Career Services

OSCAR Information Session

Date: 
04.02.2015
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.

Postgraduate Public Interest Fellowship Information Session

Date: 
04.01.2015
Location: 
Classroom C

If you are considering applying for a public interest fellowship after graduation or after a judicial clerkship, please join us for this program.  The program will cover types of fellowships, timeline considerations, available resources, and tips for navigating the process.

Skadden Fellowship Information Session with Susan Butler Plum

Date: 
03.31.2015
Location: 
Room V

Are you a member of the Class of 2016 considering applying for a post-grad Skadden Fellowship this fall? Susan Plum of the Skadden Foundation will speak to 2L students about the Skadden Public Interest Fellowship Program. 1L students are also welcome to attend.

Class of 2017: Planning Your 2L Summer Job Search

Date: 
03.30.2015
Location: 
Auditorium

It’s almost time to begin planning your 2L job search! Whether you choose to engage in a public interest search, plan to participate in OCI, to apply for law firm employers through alternate means, or some combination of all three, this program will help you figure out your options and begin strategizing for your 2L summer.

Meet the Corporation Counsel: The City of Chicago Law Department Panel

Date: 
02.20.2015
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 members of the City of Chicago Law Department. This event is open to 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls.

1L Clerkship Information Session with OCS

Date: 
02.17.2015
Location: 
Room III

1Ls interested in learning more about post graduate clerkships? This program will cover what clerkships are, the benefits of clerking, what 1Ls can do to prepare, and FAQs. There will be time for questions.

RSVP at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/clerkshipprograms

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Alumni Clerkship Panel

Date: 
01.22.2015
Location: 
Room II

Please join OCS to hear alumni speak about their clerkship experiences. Topics will include a clerk’s typical day, what surprised them about being a clerk, favorite aspects of clerking, interviewing for clerkships, making the most of Law School to position yourself for a clerkship, and the application process. There will be time for student Q&A.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

U.S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Staff Attorney’s Office Information Session

Date: 
01.19.2016
Location: 
Room D

Michael K. Fridkin, Senior Staff Atty for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, will be speaking about clerkship opportunities with the Staff Attys’ Office. The Office of Staff Attorneys handles about half of all the cases in the 7th Circuit and about a fourth of all cases subject to oral argument.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Faculty Committee on Law Teaching Information Session

Date: 
01.09.2015
Location: 
Room C

The Law School encourages students to consider careers in law teaching and provides a range of resources and services designed for the individual interested in the academic marketplace. The Faculty Committee on Law Teaching invites all interested students for an information session on careers in law teaching.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Clerkship Information Session with Professor Hutchinson

Date: 
02.24.2015
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. Although this meeting will be geared towards 1Ls, all students interested in clerkships are welcome to attend.

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