Career Services

Suing the Government Is a Growth Industry: How to make the most from your law degree (and your life) with a career in public-interest law

Date: 
10.05.2016
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 
Stacy Massey
Sometimes law students are told they have two options:  a miserable life earning decent money at a law firm, or a rewarding job coupled with a vow of poverty.  This isn’t true.  On October 5, Bob McNamara, a senior attorney with the Institute for Justice, will discuss his public-interest career and steps you can take to have a career at IJ.  The Institute for Justice, the

1L Interviewing Information Session

Date: 
01.12.2017
Location: 
Auditorium
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

No matter which summer option you plan to pursue, make sure you’re prepared for the interview. Even if you are experienced at interviewing, legal interviews can be challenging. What are lawyers looking for in summer candidates? What questions are they likely to ask? Learn about legal interviewing from the employer’s point of view.

1L Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Date: 
10.19.2016
Location: 
Auditorium
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

How does today’s challenging legal market affect what employers really look for in a student resume and cover letter? Join us for candid advice and practical tips on crafting an effective resume and persuasive cover letter.

*Please bring a copy of your resume with you to this workshop.

1L Summer Options: Law Firms and Corporations/Businesses

Date: 
11.02.2016
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

You have many employment options for your 1L summer. Join us for the first in a two part series to learn about the application process for positions in law firms and corporations/businesses.

The Office of Career Services expects all Class of 2019 students to attend this program.

1L Summer Options: Research Assistant Positions & Judicial Internships

Date: 
10.26.2016
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

You have many employment options for your 1L summer. Join us for the first in a two part series to learn about the application process for positions in research assistant positions and judicial internships.

The Office of Career Services expects all Class of 2019 students to attend this program.

1L Summer Options: Public Service and Law School Clinics

Date: 
10.31.2016
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

You have many employment options for your 1L summer. Join us for the first in a two part series to learn about the application process for positions in public interest, and law school clinics.

The Office of Career Services expects all Class of 2019 students to attend this program.

Faculty Public Service Lunch Panel

Date: 
09.27.2016
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

cbergeron@uchicago.edu

This panel will feature faculty members involved in work in the public sector, including public interest work and pro bono work.  The panel will include Professor Aziz Huq, Frank and Bernice Greenberg Professor of Law; Professor Alison Siegler, Clinical Professor of Law; and Professor David Strauss, Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Prof

Faculty: 
Aziz Huq
Faculty: 
Alison Siegler
Faculty: 
David A. Strauss

Understanding Clerkships & Positioning Yourself for the Clerkship Market

Date: 
02.08.2017
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

sstaab@uchicago.edu

Students interested in learning more about post graduate clerkships and how to start preparing now for the application process should attend this program.  This program will cover what clerkships are, the benefits of clerking, what 1Ls can do to prepare, and FAQs.

Pro Bono Recognition Luncheon

Date: 
05.03.2016
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

smansuri@uchicago.edu

Dean Thomas J. Miles invites you to attend the Pro Bono Service Recognition Luncheon

with featured speaker Kelly Albinak Kribs, ’11
Immigrant Child Rights Fellow and Staff Attorney at the Young Center

Lunch will be served

Please RSVP by April 27

Careers with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of General Counsel

Date: 
05.11.2016
Location: 
Classroom E

Cissy Huang, of HUD's Region V office, will present a lunch talk for 1L and 2L students on careers with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of General Counsel.

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