Law Students

Serve in a Part-Time or Summer Position

Make the most of your law school experience by serving in a part-time or summer position.

Equal Justice Works can help you find a position that aligns with your public interest career goals and allows you to develop the skills to be successful in law school and beyond.

Our programs provide you with opportunities to gain hands-on legal experience, expand your connections in the legal field, and support a community or cause you are passionate about. Students who successfully serve in a part-time or summer position can earn a stipend or education award, depending on the program.

Ways You Can Serve in a Part-Time or Summer Position

Rural Summer Legal Corps

The Rural Summer Legal Corps places law students at legal services organizations to address the civil legal needs of rural communities. Law students can build their skills by:

  • Providing direct legal services
  • Engaging in community outreach and education
  • Expanding their organization’s mission in new and meaningful ways

Students earn a stipend upon successful completion of this program.

Immigration Summer Legal Corps

The Immigration Summer Legal Corps places law students at legal services organizations to help expand legal services and resources for low-income immigrants in need of assistance. Law students can build their skills by:

  • Providing direct legal services
  • Engaging in community outreach and education
  • Building capacity at their organization through resource development and training sessions

Students earn a stipend upon successful completion of this program.

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RSLC gave me the opportunity to explore a career in civil legal aid and meet tremendous people along the way.

Kimberly Barton /
University of Nebraska College of Law