Professional Development News
The Ky. Department of Public Advocacy has stories coming in from each of their trial offices and they need someone to help them edit these stories. Eventually, the stories will go into a final year-end report for the agency. Most of the work can be done from home but the student would need to go to the Frankfort office at first to receive the assignment and instructions.
A job description is attached. This is an unpaid summer internship and hours can count toward your public service requirement.
They are looking for a student with strong creative writing skills - so this would be great for someone who was an English major or a journalism major as an undergrad.
The student will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kentucky Waterways Alliance (KWA) is seeking a law student to assist them with research of the legality of the legislature's actions on two issues. A description of those issues is attached.
KWA is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the waters of the Commonwealth. KWA represents over 700 members and affiliate organizations united to insure high quality water resources in Kentucky for diverse recreational activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing as well as reliable drinking water supplies and biological habitat.
The student assigned to this project will be able to count their hours toward their public service requirement. Please contact Jina Scinta at email@example.com. The student will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Dear Law School Graduates,
You may have read about the OPD's plans for the summer. Please know that we have not forgotten about YOU! For the first six weeks of the summer, Dean Urbach be out in the community working on leads, which will be posted or sent directly to you. She will be available to meet wtih you on Mondays. Professor Pettinato will be available to meet with you Tuesdays - Fridays during that time. Ms. Reh and Ms. Scinta will also be in the office to assist you. We believe this plan will allow us to serve you better and look forward to working with you. ~ Office of Professional Development Staff
SIPJF is an opportunity for rising 2L and 3L students and recent graduates to meet with corporations, law firms or government agencies that practice any aspect of intellectual property law in the fields of technology, science, business, media, arts, entertainment and sports.
The job fair will take place in Atlanta, GA on Tuesday, July 31st. If you are interested in attending, please complete the Student - Graduate Participation Form along with a $30 registration fee (unless you are paying online) and return to the Office of Professional Development by Wednesday, May 16th.
The Better Business Bureau has a temporary opening on their consumer Business Reports lines that would be available immediately and extending for the next 8 weeks, possibly longer into the summer. The student will be paid $15.00/hour. The work will involve assisting consumers in filing complaints, obtaining business reports, and referrals to agencies outside the BBB. There is also an opportunity to complete 30 hours of public service credit after the paid portion of the work is ended. The schedule would be Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. with an hour for lunch. They will provide parking and good, strong coffee. Dress is business casual.
Iinterested students should submit a resume to Jina Scinta at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dean Urbach at email@example.com by 9:00 a.m. Monday, April 30. Resumes will also be accepted in hard copy.