FALL INTERVIEW PROGRAM:
CLASS OF '01,
'02, & LLMs
Now that fall interviewing is in full swing, the CSO staff wishes everyone
the best of luck. We know this is a stressful time so remember to
relax, be yourself and remain positive throughout the interviewing process.
Army JAG Corps Interviews
For additional on-campus & direct contact employers, check out the
Fall Interviewing Program: Student Information for 2001 & 2002 Graduates"
page or the CSO bulletin board on a daily basis.
Bring an extra copy of your resume, a transcript,
and a writing sample to every interview.
Allow ample travel time prior to an interview, even
if you are already on campus.
Callbacks and Offers: Please let us know how you are faring in the
program! E-mail our office about any callbacks or offers you receive
from on campus interviews or job fairs. If you accept an offer,
please let us know so we can cancel the remainder of your on-campus interviews.
Policy for Missing an Interview: Please remember to talk to Jeanne
or Maureen if you have an emergency that will prevent you from attending
an interview scheduled through the fall interview program. Any student
who misses an interview for reasons other than an emergency will not be
permitted to participate in the remainder of the program. Thank you for
Thank You Notes: You do not need to send thank you notes after on-campus
interviews. Well written notes should be sent after call backs or
initial interviews in an employer's office.
The U.S. Army JAG Corps will have a representative
on the main campus Thursday, October 5th
to interview 2Ls & 3Ls. If interested,
contact Captain Mark Howze at howzem
or at 309-782-8111 to set up an interview.
Air Force JAG Corps Interviews
The U.S. Air Force JAG Corps will have a representative
on the main campus Monday, October 16th
from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. to interview 2Ls & 3Ls.
To set up an interview, contact Major Fred Wolfe directly either through
or at 1-877-412-0126 AND drop off a resume and cover letter to the
CSO before 12
p.m. on Wednesday, October 11th.
Interviews will take place at the Career Development Office in the Galvin
PLEASE NOTE: The above employers refuse
to sign Chicago-Kent College of Law's equal employment opportunity compliance
Law Department - Extended Deadline
The CTA Law Department has extended their deadline
for 2Ls & 3Ls in the Top 20% of their class. Interested students
should check the CSO bulletin board and the Web page for application information.
Please pre-register for any of the following
CSO programs by signing up in the office, calling (312) 906-5200, or e-mailing
with the title, date and time of the program you wish to attend (unless
2001 Judicial Externship Information Meeting
& 3Ls with a minimum 3.25 G.P.A.
On Tuesday, September
26, 2000 at 12:00 p.m. in Room 370, there
will be a meeting for all students who are interested in externing for
a federal appellate, district, or bankruptcy judge or magistrate for the
2001 Semester. Professor Vivien Gross will describe the kinds
of experiences a judicial extern will have in the course of a semester,
as well as how to apply. If you are interested in a judicial externship
but are unable to attend the meeting, please see Professor Gross in Room
A judicial externship enables a student
to become involved in particular legal problems through research and
drafting opinions. Depending upon the judge, an extern may have the
opportunity to observe the day-to-day routine of a judge and discuss with
the judge and the judge's law clerk those legal problems which attorneys
face in their profession, and the specific problems which attorneys confront
in their courtroom. Take advantage of this prestigious learning opportunity
while enhancing your marketability in the legal world!
for Spring 2001 Judicial Externships will be available
both in the Law Offices Reception Area (Room 600) and in the Career Services
Offices as of Thursday, September 21st.
should be submitted to Ms. Carole Ross, Secretary to Professor Gross, Room
612, Law Offices, by Tuesday, October 10,
2000 at 5:00 p.m.
the Cause to End Gun Violence: Monday, October 2nd
The Career Services Office and Kent Justice Foundation
are co-sponsoring First Monday 2000: Unite to End Gun Violence. This
is a national campaign coordinated by Alliance for Justice that "seeks
to inspire and mobilize a new generation of advocates to further the cause
of justice." The organization highlights a different issue each year
and schedules events at law schools throughout the country to coincide
with the first day of the Supreme Court term.
Stop by Spakateria on Monday, October 2nd between
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to pick up information
about the effects of gun violence in the United States and view "America:
Up in Arms," a thirty-minute documentary film directed by award-winning
filmmakers Liz Garbus and Rory Kennedy (the film will run continuously
throughout the day). Interested students and faculty members can
also meet at 11:45 a.m. in the lobby to
walk to the 18th Annual Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence: Rally
Against Handgun Violence which will take place from noon to 1 p.m. at the
John C. Kluczynski Federal Plaza (Jackson and Dearborn in Chicago).
For additional information about this event, please visit www.firstmonday2000.com
& Pflaum - 2001 Associate Positions
D'Ancona & Pflaum is seeking 3Ls
with a genuine interest in corporate or real estate.
They prefer top 25% or a B+ average.
Interested students may send a cover letter, resume, and transcript to
the attention of Dalene Bryl, Recruitment Coordinator, at 111 E. Wacker
Dr., Suite 2800, Chicago, IL 60601 or fax same to (312) 602-3113.
with the Office of the Attorney General
The Office of the Attorney General is interested
in working with Chicago-Kent students who are in need of an office in which
to complete their externship programs. During the fall semester,
there will be openings in the Medicaid Fraud Unit, Financial Crimes Unit,
Revenue Prosecutions Unit and the Environmental Crimes Unit. See
the Resource Manager for descriptions of each unit. If interested
in earning course credit for an externship, please see Vivien Gross.
Department of Justice
The Wisconsin Department of Justice is looking
for 2Ls to fill summer 2001 Law Clerk positions.
Application forms are available in the handout racks in the CSO and must
be sent directly to the employer. Although there is no specific due
date for completed applications, applicants should apply
ASAP as interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis for the
weeks of Sept. 18 and Sept. 25. as applications
are received. Telephone interviews are available for out-of-town
York Law Firm Interested in German Attorneys
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, an international
law firm with offices in New York, Washington, Paris, Brussels, London,
Frankfurt, Rome, Hong Kong and Tokyo is sponsoring a symposium for German
attorneys (who have completed their 1st date exam) in November. Please
contact Maureen Stimming
Worker Positions Available in the CSO
Want to earn some extra cash? If so, the
CSO is currently accepting applications for student workers. We seek
applicants who can work days and one evening shift on Wednesday until 7
p.m. Interested applicants should submit a resume and available times
to Asha Vishwanath ASAP.
The CSO receives numerous notices throughout the year about internships
(paid & unpaid); fellowships; judicial clerkships; and miscellaneous
opportunities that would be of interest to our students. Detailed
descriptions are maintained on our Special
Opportunities & Record Handouts web page. Recent
2000 Public Interest Law Career Fair and Conference
The NAPIL Career Fair and Conference will take
place October 21-22, 2000
at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel.
This is a unique opportunity for students
and graduates to meet and interview with employers from across the country
in a single location. Last year, more than 225 employers and over
1,100 students and graduates from 167 law schools attended. Interested
students should stop by the CSO to sign up for the career fair and pick
up employer/travel information. Students
must register separately for the conference and awards dinner through individual
registration forms. Note: The deadline
to submit resumes to employers was September 18, 2000. However, some
employers are still accepting resumes and scheduling interviews.
Consult employers' individual listings and contacts for extended deadlines.
For updated employer listings, check out www.napil.org.
Additional information can also be accessed through www.eattorney.com
which has developed a searchable database of profiles on participating
Legal & Brobeck Phleger & Harrison
Pro2net Legal has teamed up with Brobeck Phleger
& Harrison to award four $2,000 scholarships to talented, articulate
law students. Scholarship applications will be judged on essays submitted
in response to a specified topic. Complete rules for the scholarship
can be found at http://lawstudents.pro2net.com.
Italian American Bar Association (NIABA)
The NIABA is offering scholarships for the 2000-2001
academic year. See the Resource Manager in the CSO for an application.
Law Institute (PLI)
PLI invites law students to attend the following
seminars being held in Chicago free of charge through their scholarship
Scholarship applications are available on the table
outside of the CSO and from the Resource Manager. PLI asks that applications
be submitted about a month in advance.
Understanding the Securities Laws - October 16-17
at the Fairmont Hotel
Cable TV Laws: Competition in Video, Internet &
Telephone - October 19-20 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Employment Law Institute - October 23-24 at the Fairmont
The Official Guide to Legal Specialties
by Lisa Abrams (Former Assistant Dean of the CSO)
Alternative Careers for Lawyers by Hillary
Nonlegal Careers for Lawyers by Gary Munneke
and William Henslee
Entertainment Law Careers by William Henslee
Careers in Labor Law by Ellen Wayne
Careers in International Law - An indispensable
guide to career paths and internships in international law.
Jobs & JD - Employment and salaries
of new law graduates for the class of 1999.
Italian American Bar Association (NIABA)
The NIABA is seeking students to join their ranks
and also promote a law student chapter at Chicago-Kent. Information
is available from the Resource Manager in the CSO.
Semester Office Hours
Starting Monday, August 21st, the
CSO will begin to observe Fall Hours as follows:
Monday, Tuesday & Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.