Academic and Volunteer Opportunities
The Becket Fund offers undergrad internships, law student internships, constitutional law fellowships, and government affairs fellowships.
First Liberty Institute offers a one-year Judicial Fellowship designed for attorneys who have completed federal judicial clerkships and are looking for experience in First Amendment advocacy.
Alliance Defending Freedom offers a summer-long Christian-focused program. It starts with two weeks of lectures and discussions followed by an internship and ends with trainings. Note: a statement of faith is required to participate.
Interfaith Alliance offers both an undergraduate and policy internship.
Sources on Religious Freedom
- State Department Reports on Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB)
- US Commission on International Religious
- Freedom (USCIRF)
- Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
- International Center for Law and Religion Studies—Framework Overviews
Sources on Human Dignity
"Religion to me is simply the conviction that all human beings must hold some belief in a power greater than themselves, and that whatever their religious belief may be, it must move them to live better in this world and to approach whatever the future holds with serenity."