Opportunities for Students
American Society of International Law International Law Fellowship
The American Society of International Law (ASIL) is currently recruiting for their International Law Fellowship position for the term of July –December 2013. The IL Fellowship position is an excellent opportunity for a recent law graduate to gain practical experience in international legal research, including program design, syllabi and course development, and research and editorial support for ASIL’s publications; legal education program management, including CLE, public awareness, and public policy activities; and event planning, including speaker selection and coordination, outreach, and venue logistics. International Law Fellows will also gain insight into the operation of a major international non-governmental organization, including elements of organizational structure, administration, and management.
The position is unpaid, but offers a one-time, $2,500 stipend to assist with relocation expenses.
ILF positions are open for six- month placements. ILFs start in January, April, July, or October.
ASIL is planning to conduct interviews for the July position no later than the first week of June.
For more information, contact Wes Rist (firstname.lastname@example.org).
American Society of International Law's Women in International Law Mentoring Program
The American Society of International Law (ASIL) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization founded in 1906 and chartered by Congress in 1950. ASIL has a number of interest groups, one of which is the Women in International Law Interest Group (WILIG).
WILIG is now launching a mentoring program, matching female law students or new professionals with experienced female international lawyers. This mentoring program is the first of its kind in the international law arena and is designed to foster a new generation of female international lawyers.
This year's mentorship program runs from Fall 2013 through Spring 2014. Mentoring occurs in a group setting, where mentors will be matched with no more than four mentees, where they will meet several times over the course of an academic year. Mentors will be provided with pre-planned meeting topics to structure several meetings for their groups. Upon finishing the requirements of the one-year program, all participants will receive a certificate of completion.
For more information or to sign up, please contact email@example.com.
Applications are being accepted through July 1, 2013.
Contribute to Berkeley Journal of International Law's New Blog: Travaux
Travaux is the new blog established by the Berkeley Journal of International Law to provide an open environment where students, practitioners, and experts can discuss and debate contemporary international legal issues in real time. They currently have teams dedicated to covering topics such as human rights, international finance, international organizations, and the United States’ relationship to international law, and they are looking for new contributors.
If you think your work would offer a fresh perspective, such as what you have done in humanitarian law, national security, immigration law, and your work with the UN, consider submitting a blog post to Travaux.
If you are interested or if you have any questions, please contact Sylvia DeTar (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Berkeley Law’s Study Abroad, Clinical, and Internship Programs
Berkeley Law abounds in opportunities for student to get hands‐on experience in international law. Our renowned International Human Rights Law Clinic; an extensive fieldplacement program, including the UC‐DC semester in Washington; innovative course offerings; a summer fellowship program; moot court competitions; and student‐initiated legal projects provide a full range of exposure to the world of international practice and policy.
Click here to read about Berkeley Law's study abroad, clinical, and internship programs.
Miller Institute-American Society of International Law (ASIL) Student Member Award
Remi Moncel, first-year Berkeley Law Student and Dean’s Fellow, was awarded the 2012 Miller Institute-ASIL Student Member Award. Berkeley Law is an Academic Partner of the American Society of International Law (ASIL). As such, the Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law is able to provide one Berkeley Law student with a complimentary one-year membership in ASIL, which Remy uses to “learn from leading scholars with a view to exploring the various facets of international law in the three main areas of practice I am considering: academia, international institutions, and practice.”
The Miller Institute also funded Remi's participation in ASIL's annual meeting in Washington, DC in April. See Remi's comments on this invaluable opportunity to meet with and learn from the most prominent scholars and practitioners in the world.
Students interested in applying for the 2013 Award should check back in the Fall 2013 semester for the call for applications.