Career Services

1L Office of Career Services Job Search Materials

Date: 
11.01.2011
Location: 
Room I & II

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. 

1L Office of Career Services Job Search Overview

Date: 
10.31.2011
Location: 
Auditorium

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.

SCOTUS Information Session

Date: 
10.27.2011
Location: 
Room E

This is an informational meeting with Professor Hutchinson and the Office of Career Services for potential Supreme Court clerkship applicants. If you are a 3L student interested in clerking on the Supreme Court, please attend this meeting.

Pro Bono Pledge

Date: 
10.26.2011
Location: 
Green Lounge

To celebrate National Pro Bono Week, the University of Chicago Law School is launching its Student Pro Bono Program!

Public Sector Job Search Program

Date: 
10.11.2011
Location: 
Room II

This program is primarily for 2Ls who are interested in public sector positions for the summer and/or post-graduation, but 3Ls are also welcome (as are 1Ls who are welcome to attend for general informational purposes). 

LL.M. Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Date: 
10.03.2011
Location: 
Room V

LL.M. Resume and Cover Letter Workshop with Leslie Hauser and Lisa Abrams.

Law Teaching Conference

Date: 
09.16.2011
Location: 
Faculty Workshop

Alumni interested in participating in this conference should contact Lois Casaleggi, Senior Director of Career Services, lcasaleggi@law.uchicago.edu.

Faculty: 
Brian Leiter
Faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird
Faculty: 
Lisa Bernstein

Convocation 2011: Hooding Ceremony

Remarks from the Law School's 2011 Hooding Ceremony on June 11, 2011. Speakers included Dean Michael Schill, Debra Cafaro, '82 (recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award), and Professor Douglas Baird.


30:42 minutes (28.12 MB)

Building a Public Interest Career

Date: 
05.13.2011
Location: 
Room I

This moderated panel will feature three Chicago-area public interest law attorneys, each at different stages of their careers. Come hear these practitioners discuss their career tracks, highlight issues related to transitioning between firms and public interest, and answer questions.

Douglas Wilber, ’10, Staff Attorney, Chicago Legal Clinic

LRAP 101: Everything you need to know about the Old and New Programs

Date: 
05.12.2011
Location: 
Room I

The Law School recently announced a redesign of its Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP). This new program and its predecessor program are intended to alleviate the debt burden of our graduates who work in public interest. Have questions about it? Wonder which program – the new or former LRAP -- is right for you?

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