Boston Lawyers Group 1L Diversity Clerkship

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Class Level
1L

BLG member organizations offer 5 or 10 week clerkships for rising 1Ls. Selected students who have just completed their 1L year typically spend the summer working with a member law firm & government agency; split by clerking five weeks in the private sector and five weeks in the public sector. The program now offers the option of a full 10-week law firm or corporate law office clerkship along with an attorney mentor for the duration of the clerkship. Additionally, the clerks participate in BLG professional and social events designed to immerse the students in life as an attorney in the great city of Boston.

The Boston Lawyers Group announces its 2020 1L Diversity Clerkship Program for first-year law students of color. BLG member organizations are offering a ten-week split clerkship between a private and public sector organization or a full ten-week private sector clerkship to first year law school students of color from historically underrepresented backgrounds. The number of clerkships are determined by the number of placements made available at BLG member organizations. Employers will determine the start dates of their placements, which typically fall in late May or early June.

Award
Twenty $5,000 awards will be made to entering 1Ls and may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000.
Application Period
February 1, 2020
Deadline
January 2, 2020 [2021 information not yet available]

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