Summer Semester Office Hours
The Career Services Office will be open throughout
the summer. We will close at 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. Evening
appointments with Career Strategists will be available by
appointment only on Thursdays, from 5 - 6:30 p.m. Call
312-906-5200 to schedule an appointment.
The office will be open late Monday
through Thursday, until 7pm, for the first week of school.
2004 and 2005 Graduates:
2003 FALL INTERVIEWING PROGRAM
You should have received an e-mail from Dean Sowle regarding
the process for on-campus interviewing. If not, e-mail our
office at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Keep an eye on the Record and the Fall Interviewing web
pages for updates (www.kentlaw.edu/depts/cso).
If you have questions or concerns, stop in or make an appointment.
Remember that your resume must
be reviewed by August 28th. Please call the office
at (312) 906-5200 to make an appointment. As appointments
tend to fill up near the start of the academic term, it
is advised that you schedule an appointment soon. The office
is open during the summer months.
Please also note: On Tuesday, August 26 at Noon and 5:00
p.m. there will be a mandatory meeting for all new
OCI participants, which will outline the on-line bidding
system and provide other pertinent information. You may
attend either the noon or 5:15 p.m. session. If you participated
last year you need not attend the meeting unless you feel
you need a refresher on the bidding system.
Employer Researching Sessions
Cheryl Kunkel, resource specialist, will demonstrate the
various methods for researching employers. Sessions will
be held in the CSO (Room 360) and are limited to 10 people
per session; you must contact the CSO to sign-up in advance.
Session dates and times are:
Aug. 5 - Noon
Aug. 7 - 5:15 p.m.
Aug. 14 – Noon and 5:15 p.m.
Keep an eye on upcoming Records for an announcement of
Not Interested in On-Campus Interviewing?
It is still recommended that you make an appointment with
a career counselor to discuss your options, timeline of
your job search, and any questions or concerns you may have
about your future career. Also, keep an eye on the Record
and our bulletin board for announcements of programming
dedicated to students not interested in large law firms.
addition to the highlighted opportunities listed
below, the CSO receives numerous job listings which are
posted daily in the password protected "Lawmatch Job Posting
System" accessible through the CSO website pages.
If you are seeking employment, you should check those
listings on a regular basis. If you do not have
a password for the job posting system please e-mail email@example.com.
Fellowship Opportunities for 3Ls
The Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan
Chicago, the largest provider of legal services for the
poor in Chicago and Cook County, is seeking applicants
for both the Skadden and Equal Justice Works Fellowships
in 2004. See job posting #71833 for details. The
application deadline is August 10, 2003
Environmental Protection Agency Summer
2004 Honors Program
The EPA Office of General Counsel is seeking
applications for the 2004 Summer Honors Program. Students
must have completed their 2nd year of law school (or third
year for evening students) by the time the program starts.
The program is 12 weeks and pays approximately $15/hour.
To apply mail a resume, cover letter, first year law school
transcript, writing sample, and list of references to;
Eduora Bow Heath, Hiring Coordinator U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency, Office of General Counsel, Mail Code
2311A, Arial Rios North, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington,
D.C 20160. Application deadline
is October 3, 2003.
2004 Equal Justice Works Fellowships Brochure
is now available
The brochure contains selection criteria,
deadlines and other program-related information. Go to
(click on "Find an opportunity > Equal Justice
Works Fellowships > Apply for a Fellowship today!).
New Resource: Immigration Detainee
Defense Initiative Directory
The Directory lists unique internship
and summer employment opportunities for students who
are interested in defending detained immigrant and
refugees in immigration proceedings.
The Summer 2003 Federal, State, Corporate
and Federal Regional Yellow Books are now available
in the library.
Reminder: Informational Handouts Available
All of our handouts on resumes, cover
letters, interviewing, job search strategies and others
are available on our web site under the job search
All employment opportunities,
paid or unpaid, clerking or volunteer, internship
or externship, or fellowship, can be found in the
system. To access this system, go to
the current job posting system and click on the link
for LawMatch Job Listings. Register yourself as a
user, even if you have previously registered with
LawMatch through another avenue. You will then be
allowed to access the job postings.
If you have your old password and student ID, please
continue using them. If you haven't received your
password, please contact the Career Services Office
to get it. Remember to use the dashes in
your Social Security # when entering your username
PSLawNet Fellowship Corner
Interested in pursuing a fellowship upon
graduation? Then be sure to check out PSLawNet's new
"Fellowship Corner" which includes the full
text of Yale's Fellowship Application Tips for 2002-2003,
along with the expanded Appendix listing print and online
fellowship resources. The site also contains a Fellowship
Calendar with a chronological listing of application
deadlines--a big help for potential applicants in planning
and preparing their materials. Students can access the
Fellowship Corner at the top of the left sidebar menu
on the PSLawNet
Chicago Area Law Firm List
Last Fall the Chicago Area Law Firm List, also known
as the 4 or More List became available on-line in a
password protected searchable database. Although every
attempt is made at keeping the database current, some
information may become out of date due to firm mergers,
contact people leaving their firms, etc., it's suggested
that all information be double-checked prior to sending
out any cover letters and resumes. If you should learn
of any changes, please notify our office via e-mail
so we can update the database accordingly. Please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for the password to access the list.
Please note, the password for this site is not the
same as your job posting password.