In 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Department of Defense Summer
The Computer Crime & Intellectual
Property Section of the Criminal Division (CCIPS)
is seeking applications for summer interns; these
are unpaid/volunteer positions. CCIPS is responsible
for resolving unique issues raised by emerging
computer and telecommunications technologies and
for overseeing the enforcement of federal laws
on computer crime, electronic privacy, criminal
copyright, trademark and trade secrets. Summer
internships are full time and usually last between
Interns work directly with attorneys
on issues relating to computer and intellectual
property crime. Typical intern projects have involved
researching novel legal issues, drafting litigation
documents for active cases and helping to draft
Section publications. Fax or e-mail resume, cover
letter, short legal writing sample (no more than
10 pages), and law school transcript (if available).
Apply early; interviews
are scheduled on a rolling basis starting December
1. Deadline is January 31, 2004.
QUALIFICATIONS: Strong academic
background. Excellent research and writing skills.
Interest in criminal law. Experience, knowledge,
or interest in computers, telecommunications networks
or other emerging technologies. Must be enrolled
in law school. See job posting #80381.
United Steelworkers of America
The USWA Legal Department will be
hiring two 2nd year students as law clerks for
summer 2004; the salary is $600 per week. Law
clerks will perform extensive legal research and
writing and will participate in the preparation
of various legal papers. QUALIFICATIONS: Completion
of a basic labor law course. Strong research and
writing skills. Strong interest in representing
the cause of working people and labor unions.
Mail resume, cover letter, transcript, list of
references, and short writing sample to USWA Legal
Department, Attn: Illia Milasich-Schwarz, Five
Gateway Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Apply
as soon as possible. See job posting
Judicial Intern Opportunity Program
The ABA Section of Litigation in
partnership with CLEO is accepting applications
for the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program. This
is a full-time, six-week minimum, summer internship
open to all fist or second year minority law students
who want to do legal research and writing for
state or federal judges in participating cities
in Illinois or Texas. Positions are filled on
a rolling basis. Submit (3) copies of: completed
application form (available on line), legal writing
sample no more than 3 pages in length, and statement
of interest. See handout #26 for details,
job posting #80165. Deadline
January 28, 2004.
of Defense Summer Honors Legal Intern Program
of General Counsel is accepting applications from
both 1L and 2L student for the Summer 2004 Honors
Legal Internship Program.
1L applications must be
postmarked by January
5, 2004. See handout #14 for all
details and Application Form 612. See
job posting #75962.
The 15th Annual Midwest Public Interest
Law Career Conference (MPILCC), a job fair for
students interested in employment in the public
sector and sponsored by the Chicago Area Law School
Consortium, will be held at Northwestern Law School
on Saturday, February 21, 2004. All information
and registration will be available on-line at
www.mpilcc.org. Information about the conference
is available for viewing immediately. Student
registration will open on Thursday, December 18th
and will have a deadline of January 15th (please
note, the deadline for registration is before
second semester classes begin). Questions
not answered on the MPILCC web-site should be
directed to Melanie Kushnir, Assistant Director,
Career Services at email@example.com.
Peggy Browning Summer 2004 Fellowship
The Peggy Browning Fund will support
28 funded summer fellowships in labor-related
organizations throughout the country. Go to http://www.peggybrowningfund.org
details, list of participating organizations,
and application information. The application deadline
is January 15, 2004.
Equal Justice America Summer $3,500
Legal Service Fellowships Available
Equal Justice America Legal Service
Summer Fellowships are available to law students
working in organizations providing direct civil
legal services to the poor. Students must secure
a full-time (minimum 35 - 40 hours per week) placement
for at least 10 weeks for a legal services organization.
Completed applications must be received no later
than March 17, 2004.
See job posting # 78323.
Public Interest Law Initiative
(PILI) Fellowship Programs
This Fellowship is for 3Ls who will
be incoming associates at participating law firms.
The Fellowships are during the summer and allow
adequate time to study for the Bar Exam. See
handout #18 and job posting #77682 for complete
This program is for 1Ls and 2Ls.
This is a 10-week program and pays a $4,500 stipend.
The internship provides a valuable and unique
opportunity to serve the needs of low-income people,
work on policy issues, and put your knowledge
to use in the public interest. Applications
must be received before March 1. See
handout # 19 and job posting #77691. NOTE:
1Ls cannot apply before December 1.
2004 Equal Justice Works Fellowships
Brochure is now available
The brochure contains selection
criteria, deadlines and other program-related
information. Go to www.equaljusticeworks.org
(click on "Find an opportunity > Equal
Justice Works Fellowships > Apply for a Fellowship
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
These are by no means all of the resources available
in our office. This section is for highlighting
new resources or existing sources that have
been updated, or as a reminder of existing resources
that are especially useful at certain times
during the year. To view the list of available
resources go to http://www.kentlaw.edu/depts/cso/book-inv.pdf
ISBA Law Ed Series
The Illinois State Bar Association
offers high quality educational programs to
its members, the Law Ed Series. These practical
and affordable CLE programs are offered to
law students at no charge and to Newly Admitted
attorneys at a reduced tuition of $15.00 for
a full-day program and $10.00 for a half-day
program. For a listing of CLE programs available,
visit the ISBA website, www.isba.org.
Career Education Institutes
We have various publications
available in the Career Services Office. It
is also possible to view their publications
on-line at www.Internships-USA.com.
Contact the CSO for the user name & password.
Reminder: Informational Handouts
All of our handouts on resumes,
cover letters, interviewing, job search strategies
and others are available on our web site under
the job search handout link.
All employment opportunities,
paid or unpaid, clerking or volunteer, internship
or externship, or fellowship, can be found
in the new LawMatch
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 and password.
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
Winter/Spring Semester Office
The Career Services Office will
close at 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. Evening appointments
with Career Strategists will be available for
alumnae/i and evening students, by appointment
only, on Thursdays from 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Please call the office at 312-906-5200 to
set up an appointment.