Public interest jobs are among the most competitive in the legal employment market. One effective way to launch your career is to receive a post-graduate public interest fellowship. Many graduates have received prestigious project based fellowships, where the fellow develops a unique legal project with a sponsoring agency. Many fellows describe these experiences as “having my dream job”. Temple provides support to students and alumni who wish to apply for fellowships through information sessions, panel discussions, individual guidance, proposal review, and mock interviews.
In recent years, the following programs have awarded fellowships to students and graduates to support innovative legal assistance projects and launch many public interest careers: