Professional Development News

Government Honors & Internship Handbook

The following government programs have 2L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2013-14 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm

For the user name and password to log onto the Handbook, email Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu and provide her with the following:  your name, class year, and UofL email address.

2Ls for the Summer 2014

Federal

·         Securities & Exchange Commission – Student Honors Program (Unpaid, Deadline extended to 10/06/13)

 

State & Local Government

·         Alabama Office of the Attorney General (Unpaid,  Deadline 10/01/13) 
 

3Ls for Attorney Positions post graduation

Federal

·         Federal Trade Commission – Bureau of Competition Entry Legal Attorney Program (Paid, Deadline 09/15/13)

·         Department of Homeland Security – Office of General Counsel General Counsel’s Honors Attorneys Program (Paid, Deadline 09/15/13)

·         Comptroller of the Currency – Law Department Chief Counsel’s Employment Program (Paid, Deadline 09/16/13)

·         Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Louis D. Brandeis Attorney Honors Program (Paid, Deadline 09/17/13)

·         Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – 2014 Legal Division Honors Program (Paid, Deadline 09/30/13)

·         Department of Housing & Urban Development – Office of General Counsel Legal Honors Program (Paid, Deadline 09/30/13)

·         Nuclear Regulatory Commission – Atomic Safety & Licensing Board Panel Judicial Law Clerk Program (Paid, Deadline 09/30/13)

State & Local Government

·         Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General – Fellowship Program (Paid, Deadline 09/13/13)

·         City of Philadelphia – District Attorney’s Office Third Year Law Student New Attorney Hiring Program (Paid, Deadline 09/20/13)

New Albany, Indiana Office of Attorney General seeking Law Clerk for Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

The New Albany, Indiana Office of the Attorney General is seeking a volunteer law clerk for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. The law clerk will be responsible for investigation, analysis, and assistance with litigation of potential Medicaid fraud schemes and licensed healthcare professionals.

This is a part-time, volunteer position.For additional information and how to apply, log onto Symplicity.

New Albany, Indiana Office of the Attorney General seeking Law Clerk for Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

The New Albany, Indiana Office of the Attorney General is seeking a volunteer law clerk for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.  The law clerk will be responsible for investigation, analysis, and assistance with litigation of potential Medicaid fraud schemes and licensed healthcare professionals.  This is a part-time, volunteer position.

For additional information and how to apply, log onto Symplicity.

HUD Legal Honors Program – Robert Kuhnle

Mr. Robert Kuhnle, Associate Regional Counsel in Louisville, KY would like to come to the law school to speak to our third year students about the HUD Legal Honors Program. Mr. Kuhnle will explain and encourage students to apply to the HUD Legal Honors Program. The deadline to apply is Monday, September 30.

If you are a third year student and would be interested in attending this program, please e-mail Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to indicate your interest by 3:00 p.m. TODAY.

Government Honors & Internship Handbook

If you are interested in government programs, please note that several have deadlines coming up this week as well as the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2013-14 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm.  For the user name and password to log onto the Handbook, email Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu and provide her with the following:  your name, class year, and UofL email address.

TODAY!! Peace Corps Info Sessions: Launch Your Global Career

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime promoting peace and sustainable development. Laura Fonseca, Peace Corps Regional Representative for Southern Indiana and Kentucky will be on campus today, September 4 to promote this important organization.  There will be two sessions today. 

The first will be from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Study Abroad Fair in the Red BarnThe second will be from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Ekstrom Library Room W104.  Please plan to attend this Information Session to learn about Volunteer experiences, have your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Apply NOW for departures in 2014.

 

Steel Technologies deadline extended until Thursday, September 5th at 2:00 p.m.

Steel Technologies who will be coming on campus Tuesday, September 17th.

"Steel Technologies is looking for a 2L for a legal internship position to work approximately 40 hours/week during the summer and potentially 8-16 hours/week during the school year.  The bidding deadline was originally September 3rd, but has been extended until Thursday, September 5th at 2:00 p.m.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience with an international corporation's in-house legal department.  For details and how to apply, log onto Symplicity, OCI, Session - Steel Technologies.

 

Did you Miss the Fulbright Fellowship Workshop on August 30th?

If you were unable to attend the Fulbright workshop on August 30 and are still interested in applying, please contact Dean Hajek.  She attended the workshop and has information that can answer many of your questions.  Please remember to notify Jina Scinta if you interested in applying.  She is keeping a list of interested students to whom to send reminders of upcoming important deadlines.

 The Fulbright Workshop II is scheduled for Friday, September 6.  Again, there will be two sessions.  The first is from 1:00 - 3:00 and the second will be from 3:30 to 5:30.  Both will be held in the Etscorn Honors Center Classroom.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN IMMIGRATION LAW? STUDENTS ARE NEEDED FOR NATIONAL IMMIGRANT JUSTICE CENTER “KNOW YOUR RIGHTS” PRESENTATION

This public service opportunity is ideal for students and local community volunteers interested in immigration law. Professor Trucios-Haynes leads a team of volunteers on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail where immigration detainees are held in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) bureau of the Department of Homeland Security. Trained students, with the supervision of Prof. Trucios-Haynes, conducts "Know Your Rights" presentations to approximately 200+ detainees during each visit, and conducts individual in-take interviews of each detainee.

On Thursday, September 19, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 171, Prof. Trucios-Haynes will hold a training here at the law school to train students to go on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail to conduct "Know Your Rights" presentations to detainees. The next jail visit will be on Friday, September 20. Students interested in attending the training on September 19 and/or going on the jail visit on September 20, should email Prof. Trucios-Haynes directly by Tuesday, September 10. A list of students must be submitted to the jail ten days before the visit. Her email is ethaynes@louisville.edu. When notifying Prof. Trucios-Haynes, please let her know if you speak a second language, although it is not necessary.

Students whose schedules do not allow them to visit the jail on Fridays can still take the training. All students are welcome. Once you have been trained you can attend a Friday visit when you are available. A more detailed description of this project is attached, along with some compelling stories giving examples of some cases that have gone through the Boone County Jail. More stories can also be found at: http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter.

If you are a student who has already been trained and would like to attend the Friday visit on September 20, please e-mail Prof. Trucios-Haynes by September 10, as well, so she can add your name to the list.

Students will receive public service credit for the training and site visits. Students will also be able to count their travel time to and from the Boone County Jail. Interested students should see Jina Scinta to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up to receive public service credit. You can also e-mail her at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates


The following government programs have 2L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2013-14 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm.  For the user name and password to log onto the Handbook, email Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu and provide her with the following:  your name, class year, and UofL email address.

2Ls for the Summer 2014

Federal

•Securities & Exchange Commission  (SEC)– Student Honors Program (Unpaid, Deadline 09/06/13)  Locations are: D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Fort Worth, Chicago, Atlanta, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, Miami, and Salt Lake City
•Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – Bureau of Consumer Protection Summer Honors Legal Intern (Paid, Deadline 09/12/13) Go to www.USAjobs.gov for more information about these positions.
•Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – Office of Chief Counsel Law Student Internship Program (Paid, Deadline not yet established was 09/14/12)
•Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) – Office of General Counsel Summer Law Clerk Program (Paid, Deadline 09/15/13)
•Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) – Enforcement Division Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 09/15/13)
•Health & Human Services (HHS) – Office of Counsel to the Inspector General Summer Law Clerk Program (Unpaid, Deadline 09/16/13)
•Office of the Special Counsel-Law Student Internships (Unpaid, Rolling deadline- open until filled) Note:  These intern positions are only listed on www.USAjobs.gov and in Symplicity (not in the Government Honors Handbook).  Locations for internships are D.C., Oakland, Detroit and Dallas.
•Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC) –Office of Chief Counsel Summer Internship Program (Paid, Deadline 9/23/13).  Go to www.USAjobs.gov for more information about these positions.

State & Local Government

•City of Philadelphia – District Attorney’s Office Summer Legal Internships (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline 09/28/13)

 

3Ls for Attorney Positions post graduation

Federal

•Department of Interior – Office of the Solicitor 2014 Honors Attorney Program (Paid, 09/05/12)
•Federal Trade Commission – Bureau of Competition Entry Legal Attorney Program (Paid, Deadline 09/15/13)
•Department of Homeland Security – Office of General Counsel General Counsel’s Honors Attorneys Program (Paid, Deadline 09/15/13)
•Comptroller of the Currency – Law Department Chief Counsel’s Employment Program (Paid, Deadline 09/16/13)
•Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Louis D. Brandeis Attorney Honors Program (Paid, Deadline 09/17/13)

State & Local Government

•Attorney General of Washington – Preferred Pool Status in Attorney Hiring (Paid, Deadline 09/05/13)
•Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General – Fellowship Program (Paid, Deadline 09/13/13)
•City of Philadelphia – District Attorney’s Office Third Year Law Student New Attorney Hiring Program (Paid, Deadline 09/20/13)

 

**Programs with “Rolling Deadlines” review applications and fill positions on an ongoing basis, so apply as soon as possible.