The Equal Rights Center, DC is seeking an additional intern for this summer. Civil Rights Interns will have an opportunity to work in each of our core program areas: fair housing, disability rights, immigrant rights and equal employment opportunity, as well as with our emerging LGBT initiative. They will work on a variety of substantive tasks related to ongoing studies, investigations and complaints in the Washington, DC area and across the nation.
The Equal Rights Center is a national civil rights organization dedicated to promoting equal opportunity in housing, employment, public accommodations and government services in and around the nation's capital and across the country. Through a variety of strategies, including education and outreach, complaint intakes and advocacy, testing and private enforcement, the ERC attempts to remedy and address the harmful impacts of discrimination.
For more information and application instructions see Symplicity Job Listing # 32392
The CFPB invites law school students and faculty to join a webinar featuring staff from various parts of the CFPB to learn more about this agency and access a toolkit developed for law school clinics. Click above for more information.
Posted by Morgan Hoey at 3:46 PM - Categories: All class years
Apr 21 2014
Volunteer Opportunity: ABA Forum
The ABA is holding the Sixth Annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum on In-House Counsel at the ABA Office in DC and at the Park Hyatt Washington on April 23-25,2014. We would love to have a few student volunteers from your school attend the program at no cost in exchange for dedicated volunteer hours; tasks will include assisting with registration and CLE sign. Students will get to attend sessions as well as the cocktail reception. The full program agenda, including the list of esteemed faculty, is located at www.ambar.org/2014internal.
To participate, please send the following information to Melissa Calahan at Melissa.Calahan@americanbar.org:
- ABA number (if applicable)
- Days/time available from Wednesday, April 23 to Friday, April 25
Apr 21 2014
Hot Event: Backpack to Briefcase *Free Lunch*
Backpack to Briefcase:
Real Talk for Real Success
Join members of the Recent Alumni Advisory Council as they share their pro-tips for how you can make the most of your first job post-Georgetown.
PRE-REGISTRATION PREFERRED. Visit: http://goo.gl/GHWTYE
Tuesday April 22 12-1 p.m. McDonough 201
Thursday April 24 12-1 p.m. McDonough 520
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On Friday April 25, 2014, David Sanders, a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP and a Georgetown Law alumnus, will be giving a presentation on how to succeed in private practice. If you are planning on working in the private sector after graduation, this program will be a great resource for you on how to navigate the practice of law as you are beginning your career. Mr. Sanders brings with him years of experience working in a large law firm, and he has devoted a significant amount of time to recruiting and young attorney professional development at Foley. Mr. Sanders’ presentation will take place in McDonough 156 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014. If you would like to attend this event, you can RSVP at http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/forms/?formid=968.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the chief investigative body of the U.S. House of Representatives. Under the leadership of Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), the Democratic staff conducts oversight of government agencies and programs as well as other issues in the public interest. The Committee is looking for candidates for internships this summer. Duties include legal research and writing, assisting with hearing preparation and transcribed interviews as well as document review.
Click the above link for application instructions.
Congratulations to Michelle Poncetta, who won the OCS/OPICS raffle after completing our Programming Survey! Michelle has won a $50 gift card to Amazon.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Programming Survey; we really appreciate your feedback and will take your comments into consideration as we plan our programming going forward. If you have not yet completed the survey but would like to do so, we continue to welcome your responses. Please click on the headline above for the survey link.
Did you miss yesterday's How to Succeed as a Summer Associate panel? The webcast is now available on the Careers website in the Webcast and Video Library, along with a How to Succeed cheat sheet.
Check out the library to watch this recording and much more!
Apr 17 2014
Summer Funding: 2014 Equality Fellowships (DC)
The LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia is proud to announce its 2014 Equality Fellowships, which will support law students working at DC-area LGBT legal non-profit organizations this summer. The Equality Fellowships hope to encourage law students taking their first steps toward careers tackling our nation’s most complex LGBT legal issues.
The Equality Fellowships will pay up to $1,000 to law students selected to be Fellows.
Click here for more information about the Fellowships and an application form.
Please submit all materials by May 15, 2014 to LGBTSummerFellowships@gmail.com
Equal Justice Works Post-Graduate Public Interest Fellowship Information Session – Thursday, April 17 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm, room 141 (bring your lunch)
Join a representative from EJW for in-depth information on the EJW Fellowship, launched in 1992 to address the shortage of attorneys working on behalf of traditionally under-served populations and causes in the United States. The 40-50 EJW fellows a year are paid a salary of at least $41,000 (or what an entry-level attorney at the organization makes) plus health and other benefits.
The application deadline for the class of 2015 is mid-September.