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Headlines for the Week of January 26, 2015

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Students:


Apply for the 2015 Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship


Save the Date: Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week February 16-20


Spring Graduate Survey Now Open

Composite Photo Sittings February 10-12

Graduate Information Fair Wednesday, March 4

More Commencement Information Available

Student Organizations: Partner with the Alumni Association

Join the Alumni Advisor Network

Apply for the 2015 Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship



Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship: Due February 2, 2015

The Chicago-Kent Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship is awarded to first and second year students demonstrating academic merit and financial need. Up to $15,000 in scholarship funds are available to be awarded to one or more students for the 2015-16 academic year. Applications for the 2015 Scholarships are due Monday, February 2, 2015. The application is available online at www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/scholarship15.

Finalists will be contacted to schedule interviews in early February and recipients will be announced by the end of February.

Direct questions to Katie Aune, Director of Alumni Engagement, at kaune@kentlaw.iit.edu or 312.906.5245.

Save the Date: Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week February 16-20



Save the Date: Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week February 16-20


Alumni-Student ConneKtions (ASCK) Week will take place February 16-20! This is a great opportunity to polish your interviewing and networking skills and connect with alumni in your desired area of practice. Last year, more than 60 alumni participated, creating opportunities for more than 200 students.

Opportunities will include:

Informational Interviews, Monday and Tuesday, 2/16 and 2/17, 9 am-6:30 pm
Mock Interviews, Wednesday, 2/18, 9 am-6:30 pm
Networking Reception, Thursday, 2/19, 6-8 pm
Coffee ConneKtions, Thursday and Friday, 2/19 and 2/20, any time
Job shadowing, any day that week

Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis, starting Friday, February 6 for 3Ls and 4Ls; on Monday, February 9 for 2Ls' and on Tuesday, February 10 for 1Ls. Keep your eye out for an email with more information and the link to register!

 

Class of 2015 Commencement Information



Spring 2015 Graduate Survey Now Open

Spring 2015 graduates: complete your mandatory graduate survey. The survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/spring15gradsurvey.

Sign Up for Composite Photo Sittings February 10-12
Make sure you're included in your class photo! Sittings are quick and free! Sign up at http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/rfrdv

Graduate Information Fair Wednesday, March 4
Visit the 3rd floor from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to learn about everything related to Commencement, complete the Graduate Survey and order your cap and gown or other Commencement memorabilia.

More Commencement Information Available Online
Please visit for our website for information about Commencement. This site will be updated regularly as information becomes available so check back frequently.


Students



Student Organizations: Want to connect with alumni?

Are you involved in leadership of a student organization and would like to:

ArrowInvite alumni to your events? 
ArrowFind alumni speakers or panelists?
ArrowPartner with the Alumni Association on events?

Contact the Alumni Association at alums@kentlaw.iit.edu for more information on how the Alumni Association can help connect you with the Chicago-Kent alumni community.

Alumni Career Advisor Network: Log-In Information for Student Orgs
In an effort to help you connect with a strong network of Chicago-Kent alumni, the Alumni Association and Office of Career Services offer the Alumni Career Advisor Network. Alumni from around the world are available to discuss issues such as practice trends, legal markets in specific geographic areas, and other career-related topics. This is an excellent opportunity to start building your personal network with Chicago-Kent alumni!

To search for an Alumni Career Advisor, all you have to do is log-in to the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association website.

First Time Login Instructions:

  1. Go to www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/firstlogin In the Constituent ID field, enter your Banner CWID.
    To find your Banner CWID login to http://my.iit.edu. Once you are logged, on the right side of your screen you should see a box called IIT Personal ID numbers. The Banner CWID is the number beginning with “A.”
  2. In the Class Year Field:
    • If you are an LLM student, enter LLM. If you are a Visiting student, enter LV.
    • If you are a JD student your Class Year will be three characters. The first letter for all class years will be L. The second letter is your division. The third is your year number. 
      Examples: A 2nd year night student’s class year is LN2. A 1st  year day student’s class year is LD1.

During your first time login you will create a username and password. Afterwards, you may log in directly at www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/advisorsearch using the username and password you created. If you need assistance with your first time login, please contact the Office of Career Services at kentcso@kentlaw.iit.edu or visit Suite 360.


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