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Week of April 4, 2016

Information & Announcements

  • Make an Appointment!
  • In-House Clinical Program Applications are Available for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 - Summer Applications due April 4 at Noon
  • Spring Resume Books Now Open!
  • Interview Preparation and Mock Interviews Available Through the CSO
  • Community Based Federal Work Study Available for Summer 2016
  • Mandatory 1L Legal Resume and Cover Letter Workshops
  • CareerShift
  • Mandatory Meetings for 2Ls and 3Ls
  • Free ABA Memberships for Students

Fall Recruiting

Programming

  • ILAO/PILI Webinar: How to Apply for Internships and Externships
  • ABA Law Student Podcast: Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • April 5: Management Perspectives in Employment Law
  • April 5: Networking Boot Camp: Advice to Ignite Your Job Search
  • April 5 & 6: What's Next for Fall, Required Program for 1Ls
  • April 5-6: CBA Young Lawyers Section and The Chicago Bar Foundation Explore Springfield!
  • April 7: CBA YLS L.E.A.D. Series: Developing a Coveted Expertise
  • April 13: Your Right to an Attorney: Meet Cook County Public Defender and Kent Alumna Amy Campanelli
  • April 13: Arnstein & Lehr Reception to Celebrate Diversity in the Law
  • April 13: Ms. JD and White & Case LLP Present: Intergenerational Relationships - Making Strong Connections
  • April 15: ISBA Health Care Law Professional Development Lunch: A Day In The Life of an In-House Healthcare Attorney
  • April 16: ISBA YLD Bean Bag Tournament
  • April 19: How to Succeed this Summer: Small/Midsize Firm
  • April 19: How to Succeed this Summer: Government/Legal Aid
  • April 19: How to Succeed this Summer: Large Law Firm
  • April 27: GE Transportation Denniston Fellowship Informational Session
  • June 10: PracticePro Chicago Career Conference & Diversity Reception

Employment Opportunities

  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) - Accepting Summer Applications Now!
  • Fall 2016 Semester Law Firm Associate Program - Applications due April 6
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois Law Student Volunteer Intern Program - Applications due April 15
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Fall 2016 Student Honors Program - Applications due June 5

Fellowships & Scholarships

  • 2016 1L LCLD Scholars Program
  • DuPage Bar Foundation Scholarships - Applications due April 4
  • Kent Justice Foundation Public Interest Summer Fellowship - Applications due April 8
  • Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowship - Applications due April 13
  • Ms. JD Fellowship - Applications due April 15
  • PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholarship Program - Applications due April 15
  • Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD Funding - Applications due April 15
  • McGuireWoods 1L Diversity Scholarship Program - Applications due May 27
  • Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls - Applications due July 25

Job Fairs

  • Veterans' Legal Career Fair - April 29 & 30 in Washington, D.C. 
  • National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair - July 12 - Early Registration Open Now!
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair - August 1 & 2 - Deadline to Register is June 18
  • Loyola Patent Law Interview Program - August 4 & 5
  • Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) - August 5 & 6 in Kansas City, Missouri - Deadline to Register is June 24
  • Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair - August 12 - Deadline to Register is May 15!

Diversity

  • 2016 1L LCLD Scholars Program
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 1L Individual Mentoring Program
  • Arnstein & Lehr Reception to Celebrate Diversity in the Law - April 13
  • Ms. JD and White & Case LLP Present: Intergenerational Relationships - Making Strong Connections - April 13
  • Ms. JD Fellowship - Applications due April 15
  • PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholarship Program - Applications due April 15
  • Sidley Austin 1L Diversity Summer Mentorship Program - Applications due April 15
  • McGuireWoods 1L Diversity Scholarship Program - Applications due May 27
  • PracticePro Chicago Career Conference & Diversity Reception - June 10
  • National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair - July 12 - Early Registration Open Now!
  • Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls - Applications due July 25
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair - August 1 & 2 - Deadline to Register is June 18
  • Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) - August 5 & 6 in Kansas City, Missouri - Deadline to Register is June 24
  • Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair - August 12 - Deadline to Register is May 15!

Resources

  • Government Honors & Internship Handbook & Public Policy Handbook: log-in now available
  • 2015-2016 PSJD Comprehensive Fellowship Guide
  • Equal Justice Works’ Student Debt E-Book: Take Control of Your Future: A Guide to Managing Your Student Debt
  • CSO Resources

Information & Announcements

Make an Appointment!

If you are a 1L student and you have not yet met with your Career Advisor, please come in to do so and to have your resume reviewed and begin to develop a job search strategy. Appointments are mandatory.

If you are a 2L/3L/4L and you have not come in yet this school year, please make an appointment to meet with your Career Advisor to discuss your job search status and plans. Thank you!

In-House Clinical Program Applications are Available for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 - Summer Applications due April 4 at Noon

The 2016 Summer and Fall clinical applications are now available in the Law Offices reception area (Suite 600) and on the table outside of the third floor elevators. The deadline to apply for Summer 2016 In-House Clinics is Monday, April 4, 2016 at noon.

For more information about the respective clinics offered or to download an application, click here.

Spring Resume Books Now Open!

Spring Resume Books are now available for “opt-in” for all 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls. Employers will be notified that Resume Books are available soon thereafter, but because employers may request a Resume Book at any time (both before and after that date), students are encouraged to opt-in to desired Resume Books by Friday, February 5 or at any time thereafter. Even if you have secured employment for this Spring, keep in mind that Spring resume books may be used by employers for hiring for Summer 2016!

As a reminder, a Resume Book is exactly what it sounds like, a collection of resumes that can be distributed to employers on request. Our Resume Books will collect the resumes of students in a particular class (e.g. 2Ls) with similar interests (e.g. immigration law, real estate law, or working in the northern suburbs), and then notify employers who fit those criteria that the books are available for review. These books can also be used when an employer calls up our office looking for a particular type of student to clerk for them (“We are looking for a 3L interested in litigation who has worked as a 711 clerk.”), so that we can respond quickly and efficiently to employer requests (in that case by looking at the 3L Litigation Resume Book for students who have been 711 clerks). For more information about Resume Books, click here.

Interview Preparation and Mock Interviews Available Through the CSO

The Career Services Office is available to review student resumes and cover letters, and to conduct mock interviews, to help you better prepare for a variety of opportunities! If you have an upcoming interview for the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP), the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Diversity Summer Internship Program, or another employment, fellowship or scholarship opportunity, please consider scheduling a mock interview with your Career Services counselor. You can schedule an appointment directly through Symplicity! If you have questions about how to schedule an appointment, please email the Career Services Office at kentcso@kentlaw.iit.edu.

Community Based Federal Work Study Available for Summer 2016

Chicago-Kent will have Community-Based Federal Work Study available during Summer 2016. Chicago-Kent students who are Federal Work Study eligible may be paid though Federal Work Study funds to work at government and public interest organizations outside of the law school. Please visit the Chicago-Kent Community-Based Federal Work Study webpage for a more detailed explanation of this opportunity, as well as the form you need to complete in order to participate. Forms are due in the Career Services Office by Friday, May 6th 2016 for Summer 1, starting work on Monday, May 23rd, and will be accepted on an ongoing basis for Summer 2, starting work on July 1 or later. Processing time may take a week or more; allow plenty of time for approval of your application, and the time it takes to be added to the Chicago-Kent payroll. Please e-mail Michelle Vodenik (mvodenik@kentlaw.iit.edu) with any questions.

Mandatory 1L Legal Resume and Cover Letter Workshops

The MANDATORY 1L Legal Resume Workshop and 1L Cover Letter Workshop videos are now available to view. Sign in to Panopto using your kentlaw username and password.

All first-year law students must watch these brief videos. These workshops include detailed instructions for how to draft your legal resume and cover letter.

Before your first career advising appointment, you must have watched the workshop videos and have uploaded a legal resume to Symplicity. Please also bring a copy of your legal resume to your first appointment.

CareerShift

Chicago-Kent has partnered with CareerShift to help with your job search needs. 
CareerShift is a one-stop search engine that allows users to search and review each and every job posting available (such as those on Monster, Indeed, all other job boards and company websites). In addition, users can search for jobs and save your searches, find and save a list of contacts, create resumes and cover letters, and put them together in a targeted e-mail or postal mail campaigns. Then you can track your responses from “Come in for an interview” to “You’re hired.”

With CareerShift you can:

  • Search every job listing, including job boards and company websites
  • Get inside contact information immediately, including email addresses, for millions of companies
  • Create and organize all of your documents
  • Confidentially market yourself
  • Remain focused and organized
  • Access your secure, private account from anywhere, anytime, 24/7

Sign up for an account at CareerShift and when prompted use the group access code: kentlawcso

Click on “Tutorials” under the “My Organizer” link to view tutorials on how to use all of the job search resources CareerShift has to offer!

Mandatory Meetings for 2Ls and 3Ls

Each 2L and 3L student was required to meet with his or her assigned career advisor by the end of fall semester.  If you have not done so, and for those of you interested in applying to larger federal government agencies with early deadlines (e.g. the Department of Justice), we strongly recommend that you schedule this meeting as soon as possible!

Given the difficult market it is more important than ever that you check in with your career advisor to form a strategy to accomplish your career goals.  Please bring your most recent, updated legal resume with you to your meeting with your career advisor.

ABA Offers Free Memberships For Law Students

Effective immediately, the American Bar Association will offer free memberships to all students enrolled in law school. The membership grants law students access to resources tailored to their interests and needs, opportunities to build their professional skills plus access to the ABA’s job listings, clerkships, internships and career events.

You can enroll here - http://www.americanbar.org/abalawstudents.

Fall Recruiting

Programming

ILAO/PILI Webinar: How to Apply for Internships and Externships

Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) and the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) have prepared a short (9 minute) webinar on how to use www.illinoisprobono.org to search for a summer internship or externship. The webinar walks you through the application process and provides tips from partnering legal aid organizations. You can access the webinar here: How to Apply for Internships and Externships.

ABA Law Student Podcast: Public Service Loan Forgiveness

If you plan to go into public service, you may have heard about public service loan forgiveness (PSLF for short). This economic incentive offers student loan forgiveness following a minimum period of service and on-time payments towards the borrower’s debt. The cost of this benefit is aimed at making public work more attractive.

In this extended two-segment episode of ABA Law Student Podcast, hosts Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke interview Bryan Tyson, the executive director of the Georgia Public Defender Council and Jonathan Rapping, co-founder of Gideon’s Promise. 

In segment one, you will hear from Bryan about the debt to income gap, his organization’s survey of public defenders about PSLF, and the increased importance of public defenders outside the practice of law.

In segment two, you will hear from Jonathan about student debt’s barrier to public service, the lifelong commitment of student loans, and concerns about poor people not getting justice in the event of PSLF cuts or caps.

Listen now!

Management Perspectives in Employment Law

Date: Tuesday, April 5
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Morris Hall (10th Floor Event Room)

Join the Labor and Employment Law Society (LELS) for a panel and networking event to discuss Management Perspectives in Employment Law. The networking portion will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and will be followed by a panel from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Panelists:

Natalie Chan, Sidley Austin
Trevor Holmes, Franczek Radelet
Andrew Oppenheimer, Vedder Price (formerly) and Infosys
Larry Robertson, Littler Mendelson

Networking Boot Camp: Advice to Ignite Your Job Search

Date: Tuesday, April 5
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Auditorium (Panel) and Lobby (Reception)

Join the WBAI Law Student Division and Chicago-Kent Society of Women in Law for Networking Boot Camp: Advice to Ignite Your Job Search on Tuesday, April 5. Panelists will provide job search advice and be available to network with students. The panel discussion will begin at 5:30 in the auditorium, and will be followed by a reception in the lobby.

Featuring:

Jennifer Bekkerman (Partner, Bekkerman Law Offices)
Stephanie Calhoun (Compliance Counsel, Arthur J. Gallagher)
Phil Terrazzino (Associate, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman)
Jennifer Irmen (Partner, Blair, Caravelli, Irmen & Enright Law)

Please register by Sunday, April 3, 2016. This event is open to WBAI members only. You must be logged into the website to register.

Click here to register!

What's Next for Fall, Required Program for 1Ls

Dates and Times (Day Division): Tuesday, April 5, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm OR Wednesday, April 6, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dates and Times (Evening Division): Tuesday, April 5, 5:15 pm – 5:45 pm
Location: Auditorium (Day Division); Room 520 (Evening Division)

The Career Services Office will present a mandatory program for current 1L students on the job opportunities and career deadlines coming up in the fall. Learn About:

  • Fall Recruiting (OCI)
  • State, Local and Federal Government Hiring
  • Public Interest Deadlines and Opportunities
  • Small and Midsize Firm Opportunities
  • Tips for Your Transition from Summer to Fall

Current 1L students are required to attend this program. Students need only attend one session.

CBA Young Lawyers Section and The Chicago Bar Foundation Explore Springfield!

Dates and Times: Tuesday, April 5, TBD and Wednesday, April 6, 6:30 am – 9:00 pm
Location: Various Locations, Springfield, IL

The Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section (YLS) and The Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) are set to explore Springfield, Illinois on Tuesday, April 5* to Wednesday, April 6, 2016. There will be opportunities to learn more about Illinois’ legislative process and how to lobby, as well as to meet with legislators, make new connections, and explore Springfield.

Highlights Include:

  • Opening reception at The Globe, located at The President Lincoln Hotel
  • Issues Facing Our Legislature and Lobbying 101 CLE programs
  • Tours of the Capitol Building and Illinois Supreme Court
  • Viewing of the General Assembly and Committees
  • Free Time to Explore Springfield (including the Lincoln Museum)
  • Access to Making Sausage and Legislation in Illinois: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Illinois’ Legislative Process CLE Webcast

*If you are interested in gaining some additional hands-on lobbying experience, you are welcome to join CBA and CBF staff members in Springfield during the afternoon of Tuesday, April 5. They will be meeting with legislators to discuss some of the CBA priority legislative issues.

Click here for more information!

CBA YLS L.E.A.D. Series: Developing a Coveted Expertise

Date: Thursday April 7
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Location: K&L Gates LLP (70 West Madison, 2nd Floor Conference Center)

In the fourth of the new CBA Young Lawyers Section speaker series, a panel of counsel from diverse practice areas at large firms will address “Developing a Coveted Expertise.” It is becoming increasingly important for attorneys to become experts in specialized areas to stand out from the competition. In this discussion, panelists will examine how to develop an expertise in a niche practice area, and how to effectively market your expertise. The discussion will apply broadly to various practice areas and panelists will pull from their experience to provide advice to all attorneys trying to define their career path.

Click here to register!

Your Right to an Attorney: Meet Cook County Public Defender and Kent Alumna Amy Campanelli

Date: Wednesday, April 13
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Morris Hall (10th Floor Event Room)

The Criminal Law Society invites all students, faculty, and alumni to attend this criminal law networking event where students have the opportunity to hear Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli discuss her time as a Kent student, her rise to her current position as Cook County Public Defender, and her ultimate decision to enter the criminal law field. Students will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with alumni working in the criminal litigation field.

Food and beverages will be provided!

Please RSVP here!

Arnstein & Lehr Reception to Celebrate Diversity in the Law

Date:  Wednesday, April 13
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location:  Arnstein & Lehr LLP (120 South Riverside Plaza, 12th Floor Lobby)

Arnstein & Lehr LLP, one of the country's oldest and most respected law firms, is holding a special reception to honor Chicago-based law students from all different backgrounds and experiences. Please join a diverse network of students and attorneys for an evening of appetizers, beverages and conversation. 

Chasity Boyce, Associate General Counsel at the Office of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, will be an honored guest and give a brief presentation.    

Please RSVP by Monday, April 11, 2016.  

Ms. JD and White & Case LLP Present: Intergenerational Relationships - Making Strong Connections

Date: Wednesday, April 13
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Please join Ms. JD and its National Sponsor White & Case LLP as they discuss ways to enhance relationships between intergenerational lawyers. The panel will address this topic with featured attorneys at various stages of their legal careers. The panel will include:
 
- Katie Larkin-Wong, Immediate Past President, Ms. JD
- Nazim Zilkha, Partner, White & Case LLP
- Aisha Christian, General Counsel, Rent the Runway
 
This event will be held live in the New York office of White & Case LLP on Wednesday, April 13 from 11 am - 12:30 pm and viewing parties will be available in its Los Angeles, Miami, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. offices. A conference line is available for those unable to attend a viewing party.
 
Please register by Monday, April 11, 2016. Early registration is encouraged as spaces are limited! Click here to register. Questions? Contact programsassistant@ms-jd.org.

ISBA Health Care Law Professional Development Lunch: A Day In The Life of an In-House Healthcare Attorney

Date: Friday, April 15
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: ISBA Chicago Regional Office (20 South Clark Street, Suite 900)

Are you interested in a career in Health Care Law? Have you thought about "going in-house" to work in a corporate environment? Do you enjoy the exchange of ideas and information concerning health care law and the health care industry? Then join the Illinois State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division for a Professional Development Luncheon on April 15, 2016 to meet presenters Leonard Nelson, Jim Adamson, and Katharine Struck to take the first steps towards beginning your career as an in-house healthcare attorney!

Professional Development Luncheons are aimed at teaching law students and young attorneys practical steps in developing their legal careers.

Presenters:

Leonard Nelson, Senior Division Counsel, American Medical Association
James Adamson, Director, Risk & Regulatory Matters, Centegra Health Systems
Katharine Struck, Senior Associate General Counsel and Associate Vice President, Rush University Medical Center

Moderator:

David Neiman, Baizer Kolar, P.C.

Click here to register!

ISBA YLD Bean Bag Tournament

Date: Saturday, April 16
Time: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Joe's Brewery (706 S. 5th Street, Champaign, Illinois)

Please join the ISBA YLD for its Annual Bean Bag Tournament on Saturday, April 16 to show off your bean bag tossing skills while supporting the ISBA/YLD Children's Assistance Fund. This fund provides grants to organizations throughout Illinois related to children and law. Over the past sixteen years, the Children's Assistance Fund has distributed nearly $300,000 in grants, due, in large part, to the support and participation in events like the Bean Bag Tournament.

The event will feature an open bar, warm appetizers and an afternoon full of friends and friendly competition!

Cost: $25 / person for tickets purchased online through Wednesday, April 16; $35 / person for tickets purchased at the door; $65 per two-member team (team fee includes two wristbands and entry in the Bean Bag Tournament).

All teams must be registered by Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Online registration will also close Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Questions? Email Blake Howard, bhoward@isba.org. Click here to register.

How to Succeed this Summer: Small/Midsize Firm

Date: Tuesday, April 19
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Room 210

Come hear from a panel of alumni (including partners) and law students who work at small to midsized firms as they present their tips for summer job success. Panelists will describe what to expect from your position as a summer law clerk and how to impress those you are working for and with. Topics will include: how to handle assignments, how to manage your time, how to handle constructive criticism and edits, and how to make sure that you get the best reviews of your work product this summer.

Sponsored by the Career Services Office.

How to Succeed this Summer: Government/Legal Aid

Date: Tuesday, April 19
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Room 270

Come hear from a panel of attorneys at government and legal aid organizations as they present their tips for summer job success.

  • What can you do to start off on the right foot?
  • What do supervisors expect of their law clerks/interns?
  • What qualities and attributes will make you a "star" intern?
  • How do you handle assignments?
  • When you make a mistake, how should you handle it?
  • If working directly with clients, how do you communicate effectively; and can a law student, with supervision, provide advice to clients?
  • How do you exit gracefully at the end of the summer, or continue the relationship into future semesters?

Sponsored by the Career Services Office.

How to Succeed this Summer: Large Law Firm

Date: Tuesday, April 19
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Room 170

Come hear from a panel of young attorneys at large law firms, fellow students who have had summer associate positions at large law firms, and a legal recruiter as they present their tips for summer job success. Panelists will describe what to expect from your position as a summer associate. Topics will include: how to get work and how to turn down assignments, how to manage your time, how to work with support staff, how to handle constructive criticism and edits, and how to make sure that you get the best reviews of your work product this summer.

Sponsored by the Career Services Office.

GE Transportation Denniston Fellowship Informational Session

Date: Wednesday, April 27
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Room 580

Join GE Transportation to learn about its Denniston Fellowship!

GE Transportation will hire a third year law student after graduation for a one-year position. Over the course of the 12 months, the fellow will have the opportunity to observe the dynamics of the GE Transportation legal team, engage with corporate executives from various functional departments, and interact with lawyers from other GE businesses and outside counsel. It is likely that the fellow will have the opportunity to work on various international legal matters in addition to matters involving U.S. law. Upon successful completion of the fellowship, the fellow is guaranteed the opportunity to interview for an associate position with GE Transportation’s four partner law firms (Jenner & Block, Paul Hastings, Reed Smith, and Sidley Austin).

The program is open to students who will be 3Ls in the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicants must be in good academic standing, on track to graduate in the Spring of 2017, and committed to taking the July 2017 Illinois Bar Exam. GE Transportation will give strong consideration to applicants who can add to the diversity of thought within its Legal Department.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear more about the Denniston Fellowship and speak with representatives from GE Transportation.

PracticePro Chicago Career Conference & Diversity Reception

Date: Friday, June 10
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (reception to follow)
Location: Barnes and Thornburg LLP (One North Wacker Drive, Suite 4400)

PracticePro has partnered with the Chicago Committee to bring its popular Career Conference to Chicago!  

This Conference is for all law students - 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, and LLMs. Join PracticePro to learn the skills necessary to excel in your summer clerkships and get your career started on the right foot. For topics, speakers, and registration information, visit the website here.

PracticePro is giving away two free seats per school. Email them at admin@practicepro.cc with your name, class, and the name of your school. First-come first-served.  

PracticePro also currently has a student promotion. Sign up for $150 before Friday, April 15, 2016 using discount code CCPromo16 and also get an individualized career coaching session ($200 value). 

Employment Opportunities

Please check Chicago-Kent's job posting system ("Symplicity") on a regular basis. Check out Symplicity's general instructions for more information.

Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) - Accepting Summer Applications Now!

PILI’s online application system is now open for summer 2016. Internship placements are available in Chicago, Peoria and Champaign, Illinois. PILI Interns work 400 hours full-time during the summer in return for a $5,000 stipend.  

In order to apply for the PILI stipend, all applicants must go through the online application system. Applicants must first register with www.IllinoisProBono.org, and may only apply once they have had their registration confirmed. Applicants may apply for all of the available positions in the summer if they are interested, and can upload a customized cover letter for each agency. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled, so APPLY NOW!  For more information and to apply, go here: http://pili.org/internships/intern-how-to-apply

Fall 2016 Semester Law Firm Associate Program - Applications due April 6, 2016

Chicago-Kent’s Semester Law Firm Associate Program (SLFAP) is a unique for-credit non-graded program open to 2Ls and 3Ls with a minimum 3.1 GPA. Semester Associate externs work for academic credit (without pay) as “Associates” for designated prestigious firms.

Semester Associate externs receive 6 credits and devote 24 hours a week during the semester to the fieldwork component. Students gain experience and perspective from work on different aspects of litigation and transactions, and firms strive, to the extent possible, to expose students to a range of legal problems demanding varying skill sets or competencies. In conjunction with the fieldwork, there is an accompanying classroom component, scheduled on designated Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. 

To Apply for Fall 2016 SLFAP:

Below are the participating firms and legal practice areas. All prospective 2Ls and 3Ls who wish to apply for an externship at any of the firms listed below should email a current resume and unofficial transcript to Professor Gross (vgross@kentlaw.iit.edu) by no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Students should also indicate to which firm(s) they are applying.

Each firm will conduct its own selection process. Students must accept the first offer they receive and cannot withdraw after their acceptance with the respective firm. Students must contact Professor Gross immediately if selected. 

Participating Firms:

Beerman Swerdlove LLP (Family Law)
Deutsch, Levy & Engel (Commercial Litigation)
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP (IP Law)
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, LTD (Commercial Litigation - possibly some toxic tort)

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois Law Student Volunteer Intern Program - Applications due April 15, 2016

The USAO for the Northern District of Illinois is responsible for prosecuting all federal crimes within the district. The Office also represents the United States and its departments and agencies in civil proceedings filed in federal court and in the Seventh Circuit.

The primary goals of the Law Student Intern 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 of cases. Fall Internship participants will work 16 hours per week for 12 weeks. Students must be second-year or third-year law students by the beginning of the fall term to apply.

The work of the law student interns includes assisting in all aspects of trial preparation, conducting legal research, writing memoranda of law, drafting pleadings and appellate briefs, assisting in preparation and taking of depositions, and assisting in pretrial conferences and trials of civil and criminal cases.

Applications are due Friday, April 15, 2016. Click here for more information. Also see Symplicity ID 22946.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Fall 2016 Student Honors Program - Applications due June 5, 2016

The SEC boasts a robust Student Honors Program in which students undertake assignments that directly support the SEC’s mission to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital formation through securities and financial market regulation.

The SEC’s Student Honors Program is a ten-week program for undergraduate, graduate, and law students to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities markets. Students work with SEC Staff members on projects covering a broad range of the Commission’s mission, such as conducting investigations of industry and issuer practices, assisting in the litigation of enforcement actions, and drafting proposed statutes and rules. SEC Staff members serve as professional mentors, assisting with research and writing projects, as well as providing advice and guidance on career development.

Students are invited to attend seminars, training workshops, and commission meetings as a part of their service at the SEC.

Applications are due Sunday, June 5, 2016. See here for more information!

Fellowships & Scholarships

2016 1L LCLD Scholars Program

The 1L LCLD Scholars Program is designed to strengthen the legal pipeline by expanding the number of opportunities for diverse first-year law students. The program offers students the rare opportunity to spend a summer working side-by-side with attorneys from LCLD Member organizations.

Program benefits for 1L LCLD Scholars include:

  • Substantive Work Assignments: LCLD Scholars spend their summer side by side with attorneys from Fortune 500 legal departments and Am Law 350 law firms.
  • 1L LCLD Scholars Summit: LCLD invites each class of 1L LCLD Scholars to a summit, which consists of panel discussions, distinguished speakers, and networking opportunities for the Scholars. The 2016 1L LCLD Scholars Summit will be held in Chicago, Illinois, May 19-21, 2016.
  • Networking: There is a LinkedIn group dedicated to articles and discussions relevant to 1L LCLD Scholars.

The application period will remain open per the Member organization’s discretion. See here for more information and to apply!

DuPage Bar Foundation Scholarships - Applications due April 4, 2016

The DuPage County Bar Foundation (DBF), the 501(c)(3) arm of the DuPage County Bar Association, offers several law school scholarships each year to deserving students. Any eligible student is encouraged to apply.

The DBF promotes the study of law via the Ambassador and William J. Bauer Scholarships. Applicants may apply for more than one scholarship, but only one scholarship will be awarded. A screening committee will personally interview most applicants. The scholarship is awarded at the Installation Dinner in early June. Winners or their representative must be able to personally attend this dinner.

Applications are due Monday, April 4, 2016. Click here for more information and to apply!

Kent Justice Foundation Public Interest Summer Fellowship - Applications due April 8, 2016

The Kent Justice Foundation (KJF) Summer Fellowship Program provides grants of up to $5,000 to J.D. students attending Chicago-Kent College of Law who have secured unpaid public interest legal positions during the summer. These Summer Fellowships are awarded to help deserving and committed students working in the public interest field, as well as to provide much-needed legal assistance to public interest organizations.

Completed applications must be received via email at kjf@kentlaw.iit.edu by 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2016. There are absolutely no exceptions to this deadline. Please click here for the application packet.

KJF asks that all Fellowship Applicants attend the Career Services Office’s program on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 entitled “How to Succeed this Summer: Government/Legal Aid” in Room 270 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowship - Applications due April 13, 2016

The Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowship Program provides a grant of $5,000 each to two students (1Ls or 2Ls) at Chicago-Kent College of Law who have secured unpaid public interest legal positions during the summer. These two Stevens Fellowships are awarded to help defray living expenses of deserving and committed students working in the public interest field, as well as to provide much-needed legal assistance to public interest organizations.

Apply by Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at noon (with a hard copy in Professor Marder's mailbox and an electronic copy to Professor Marder by email). Applications are available electronically through Career Services' Symplicity document library. Hard copies are also available in the clip outside Professor Marder's office door (room 839).

Ms. JD Fellowship - Applications due April 15, 2016

In 2010, Ms. JD partnered with the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession to found the Ms. JD Fellowship. The Fellowship is Ms. JD's program to promote mentoring and professional development. Each spring, Ms. JD selects a group of outstanding second year law students as Fellowship recipients. In addition to receiving financial support and invitations to ABA and Ms. JD events, each Fellowship recipient is paired with a mentor chosen from among the Brent Award honorees, Spirit of Excellence Award recipients, and ABA Commission on Women in the Profession Commissioners. The one-year program is designed to foster a commitment to excellence in a new generation of women attorneys, inspired by the generation of trailblazers who paved the way for their success.

Applications are due Friday, April 15, 2016. More information and application instructions are available here.

PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholarship Program - Applications due April 15, 2016

PracticePro is excited to announce the launch of its Diversity Scholarship Program in Illinois. In partnership with McDermott Will & Emery, they are funding full diversity scholarships for ITT Chicago-Kent College of Law first-year law students to benefit from PracticePro training conferences and career-coaching programs.

Diversity Scholarship Program Benefits:

  • 6-month career and OCI coaching
  • Fully-funded scholarship to attend the Inaugural Chicago Career Conference and Diversity Reception (June 10, 2016)
  • Fully-funded scholarship to attend any Fall New Attorney Basics Conference (any time before December 2018)

Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 15, 2016.  A selection panel will evaluate all completed applications and scholarship recipients will be notified on a rolling basis by April 22, 2016.  Early applications are strongly encouraged. Follow these links for more information: Diversity Scholarship Program and ITT Chicago-KentScholarship Page

Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD Funding - Applications due April 15, 2016

AmeriCorps JD provides a life changing experience for its members. The program provides law students with hands-on experience and an opportunity to make a difference in communities that need help the most. AmeriCorps JD participants that secure a position with a qualifying organization receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,222 upon successful completion of the program. This award can be applied toward student loans or tuition, but please note that this award is not a cash stipend. AmeriCorps JD members must adhere to strict guidelines regarding outside funding. Regardless of when they begin, accepted members must complete the required 300 hours of service by August 31, 2016 in order to receive the Segal Education award.

The priority deadline for applications is Friday, April 15, 2016. Last call for applications is Friday, June 3, 2016. Completed applications will be automatically entered for a chance to win one of 10 iPad Airs or Microsoft Surface 3 tablets. For questions, and to apply, please review the website and Frequently Asked Questions  or send an email to americorpsjd@equaljusticeworks.org.

McGuireWoods 1L Diversity Scholarship Program - Applications due May 27, 2016

McGuireWoods’ annual Diversity Scholarship Program will award up to eight $5,000 scholarships to diverse current first-year law students with an expected graduation year of 2018, who are committed to contributing to and supporting diversity within the legal profession.

McGuireWoods defines diversity as recognizing and valuing the differences in the workforce. To the firm, diversity encompasses age, sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status and veteran status, as well as educational and professional backgrounds. For more information on McGuireWoods’ Diversity Scholarship Program, including application instructions, please click here.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm CST on Friday, May 27, 2016.

Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls - Applications due July 25, 2016

The Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program provides an award in the amount of $20,000 and a summer associate position to two law students who have demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. The award is to be used to defray necessary expenditures related to the recipient’s legal education and will be paid in addition to the summer associate salary. Summer associate positions in 2017 are available in the following Reed Smith offices: Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. Applicants must accept Reed Smith’s offer to join the 2017 Summer Program following the completion of their second year of law school.

To learn more about the firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit diversity.reedsmith.com.

Applications are due Monday, July 25, 2016. Click here for more information!

Job Fairs

Veterans' Legal Career Fair - April 29 & 30, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

The 2nd Annual Veterans’ Legal Career Fair will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 29-30, 2016 in Washington, D.C. This event—the only one of its kind in the United States—provides a unique opportunity for legal employers to interview lawyers who are veterans or active-duty service members preparing for a transition out of the military.

The career fair will arrange one-on-one interviews and informational sessions for veterans (including active duty JAG Corps members and reservists) seeking positions as lawyers, including with corporate legal departments, law firms, other private sector employers and government agencies. Spouses of active-duty service members and veterans are also eligible to participate.

Last year’s inaugural event drew 150 candidates from around the world and 45 employers, including two dozen leading law firms as well as representatives of legal departments at major companies such as Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, American Express, PwC and Prudential.

Orrick is honored to partner with The American Legion; corporate founding sponsors Microsoft Corporation, Morgan Stanley and ALM; and private practice sponsors Shearman & Sterling and the D.C. Diverse Partners Network to create this career fair.

For additional information, please visit the website.

National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair - July 12, 2016- Early Registration Open Now!

The National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) cordially invites students to participate in its Annual Job Fair on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the Hilton Ballpark, St. Louis Missouri. The goal of the National Black Prosecutors Association’s (NBPA) Job Fair is to promote diversity in prosecutors’ offices by providing a forum where law students, recent law graduates, and experienced attorneys from across the nation can meet and interview with prospective prosecutorial employers at the local, state, and federal levels.

The NBPA, established in 1983, is a professional member organization comprised of over 800 prosecutors. Its mission is to recruit, train, and advance the careers of minority attorneys as prosecutors at all levels of government. The annual convention serves not only as a job fair forum, but as a comprehensive legal training program for prosecutors. This year’s 33rd Annual Conference will run from July 10, 2016 to July 16, 2016.

At the culmination of the Job Fair, there will be a reception for all Job Fair participants and Convention attendees. The reception will afford Job Fair attendees an additional opportunity to further network with prospective employers and experienced prosecutors. In addition to the Job Fair reception, all Job Fair participants are invited to attend a free career seminar entitled “Strategies for a Successful Interview”. The seminar will take place on Monday, July 11th from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm at the Hilton Ballpark, and will provide Job Fair participants with effective interviewing techniques. Job Fair attendees are also welcome to attend the entire conference. Students and 2016 law school graduates are invited to attend Conference seminars for free. However, other events, such as luncheons, dinners and receptions, must be paid for separately.

Click here for more information. Click here to view the application form. Registration closes on Friday, July 1, 2016.

Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair - August 1 & 2, 2016 - Deadline to Register is June 18

The 9th annual Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair has a strong history of success. Nearly 600 students from 82 schools across the nation have interviewed over the last eight years, and 20 percent have accepted job offers. There will be:

  • Numerous networking opportunities available for students through a reception, interviews and a luncheon
  • More than 25 firm, government, court and corporate legal employers conducting hundreds of interviews with students
  • A student workshop focusing on presenting oneself in interviews and social media

About the Diversity Job Fair 

Employers are seeking candidates who represent all aspects of diversity and who are looking for a one-of-a-kind legal community in a Midwestern city that has both cosmopolitan style and small-town charm. Full-time 2L law students (graduating May 2018) and part-time 2L and 3L law students (graduating 2018/2019) are invited to participate in the fair.

Student Registration Information

Student registration is now open! Student registration is available at https://law-indybar-csm.symplicity.com/students. Following registration, students will be provided with automatically-generated passwords that will allow them to use the system throughout the next few months.

The student registration deadline is Saturday, June 18, 2016. Only students who have registered, bid and obtained interviews can participate in Diversity Job Fair events.
 
To learn more about the logistics of the Job Fair, please visit ibadiversityjobfair.org.

Loyola Patent Law Interview Program - August 4 & 5, 2016

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is hosting the 2016 Patent Law Interview Program on Thursday and Friday, August 4-5 in Chicago, Illinois. This is a nationwide interview program that targets patent law employers, rising 2L and 3L students, and students in Intellectual Property LL.M. programs.

Last year roughly 140 employers, 190 law schools, and 1,300 law students from across the country participated in the program. The program is entirely pre-selected, which means that students submit resumes and transcripts to bid on interviews with the employers they are interested in, and employers then review the materials of the students who bid on them and select the students they wish to interview at the program. Last year, approximately half of the participating students were selected for interviews.

For more information on the program, please refer to the Loyola Patent Program website at: http://www.luc.edu/law/career/patent_students.html .

Student registration for this year's Patent Law Interview Program CLOSED on Thursday, March 10, 2016.

If you have registered for the program, please direct any questions to the Patent Program Liaison in our Career Services Office, Jayne Schreiber. Jayne's email is jschrei3@kentlaw.iit.edu.

Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) - August 5 & 6, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri - Deadline to Register is June 24

The 12th Annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) will be held August 5 & 6, 2016, in Kansas City, Missouri. Students who are interested in becoming part of Kansas City’s dynamic legal community should strongly consider attending this event. Students who will be returning to school in August and those graduating in May are eligible to attend the job fair, as employers will be interviewing for both summer and post-graduate positions.

The HDLJF is the result of Kansas City's leading law firms, legal associations, and corporate legal departments coming together to encourage law students to practice law in Kansas City. The HDLJF is designed to expose law students of diverse backgrounds to both traditional and non-traditional legal employers. In addition, the event is a great way to network and learn more about living in Kansas City. For more information, please visit the website: http://heartlanddiversity.org/.

Students can register online at https://law-kcmba-csm.symplicity.com/students/. When registering, class years for the Job Fair are defined by graduation date. Please see guide below:

2L= Graduating in 2018
3L= Graduating in 2017
Recent Graduate = Graduating in 2016

Please register as soon as possible. Students who register before Friday, May 27, 2016 will be entered into a drawing for exciting prizes. The final deadline for registering is Friday, June 24, 2016.

Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair - August 12, 2016 - Deadline to Register is May 15!

The Cook County Bar Association (“CCBA”) is pleased to invite you to participate in the 33rd Annual CCBA Minority Law Student Job Fair (“Job Fair”). In an effort to keep the student-to-employer ratio as low as possible, CCBA is only inviting JD students in the classes of 2018 (current 1Ls/rising 2Ls) and 2017 (current 2Ls/rising 3Ls). Please note that students graduating in any month prior to December 2016 (current 3Ls) are not eligible. 

This year’s Job Fair will be held on Friday, August 12, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note that the Job Fair will return to the Embassy Suites Chicago – Downtown/Lakefront, located at 511 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60611. 

The Job Fair typically attracts more than 500 students from eligible U.S. law schools. Each year law firms, corporations, and governmental agencies register for the Job Fair. These employers are located primarily in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Washington D.C. In addition, the Job Fair attracts several employers from Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.

The Job Fair primarily is designed to obtain summer associate positions for rising 2Ls (current 1Ls) during their second summer in law school. A limited number of employers also wish to interview rising 3Ls (current 2Ls) for entry-level associate positions. Rising 3Ls should be aware that Job Fair interview slots for rising 2Ls typically outnumber those for rising 3Ls by a 4:1 ratio.

Registration ends Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. CST. Please click here for more information and to register!

Diversity

2016 1L LCLD Scholars Program
(See above)

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 1L Individual Mentoring Program

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) is excited to offer a unique professional development opportunity to diverse 1L law students.  LCLD believes that success in law school is the first step to a successful legal career. To support the success of diverse students in law school, LCLD is launching the 2015-2016 LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program in over 30 cities around the country, including Chicago. Participating mentees will be paired with an experienced lawyer in Chicago, from one of LCLD’s Member organizations. Mentees will also have an opportunity to participate in the LCLD Group Mentoring Program, which includes networking events and substantive informational programming. 

LCLD has recruited lawyers from its Member organizations to provide one-on-one mentoring to qualified law students. These volunteer Mentors can help you achieve the professional goals you've set for yourself. Our Mentors not only have their experiences in law school to share, but also their experience of the profession, including networking, practice area choice, and knowledge of the legal job market.

To register for the Individual Mentoring Program, please complete the form located here. Mentee registration is NOW OPEN! While LCLD has enlisted a substantial number of volunteer Mentors, this is a "first come, first serve" opportunity, so please act quickly.

Arnstein & Lehr Reception to Celebrate Diversity in the Law - April 13, 2016
(See above)

Ms. JD and White & Case LLP Present: Intergenerational Relationships - Making Strong Connections - April 13, 2016
(See above)

Ms. JD Fellowship - Applications due April 15, 2016
(See above)

PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholarship Program - Applications due April 15, 2016
(See above)

Sidley Austin 1L Diversity Summer Mentorship Program - Applications due April 15, 2016

Sidley Austin LLP’s Chicago, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco offices invite current 1L students who identify as racially or ethnically diverse, LGBT and/or identify as having a disability who will be working in Chicago, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles or San Francisco during the summer of 2016 to apply to participate in the Seventh Annual Sidley 1L Diversity Summer Mentorship Program. The program is a mentoring program that aims to promote diverse law students’ interest in joining Chicago, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles or San Francisco law firms after graduation.

The program is anticipated to run during June and July 2016. Through the program, students will be matched with Sidley attorney-mentors to advise them on career development strategies and professional opportunities. Mentors will address subjects such as:

  • Best practices for applying to Chicago, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles or San Francisco law firms, interviewing, and capitalizing on the summer associate experience;
  • Understanding the variety and nature of practice areas available in the Chicago, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles or San Francisco legal markets;
  • Advancing professional skills through pro bono service and clerkships; and
  • Cultivating role models, mentors, and professional networks as a diverse lawyer.

During the program, students will meet with their mentors at formal and informal events, including a kick-off reception, afternoon coffee breaks, and brown bag lunches. Mentors will also regularly communicate with mentees. The program will provide a resume and interview workshop, as well as other opportunities to learn about the legal profession in Chicago, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles or San Francisco. All formal program events will be scheduled after 5:30 p.m. to accommodate work schedules.

Program space is limited and participants will be selected on a competitive basis. Diverse law students who plan to be in Chicago, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles or San Francisco for summer clerkships in the private or public sectors are encouraged to apply. To be considered as a mentee for the 2016 program, a student must:

  • Be a current 1L student who will be working in the Chicago, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles or San Francisco area for at least 7 weeks in June and July 2016;
  • Demonstrate interest in practicing at a law firm in Chicago, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles or San Francisco after graduation;
  • Have a schedule that permits attending events held after 5:30 p.m. on weekdays.

Applications are due Friday, April 15, 2016. Please click here for more information and application instructions (you must be logged into Symplicity).

McGuireWoods 1L Diversity Scholarship Program - Applications due May 27, 2016
(See above)

PracticePro Chicago Career Conference & Diversity Reception - June 10, 2016
(See above)

National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair - July 12, 2016 - Early Registration Open Now!
(See above)

Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program for 1Ls - Applications due July 25, 2016
(See above)

Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair - August 1 & 2, 2016 - Deadline to Register is June 18
(See above)

Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) - August 5 & 6, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri - Deadline to Register is June 24
(See above)

Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair - August 12, 2016 - Deadline to Register is May 15!
(See above)

Resources

Government Honors & Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook: log-in now available

The Government Honors and Internship Handbook and the (separate) Public Policy Handbook are now available!  To access the handbooks, use the link, login and password, which can be found in the Document Library in Symplicity.  Note that many 3L/post-grad government honors program and 2L summer/semester internship program deadlines are very early in the semester; log in now to avoid missing an opportunity!

2015-2016 PSJD Comprehensive Fellowship Guide

The 2015-2016 PSJD Fellowship Guide is an online compilation of post-graduate fellowships.  To access the database and for information about how to effectively use the database, visit https://www.psjd.org/2015-2016_Comprehensive_Fellowship_Guide.  Note that many fellowships have very early fall semester deadlines; 3Ls that are interested in applying for post-graduate fellowships should access the Guide now!  

Equal Justice Works’ Student Debt E-Book: Take Control of Your Future: A Guide to Managing Your Student Debt

Take Control of Your Future: A Guide to Managing Your Student Debt, is now available free on the EJW website.

Take Control of Your Future is a comprehensive guide to managing student debt, with chapters on understanding student loans and loan consolidation, planning before borrowing, income-driven repayment plans and a step-by-step guide to earning Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

CSO Resources

The Chicago-Kent Career Services Office has access to hundreds of helpful career resources. A majority of these resources are available in Symplicity under the red "Resources" tab (in the "Document Library"). Some of these resources include:

  • 2014-2015 Government Honors and Internship Handbook
  • Chicago Area Law Firm List
  • 2013-2014 Guide to Internships & Fellowships in Reproductive Rights & Justice
  • Updated Vermont Guide to State Judicial Clerkships
  • BYU Intercollegiate Job Bank
  • DePaul Law School International Guide and Job Resource
  • Music Attorney Registry
  • Prosecution Handbook
  • Public Defender Handbook               
  • Public Interest Job Search Handbooks
  • Various handouts related to the job search, including “Researching Legal Employers,” “The Out of State Job Search,” “Salary Negotiations” and “Writing Samples”

And many more!

Chicago-Kent students can also access various websites like: Policy Jobs (www.policyjobs.net), Political Jobs (www.politicaljobs.net), Human Rights Jobs (www.humanrightsjobs.com) and Ethical Jobs (www.ethicaljobs.net) by using the Login details that can be obtained in the Symplicity "Document Library" (under the Resources tab).

Speak with your Career Advisor today about the various resources available through the Career Services Office!

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