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Public Interest Career Resources

www.civilrights.org/career_center/index.html CivilRights.org Career Center 
www.chlp.org/careersCommunity Health Law Project (South Orange, NJ), careers page
www.equaljusticeworks.org/Equal Justice Works, formerly the National Association for Public Interest Law (NAPIL), organizes, trains, and supports public service-minded law students and creates and funds summer and post-graduate public interest jobs.
wwww.idealist.org/ Idealist.org. Note: A search for “legal” in the “Search whole site” field of the main page returns more job listings than a specialized “Jobs” search for category “legal.”
www.lsnj.org/employmnt.htm Legal Services of New Jersey. Employment Opportunities in Legal Services 
www.ncsl.org/public/joblegis.htmNational Conference of State Legislatures. Jobs Clearinghouse for State Legislatures and Public Policy 
www.nlada.org/Jobs National Legal Aid & Defender Association. Job Opportunities “includes positions in civil legal services, defender organizations, pro bono and public interest organizations, public interest law firms”
http://www.state.nj.us/csc/seekers/jobs/announcements/ New Jersey Department of Personnel, Job Announcement. Click on “Other State Job Opportunities” for links to departmental (and Judiciary) job-listing pages.
http://www.citizen.org/Page.aspx?pid=2385 Public Citizen, careers page 
www.pirg.org/jobs/  Public Interest Research Group, jobs and internships
www.pslawnet.org/ Public Service Law Network Worldwide, under the auspices of the National Association of Law Placement (NALP), is a network of law schools and law-related public interest organizations in the US and abroad. Rutgers–Newark law students can register and access its database of public interest opportunities.
http://www.revsonfoundation.org/fellowships.htmlCharles H. Revson Law Student Public Interest Fellowship 
http://www.saltlaw.org/subsections/view/27 Society of American Law Teachers, Job Announcements, usually includes public interest jobs as well as academic jobs  
http://www.usajobs.gov/USAJOBS, the official job site of the U.S. federal government 
www.unsystem.org/jobs/job_opportunities.htm United Nations System Employment Opportunities 
http://www.vera.org/careersVera Institute of Justice (New York City), Internships