check the job
on a regular basis. If you do not have
a password, please e-mail email@example.com.
and Exchange Commission Internships
Summer Honors Law Program: Applications
summer positions for law students who are in
their first or second year or entering judicial
clerkships or continued education post-internship.
The open application period for 2L
law students is from August 8th through October
17th, 2005. The open application
period for 1L's is
from December 1st, 2005 through February 1st,
Please note that applications may not be
sent to the Commission via US Mail, as in
previous years. For more information, check
out the SEC
Applications are accepted via
the following link: https://www.avuedigitalservices.com/casting/agencyspecific/sec-sp/eligQuest/summerPrograms.jsp
Cook County State's Attorney Law Clerking
The Cook County's State's Attorney's
Office offers Law Clerk opportunities during
the summer, fall, and spring for law students
as volunteers or externs. Students can apply
to clerk in any of the legal bureaus: Criminal
Prosecutions, Juvenile Justice, Narcotics, Special
Prosecutions, Public Interest, Civil Actions,
Investigations and Administrative Services.
To obtain an application for a
Law Clerk position with the Office, go to the
County State's Attorney website, then follow
the instructions for submission to the Office
that are printed on the application. Applications
are also available in the Career Services Office,
marked Handout #6. See Professor
Vivien Gross about externship requirements.
United States Attorney Northern District Spring
The Office of the Unites States
Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois
will conduct a Spring 2006 Intern Program. The
primary goals of this program are to provide
law students with the greatest possible exposure
to and participation in federal trial and appellate
practice and to obtain excellent legal talent
to assist this Office in handling its multitude
Interns will be expected to serve
at least 16 hours a week in the Office. Students
must second year or third year law students
by the beginning of the spring term. We understand
that many schools offer course credit to participating
students and the Office will cooperate in providing
to the schools any necessary evaluations. See
Vivien Gross about the possibility of receiving
Contact: Monica LeKostaj,
Administrative Assistant for the Intern Program,
United States Attorney’s Office, 219 South Dearborn
Street 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604. Please
no faxes or e-mails.
Application is available in the
Career Service Office, marked Handout #5. Applications
are due September 26th.
The Legal Career Center: Online
Career Center offers job seekers a quick
and easy way to search jobs posted in the Law
Bulletin as well as submit their resumes to
be viewed by prospective employers - private,
public and corporate. Take a look at the Legal
Career Center site: http://jobs.lawbulletin.com/rc_index.cfm
to view job postings and other legal resources.
Check out this great free service!
& Scholarship Information
National Litigation Fellowships
Pacific Legal Foundation
OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN AND LITIGATE ISSUES OF
**$52,000 NATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS**
Pacific Legal Foundation's College
of Public Interest Law is offering a limited
number of national litigation fellowships to
top graduates interested in rapidly gaining
experience in the litigation of major cases.
The fellowships are open to all graduating individuals
of demonstrated high achievement and offer an
exceptional opportunity as a stepping stone
to private practice, public agency law, an academic
career in the teaching of law, or a permanent
position with Pacific Legal Foundation.
Positions in this program are
expected to be available in the Sacramento,
California, headquarters of Pacific Legal Foundation,
the largest and oldest national public interest
law foundation litigating in support of private
property rights, individual liberties, limited
government, and the free enterprise system.
As a participant in this program, you will receive
concentrated litigation and writing experience
in the areas of the Foundation's legal practice.
Additional information and applications
are available on the Pacific
Legal Foundaton website. See also Job Listing
PUBLIC INTEREST INTERNSHIPS
IN THE CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AREA:
The Public Interest Law Initiative
(PILI) offers a limited School-Year Internship
Program. PILI recruits law students from area
law schools for internships with one of seven
public interest law agencies in the Chicago
metropolitan area. Selected interns receive
a stipend of $2,250
for 200 hours of work during the spring term.
In order to apply for a school-year internship,
an applicant must prepare the PILI Application
Form, and a cover letter and resume for each
agency to which you are applying (up to seven
sets, collated and stapled). The application
and additional information may be found on the
The application materials should be submitted
before mid-January. However, since each agency
hires at a different time, it is advisable to
Price Diversity Scholarship
The Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship
will be awarded in the fall of 2005. Eligible
candidates are first year law students enrolled
at and attending one of the following Illinois
law schools: Chicago Kent College of Law, DePaul
University, Loyola University Chicago, Northwestern
University, University of Chicago and University
Commencing with the class entering
law school in 2005, Vedder Price offers a special
scholarship in the amount of $5,000 designed
to assist a qualified student with tuition and
provide a "guaranteed" position in
our highly competitive and well-regarded summer
program after the first year of law school (2005
summer associates will earn approx. $24,000).
The scholarship is renewable for each year of
law school, provided that the student remains
in good standing. The complete details of this
program are set forth in the Careers Section
of the Vedder Price website (www.vedderprice.com).
The application is also available in the Career
Services Office, marked Handout # 3.
Applications must be
postmarked by September 15, 2005.
Equal Justice Works Fellowship
The Equal Justice Works (formerly
NAPIL) Fellowships Program was launched in 1992
to address the shortage of attorneys working
on behalf of traditionally under-served populations
and causes in the United States and its territories.
Recognizing that many obstacles prevent committed
attorneys from practicing public interest law,
including the shortage of entry-level jobs and
daunting educational debts, the program provides
financial and technical support to lawyers working
on much-needed legal projects.
The two-year Fellowships offer salary and generous
loan repayment assistance; a national training
and leadership development program; and other
forms of support.
3Ls and recent graduates are encouraged
to apply. All applications for fellows to commence
2006 must be submitted online through the Equal
Justice Works website at www.equaljusticeworks.org.
No hard copies or email copies will be accepted.
Informational packets can be found in the CSO,
marked Handout # 44. Applications
are due September 20, 2005 by 5 p.m. EST.
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Fellowship in Nonprofit Law
The Fellowship, funded by the
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, permits one Fellow
each year to spend one year in residence at
the Vera Institute of Justice in New York City,
working closely with Vera's General Counsel
and Special Counsel on legal issues faced by
Vera. In addition, the Fellow will be deployed
to Vera's various projects and programs to address
the legal, business, and organizational issues
confronted by these programs and projects.
A Fellowship at Vera will provide
a law school graduate with exposure to an unusually
wide variety of legal and organizational issues
encountered by nonprofit organizations. It also
will provide the opportunity to identify an
emerging or changing area of law with particular
significance for nonprofits, and to explore
that area in depth, examining it in the real-life
context of a complex, legally-sophisticated
To apply, download the PDF application
or apply online at http://www.law.nyu.edu/ncpl/.
can be found in the CSO, marked Handout # 2.
are due December 9, 2005.
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
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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
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