Postgraduate fellowships are grants that fund law graduates to work at public interest organizations or government agencies. They are typically short-term positions that allow new lawyers to gain exposure and experience in their chosen field. Postgraduate fellowships are collectively the largest source of entry-level public interest law jobs and can put graduates in a great position to find subsequent public interest work (often at the same organization/agency).
If you are interested in a career in public interest law, the Office of Career Planning encourages you to learn more about postgraduate fellowships. You can start by exploring the resources below and make an appointment to talk with Lara Finkbeiner (Public Interest Director) or another OCP counselor about fellowships by calling 734.764.0546 or scheduling online.
Michigan Law Postgraduate Fellowships Michigan Law has several postgraduate fellowships specifically for Michigan Law graduates:
Other Postgraduate Fellowships There are five primary types of post graduate fellowships that fund public interest work:
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