Professional Development News
The Office of Professional Development will be closed beginning Tuesday, December 20th and will not reopen until Tuesday, January 3rd.
If you need anything prior to December 20th, please contact us. Thank you
To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website: www.justice.gov/careers/legal/.
In addition, every year over 1,800 volunteer legal interns serve in DOJ components and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices throughout the country. If you know any law students who may be interested in a DOJ volunteer internship, please encourage them to review the many opportunities featured at www.justice.gov/careers/legal/volunteer-intern.html.
The Jefferson County Attorney's Office is seeking 1L or 2L law students to conduct legal research in both Criminal and Civil areas of the office. Responsibilities include: preparing pleadings, jury instructions, discovery and various other legal memoranda and court documents as requested by prosecutors and civil attorneys in the County Attorney's Office; responding to various requests for legal research; file documents with the courts; perform other tasks as needed to assist attorneys; deliver interdepartmental mail and assist in hand-deliveries; maintain law library.
Salary and benefits include:
$10.50/hr. first 6 months probationary period
$11.00/hr after probation is successfully completed
$12.00/hr after one year of service
Partial tuition assistance
Vacation, sick, personal time and holiday pay based upon work schedule
Submit resume by December 16th to: Debbie Hamm, H.R. Specialist, Hall of Justice, 600 W. Jefferson St., Suite 2086, Louisville, KY 40202 or e-mail: email@example.comWebsite is: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/countyattorney
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State will inaugurate a new Fulbright award in the academic year 2012-13. The Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship will provide opportunities for U.S. citizens to build mutual understanding and contribute to the strengthening of the public sector abroad.
The Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship will allow fellows to serve in professional placements in foreign government ministries or institutions and gain hands-on public sector experience in participating foreign countries while simultaneously carrying out an academic research/study project.The deadline to apply is February 1, 2012, by 5:00 p.m. For additional details, see attachment.
Public Service Opportunity: Ky. Department of Public Advocacy - LaGrange Needs Student for Immigration ProjectPosted November 30th, 2011 by Jina A. Scinta
The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy in LaGrange is looking for a student to help with a project that will be used department-wide. It is required that the student must have taken Immigration Law. The student will work on a table detailing the immigration consequences of criminal convictions for Kentucky statutes. The project includes research on immigration and federal case law interpreting Kentucky statutes (under attorney supervision). The student will help with formatting, cite checking, and entry of immigration analysis into the table.
If you are interested and you have taken Immigration Law, please e-mail Jina Scinta at firstname.lastname@example.org. The first student will be signed up for the project.
If you applied for a Summer Internship with the National Labor Relations Board, Division of Enforcement Litigation, Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Branch between 9/30/11 and 11/3/, your application may have been lost due to a computer malfunction. The office would like to give you an opportunity to reapply. If you wish to do so, please submit your application materials as soon as possible to Ms. Burdick (see Government Honors Handbook entry below) and include a note in your email that you believe your application was affected by the computer malfunction.
STUDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (SPRING & SUMMER)
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD DIVISION OF ENFORCEMENT LITIGATION APPELLATE AND SUPREME COURT LITIGATION BRANCH
Ruth Burdick, Esq.
National Labor Relations Board
1099 14th Street, NW,
Suite 8100Washington, DC 20570-0001
Submit by Email ONLY: Ruth.email@example.com
Students, if you are interested in meeting with me during finals or the week of December 12th, please check with me or send me an e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Since I don’t know what times you are scheduled to take a final, I did not list specific times.
Get your resume and cover letter reviewed so that you don't have to worry when applying for jobs in the Spring.
I can meet for appointments Monday-Friday from 10:30 – 3:30.