Professional Development News

ATTENTION 2L’s, 3L’S and 4L’s!!! OPD Information Session – How to Get a Government Job

The Office of Professional Development is holding its first OPD Information Session on How to Get a Government Job.

Are you interested in getting a government job and wonder how to do it? Government jobs are some of the highest paying public interest jobs and many agencies even have their own debt forgiveness program.

DATE: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
TIME: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Room 175

Attached is a list of resources that would be of interest to 2L's regarding the Department of Justice's Summer Law Intern Program and Volunteer Legal Internships. For 3L's and 4L's, the attachment provides links to apply for entry-level attorney positions with the DOJ. The deadline to apply for both the internships and employment beginning in 2015 is Tuesday, September 2.

Lunch will be provided.

Fall 2014 On Campus Interview Deadline for Steel Technologies is Sunday, August 24th

Steel Technologies Inc. is seeking a second-year student for a Summer 2015 legal internship position.  The deadline to apply is Sunday, August 24th at midnight.  Please log into Symplicity, click on the "OCI" tab and select Steel Technologies.  Hiring criteria requires a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Prefer student who will complete Drafting class by summer.

U.S. Army JAG Information Session - Wednesday, August 27th at 12:15 in Room 112 (Brandeis Room)

If you are interested in learning about opportunities with the U.S. Army JAG as either a Summer Intern or Assistant Judge Advocate General you are invited to attend a brief Information Session on Wednesday, August 27th at 12:15 in Room 112 (Brandeis Room).  Captain Alana Kitchen will be there to answer questions and explain the application process.

 

National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 17 & 18, 2014

If you are interested in employment law, now is the time to consider attending the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference. The Conference will be on October 17 and 18 at The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD.

The conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend. The deadline for students to register asking for paid airfare/lodging is August 28. More information can be found by reviewing the attachments below or by visiting their website www.peggybrowningfund.org.

If you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement (1-2 pages typed, double spaced) describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information: 1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers' rights, if any; 2) Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice? Submit your statement to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu by Tuesday, August 26th, by 5:00 p.m.

The registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Thursday, October 2.

ATTENTION 2L’s, 3L’S and 4L’s!!! OPD Information Session – How to Get a Government Job

The Office of Professional Development is holding its first OPD Information Session on How to Get a Government Job.

Are you interested in getting a government job and wonder how to do it? Government jobs are some of the highest paying public interest jobs and many agencies even have their own debt forgiveness program.

DATE: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
TIME: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Room 175

Attached is a list of resources that would be of interest to 2L's regarding the Department of Justice's Summer Law Intern Program and Volunteer Legal Internships. For 3L's and 4L's, the attachment provides links to apply for entry-level attorney positions with the DOJ. The deadline to apply for both the internships and employment beginning in 2015 is Tuesday, September 2.

Lunch will be provided.

Attention 2Ls and 3Ls!! One Slot Remains at KY. Department of Public Advocacy Shepherdsville Office

There is still a slot open for a 2L or 3L student to work at the Shepherdsville Office of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy for public service credit.

The student will be working in an office consisting of approximately 8 attorneys. Duties will include research, drafting motions, filing and correspondence with jail to courthouse overview. The project will begin in August and continue through December. It is anticipated that the project will satisfy the students' 30-hour public service requirement.

Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain the necessary paperwork to sign up for this project.

Attention 2Ls and 3Ls!! One Slot Remains at KY. Department of Public Advocacy Shepherdsville Office

There is still a slot open for a 2L or 3L student to work at the Shepherdsville Office of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy for public service credit.

The student will be working in an office consisting of approximately 8 attorneys. Duties will include research, drafting motions, filing and correspondence with jail to courthouse overview. The project will begin in August and continue through December. It is anticipated that the project will satisfy the students' 30-hour public service requirement.

Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain the necessary paperwork to sign up for this project.

National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 17 & 18, 2014

If you are interested in employment law, now is the time to consider attending the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference. The Conference will be on October 17 and 18 at The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD.

The conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend. The deadline for students to register asking for paid airfare/lodging is August 28. More information can be found by reviewing the attachments below or by visiting their website www.peggybrowningfund.org.

If you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement (1-2 pages typed, double spaced) describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information: 1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers' rights, if any; 2) Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice? Submit your statement to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu by Tuesday, August 26th, by 5:00 p.m.

The registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Thursday, October 2.

ATTENTION 2L’s, 3L’S and 4L’s!!! OPD Information Session – How to Get a Government Job

The Office of Professional Development is holding its first OPD Information Session on How to Get a Government Job.

Are you interested in getting a government job and wonder how to do it? Government jobs are some of the highest paying public interest jobs and many agencies even have their own debt forgiveness program.

DATE: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

TIME: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Room 175

Attached is a list of resources that would be of interest to 2L's regarding the Department of Justice's Summer Law Intern Program and Volunteer Legal Internships. For 3L's and 4L's, the attachment provides links to apply for entry-level attorney positions with the DOJ. The deadline to apply for both the internships and employment beginning in 2015 is Tuesday, September 2.

Lunch will be provided.

Attention 2Ls and 3Ls!! One Slot Remains at KY. Department of Public Advocacy Shepherdsville Office

There is still a slot open for a 2L or 3L student to work at the Shepherdsville Office of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy for public service credit.

The student will be working in an office consisting of approximately 8 attorneys. Duties will include research, drafting motions, filing and correspondence with jail to courthouse overview. The project will begin in August and continue through December. It is anticipated that the project will satisfy the students' 30-hour public service requirement.

Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain the necessary paperwork to sign up for this project.