Fall Semester Office HoursBeginning Monday, August 20th, the CSO will observe fall hours as follows:
Please call the office at 312-906-5200, or e-mail
to set up an appointment.
Summer Experience Survey Winners
Thank you to everyone who took the time to fill out a Summer Experience Survey. Fellow students will greatly benefit from the information you provided on your summer employers. We are happy to announce the following winners of the raffle: 1st Prize: Margaret Begalle; 2nd Prize: Todd Zoellick; 3rd Prize: Veana Clay. Congratulations to all of you! Please stop by the Career Services Office next week to claim your prize.
Marketing Plan Scholarship Winners
|2L/3L student previously employed and offer made before September 15||
|2L/3L student with an offer deadline of November 1 may extend to this date with employer's permission if student holds only ONE OTHER offer||
|2L/3L student previously employed and offer made after September 15||
|2L/3L student not previously employed must respond||
|After October 15, maximum offers held by student||
|After November 1, maximum offers held by student with December 1 response deadline||
|Maximum offers for student requesting employer's extension from November 1 to December 1||
|After December 1, maximum offers student may hold with employer's consent||
Negotiation to extend the decision deadline must occur with an employer before
the original deadline
date. If you have any questions about this, please see one of the Career Services Office staff members or the OCI web page.
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and the American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section, invite you to attend "Why Antitrust?" A Discussion of Antitrust As A Career Option on Thursday, October 4, 2001, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m., 5th Floor/ Faculty Lounge, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1 East Pearson Street. Speakers include: Roxane Busey, Gardner Carton & Douglas; Robert Joseph, Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal; Marvin Price, US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division; The Honorable Diane Wood, US Court of Appeals; and Spencer Waller, Loyola University Chicago School of Law (moderator). If interested in attending, RSVP to Charlene Sneed at 312/915-7126 or csneed @ luc.edu.
NOTE: This section of the Record is generally reserved for fellowship opportunities, non-paid positions and positions with quickly approaching deadlines. Opportunities are listed according to deadline date. Additional paid opportunities can be found in the password protected job posting system, which is updated daily. Be sure to check the system on a daily or weekly basis.
The US Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, has an immediate PT (10-20 hours per week) externship position available for a 2L or 3L for Fall 2001 and/or Spring 2002. Duties include assisting FT law clerks with research and writing. Send a cover letter and a resume, with GPA and rank included, to: Marilyn Renner at email@example.com or call Ms. Renner at 312-435-3099.
Skadden Fellowships, sponsored by the law firm of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, provide support for new law graduates and outgoing judicial clerks who want to work in the public interest for an organization that provides civil legal services to the poor, including the working poor, the elderly, the disabled or those deprived of their civil rights. 25 fellowships are awarded each year to law students from schools nationwide. Fellowships are for one year but may be renewed for a second year if requested and approved by the grantmaking panel. Class of 2002 students who are interested in applying for a Fellowship must have secured a position with an organization by the time of application. Applications for 2002 Fellowships are due October 8, 2001. Fellows are selected by December 7, 2001. Interested students may pick up an application in the CSO.
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!
Applications for Spring 2002 Judicial Externships are available both in the Law Offices Reception Area (Room 600) and in the Career Services Office.
Completed applications should be submitted
to Ms. Carole Ross, Secretary to Professor Gross, Room 612, Law Offices,
by Tuesday, October 9, 2001 at 5:00 p.m.
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law seeks 3Ls for the George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Legal Fellowship. The Lindsay Fellowship provides an opportunity for recent law school graduates to become familiar with civil rights practice by working with many of the nation's leading civil rights experts at the national office in Washington, D.C. The 1 year fellowship,beginning September, 2002, will pay a stipend of $42,000 and be supplemented by a loan forgiveness payment of $2,000 and by payment of bar review and fees. See the Fellowship Opportunities Binder in the Career Services Office for application information. Applications due October 15, 2001.
The Office of General Counsel selects new attorneys through the Honor
Law Graduate Program. Honor Law Graduates participate in a formal rotational
program to several divisions within the Office of General Counsel to
gain experience in the various facets of the agency's legal work. At
the end of the rotational program, attorneys are given permanent assignments
within the Office of General
Counsel. See the gray files or the agency's web site for a brochure which describes the Program, the functions and organizations of the agency, and the requirements for applying. Applications must be postmarked by October 15, 2001.
The Commission's Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel (the Panel)
is also seeking applicants to fill a 2-year law clerk position with
the Panel. The Panel, which is the trial-level adjudicatory body
within the Commission, has a docket comprised mainly of nuclear reactor and nuclear materials licensing and enforcement cases. See the gray files for a brochure describing the Panel in greater detail. A copy of the resume which is sent to the Office of the General Counsel by interested law school applicants will also be furnished to the Panel, if applicants so desire. Apply ASAP.
Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI), a Chicago-based not-for-profit law and policy center, seeks 3Ls to serve as the Alexander Polikoff-Dorothy Geautreaux Fellow for one year, renewable for a second, beginning in Summer or Fall 2002. BPI is dedicated to equal justice and enhancing the quality and equity of life for all people living in the Chicago region. Fellows will receive $37,500 and fully-paid medical and dental coverage. Debt service on law school loans for the duration of the Fellowship may be available, based on need. See the Fellowship Opportunities Binder in the CSO for application information. Cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references are due by October 31, 2001.
The PMI program is a recruitment tool of the federal government to place newly graduated professional and graduate program students in positions throughout the federal government. Students need to be nominated for the program by the Dean. The application process takes place in the fall of a student's final year, with applications postmarked by October 31st of the filing year. The program is a two year commitment in which interns are placed in salaried positions at the GS-9 level. Upon completion of the program, PMI's may be eligible for conversion to a permanent government position and further promotional opportunities. Interested students should check out the Federal Government Gray File or www.usajobs.opm.gov for further information and application materials.
The US Immigration Court in Chicago is seeking 2Ls and 3Ls for spring 2002 externships. Applicants must be US citizens and have previous or concurrent course-work in immigration or refugee law. Duties include: pre-hearing preparation involving motions and preparation of bench memoranda; in-depth research and analysis of novel legal issues; and drafting of decisions taken under advisement. Externs are expected to work a minimum of 14-16 hours per week for a minimum of 10-12 weeks. Positions are unpaid but school credit may be possible. Submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to the following: US Department of Justice, EOIR - Immigration Court, Attn: Jaime Dowell, Judicial Law Clerk, 55 E. Monroe St., Suite 1900, Chicago, IL 60603-5701. Applications must be received by November 2, 2001.
The Office of General Counsel for the Department of Defense is responsible for advising high-level policy makers in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The Office seeks 2Ls for their Honors Legal Internship Program during Summer 2002. During the 10-week program, interns will assist in drafting and commenting on legislation, regulations, congressional testimony, litigation materials, and legal opinions. See job posting #13050 and handout #7 for detailed information. Applications are due November 19, 2001.
Summer Honors Program - The 10-week Summer Honors Program gives 2Ls the opportunity to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities markets and the activities of the Commission. Students work on a number of projects and participate in seminars and workshops. Applicants should have at least a B average and be selected on the basis of merit. See the grey files in the career services office for application information. Applications for the DC office are due November 26, 2001. Regional and district offices have varying deadlines. Contact them directly for deadlines.
Student Observer Program - This program allows 2Ls and 3Ls to work PT for a semester. Students will work with staff members on regulatory or enforcement projects. Preference is given to students with strong academic records and those with courses in corporate or securities law. See the grey files in the career services office for application information. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but the deadline for Spring 2002 semester is December 3, 2001.
The Rocky Mountain office of Environmental Defense is seeking 2Ls for summer internships to work on projects related to air quality, climate change and aquatic ecosystem protection. Internships are 10 weeks in duration, forty hours per week. Interns may research, write, and present legal and policy documents for federal court litigation, administrative litigation, national and state regulatory proceedings, and various other policy venues. See the gray files for specific posting. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, references, transcript, and writing sample to: Jennie Spencer, Office Manager, Environmental Defense, 2334 N. Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304. Applications are accepted immediately and throughout the fall on a rolling basis.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is a leading Internet
civil liberties organization, based in Washington, DC, that works to
protect the public interest and to promote the Public Voice
in decisions concerning the future of the Internet. EPIC pursues public interest litigation, conducts public education, testifies in Congress, organizes conferences, coordinates grassroots advocacy,
publishes books, reports, and an online newsletter. EPIC also maintains several well-regarded web sites, such as privacy.org, thepublicvoice.org, and gilc.org.
A grant from the Samuelson-Glushko Foundation has made possible the EPIC Internet Public Opportunities Program (IPIOP). IPIOP seeks outstanding law students interested in public interest issues related to the Internet to spend a summer or a semester at the EPIC office in Washington.
Clerks will learn about the legislation process, public interest litigation, the Freedom of Information Act, online activism, and emerging Internet issues.
Qualifications: Energy, enthusiasm, and creativity. Excellent writing and communication skills. Knowledge of HTML. Strong interest in civil liberties issues relating to the Internet, particularly free speech, privacy, open government, and democratic governance. See the EPIC web site for more information. Submit a letter of interest, indicating the summer or semester, a writing sample, a resume, and a recommendation letter to: Mikal Condon, IPIOP Coordinator, Electronic Privacy Information Center, 1718 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 200, Washington, DC 20009 Tel: 202 483-1140, Fax: 202 483-1248, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The US Department of Justice, Environmental Enforcement Section, in Washington, DC, will hire approximately 35 volunteer law clerks for the summer of 2002. Interns will assist EES attorneys with legal research and writing, pretrial discovery and negotiations, depositions, hearings, etc. Volunteers can gain practical experience in complex, federal litigation. Students must have completed a minimum of 2 semesters of law school and completed at least 1 introductory-level Environment Law Course and/or have practical experience. Send cover letter, resume, grades and writing sample ASAP as the program is highly competitive. See the Resource Specialist in the CSO for application details.
The Center for International Legal Studies (CILS) has available internships for graduating 3Ls and summer externships for 1Ls & 2Ls. Check out the CSO bulletin board and the CILS web site for more information.
PLA is interested in sponsoring 3Ls for a Skadden, Independence or NAPIL fellowship. PLA provides free individual legal representation, advice and referral to indigent Philadelphians and migrant agricultural workers throughout PA. See the Fellowship Opportunities Binder in the CSO or PLA's web site for more information. Interested students should send a cover letter, resume, 3 references, 2 legal writing samples, and a transcript to PLA ASAP.
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