Career Development Office 2018-19 Public Interest Fellow
Yale Law School
June 12, 2018
New Haven, Connecticut
Competitive stipend plus benef
Contract - Experienced
Career Development, Legal Education
The Yale Law School Career Development Office is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 CDO Public Interest Fellow. The Fellowship is a full-time, one-year residential appointment, with the possibility of reappointment.
The CDO Public Interest Fellowship is designed for a law school graduate who is interested in pursuing a career in higher education academic administration and who has a particular interest in public interest, including both nonprofit organizations and government.
The CDO Public Interest Fellow will:
Strategize new avenues for learning about and promoting post-graduate public interest opportunities, focusing on non-YLS fellowships, government honors programs and other entry-level public interest employment.
With support and training from CDO counselors, provide career counseling to students, with a focus on public interest students.
Enhance CDO’s current public interest resources and develop new resources to meet the needs of students.
Collaborate with CDO’s Public Interest Director to manage public interest fellowship application processes for several YLS fellowships administered by CDO. Coordinate with University grants office, other YLS fellowship administrators and Public Interest Director to serve the needs of fellowship applicants. Support the needs of the student-faculty Fellowship Working Group.
Coordinate outreach to current fellows regarding their fellowship experiences and post-fellowship plans, analyze responses and author report summarizing responses.
Coordinate Yale law student participation in several public interest career fairs. Advise students on maximizing fair experience and obtain feedback from students after events. Coordinate CDO’s annual student public interest career fair and additional public interest events as needed.
Manage CDO’s weekly public interest e-news which informs the school’s public interest community about career events and opportunities.
Work with and help supervise CDO’s Yale Law Student Public Interest Liaison.
The CDO Public Interest Fellow will commence work in summer or fall 2018 and will receive a competitive stipend plus benefits and office space at the Yale Law School.
To apply, please email the following application materials to Kelly Voight, Assistant Dean, Yale Law School Career Development Office at email@example.com:
cover letter explaining your interest in the Fellowship and describing your public interest experience;
law school transcript;
list of three references.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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