See below for details.
See below for details.
Women’s Bar Association Foundation of the District of Columbia
Summer 2011 Founders Fellowship
The Women’s Bar Association Foundation of the District of Columbia has selected Georgetown Law to receive its fifth annual Founders Fellowship. The Fellowship provides a $7500 award to one Georgetown Law student interning full-time (8 – 10 weeks) at a local non-profit organization that represents the legal needs of women and children.
To be eligible, a student must have a confirmed summer position at a DC area non-profit organization. Judicial internships, prosecutors’ offices, public defenders, and other government positions are not eligible.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition has sent a special invitation to Georgetown Law students to attend their 2011 Annual Conference at the Washington Court Hotel -- April 13-16, 2011. Students receive a special rate of only $40!
“National Challenges, Local Solutions: Rebuilding Homes, Lives and Communities”
The conference is an exciting line-up of keynote speakers, plenaries, workshops and hands-on trainings, in addition to GREAT NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES with the nation’s leaders in government, academia, and community affairs and non-profits.
Learn how new and emerging policies will impact the nation’s housing market, jobs and small businesses, and consumer rights and protections. Join us for an exciting four-day program, featuring training, networking, and exciting plenary sessions. Here are just a few forums that you’ll find enlightening:
Affordable Housing and the Future of the GSEs
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Update & Regulatory Reform Briefing
CRA Expansion: Statutory & Regulatory Reforms to Increase Access to Credit and Capital for All Americans
The Future of Mortgages: New protections, new restrictions?
To register and view the full conference agenda,
Follow this link: http://bit.ly/2011NCRCconf
With spring approaching, the GEMALaw E-Board is hard at work planning the 4th Annual GEMALaw Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium, which will take place on Friday, March 25, 2011 on the Georgetown Law campus. In addition to a welcome breakfast, a lunch, a networking break between afternoon panels, and an evening reception to cap off what is sure to be a great day, the Symposium will feature panels on the following timely issues:
OCS and the Society for Health Law and Bioethics invite all interested students to attend a panel on Careers in Healthcare on Tuesday, March 1 at 5:00 p.m. in the OCS office (McDonough 328). Panelists (whose bios are provided below) from a variety of practice settings will be on hand to discuss their current positions, their career paths and share insight on changes in the industry given the recent legislation.
The National Immigration Law Forum in Washington, DC is currently accepting applications from first-year students for its summer internship program. Summer interns will have the opportunity to assist with research, analysis, drafting of written materials, and monitoring meetings and activities of the executive and legislative branches of government on immigration issues. Please apply through Symplicity (Job ID 20690) by March 11, 2011.
Georgetown Law’s Human Rights Institute is seeking a post-graduate fellow for the 2011-2012 academic year. The position is designed for a recent Georgetown Law graduate with significant human rights experience and an interest in pursuing a career in the human rights field. The fellowship is open to Georgetown Law graduates (J.D.s only) from 2011, 2010, and 2009.
The fellow will work closely with the Human Rights Institute’s Director to conceptualize and carry out all Institute programs and events. Responsibilities will include: coordinating the Human Rights Institute’s Associates program; conducting a substantive research project (to be selected based on the fellow’s interests) in collaboration with a human rights organization; organizing a major human rights conference and other events; and working with students to produce a newsletter/blog on human rights issues. Additional responsibilities may be determined based on the fellow’s specific background and interests.