Fellowships are great ways for students to obtain funding to pursue summer public interest employment opportunities.
The Minnesota Justice Foundation (MJF) provides clerkships for students to work at partner agencies. Each spring, interested students participate in a formal application process. Contact the MJF staff attorney for more information.
The Public Interest Law Fellowship (PILF) requires students to identify their own agencies and prepare their own proposals for summer experiences. Watch for information about PILF fundraisers and application procedures!
Equal Justice Works (EJW) is a nation-wide organization funding independent grant proposals for student to obtain public interest work. It also funds post-graduate fellowships.
Mitchell Hamline’s financial aid office has information for graduating students about loan repayment programs for alumni working in public interest jobs.