2019 Post-Graduate Legal Fellowship


Desired Class Level(s)

3L, ALUM

DESCRIPTION: CHILD USA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit think tank based at the University of Pennsylvania that conducts evidence-based legal, medical, and social science research to identify laws and policies affecting child protection is seeking 1-2 Postgraduate Fellows to begin Fall 2019. Fellows will be responsible for legal research, drafting legislative testimony and amicus briefs, and keeping the legal facts on the website up to date. In addition, some grant-writing and grant-reporting activities are required. CHILD USA conducts cutting edge legal and social science research, compiles evidence, promotes ideas, and proposes the most effective policies to prevent childhood abuse and neglect. CHILD USA draws on the combined expertise of the nation’s leading medical and legal academics to reach evidence-based solutions to persistent and widespread child abuse and neglect. CHILD USA is led by Founder, CEO, and Academic Director, and University of Pennsylvania Professor Marci A. Hamilton.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from law school and taken the bar of any state. Strong research and writing skills and personal initiative required. Two recommendations required. Law Review or journal preferred. There will be a salary increase upon passage of the bar.

Please send cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to swilliams@childusa.org.

If you are unable to apply electronically, please send your application material to:

CHILD USA
ATTN: S. Williams
3701 Chestnut St., 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Posting Date: April 19th, 2019