Seeking Internal Vice PresidentELS
is seeking to fill the position of Internal Vice President on the Executive
Board. The Internal Vice-President is responsible for coordinating with the
professors and faculty of the PEEL Program, coordinating and fostering
relations with other student organizations, and other functions that the
Executive Board may deem appropriate. Those interested in applying for the
position, please send a brief email
to Chris Grubb by October 11th
describing your interest and qualifications for the position.
Alumni Career Panel
Environmental Law Society will be holding an Alumni Panel next Wednesday, October 6 from 4:30-5:30 in room
210. Practitioners speaking at the panel include:
Borders, Deputy General Counsel for Invenegry
Dombrowski, Partner at Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon
McGinley, Assistant Attorney General at the Illinois Attorney General’s
- Brian Barwick, Associate Regional Counsel at U.S. EPA, Region 5
A question and answer section will follow a short introduction by
each of the speakers.
This is an excellent opportunity to hear about various career opportunities in
Sign-Up for the ELS Mentor Program
(or even 2Ls if you missed getting a mentor last year) - sign up at the ELS
page on TWEN if you would like an Environmental Law Mentor. These will be upper level students who have
had experience with getting jobs, internships, and externships and well as a
wealth of experience on surviving the first year of law school and choosing
second year classes. ELS Mentors are
available for all paid ELS Members. If you have not yet paid your dues, please
see Jennifer Schaffer or Kate Thomas or place your membership application and
fees in the ELS mailbox.
2 & 3L's - sign up to be an ELS Mentor.
Share your 1st year and summer experiences with 1Ls.
Discussions with Environmental Law Practitioners
semester, the Environmental Law Society (ELS) is organizing a series of
roundtable discussions with environmental law practitioners.
In order to
facilitate an active discussion, we have decided to limit each
discussion to 12 participants. These sessions will offer an excellent
opportunity to network with practicing attorneys and gain a better
understanding of the opportunities available for students interested in
pursuing a career in environmental law.
The schedule of roundtables is as follows (all roundtables will be held
12-1pm in rooms TBA):
Tuesday, October 12 -- Natural Resources Defense Council
for a Roundtable, just go to TWEN on Westlaw, join the "Environmental
group, and check out the Roundtable Discussions with Environmental Law
Practitioners sign-up sheet.
Tuesday, October 26 -- Illinois Pollution Control Board
Tuesday, November 9 -- Baker and McKenzie
Date TBA - Office of the Illinois Attorney General