Career Services

Ensure Access on Election Day!

Date: 
10.27.2016
Location: 
Classroom F
Contact info (email or phone): 

nmaznavi@uchicago.edu

Volunteer on Election Day to conduct ADA accessibility surveys at Chicago Polling Places

Opportunities with the City of Chicago Law Department

Date: 
11.03.2016
Location: 
Room V

Steve Patton, Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, will host a lunchtime program to discuss careers and other opportunities with the City of Chicago Law Department. The Corporation Counsel will lead a panel comprised of UChicago Law and other members of the City of Chicago Law Department. This event is open to 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls. Speakers:

Steve Patton, Corporation Counsel

City of Chicago Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program

Date: 
10.11.2016
Location: 
Room IV

Come hear about this 2017 summer law & policy program which offers summer fellowships to law students interested in learning about City government and public policy. The program provides an in-depth view of how City government operates. This is an ideal opportunity for 1L or 2L summers. Speaker: Kathryn O’Connell. Lunch will be served.

Careers at the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division

Date: 
10.19.2016
Location: 
Rm. IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Curry, Director Public Interest Law & Policy, currys@uchicago.edu

Andre Geverola (’03), Brent Snyder and Jennifer Dixton, of the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, will address all classes of law students to explain in-depth about the work of the Antitrust Division. Lunch will be served.

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.

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