Sept. 15, 2014 | Volume XXII, Issue 5

Jobs & Opportunities: Oct. 28, 2013

Published: October 28th, 2013

Category: Jobs and Opportunities

The E. Thom Rumberger Fellows Program deadline Oct. 31

Applications are being taken for the first E. Thom Rumberger Fellow, a one-year fellowship in the field of environmental law, with a maximum award of $5,000. Fellows will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and a demonstrated interest in environmental issues, public policy and a commitment to public service. The deadline to apply is Oct. 31.

The fellowship will begin in spring 2014. The fellow will participate in a learning opportunity dealing with environmental policy in a state or federal agency or an NGO. The fellow also will participate in the summer Everglades course, “Ecosystems of South Florida,” a field-based interdisciplinary graduate course on watershed management, funded in part by the Florida Water Law Endowment Fund.

The Rumberger Fellowship was created by family and friends of the late Thom Rumberger (JD 61), who was the general counsel to the Everglades Foundation, founding partner of Rumberger, Kirk and Caldwell, and a renowned advocate for the environment, in particular, the Florida Everglades.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter of interest and resume electronically to:

Selection Committee
The E. Thom Rumberger Fellows Program
c/o Center for Governmental Responsibility
Attention: Lenny Kennedy ( lkennedy@law.ufl.edu)

Legal Writing/Appellate Advocacy department seeks teaching assistants

The Legal Writing/Appellate Advocacy department is accepting applications for teaching assistants. Interested students can pick up applications in the department office on the second floor of the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center. The deadline to submit applications is Nov. 4.

Applications open for 2014 Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship

The Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship award permits one UF Law student to participate in a paid summer fellowship program at the Anti-Defamation League, Florida Regional Office in Boca Raton. The Yegelwel Summer Fellowship award is $4,000. The ADL is a premier national civil rights organization that fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the U.S. and abroad, combats international terrorism, probes the roots of hatred, comes to the aid of victims of bigotry, develops educational programs, and serves as a public resource for government, media, law enforcement, all toward the goal of countering and reducing hatred. A generous gift from Evan Yegelwel (JD 80) has made this fellowship possible. Yegelwel is a partner in the Jacksonville law firm of Terrell Hogan Ellis Yegelwel, P.A. Click here for more fellowship and application information.

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