As part of the FirstGEN Fellowship, fellows will receive the following:

  • A Full Time Summer Internship 
    • At any of the following;
      • Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC)
      • Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC)
      • Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee)
      • National Immigration Law Center (NILC)
  • FirstGEN Fellows Weekly Programming (topics may change year to year):
    • Skill Building Sessions
      • Fundraising 101 for the Social Justice Community
      • Campaign Strategies, Development and Sustainment to Support Public Policy & Organizing Efforts
      • Lobbying for the Public Interest Community
    • Professional Development                                                                                                                                        
      • Public Interest Professional Field and Law School Overview
      • Keys to Professional Success
      • Conducting Informational Interviews, Interviewing and Resume Workshop
      • Leadership Development Overview
      • Making Mentorship Happen
    • Legal Issue Spotlights
      • Criminal Justice and Mass Incarceration
      • Asian American Civil Rights Movement
      • Education Reform and Juvenile Justice
    • Perspectives on Public Sector Career Tracks
      • Careers in the Federal Government
      • Public Interest Law
      • On the Hill
      • Think Tanks and Consultancy Groups