JTB-APO Partner Resources

MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL

CLEO

The Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) is a national organization that was founded in 1968 to expand opportunities for minority and low-income students to attend law school.

Expanding Horizons Internship

Since 1995, Expanding Horizons Internships (EHI) has provided first-generation, college-bound high school students in the Los Angeles area with an intensive experience of skill development and personal growth that prepares them for college, career, and civic life. The EHI program begins with interactive seminars in the spring and concludes with a paid summer internship at a prestigious law firm, corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization.

UNDERGRAD AND LAW SCHOOL

Just The Beginning – A Pipeline Organization 2019 Summer Intern

JTB-APO Is looking for undergraduate summer interns to work in our Chicgao Office.  Summer Interns play a critical role in the success of our cornerstone program, the Summer Legal Institute (SLI). Summer Interns will primarily be assigned tasks that include, but are not limited to, managing scholar applications, assisting in various degrees of program planning and coordination, and assisting with administrative duties. Summer Interns are also assigned tasks to prepare for the program, including contacting students, and ensuring the program is well organized.

In addition to providing logistical and administrative support for the program, Summer Interns will work with students to provide guidance and mentorship during JTB-APO’s Chicago Summer Legal Institute and Middle School Law Camp. Summer Interns will assist the Program Staff in teaching students a variety of law-related skills that will guide them to a successful future. Enthusiasm, patience and dedication to inspiring the participating students are of great importance. Summer Interns are also expected to ensure that students are participating during program activities by managing student behavior, interaction with volunteers, and overall understanding of activities.

This part-time, unpaid internship opportunity will begin May 15, 2018 and end August 17, 2018. Summer Interns must be available 2-3 days a week Tuesday through Thursday, exact hours and days are flexible.  Click here for more information!

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 1L LCLD Scholars

The 1L LCLD Scholars Program is designed to strengthen the legal pipeline by expanding the number of opportunities for diverse first-year law students.

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Fellowship

Start Date: Late-July or August 2019
Term Length: One year
Salary: $40,000.00 with generous benefits

ACS Fellows perform a wide variety of substantive and administrative tasks. Fellows work closely with the leadership of our Communications, Network Advancement, Policy Development and Programming, and Strategic Engagement staff to develop exciting speaking programs and written products, communicate the ideas contained in these products and expand and strengthen ACS’s national network of lawyers and law students. Throughout the course of their year-long fellowship, ACS fellows will participate in intimate networking sessions with notably accomplished progressive attorneys from diverse professional backgrounds. They also are responsible for managing national events in Washington, D.C. Evening work is sometimes required for specific events, but weekend work is limited to major conferences once or twice per year.

POST GRADUATE

PA Office of General Counsel – Attorney Recruiting

The Office of General Counsel offers a wide range of employment opportunities to attorneys in all stages of their legal careers. From recent law school graduates to seasoned practitioners, we invite lawyers at any level of practice to join the OGC team and experience firsthand the rewards of working for Pennsylvania’s Law Firm.

For more than 25 years, JTB has been dedicated to developing and nurturing interest in the law among young persons from socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds underrepresented in the legal profession. Our pipeline programs are 100% free and provide JTB Scholars with opportunities that support their academic growth and legal aspirations.

SUPREME COURT FELLOWS PROGRAM

Information about the Supreme Court Fellows Program and the application are available on The Supreme Court Website. Applications for the 2019-20 fellowship year are due November 9, 2018.