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Week of Jan. 28th to Feb. 1st 

Full-time Paralegal Position Available for Graduating Seniors
Children's Rights is a national non-profit organization that uses the law to bring about meaningful reform in government agencies that provide foster care, adoptive, juvenile justice, and child protective services. They are seeking a full-time, entry-level paralegal to join their active litigation program and support their commitment to reforming services for children in state custody. Responsibilities of the paralegal position include conducting legal research, providing support to attorneys in case management, managing case press, and collaborating on case-specific projects. Applicants should be able to start in the summer and must be prepared to make a two-year commitment to the position.

To Apply: Please submit the following: a cover letter, résumé, official or unofficial transcript and contact information for two professional or academic references via email to hr.paralegal@childrensrights.org by February 11, 2019.

For more information, please visit: https://www.childrensrights.org/paralegal/
Summer 2019 Civic Engagement Internships
Summer 2019 Civic Engagement Internships Looking for a summer internship? We got some opportunities! If you're interested in working with Philly organizations and have work-study, consider applying for Civic House's Summer 2019 Community Engagement Internships! Opportunities range from legal assistance to advocacy work to community service. Apply via Handshake by Monday, February 18th. We hope you get involved! For more information about the organizations and how to apply, visit: https://www.facebook.com/UPenncivichouse/ or email Elizabeth Cannon, Assistant Director at cannone@upenn.edu.
Udall Scholarship
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to university sophomores and juniors (US Citizens, US Nationals, and Permanent Residents) dedicated to leadership and public service in either of two areas:
  • Students from any ethnic background interested in conservation and environmental issues from any political perspective
  • American Indians and Alaska Natives pursuing health-related careers or working on Tribal Policy
Each scholarship covers expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,000, and scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support. Scholars also attend a 5-day summer conference in Arizona, and gain access to an active alumni network.
The application deadline to be considered for Penn's nomination is February 11, 2019. Interested students should contact Lauren Orr at CURF in order to obtain access to the Udall online application. A sample application is available here.