The Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) is now accepting applications for the 2015 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship in Public Interest Law. This is a unique opportunity awarded each summer to an Irish law student interested in working on critical social justice issues and developing skills in public interest law practice.
Run in conjunction with the University of Washington, the Fellow will spend two months with a public interest law justice centre at the forefront of human rights and social change in Seattle, Washington gaining hands-on experience of targeted public interest litigation, policy development and campaigns.
The Fellowship is open to all current law students, including students that have studied law as part of their undergraduate degree, postgraduates in law, and students of the King’s Inns or Law Society professional practice courses.
To apply please submit an essay on an area of public interest law of your choice (max. 2000 words) along with a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 13th of February 2015.
For more information, please download the information sheet here.