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Career Services Resources and Strategies: Public Interest

Public Interest Job Posting Sites

Public Service Job Directory ( PSJD is a huge online resource where law students and attorneys can find public service employment opportunities. The database includes postings for attorney positions, post-graduate fellowships, and paid and unpaid law clerk positions along with relevant information about securing jobs with both government and public interest employers.
Catchafire ( Catchafire matches professionally skilled volunteers with nonprofits and social enterprises. Offers short-term and long-term opportunities to volunteer.
Opportunity Knocks ( Search nonprofit jobs and career opportunities on this site. Register to receive e-mail alerts of open positions matching your interests for free.
Equal Justice Works ( Stay informed and up to date with public interest programs and events.
One Justice ( This organization matches law students with nonprofits and court-based programs and the clients. Students work under a supervising attorney and experience client interviewing, legal research and writing, case investigation, legislative advocacy, policy analysis, and certified court practice.
Idealist ( Click “jobs” to search public service legal careers.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy ( This on-line resource offers news and information for nonprofit leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and other people involved in philanthropic enterprises.