We are interested in learning more about you, your passion for public service, and the skills you will bring to our partner offices. Please answer to the best of your ability. We look forward to hearing from you! 

To complete this application you will need:

  • Your Resume

  • A Legal Writing Sample

  • 3 Essay Responses to the following questions:

    • What compelled you to apply for the Public Rights Project Legal Fellowship? What would you bring to the Fellowship and what do you hope to gain? Think of this as an executive summary - short, clear and informative.

    • How have your personal and professional experiences (public interest work, volunteer service, law school, clinical, coursework and other work experiences) equipped you with the skills to solve complicated problems with a diverse pool of stakeholders? Please include at least one specific example to illustrate how you’ve handled a challenging project, case, or assignment.

    • What significant personal and/or professional experiences have most informed your values, your interest in the legal profession, and your desire to work in the public sector? Please include at least one specific example.

Questions? Please email