March 29, 2016 – The Association of Justices of the Supreme Court of the State of New York and the New York Law Journal have partnered with the New York City Dept. of Education to sponsor the Sixteenth annual essay contest for 10th, 11th and 12th grade high school students. Ten students will win the opportunity to intern for one week with a Justice of the Supreme Court and earn a $100.00 gift
card. A maximum of ten entries from each school will be considered. One of the winning essays will be published in the New York Law Journal, a legal periodical published by the ALM. Ceremony on Tuesday May 17, at the NYC Bar.
March 2, 2016 – The Sonia and Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program is now accepting applications for its summer 2016 internship program. High school students from underserved communities will be exposed to careers in the law through an internship with a Judge in state or federal courts throughout New York City, as well as weekly seminars, including sessions on college preparation, essay writing, professional skills, legal research and writing, and exploring different legal career options. The program will be held from July 5, 2016 through July 29, 2016. To apply, please visit http://scsjip.org/hs_program.html. The deadline to apply is March 18, 2016.
September 1, 2015 – This summer, Justice Resource Center students were involved with numerous work-based learning opportunities, which included interning for federal and state judges in the Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Judicial internship program, participating in the New York State Bar Association’s mock trial summer camp, and interning at law offices through the City Bar’s Thurgood Marshall program. JRC’s capstone program places high school students at law-related organizations through the Work-Based Learning (WBL) summer internships.
2015 – R2L NextGen is a week-long leadership and civic engagement program for high school students in 9th, 10th, and 11th grades. CHCI will bring 40 Latino high school students to D.C. to learn about how the federal government works, meet key leaders, visit historic sites and develop a deeper understanding of how they can affect positive change in their communities and their nation.
January 29, 2015 – The New York City Bar Association is now accepting applications for the 2015 Thurgood Marshall Summer Law Internship Program. This Program is part of the New York City Bar’s continuing efforts to enhance the diversity of the legal profession. By reaching out and exposing inner-city youth to the law, the program hopes to fill the pipeline with diverse talent.