Professional Development News

Research Project involving Governmental Immunity

Law student needed for research project involving governmental immunity.  Must be a 2L or 3L student.  For details, go to: and select Part-time Job No. 10.

Summer 2011 Opportunity in Chicago

Any student seriously interested in working in Chicago this summer should send a resume via email to Dean Urbach by Tuesday, January 18 at noon.

Career Services/Public Service Communication Survey

The Office for Career Services/Public Service is trying to determine the most effective and efficient way to communicate with you. We have developed a survey for  students to choose the top three ways they prefer to communicate with our office. The survey will take only one or two minutes to complete. Please click on: and submit no later than TODAY.  We are gathering this information so that a strategic plan can be implemented in order to better serve you in the future.

Media Law Intern - Deadline January 15th

makespace! media + design lab is seeking an intern to work in the legal department specializing in Media and IP law.  This is a unique opportunity to do some meaningful work in the industry.  For additional details and how to apply, go to: and select Part-time Job No. 112.

AT&T Summer Legal Internship Opportunity in Atlanta for First-Year Student

AT&T is seeking a first-year student to work as a Summer Legal Intern in the Atlanta, GA office.  For details, go to: and select Part-time Job No. 6.

2011 Summer Fellowships - The Peggy Browning Fund

In 2011, The Peggy Browning Fund will support over 50 funder Summer Fellowships in labor-related organizations throughout the U.S.  Summer Fellowship stipends are a minimum of $4,500 per student for a ten-week employment period.  In many cases Mentor Organizations will supplement the stipend.  See each individual fellowship description for details.

Students interested in applying must submit applications both to the listed organization and to The Peggy Browning Fund.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, January 14th.

If interested, please go to: 

If you have questions, contact Professor Levinson.



Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Seeks Year-round Law Clerk

Because you may not have been checking the Daily Docket over the holiday break, this appeared in the Monday, December 13th edition.

The Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney has an opening for a law clerk in its Appellate and Research Division beginning in February 2011.  For details, go to: and select Part-time Job No. 115.  The deadline to apply is January 14th.   


Opportunity to Intern in the Legal Department of an International Company

Sud-Chemie Inc. is seeking a legal intern to begin work this semester and continue over the summer.  This is a paid position designed to provide students with a hands-on learning opportunity while serving as a contributing team member to an in-house legal department.  The intern will work with both general counsel and intellectual property in-house legal practitioners.  For additional details, go to: and select Part-time Job No. 1.  The deadline for applying is January 14, 2011.  (Sud-Chemie originally planned to come on campus to interview, but wants to hire the intern as soon as possible.)

KY Legislative Research Commission 2011 Graduate Fellows Program

The Fellows Program is for law school students and other relevant graduate programs.  The position is in Frankfort, KY, located 52 miles from the law school.  All work will be performed in Frankfort.  Five to ten graduate fellows will be selected.  Each fellow will be assigned to work with a legislative committee and will be trained in the basic tasks of drafting bills, conducting public policy research, and providing support for legislative committee meetings.  A senior LRC staff person will be assigned to supervise and mentor each fellow and will complete any evaluation forms required by the fellow's university.  LRC Graduate Fellows will work a total of approximately 1,000 hours as follows:  1)mid-May through mid-August -- 37.5 hours per week, for a total of at least 500 hours; 2)mid-August through mid-April -- approximately 20 hours per week, for a total of approximately 500 hours, which will include a session of the General Assembly; 3)Thanksgiving through January 1-- fellows are excused from LRC responsibilities to focus on end-of-semester course work.  For details on how to apply, go to: and select Part-time Job No. 110.  The deadline for application is January 17, 2011.

Media Law Intern

makespace! media + design lab has an opening in the legal department for an intern specializing in Media and IP law.  This is a unique opportunity to do some meaningful work in the industry.  For details, go to: and select Part-time Job No. 112.