The 2014 Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference is an annual opportunity for upper-level law students to interview and network with non-profit, government and plaintiff law firm employers for summer and entry-level positions. This year’s Fair is scheduled for Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel in Bethesda, MD (on the red line). Click above for more information.
Aug 28 2014
DOJ Post-grad, Summer and Academic Year Opportunities Info Session Webcast Now Available!
If you missed this week’s Pathways to Government Series: DOJ Post-grad, Summer and Academic Year Opportunities Info Session, we have good news for you -- a webcast from the program is now available at the following link: http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=2399. Also, don’t forget -- the application period for the AG Honors Program and the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) closes on September 2, 2014 at 11:59pm (EST)!
Aug 27 2014
Deciding Between Firm Offers
If you are fortunate enough to have to decide between offers at multiple firms, the methodology included in this post may facilitate the decision-making process. Click above for full information.
Aug 27 2014
Continuing Your Private-Sector Summer Job Search
Looking for a private sector summer position or term-time internship? Want senior-level responsibility at the outset? Interested in knowing each of your colleagues by name? Make sure that you add the small- and mid-size-firm sector to your job search. Non-“biglaw” firms fall into many categories: boutique, small, regional, mid-sized. Terminology aside, many of these firms offer sophisticated work, a more intimate work environment than large firms, a need for junior attorneys who can do substantive work, and the opportunity to gain meaningful hands-on training.
Careers in Military Law Meet and Greet
Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Hotung Building, Alumni Suite
Learn more about serving as an attorney and officer in one of the United States' uniform services.
Active Duty and Reserve Judge Advocates will be on-hand to answer any candid
questions You will hear about careers in the Judge Advocate Corps, the opportunities
to serve in roles of greater responsibility, and the commitment to serve the
universal principles of freedom and the rule of law.
Sponsored by the Military Law Society
Aug 26 2014
Summer Internships with the King’s County DA, Dept. of State, & the EPA – Submission Deadline Extended!
The submission deadline for summer internship opportunities with the King’s County District Attorney’s Office, Department of State, and the Environmental Protection Agency has been extended to 5:00pm on Thursday, August 28. Students interested in interviewing with these agencies must submit all required application materials in Symplicity by the new deadline. For more information about these internship opportunities click above.
Ropes & Gray is interested in entry-level associate candidates for their litigation department. Positions are available in the U.S. office locations for fall of 2015 expected start date. If you are interested in being considered, please submit your resume, transcript, and cover letter through our resume collection by 12 noon (EST) on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
Full details and application instructions can be found on Symplicity, ID#33719.
Aug 25 2014
Georgetown Law Journal - Seeking Submissions
The Georgetown Law Journal is seeking submissions for notes/papers for publication from all GULC students. The next deadline for submission is Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 5pm. The Journal accepts notes on any topic. Publication can bring many career benefits and can also serve as a writing sample for employment and clerkship applications. For more information, visit http://georgetownlawjournal.org/submission/notes/ or contact Erika Oblea at email@example.com.
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Aug 22 2014
FAQ: How many offers for summer employment can I hold open before I need to start releasing some of them?
As some of you are deliberating over your offers for next summer, please keep in mind that the NALP Principles and Standards recommends that you do not hold open more than five offers of employment at any one time. Learn more about this guideline and why it is important by clicking above.
Short answer: You can cancel a callback interview and a law firm can actually retract an offer for summer employment under a new NALP guideline. Click above for more.