Career Services

Prof. Siegler Northern District of Illinois Information Program

Date: 
04.07.2016
Location: 
Room D

Prof. Alison Siegler will discuss clerkships and applications for the judges on the Northern District of Illinois.  This lunch talk is intended for students who will be applying to the Northern District of Illinois for clerkships.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

OSCAR Information Session & Logistics Session

Date: 
05.12.2016
Location: 
Room II

OSCAR is the main resource of information for clerkship applicants.  Students interested in clerkships should attend this meeting to learn more about OSCAR and how to use the system to identify postings and judge information. All students interested in clerkships are welcome to attend.

Clerkship Information Session with Professor Hutchinson

Date: 
02.26.2016
Location: 
Room II

Prof. Hutchinson, Chair of the Clerkship Committee, will conduct a meeting for all JD students interested in a judicial clerkship at any point after graduation. Strategies for obtaining a clerkship as well as procedural requirements will be discussed.

1L Resume & Cover Letter Workshop

Date: 
10.28.2015
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.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Faculty Clerkship Panel

Date: 
10.07.2015
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

Several faculty members who served as judicial clerks will discuss their experiences, as well as how to succeed in a clerkship, how to prepare for this job, a

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Public Service Faculty Panel

Date: 
09.30.2015
Location: 
Room II

This panel will feature a sampling of faculty members involved in work in the public sector, including public interest work and pro bono work.  The panel will include Professor Emily Buss, Mark and Barbara Fried Professor of Law; Professor Lee Fennell, Max Pam Professor of Law and Ronald H.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

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: 
10.07.2015
Location: 
Classroom B (34)
Contact info (email or phone): 

For more information or to RSVP, contact Stacy Massey at smassey@ij.org.

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 7, Rob Johnson, an 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 nation’s

Public Interest/Pro Bono Board Coffee Mess

Date: 
09.30.2015
Location: 
Green Lounge

Learn more about how you can participate in student organization pro bono projects and other community service activities.  Grab your morning coffee and pastry, meet public interest faculty members, student leaders from public interest law student organizations, and the Pro Bono Board, and sign the Pro Bono Pledge.

Public Service Faculty Panel

Date: 
09.30.2015
Location: 
Room II

This panel will feature a sampling of faculty members involved in work in the public sector, including public interest work and pro bono work.  The panel will include Professor Emily Buss, Mark and Barbara Fried Professor of Law; Professor Lee Fennell, Max Pam Professor of Law and Ronald H.

Faculty Clerkship Panel

Date: 
10.07.2015
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

Several faculty members who served as judicial clerks will discuss their experiences, as well as how to succeed in a clerkship, how to prepare for the application process and clerking, and other tips for making the most out of the clerkship experience.

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