The Center for Access to Justice & Technology (CAJT) offers a 10-week summer fellowship each year for one to three law students.
The recipient(s) of this fellowship work on acclaimed projects of national scope that lie at the crossroads of public interest law and technology. The selected fellow(s) gain legal research experience, exposure to new, innovative technologies and a unique understanding of an increasingly important area of law. The main responsibilities of the fellowship include conducting legal research on the delivery of legal services to low income individuals through electronic means, staffing the Self-Help Web Center at Chicago's Daley Center, working with CAJT's A2J Author® software to create online document assembly tools, and creating and editing web content.
The ideal candidate will possess:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong academic background
- Advanced organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to take direction and work independently
- Devotion to public interest law
The deadline to apply for this fellowship will be announced in the spring each year. Fellowship applications may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.