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Headlines for the Week of October 15, 2018

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • October 17: Dean's Student Meet-and-Greet.
  • Congratulations to our Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition team for advancing to the national finals!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Illinois bar exam application and character and fitness process: Session with bar examiners.
  • Bar readiness series.
  • Study abroad information session for J.D. students.
  • 1L Your Way.
  • Joke of the week.

3L Bar Prep  »

  • 2018-19 Bar Subject Refresher Sessions and Bar Readiness Workshops for 3Ls.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2018 semester information.
  • FERPA notice.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Student loan repayment and public service loan forgiveness: Online events.
  • New loan origination fees effective October 1.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Information and Announcements:
    • Interview preparation and mock interviews available through the CSO.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
    • Federal Work Study application open for fall 2019.
    • Welcome 1Ls.
    • Mandatory 1L resume and cover letter workshops.
    • 2Ls and 3Ls: Make an appointment.
  • Fall Recruiting:
    • Please report callbacks and offers!
  • Programming:
    • October 15: 1Ls - This is the first day you can meet with your CSO advisor.
    • October 16: The Institute for the Future of Law Practice Program.
    • October 17: U.S. Attorney's Office, presentation by the Diversity Recruitment Committee.
    • October 18: In-House IP Careers and Careers in Pharmaceutical IP.
    • October 23: Mandatory 1L Professionalism Program.
    • October 25: 25th Annual Pro Bono & Community Service Fair.
    • October 29 to 31: ConneCKtions Dinners.
    • October 30: International IP Careers & Basics.
    • November 7: Meet the Public Service Organizations Reception.
    • November 14: Husch Blackwell Diversity Reception.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Student Honors Law Program. Applications now being accepted for 2019 spring and summer.
    • Presidential Management Fellowship Program: Application period open from October 9 to 22.
    • Summer 2019 Chicago Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program. Applications due November 9.
  • Job Fairs:  
    • October 26 and 27: Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair.
  • Diversity:
    • November 14: Husch Blackwell Diversity Reception.
    • LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program. Applications available.
  • Resources:
    • 2018-19 Chicago-Area Law Firm List. Updated and available.
    • Government Honors & Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook: Updated version available.
    • ABA Student Loan Best Practices in the Face of Political Change.
    • ABA Law Student Podcast: Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
    • CareerShift.
    • Practising Law Institute (PLI).
    • CSO resources.
    • Resources provided by the Chicago Bar Association.
    • 2017-18 Chicago Area Law Firm List.
    • PracticeTracks videos.
    • @theBar Podcast for Young Lawyers.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Student-Alumni Board.
  • Connect with the Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association on LinkedIn.
  • Student Organizations: Want to connect with alumni?

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Lavent Law Immigrant Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Shook & Stone Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Branch Out Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the AudioReputation Annual Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Georgelis Injury Law Firm Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Munley Law Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Newsome Melton Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • In-House Clinics: Applications will become available on October 15.
  • Legal Externship Program: Applications will be available soon.
  • Professor Richard King in the news for the Van Dyke trial.
  • Judicial Externship: Applications for the spring 2019 semester now available.
  • Reggie the Cat!
  • Certificate Programs. You can still apply.
  • Gary Laser Professionalism Award.
  • Fleischman Award.
  • Professor Kling is interviewed on WGN-TV.
  • Intensive Clinic.
  • Law Offices Newsletter.
  • Law Offices student argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • In the news: Articles featuring clinical faculty.
  • For a description of all in-house clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/legal-clinics.
  • For a description of all externship programs, please visit the Externship Program home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/externships.
  • International Center Downtown Campus hours and travel signatures.
  • Trial team for fall 2018.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Help Desk fall hours.
  • Student print/scan/copy accounts reset.
  • Office 2016 Windows available for download.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection now available for Windows 10.
  • Microsoft Office 365 download information.
  • ITS announcements.
  • Best Practices: Safeguarding your computer from phishing attacks, hackers, etc.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with your Chicago-Kent email address.
  • How to change and sync your password.
  • Eduroam available at Chicago-Kent.
  • Student printing from remote locations available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • Security updates and spam.
  • IIT print channel is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

Library  »

  • Take a virtual tour of the library.
  • Library hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • CALI Lessons: Free study materials for law students.
Faculty
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours.
  • Spakateria hours.
  • Farmer's Fridge.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Fall 2018 procedures for hiring students and part-time and temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2018 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2018 monthly pay calendar.
  • Fall 2018 discount parking rates for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Public Affairs »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus. HR now found in room 285 on Tuesdays.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Please send your Record headlines and the full announcements to record@kentlaw.iit.edu by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

American Constitution Society and Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States »

  • October 18: Update on the Supreme Court.

American Civil Liberties Union and Immigration Law Society »

  • October 16: Family Separation panel.

Christian Legal Society »

  • October 16: Talk from author John Mauck about his new book Jesus in the Courtroom.

Intellectual Property Law Society »

  • October 18: In-House IP Careers & Careers in Pharmaceutical IP.

Kent Justice Foundation »

  • October 18: The Kent Justice Foundation Annual Wine Night.

National Lawyers Guild »

  • October 17: General body meeting

Student Humanitarian Network »

  • October 25: Wine & Paint Night.

 

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