The following sites, for the most part, provide information about the organizations.  Some list positions.  Many provide information about internship programs.

  • Advancing Women: This page provides links to many women’s rights organizations and extensive links to generic job banks worldwide. http://www.advancingwomen.com
  • Alliance for Justice: National association of public interest advocacy organizations.  http://www.afj.org
  • Charity Channel: Extensive online network of non-profit professionals and offers a searchable worldwide career database. http://www.charitychannel.com
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Newspaper of the non-profit world with an large job database http://philanthropy.com
  • Common Cause: A nonpartisan nonprofit advocacy organization that seeks to hold leaders accountable to the public interest and offers many legal volunteer and intern opportunities. http://www.commoncause.org
  • Equal Rights Advocates: Combats the disenfranchisement of women http://www.equalrights.org
  • Essential Homepage: This page provides extensive information about a variety of public interest organizations and is also the home of the Good Works page, which provides a searchable database of public interest positions nationwide. http://www.essential.org
  • Everett Public Service Internship Program: Funds over 200 summer internships at progressive public service organizations. http://www.everettinternships.org
  • Fair Housing: A nationwide page for attorneys and advocates interested in housing issues.  The job opportunities page lists positions for lawyers, advocates and non-profit managers with organizations nationwide.http://www.fairhousing.com
  • FireScience Online: This guide provides career and salary information, a school search tool, internships, scholarships, and other related educational information for Emergency Management careers and other Public Service Careers.  View additional guides under “Public Service Careers” located in the top navigation of the website. http://www.firescience.org/emergency-management-degree-programs-online/
  • Frederick B. Abramson Public Service Award:Fellowship awarded to a graduating law student or judicial law to be used as partial compensation for one year’s employment with either a 501(c)(3) public interest law firm or other not-for-profit service organization in the District of Columbia http://www.abramsonfoundation.org
  • Idealist: Internet non-profit center that provides a link to organizations in over 120 countries.  Many of the sites contain both internships and permanent positions with public interest organizations. http://www.idealist.org
  • Impact Fund: Non-profit founded with the mission of enhancing lawyers’ abilities to bring public interest litigation in the areas of civil rights, poverty, and environmental justice. http://www.impactfund.org
  • Institute for Global Communication: Hosts links to Peacenet, Labornet, and Womensnet as well as information about non-profit public interest organizations worldwide. http://www.igc.apc.org
  • International Affairs Network: Annotated list of links to sites on international affairs, human rights, development, and more. http://www.etown.edu/vl/
  • Legal Aid of Greater Cincinnati:  Reducing poverty through effective legal services for the poor. http://www.lascinti.org
  • The Legal Services Corporation: Downloadable publications and other information, including links to their programs throughout the country. http://www.lsc.gov
  • National Association of State PIRG’s: Network of state public interest research groups, includes available positions across the country. http://www.uspirg.org
  • NLADA: National Legal Aid and Defender Association http://www.nlada.org/Jobs
  • Ohio Legal Rights Service: Ohio’s protection and advocacy agency for adults and children with disabilities.http://www.disabilityrightsohio.org/
  • Ohio State Legal Services: Providing legal assistance to low income Ohioans http://www.ohiolegalservices.org/OSLSA/PublicWeb
  • One World: Domestic and international job listings in human rights, environment, and sustainable development. http://oneworld.org/jobs
  • Philanthropic Research Inc.: This website contains information on over 800,000 non-profit organizations, their mission statements, and contact information. http://www.guidestar.org
  • Philanthropy News Digest: Provides listings of current FT jobs at U.S.-based foundations and non-profits. http://www.foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs
  • Public Interest Law Initiative: Offers internship and fellowship programs for law students and new law school graduates to work at public interest law agencies in Chicago. http://www.pili-law.org
  • Public Service Law Network: One of the better public interest job sites http://www.pslawnet.org
  • Rural Action: Working to revitalize Appalachian Ohio http://www.ruralaction.org
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice: A national public interest law firm.  Includes job openings and public interest database. http://www.fairness.com/resources
  • United Nations: Lists clerkships, attorney, and law-related jobs with the UN.  Site is free and easy to use.  Click on “site index,” then “employment ops,” then “legal.” http://www.un.org