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RJ Fellowship

Changing the face of lawyering, one fellow at a time

Our Reproductive Justice Fellowship Program helps launch careers for law school graduates who want to change the face and practice of reproductive justice lawyering.

Why the RJ Fellowship?

This one-of-a-kind fellowship can help you kick-start your career in the reproductive health, rights, and justice field.

Who are our fellows?

We have over 100+ Fellow alums, 66% identify as people of color, 41% identify as LGBTQIA.

What can you expect?

As a fellow, you’ll gain hands-on policy advocacy experience and work on reproductive health, rights, and justice issues.

Are there benefits?

If/When/How’s RJ Fellows are placed with organizations across the country for a salaried year-long program that includes mentorship, professional development, skills-based training, and networking opportunities.

Hear from our RJ Fellow Alums

“I often think of If/When/How as my professional home. In law school, my If/When/How chapter helped me find community, and as my first professional job after law school, the RJFP helped me see possibilities.”
Jaspreet Chowdhary, Senior Legislative Counsel, ‘10-11 RJ Fellow


“This past year taught me so much, which has shaped me both professionally and personally. I’m so grateful for the lessons and connections that came from this fellowship. I will carry these experiences with me, and they will continue to guide my work.”
Sawyeh Esmaili, Senior Counsel for Reproductive Rights,  ‘17-18 RJ Fellow


“The Reproductive Justice Fellowship Project allowed me to launch my career in the repro movement centering both immigrant justice and reproductive justice. I made so many connections with advocates I admire and was able to learn from.”
Limayli Huguet, If/When/How Spanish-Speaking Helpline Counsel, ‘20-21 RJ Fellow 

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