LatinoJustice PRLDEF seeking 3L applicants for 2017 EJW Florida Immigration and Community Economic Development Fellowship LJP's Southeast Office in Orlando

LatinoJustice PRLDEF was recently selected as a host organization for the Equal Justice Works “EJW” Florida Immigration and Community Economic Development Fellowship program.

The fellow selected for LatinoJustice PRLDEF will be leading our new Southeast Regional Office initiative - the Central Florida Workplace Justice Project (CFWJP), with the focus on providing legal advocacy and representation for low-wage Latina workers in the hospitality industry experiencing wage theft, discrimination, harassment & other employment issues in Central Florida. Please find attached the project description for wide distribution to graduating third year law students (as well as recent graduates currently clerking or otherwise eligible). The fellow will be based in LatinoJustice’s Southeastern Regional office located in Orlando, Florida.

The process for selecting the fellow is expected to be highly competitive as EJW will be conducting a nationwide search for candidates therefore we urge applicants to apply as soon as possible.

The application period opens on May 8th and the deadline to apply is Friday, May 26th at 11:59 EDT.

Candidates selected for interviews will be notified during the first week of June and interviews are expected to take place the week of June 12th. The start date for the fellowship is September 2017.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Kira Romero-Craft at kromero@latinojustice.org, our associate counsel located in our Orlando, Florida office. You can download a PDF of the announcement here.

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