Category: All class years
An IP firm in Washington, DC is looking to hire a patent agent or student associate immediately. Their student associates work a reduced hours schedule while attending law school; this is a great opportunity to get law firm experience! Please click on the headline above for specific information and application instructions.
Lindsey Pollak, May 22, 2013
"Constantly meeting new people and growing your professional network is crucial to uncovering job leads and building a successful and lasting career. But today we’re going to talk about another important piece of networking that is often neglected: maintaining your connections once you have them. As the old song says, “Make new friends, but keep the old….”
You can’t build up a new network every time you look for a job or have a career need; think of your longer-term connections as a deep bench of teammates that – as long as you stay connected – will be your supporters for years to come."
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The Consumer Unit of the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia seeks interns for the Fall 2013 semester. Legal Aid’s Consumer Unit provides same-day representation in Small Claims Court on Wednesdays and on the debt collections docket in the Civil Division on Fridays. While the focus of these Consumer Court-Based Legal Services Projects is debt collection defense – that is, stepping in to represent pro se defendants in debt collection matters, both in court and in mediation – project attorneys provide legal advice and referrals on a wide range of consumer law issues that arise on these judicial calendars.
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The Law Student Division elects three Delegates to the ABA House of Delegates (the ABA's governing body) to serve a one-year term. In short, these delegates are responsible for:
Representing the Division in the ABA House of Delegates and advocating Division positions to other ABA entities;
• Advocating ABA House of Delegates adoption of Division resolutions, co-sponsored resolutions, and resolutions directly affecting law students and legal education;
• Serving as the primary contact and coordinators to the 65+ Law Student Division liaisons to other ABA entities; and
• Working with Division and other ABA leaders to promote, advocate and lobby for law student and legal education legislation.
For more information, a position overview and a Nomination Form for the Division Delegate position, visit ambar.org/lsdleadership.
Vice Chair-Student Bar Associations
Student Bar Associations serve as an essential link between the Division and law students around the country. SBA Presidents bring the concerns and issues of their students from a regional level to the ABA national level. The Vice Chair-SBA serves as the voice and representative of SBAs on a national level. Serving a one-year term, the Vice Chair-SBA is responsible for...please click on the headline above for additional information.
Posted by Jennifer Wetzel at 11:03 AM - Categories: All class years
Case Competition through Graduate Student Consulting & Beyond Club at UVA - accepting applications now!
Graduate Student Consulting and Beyond Club at the University of Virginia
(GSCB) is now officially announcing their first GSCB Case Competition.
The goal of this event is to bridge communication between advanced
degree holders/candidates (PhDs, MDs, JDs, and Post-docs) and top
consulting firms, and ultimately help broaden the career options of
advanced degree holders/candidates. Eligible applicants from U.Va. and
other institutes (including Georgetown Law) are equally welcome to share
your critical thinking!...please click on the headline above for additional information and application instructions.
As we enter exam period, we want to let you know that our offices
will be open throughout the exam period and counselors will be available
on an ongoing basis for appointments throughout the summer.
OCS will be open Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm from now through the summer. If you need to see your counselor outside of these hours, please contact him or her regarding availability. Formal walk-in hours will be suspended through the summer; however, if you have a “walk-in” question, feel free to call or stop by the office and the next available counselor will assist you.
OPICS is also open Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm from now through the summer. Please contact the front desk at (202) 662-9655 or go online to set up an appointment with an OPICS advisor.
Good luck with exams!