Chicago-Kent College of Law established the Center
for Access to Justice & Technology (CAJT) to make
justice more accessible to the public by promoting the use
of the Internet in the teaching, practice, and public access
to the law.
Center for Access to Justice & Technology
The Center for Access to Justice & Technology invites students to apply for a 10-week paid fellowship for the summer of 2012. This position requires 30 hours per week.
The recipients of this fellowship will work on acclaimed projects of national scope that lie at the crossroads of public interest law and technology. The selected Fellows will gain legal research experience, exposure to new, innovative technologies and a unique understanding of an increasingly important area of law. The main responsibilities of this fellowship will include conducting legal research, staffing the Self Help Web Center at Chicago’s Daley Center, working with Chicago-Kent’s A2J Author software to create online document assembly tools, creating and editing web content, and assisting in the marketing of the Self-Help Web Center.
The ideal candidates will possess:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- A high level of comfort with learning and working with technology based tools
- Ability to take direction and work independently
- Advanced organizational skills and attention to detail
- Devotion to social justice issues
CAJT is approved to accept students with federal work-study funding and may have additional positions available accordingly.
Application Deadline: Students are encouraged to apply by April 1, 2012. First round interviews will begin the following week.
To apply for this fellowship opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to Dina Nikitaides at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1Ls Submit a Letter of Intent for the J.D. Certificate in Public Interest Law
Submit a Letter of Intent
Interest Certificate Program is currently accepting Letters of Intent. The J.D. Certificate in Public Interest Law requires:
- Curriculum Planning Meeting
- Public Interest Career Planning Meeting
- Public Interest Law and Policy (3 credits)
- Legal Writing IV - Public Interest (3 credits)
- 6 additional credit hours of public interest related coursework including a public interest clinic, public interest internship or public interest seminar
- Completion of the Dean's Certificate of Service (50 hours of community service)
The Letter of Intent form is available on the Certificate in Public Interest Law section of the Chicago-Kent website and in the CAJT office in room 775.
For more information about any of our projects please email:
or visit www.kentlaw.edu/cajt.