Career Services event

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.

1L Summer Options: Law Firms and Corporations/Businesses

Date: 
10.22.2015
Location: 
Auditorium
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 2018 students to attend this program.

1L Summer Options: Research Assistant Positions & Judicial Internships

Date: 
10.20.2015
Location: 
Auditorium
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 2018 students to attend this program.

1L Summer Options: Public Service and Law School Clinics

Date: 
10.15.2015
Location: 
Auditorium
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 2018 students to attend this program.

1L Job Search Overview

Date: 
10.17.2016
Location: 
Auditorium

1Ls: 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.

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

Law Women's Caucus, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and The Office of Career Services present: Anatomy of a Case with Leslie Smith, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis

Date: 
04.23.2015
Location: 
Room II

Leslie Smith, a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis, walks through a recent case she litigated.  She will discuss the formation and evolution of the case strategy as well as her experience interacting with clients, handling difficult negotiations, and playing a leadership role on the case team.

U.S. Department of Justice Honors Program and Summer Internships Information Session

Date: 
04.20.2015
Location: 
Room I

Trisha Fillbach, Assistant Director in the DOJ’s Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, will speak on the benefits of working for the DOJ and will provide information on DOJ's 2015 SLIP and Honors Program application process for 2016.

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