Weil Legal Innovators Program - Public Service Fellowship for Rising Law Students

Weil, Gotshal & Manges FoundationNew York, NY
Unpaid Internship

9 months ago


Job Title

Weil Legal Innovators Program

Job Location

Various locations across the United States

Job Overview

The Weil Legal Innovators Program (WLI) is seeking incoming law school students who are passionate about addressing social and legal challenges in our communities. As a WLI Innovator, you will have the opportunity to make a difference by working at a partner nonprofit organization for a paid public service fellowship. During this program, you will defer your first year of law school to execute a strategic initiative that aligns with your commitment to justice and public service. By participating in WLI, you will not only gain valuable experience but also amplify the impact of these nonprofits and their missions.


Paid public service fellowship


  • Work at a partner nonprofit organization
  • Execute a strategic initiative designed to address pressing social and legal challenges
  • Amplify the impact of the nonprofit organization


  • Currently enrolled in an incoming law school program
  • Passionate about justice and public service

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Political Science And Government26%

  • Law13%

  • Economics7%

  • International Relations And National Security Studies4%

  • Psychology3%

  • 246 other majors45%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • US Congress
  • United States Senate
  • US Department Of Justice
  • Federal Judiciary
  • US Department Of State
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For New York, NY | $5,639/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,481

  • Miscellaneous$1,007

  • Food$505

  • Utilities$328

  • Transportation$318


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