Career Services

Preparing for Your Career in International Law

Date: 
11.13.2013
Location: 
Room V

Roundtable discussion with Wes Rist of the American Society of International Law.

Chipotle lunch will be served. Seating is limited!

Meet the Public Service Organizations Reception

Date: 
10.29.2013
Location: 
Loyola School of Law
Contact info (email or phone): 

ztogami@law.uchicago.edu

Meet the Public Service Organizations Reception - A CALSC event held at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Buses will transport U Chicago Law students to and from Hyde Park and this event. Email Zac at ztogami@law.uchicago.edu for more information and to reserve a seat on the bus.

1L Networking & Interviewing Information Session

Date: 
11.22.2013
Location: 
Room II
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 Summer Options: Judicial Internships & Law Firms

Date: 
11.14.2013
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

Learn how to research judges, how to prepare and submit your applications through the OCS Summer Judicial Internship Program, and how to reach out to judges on your own.

What types of firms are likely to hire 1L students? How challenging is it to find work in a firm as a 1L? Do firms of different sizes offer different opportunities? Learn the ins and outs of 1L law firm hiring.

1L Summer Options: Research Assistant Positions and Clinics

Date: 
11.05.2013
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

A number of 1Ls spend the summer after their first year working as research assistants for our faculty members or for one of the Law School clinics. Students rave about the experience they gain in these positions.  Find out why and learn how to apply.

1L Summer Options: Public Service

Date: 
10.31.2013
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

A 1L summer in public service can be tremendously rewarding.  Learn how to find a public service job and about funding options.

Lunch provided with RSVP by Friday, October 25th.

1L Office of Career Services (OCS) Job Search Materials

Date: 
10.24.2013
Location: 
Room II & Room III
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. 

The Office of Career Services (OCS) 1L Job Search Overview

Date: 
10.15.2013
Location: 
Auditorium
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

This is where it all begins. Meet the career services staff, learn about the services the office provides, future programming, important dates, and find out where to begin in your career planning. We strongly recommend all 1Ls attend this program. Please click here to RSVP.

Meet the Corporation Counsel: Careers with the City of Chicago Law Department

Date: 
10.10.2013
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Curry - currys@uchicago.edu

Zachary Togami - ztogami@law.uchicago.edu

Steve Patton, Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, will lead a panel to discuss careers and other opportunities with the City of Chicago Law Department. This event is open to 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls of the University of Chicago Law School.

 

The panel of speakers will be comprised of:

Steve Patton, City of Chicago Corporation Counsel

Pro Bono Service Initiative Recognition Ceremony

Date: 
05.06.2013
Location: 
North Green Lounge
We will be recognizing all graduating students who have completed the Pro Bono Pledge by completing at least 50 hours of supervised volunteer legal work that helps to meet the legal needs of persons of limited means, to promote access to justice, or to serve the public good.
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