018 in Richmond, VA.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Vinson & Elkins - First Year Diversity FellowshipJanuary 2018 1/19/2018 Vinson & Elkins’ 1L Diversity Fellows receive $10,000 (in two $5,000 installments), and each awarded student is required to clerk as a Summer Associate in one of our U.S. offices (Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco, or Washington) the summer following his/her first year of law school. The first installment of $5,000 will be paid at the end of the first year of law school, and the second installment of $5,000 is conditioned on receiving and accepting a return summer associate offer.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) King & Spalding 1L LCLD Scholar Summer Associate February 2018 2/1/2018 Paid 1L LCLD Summer Scholar position in one of the firm's offices (Atlanta, Houston, and Washington, DC) More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Morrison & Foerster LLP - Keith Wetmore 1L Fellowship for Excellence, Diversity, and InclusionJanuary 2018 1/12/2018 Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis between December 1, 2017 and January 12, 2018. Morrison & Foerster will be awarding fellowships in our Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. offices to highly motivated first-year law students who are members of an underrepresented group in the legal industry. Students should apply to one location only. Recipients of the Wetmore 1L Diversity Fellowship (formerly called the 1L Diversity Fellowship) will receive:

- A paid summer associate position in a U.S. office following the first year of law school
- A team of attorney mentors during the 1L summer internship
- Assuming satisfactory performance during the 1L summer internship, an option to return as a second-year summer associate
- $15,000 fellowship award distributed in up to two payments contingent on the satisfactory completion of each summer program (payments made at the acceptance of an offer to return as a 2L summer and/or at the acceptance of full-time employment following law school graduation)
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1L (Class of 2020) McDermott Will & Emery 1L Diverse Law Student FellowshipFebruary 2018 2/28/2018 The application deadline is rolling and early submission is encouraged. Paid, ten-week summer associate position in firm's Chicago or Washington, DC officeMore Information
1L (Class of 2020) Ballard Spahr - CBS Broadcasting Inc. 1L Diversity Fellowship Program (Los Angeles)January 2018 1/15/2018 Through this program, we will select an outstanding 1L student who will be a paid, summer associate in our Los Angeles, CA office. The student will also have the unique opportunity to spend some time working as an intern in the CBS Broadcasting Inc. Legal Department.

The recipient will also receive a one-time $5000 scholarship.
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1L (Class of 2020) Ballard Spahr - PNC 1L Diversity Fellowship Program (Baltimore, MD) January 2018 1/15/2018 Through this program, we will select an outstanding 1L student who will be a paid, summer associate in our Baltimore, MD office. The student will also have the unique opportunity to spend some time working as an intern in the PNC Legal Department.

The recipient will also receive a one-time $5000 scholarship.
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1L (Class of 2020) Ballard Spahr - Molson Coors 1L Diversity Fellowship Program (Denver, CO)January 2018 1/15/2018 Through this program, we will select an outstanding 1L student who will be a paid, summer associate in our Denver, CO office. The student will also have the unique opportunity to spend some time working as an intern in the MCBC Legal Department.

The recipient will also receive a one-time $5000 scholarship.
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1L (Class of 2020) Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy Diversity Scholar Program (Rochester, NY) January 2018 1/5/2018 10-week, paid summer associate position in our Rochester, New York office and opportunity to earn a $7,500 bonus. More Information
3L (Class of 2018) Richard Johnson Diversity Fellowship January 20181/31/2018 The Center for Common Concerns seeks recent graduates (Masters of Public Policy, Public
Administration, and/or Juris Doctorate) for its paid Richard Johnson Diversity Fellowship program. The
position is ideal for candidates seeking experience in administrative law, program design, resource
development, research and analysis, planning and facilitation, grants management, and nonprofit and
public institutions governance in fields including affordable and low-income housing, behavioral
health, substance use mitigation, veterans’ programs, and family and youth advocacy.

The Richard Johnson Diversity Fellowship was created to open opportunities to racial or ethnic
minorities in order for the Fellow to develop policy and leadership skills in the area of
homelessness.

The Fellowship is a full-time position from June 2018 through May 2019, with a flexible start date for Bar Examinees.
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1L (Class of 2020) Stinson Leonard Street Minority Fellowship January 2018 1/31/2018 Paid summer associate position + up to $30,000 in law school tuition assistanceMore Information
1L (Class of 2020)Chattanooga Minority Clerkship Program - Summer 2018 Participating students will have the opportunity to work for up to 12 weeks (6 with a law firm and 6 with a local government agency or in-house legal department in Chattanooga, TN).

For more information, interested students are invited to attend a reception on December 19th in Chattanooga, TN.
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1L (Class of 2020) Stinson Leonard Street - 1L LCLD Summer Scholar (Kansas City)January 20181/31/2018 As members of the LCLD, PNC and Stinson are pleased to offer a LCLD Scholar position for a current 1L law student. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the LCLD Scholar will be an employee of Stinson and split the 10 week summer program between the firm and PNC’s legal department in Overland Park, Kansas. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Stinson Leonard Street - 1L LCLC Summer Scholars Program (Minneapolis)January 2018 1/31/2018 As members of the LCLD, Honeywell and Stinson are pleased to offer a LCLD Scholar position for a current 1L law student. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota the LCLD Scholar will be an employee of Stinson and split the summer program between the firm and Honeywell’s legal department in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Goodwin's 1L Diversity Fellowship February 2018 2/26/2018Goodwin's 1L Diversity Fellowships provide first-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards of $10,000 each, to help cover expenses while working in a public interest law position during the summer after their first year of law school.More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Faegre Baker Daniels - 1L LCLD Scholar January 2018 1/31/2018 Paid, ten-week 1L LCLD Scholar positions in the following offices: Denver, Indianapolis, and Minneapolis More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship (Minneapolis)Gain unprecedented experience by spending the summer clerking with the best of the best. See how our 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship connects our first-class corporate and law firm members with talented 1L students of color. Gain experience and legal training from a premier law firm and real world insight into the fast-paced environment of a Fortune 500 legal department!More Information
1L (Class of 2020) 2018 Microsoft Legal Internship for a Law Student with a Disability February 2018 2/16/2018 Paid internship with Microsoft’s Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs department in Redmond, Washington, for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Dinsmore & Shohl LLP - 2018 Diversity Scholarship Program December 2018 12/31/2017 We are proud to offer a unique opportunity for a first-year law student to split his or her summer associate experience between Dinsmore and Procter & Gamble, a global consumer goods corporation. One first-year scholarship recipient will be a salaried Summer Associate for both P&G and Dinsmore, splitting a 12-week period between both organizations’ Cincinnati, Ohio offices.

The recipient will also receive a scholarship up to $10,000 and be assigned a mentor who will serve as a dedicated resource for professional development.
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1L (Class of 2020) Dinsmore & Shohl LLP - 2018 Diversity Scholarship Program December 2018 12/31/2017 We are proud to offer a unique opportunity for a first-year law student to split his or her summer associate experience between Dinsmore and global aerospace and defense company Lockheed Martin. One scholarship recipient will be a salaried Dinsmore summer associate who will spend half of the 12-week summer associate program in the General Counsel’s office at Lockheed Martin Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland.

The recipient will also receive a scholarship up to $10,000 and be assigned a mentor who will serve as a dedicated resource for professional development.
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1L (Class of 2020)Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 2018 Minority Clerkship ProgramJanuary 2018 1/19/2018This program provides the opportunity for qualified minority law students to work as law clerks or summer associates in a firm, legal department or government agency in Cleveland, OH. The experience better prepares the students to compete for permanent legal positions in the future, while providing employers with the opportunity to work with well-qualified minority students. More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox – 2018 Spring 1L Diversity Internship February 2018 2/14/2018Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, a full-service intellectual property law firm located in Washington, DC, has invited diverse first-year law students in the DC area to apply for an internship this spring. The firm is particularly interested in applicants with an advanced degree (masters or doctorate) in biochemistry, chemistry, computer engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering. This program will allow two students to shadow attorneys and participate in client meetings and strategy sessions while receiving in-depth information on the firm's Biotechnology/Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical and Litigation Practice Groups.

The internship program will take place on the following dates: March 23, March 30, April 6 and April 13. The firm will work with each intern to accommodate class schedules. Students will not be expected to complete any assignments that will extend beyond their time in the office. The goal of this internship is to complement the students’ educational experience while providing exposure to a law firm setting and practice early on to help better prepare each student for the upcoming fall recruitment program.

This is a paid internship ($20/hour). If you are interested in participating, please email your resume, a copy of your transcripts (undergraduate and graduate/law school) and a writing sample to Jaya Saxena at diversity@law.gwu.edu by 5:00 pm Wednesday, February 14, 2018.
1L (Class of 2020)Hunton & Williams LLP and Altria Group, Inc. Denise F. Keane Fellowship – Summer 2018 Paid, 10-week 1L LCLD Scholar position in Richmond, VA; Students will spend 7 weeks as a summer associate at the firm and 3 weeks working in Altria's corporate office.More Information
3L (Class of 2018)HomeBase - Richard Johnson Diversity Fellowship January 2018 1/31/2018 HomeBase: The Center for Common Concerns seeks recent graduates (Masters of Public Policy, Public Administration, and/or Juris Doctorate) for its Richard Johnson Diversity Fellowship program.

The Richard Johnson Diversity Fellowship was created to open opportunities to racial or ethnic minorities to develop policy and leadership skills in the area of homelessness. The Fellowship was established in honor of long-time HomeBase Board Chair Richard Johnson who helped build HomeBase into an effective national leader, working to prevent and end homelessness, and who promoted efforts to develop a diverse non-profit workforce committed to addressing pressing social issues.
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1L (Class of 2020) Morgan Lewis - 1L LCLD Scholar January 2018 1/31/2018 Paid 1L LCLD Scholar positions in following offices: Boston, Houston, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.

The LCLD scholar will participate in all summer associate social events and training activities and will work on client matters through our traditional work assignment process.
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1L (Class of 2020)Hunton & Williams LLP - 1L Diversity Clerk (Dallas, TX)Capital One and Hunton & Williams LLP are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that represents their global businesses and allows them to better serve their respective clients and customers. In keeping with this commitment, Capital One and Hunton & Williams are pleased to partner with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (“LCLD”) 1L Scholars program to offer a unique opportunity for two outstanding diverse first-year law students.

The selected students will participate in an innovative ten-week clerkship during the summer of 2018 (from May 17 to July 27). Students will spend six weeks as a summer associate at the Dallas, Texas office of Hunton & Williams and four weeks of the summer working in Capital One’s corporate offices in Plano. They also will be enrolled in the LCLD 1L Scholars Program. This clerkship not only offers law students the opportunity to work side-by-side with leaders from Capital One and Hunton & Williams, but also to network with lawyers from other LCLD member organizations.
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1L (Class of 2020) Hunton & Williams LLP and Dominion Energy 1L Diversity Clerkship Opportunity - Summer 2018Dominion and Hunton & Williams are pleased to partner with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (“LCLD”) 1L Scholars program to offer one outstanding diverse first-year law student focused on pursuing a career in Richmond, VA, the opportunity to participate in a ten-week clerkship during the summer of 2018 (from May 17 to July 27). Students will spend six weeks as a summer associate at the Richmond, Virginia office of Hunton & Williams and four weeks of the summer working in Dominion Energy’s corporate offices in Richmond. They also will be enrolled in the LCLD 1L Scholars Program. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Cozen O’Connor 1L Diversity & Inclusion FellowshipFebruary 2018 2/9/2018Paid summer associate position in one of the firm's offices (Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Santa Monica, Seattle, or Washington, D.C.) + $10,000 scholarship (to be paid in two phases)More Information
1L (Class of 2020) Skadden 1L Scholars Program January 2018 1/3/2018 An 11-week paid internship, comprised of law firm, corporate in-house, and public interest exposure. The internship consists of 7 weeks as a Skadden summer associate followed by four weeks at a firm client or public interest partner.

The program is offered in the firm's following offices: Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, and Washington, DC.
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1L (Class of 2020) The Brown Rudnick 1L Social Mobility Diversity Fellowship ProgramJanuary 2018 1/31/2018 This is a fellowship opportunity with a comprehensive and compensated summer associate experience and additional scholarship.

The Fellowship is open to all first year law students who are the first in their families to have graduated college.
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1L (Class of 2020) Mass Mutual - 1L Diversity Clerkship Program January 2018 1/12/2018 MassMutual’s 1L Diversity Clerkship Program is designed to offer Law Clerks the opportunity to enhance their resumes, as well as provide networking and other opportunities intended to position the Law Clerks for 2L summer employment at top law firms. MassMutual’s long-term goal is to form lasting relationships with its Law Clerks that extend well beyond the 1L summer, and to continue mentoring Law Clerks throughout their legal careers.

This is a paid internship that includes subsidized temporary housing during the program.
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1L (Class of 2020) Grand Rapids Bar Association & Floyd Skinner Bar Association - Minority Clerkship ProgramFebruary 2018 2/9/2018 The Minority Clerkship Program represents a collaborative effort between the Grand Rapids Bar Association and Floyd Skinner Bar Association, to increase the number of minority attorneys within the legal community of Grand Rapids, Michigan. By facilitating the placement of first-year minority law students in various law firms, corporations, and public interest clerkships; we hope to augment the representation of diverse constituencies, to further enrich the cultural landscape of West Michigan’s legal community.More Information & Application
1L (Class of 2020)AT&T Summer Legal Internship Program February 2018 2/9/2018 The Program began over ten years ago as part of the Company’s effort to promote diversity within the legal profession. The Program is designed to provide participants with an opportunity to develop both personally and professionally, as well as to gain experience by working alongside in-house counsel in a Fortune 10 corporation.

This is a paid position.
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1L (Class of 2020) Sodexo, Inc. - Job Shadowing Program February 2018 2/16/2018 The Law Department Diversity Committee is sponsoring a job shadowing program at its Sodexo, Inc. headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD.

This is a one-day job shadowing opportunity for first-year law students who are considering corporate law as a possible practice area. Students will be paired with an attorney and will have an opportunity to experience first-hand the daily routine of the real practice of law. The student will accompany the attorney to client meetings, contract negotiations, or other work experience the agreed upon time permits.
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1L (Class of 2020) The 2018 Admiral McGrail Scholarship at GW Law January 2018 1/29/2018 The Flag and General Officers Network and GW Law are pleased to offer two scholarships for the upcoming 2018 Summer Semester to Veteran Students of the GW Law 1L Class of 2020. These scholarships provide a $3000 in funding during the summer, potential internship placement (if necessary), a mentoring program, and networking opportunities. More Information
1L (Class of 2020) McGuireWoods Diversity ScholarshipMay 2018 5/25/2018 McGuireWoods’ Diversity Scholarship Program will award up to eight $5,000 scholarships to diverse current first-year law students with an expected graduation year of 2020, who are committed to contributing to and supporting diversity within the legal profession.More Information
1L (Class of 2020)Buckley Sandler LLP - 1L LCLD ScholarFebruary 20182/2/2018 Buckley Sandler LLP, in connection with our participation in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 1L Scholar Program, is currently accepting applications from first year law students interested in working as Summer Associates in our Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles offices. More Information
1L (Class of 2020)2018 National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersFebruary 20182/9/2018The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is pleased to announce its 2017 fellowship in criminal defense. NACDL invites ABA accredited law school students from historically underrepresented backgrounds to work as Summer NACDL Fellows with exceptional, experienced, criminal defense attorney NACDL members for up to eight (8) weeks in active criminal defense practices.

To help promote diversity in our nation’s criminal defense bar, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is offering summer fellowship opportunities to ABA accredited law school students from historically underrepresented backgrounds. Selected Fellows will receive a weekly stipend of $500.00 to work for up to eight weeks with selected criminal defense offices/practitioners.

Fellows will be given the opportunity to gain hands-on, practical experience in criminal defense, while working with an experienced criminal defense attorney at either a private law firm or a public defense office. The list of fellowship locations include:

-Baton Rouge, Louisiana (private law firm)
-Denver, Colorado (private law firm)
-Fairfax, Virginia (Fairfax County -Public Defender’s Office)
-Jersey City, New Jersey (Public Defender’s Office)
-New York, New York (Neighborhood Defender Services)
- New York, New York (Bronx Defenders)
-San Francisco, California (private law firm)
-Tulsa, Oklahoma (Still She Rises – a non-profit law firm)
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2L (Class of 2019)2018 National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersFebruary 2018 2/9/2018 The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is pleased to announce its 2017 fellowship in criminal defense. NACDL invites ABA accredited law school students from historically underrepresented backgrounds to work as Summer NACDL Fellows with exceptional, experienced, criminal defense attorney NACDL members for up to eight (8) weeks in active criminal defense practices.

To help promote diversity in our nation’s criminal defense bar, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is offering summer fellowship opportunities to ABA accredited law school students from historically underrepresented backgrounds. Selected Fellows will receive a weekly stipend of $500.00 to work for up to eight weeks with selected criminal defense offices/practitioners.

Fellows will be given the opportunity to gain hands-on, practical experience in criminal defense, while working with an experienced criminal defense attorney at either a private law firm or a public defense office. The list of fellowship locations include:

-Baton Rouge, Louisiana (private law firm)
-Denver, Colorado (private law firm)
-Fairfax, Virginia (Fairfax County -Public Defender’s Office)
-Jersey City, New Jersey (Public Defender’s Office)
-New York, New York (Neighborhood Defender Services)
- New York, New York (Bronx Defenders)
-San Francisco, California (private law firm)
-Tulsa, Oklahoma (Still She Rises – a non-profit law firm)
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