Professional Development News

All Students - Workshop on Resumes and Cover Letters

On Tuesday, November 18, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room LL80, Dean Hajek, Assistant Dean for the Office of Professional Development, will conduct a workshop on improving your resume and/or cover letter. Dean Hajek will be available to answer questions you may have. This will be a brown bag event. 

All students are invited to attend; however, first year students should remember it is mandatory to attend at least one session. An additional session will be held Thursday, January 8, 2015.

Law Student Workers' Rights Fellowships Conference Call Nov. 12

If you are interested in labor and employment law, law students of all years are invited to learn about paid summer and post-graduate fellowships in workers' rights!

Peggy Browning Fellowships
AFL-CIO Law Student Union Summer
AFL-CIO 2015-2016 Fellowship for Recent Grads
SEIU Fellowship

Wednesday, November 12, 6 to 7 p.m. EST, 3 to 4 p.m. PST
Dial-in Number: 1-626-677-3000
Participant Access Code: 3221991

Hosted by the National Lawyers Guild Labor and Employment Committee

Featuring:
• Mary Anne Moffa - Executive Director, Peggy Browning Fund
• Matt Ginsburg - Associate General Counsel, AFL-CIO
• LaRell Purdie - Assistant General Counsel, SEIU

Call Logistics: Due to the large number of participants, we ask that all students mute themselves when joining the call. To make the call interactive, students are encouraged to email or g-chat questions in advance and during the call to lecjobpostings@gmail.com, including your name, school, and class year.

Legal Aid Society Is Hiring Six Student Interns – Deadline Extended

The Legal Aid Society is hiring two law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Fellow identify legal solutions to remove barriers for low-income clients seeking employment. 

They are also hiring four law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide free civil legal services to veterans.

The students may receive a $1,175 education award as part of his or her internship and are required to perform at least 300 hours of service to complete the internship. This program is administered through a partnership with the Legal Aid Society, Equal Justice Works, and AmeriCorps.

The deadline to apply has been extended to December 15, 2014. Log on to Symplicity for information on how to apply.

Public Service Week-Long Projects Now Open to All Students

There are still several slots available at the Ky. Department of Public Advocacy, Wayside Christian Mission, and the Better Business Bureau to fulfill your public service requirement the week of December 15. These projects are open to all students. An updated list and description of these projects is attached. If you are interested in any of these projects, please contact Jina Scinta ASAP to sign up. 

These projects would be a great opportunity for third year students who still need to complete their public service requirement.

Change of Date for NJIC Training

If you are planning to attend the National Immigrant Justice Center training, please note that the date and location has been changed.  The training will now take place on Wednesday, November 12, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 177. 

Law Student Workers' Rights Fellowships Conference Call Nov. 12

If you are interested in labor and employment law, law students of all years are invited to learn about paid summer and post-graduate fellowships in workers' rights!

Peggy Browning Fellowships
AFL-CIO Law Student Union Summer
AFL-CIO 2015-2016 Fellowship for Recent Grads
SEIU Fellowship

Wednesday, November 12, 6 to 7 p.m. EST, 3 to 4 p.m. PST
Dial-in Number: 1-626-677-3000
Participant Access Code: 3221991

Hosted by the National Lawyers Guild Labor and Employment Committee

Featuring:

• Mary Anne Moffa - Executive Director, Peggy Browning Fund
• Matt Ginsburg - Associate General Counsel, AFL-CIO
• LaRell Purdie - Assistant General Counsel, SEIU

Call Logistics: Due to the large number of participants, we ask that all students mute themselves when joining the call. To make the call interactive, students are encouraged to email or g-chat questions in advance and during the call to lecjobpostings@gmail.com, including your name, school, and class year.

Legal Aid Society Is Hiring Six Student Interns – Deadline Extended

The Legal Aid Society is hiring two law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Fellow identify legal solutions to remove barriers for low-income clients seeking employment. 

They are also hiring four law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide free civil legal services to veterans.

The students may receive a $1,175 education award as part of his or her internship and are required to perform at least 300 hours of service to complete the internship. This program is administered through a partnership with the Legal Aid Society, Equal Justice Works, and AmeriCorps.

The deadline to apply has been extended to December 15, 2014. Log on to Symplicity for information on how to apply.

Public Service Week-Long Projects Now Open to All Students

There are still several slots available at the Ky. Department of Public Advocacy, Wayside Christian Mission, and the Better Business Bureau to fulfill your public service requirement the week of December 15. These projects are open to all students. An updated list and description of these projects is attached. If you are interested in any of these projects, please contact Jina Scinta ASAP to sign up. 

These projects would be a great opportunity for third year students who still need to complete their public service requirement.

Attention 1Ls Who Signed Up for Week-Long Projects

If you are a 1L who signed up for a week-long project the week of December 15, notification of your assignment will be e-mailed to you on Monday.  

Legal Aid Society Is Hiring Six Student Interns – Deadline Extended

The Legal Aid Society is hiring two law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Fellow identify legal solutions to remove barriers for low-income clients seeking employment. 

They are also hiring four law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide free civil legal services to veterans.

The students may receive a $1,175 education award as part of his or her internship and are required to perform at least 300 hours of service to complete the internship. This program is administered through a partnership with the Legal Aid Society, Equal Justice Works, and AmeriCorps.

The deadline to apply has been extended to December 15, 2014. Log on to Symplicity for information on how to apply