Professional Development News

Office of Professional Development- Interview Skills Workshop

On Thursday, January 16, 2014, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., in Room 175, the Office of Professional Development will host an information session to help you with interview skills in preparation of upcoming interviews. Kathy Urbach, Assistant Dean for the Office of Professional Development from 2008-2012 will give her expert advice to help you interview effectively.

Although this is for all students, this would be of particular interest to first year students who plan to participate in mock interviews on January 18 at Frost, Brown Todd. This will be an informative session and we hope you will join us. Pizza will be served.

Spring 2014 Hiring Season - On Campus Interviews

 The deadline to apply to Session 1 employers for the Spring 2014 Hiring Season On Campus Interviews is Monday, January 20 at 11:59 p.m.  If you are interested in participating in Session 1, please log into Symplicity and click on the "OCI" tab and select Session 1.  Scroll down to review what documents the employers are requesting in addition to their hiring criteria.  Once you have uploaded your documents, you may apply to an employer.

This is a list of firms, government agencies corporations that have requested either a direct contact, resume collection or are coming to interview on campus.  The deadline for each Direct Contact and Resume Collection is listed.

The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy has not yet scheduled an interview date, but will be participating.  Please continue to check Symplicity as new employers are added.
 

SESSION 1 (Date interviewing on Campus)

February 3
Stites & Harbison - 1L Hiring for Lexington/Louisville, KY and Nashville, TN offices
Seiller Waterman - 1L/2L Hiring for Louisville, KY office
February 4
Stoll Keenon Ogden - 1L, Hiring for Lexington/Louisville, KY offices
Reminger  Co. - 1L, Hiring for Louisville office
February 5
U.S. Attorney's Office-Western District of KY - 1L/2L, Hiring for Louisville office
Oldfather Law Firm - 1L/2L, Hiring for Louisville office
February 6
Vaughn & Smith - 1L/2L, Hiring for Louisville office
February 7
Phillips Parker Orberson & Arnett - 1L, Hiring for Louisville office
February 11
Gwin Steinmetz & Baird - 1L/2L, Hiring for Louisville office

RESUME COLLECTION

Thompson Hine - 2L, Hiring for Cincinnati, OH office
Deadline Thursday, January 23 by 2:00 p.m.

Avery & Schurman - 2L/3L/4L, Hiring for Louisville office
Deadline Monday, February 3 by 2:00 p.m

SESSION 2

February 21
Republic Bank - 1L/2L Hiring for Louisville office

DIRECT CONTACT

U.S. Attorney's Office - Eastern District of Kentucky
1L/2L, Hiring for Ft. Mitchell, KY; Lexington, KY and London, KY
View job postings on Symplicity - Deadline Saturday, February 15

RESUME COLLECT

Farrell, Legg & White - 1L, Hiring for Huntington, WV office
Deadline Friday, February 28 by 2:00 p.m.

Attention 2Ls!! Federal Judicial Clerkships Information Session

If you are a 2L and you have been thinking about applying for a federal judicial clerkship, won't want to miss this information session on Tuesday, January 21, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room LL79.

The Office of Professional Development has recently learned that OSCAR has made some changes to the application and hiring process. One of the changes is that 2Ls can start to apply immediately. Our office will be discussing these changes, as well as, everything you will need to know to apply for federal judicial clerkships on OSCAR and the documents required to upload with your application. 

We are asking second year students to RSVP for this program. Please RSVP to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu by 12:00 noon on Monday, January 20.

Office of Professional Development- Interview Skills Workshop

On Thursday, January 16, 2014, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., in Room 175, the Office of Professional Development will host an information session to help you with interview skills in preparation of upcoming interviews. Kathy Urbach, Assistant Dean for the Office of Professional Development from 2008-2012 will give her expert advice to help you interview effectively.

Although this is for all students, this would be of particular interest to first year students who plan to participate in mock interviews on January 18 at Frost, Brown Todd. This will be an informative session and we hope you will join us. Pizza will be served.

TODAY!! Etiquette for the Professional!

TODAY from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 P.M. in Room 175, the Office of Professional Development is hosting a program on "Etiquette for the Professional".

Nationally renowned speaker, Terri Thompson, will be giving an informative and sometimes humorous
presentation on proper business and law firm etiquette. Terri brings a fun, light approach to the much-needed art of business and social etiquette for today's professionals. 

We encourage all students to attend; however, if you are planning to participate in the mock interviews later this month, this will be of particular interest to you.

Pizza will be served while it lasts.

Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Program

The Peggy Browning Fund announces their 2014 summer fellowships. The application deadline is January 17, 2014.

The core program is the Summer Fellowship Program, which is comprised of a 10-week fellowship during the summer months at labor-related organizations around the country. In 2014, they will support between 60 and 70 funded summer fellowships, plus one part-time funded School-Year Fellowship at the Chicago Newspaper Guild for 2014-2015.

The Summer Fellowship Program provides stipends to 1st and 2nd year law students who dedicate this time to advancing the cause of workers' rights. Stipends will be a minimum of $5,000 per student for the ten-week employment period.

To apply, go to http://www.peggybrowningfund.org to complete the application form. A cover letter and resume must accompany your application. Some organizations require a writing sample. See the fellowship descriptions on the website for each respective organization for any additional requirements, which may vary from one organization to another. Some require one or more of the following: an additional writing sample, specific language skills, a labor law course, or having completed two years of law school. It is strongly encouraged that you to submit your application as soon as possible rather than waiting until the deadline

Etiquette for the Professional!

On Tuesday, January 14 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 P.M. in Room 175, the Office of Professional Development is hosting a program on "Etiquette for the Professional".

Nationally renowned speaker, Terri Thompson, will be giving an informative and sometimes humorous
presentation on proper business and law firm etiquette. Terri brings a fun, light approach to the much-needed art of business and social etiquette for today's professionals. 

We encourage all students to attend; however, if you are planning to participate in the mock interviews later this month, this will be of particular interest to you.

Pizza will be served while it lasts.

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

The following government programs have 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.

1Ls for SUMMER 2014

Federal

•Department of Transportation – Office of Litigation Volunteer Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/14)
•Comptroller of the Currency – Law Department Summer Legal Internship (Unpaid, Deadline 01/17/14)
•Inter-American Foundation – Office of General Counsel Summer Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/17/14)
•Department of Transportation – Office of Chief Counsel, Maritime Administration Internship/Externship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/30/14)
•Environmental Protection Agency – R3 Law Clerk Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)

State & Local Government

•North Carolina Office of Attorney General – Department of Justice Summer Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/17/14)
•Oregon Department of Justice – Summer Law Clerk Program (Paid, Deadline 01/29/14)
•Clark County District Attorney’s Office – Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)
•Houston Legal Department – Student Externships (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)
•Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – Governor’s Office of General Counsel Summer Extern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)
•Texas Attorney General – Law Clerk Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)
•Office of the Attorney General Vermont – Civil Rights Unit Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)

2Ls for SPRING 2014

State & Local Government

•Government of the District of Columbia – Office of Police Complaints Law Clerk Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/17/14)

2Ls for SUMMER 2014

Federal

•Department of Commerce – Office of General Counsel Legal Internship Program (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/14)
•National Labor Relations Board – Division of Enforcement litigation Appellate & Supreme Court Litigation Branch Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/14)
•National Labor Relations Board – Division of Judges Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/14)
•Smithsonian Institution – Office of General Counsel Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/14)
•Department of Transportation – Office of Litigation Volunteer Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/14)
•Comptroller of the Currency – Law Department Summer Legal Internship (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/14)
•Inter-American Foundation – Office of General Counsel Summer Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/17/14)
•Department of Transportation – Office of Chief Counsel Maritime Administration
  Internship/Externship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/30/14)
•Environmental Protection Agency – R3 Law Clerk Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)

State & Local Government

•Department of Commerce – National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Office of General Counsel Alaska  Section Summer Legal Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/14)
•North Carolina Office of Attorney General – Department of Justice  Summer Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/17/14)
•Oregon Department of Justice – Summer Law Clerk Program (Paid, Deadline 01/29/14)
•Clark County District Attorney’s Office – Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)
•Office of the District Attorney Denver, CO – Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)
•Houston Legal Department – Student Externships (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)
•Department of the Interior – Office of the Solicitor Legal Internship/Externship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)
•Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – Governor’s Office of General Counsel (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)
•Office of the Attorney General Vermont – Civil Rights Unit Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/31/14)

3Ls for SPRING  2014

Federal

•Department of Commerce – Office of General Counsel Legal Internship Program (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline 01/15/14)

State & Local Government

•Government of the District of Columbia – Office of Police Complaints Law Clerk Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 01/17/14)

U.S. Navy JAG Information Session - TODAY - Monday, January 13th at Noon in Room 177

If you are interested in opportunities with the U.S. Navy JAG, please attend an Information Session presented by a recruiting officer TODAY - Monday, January 13th from Noon to 1:00 in Room 177.

Etiquette for the Professional!

On Tuesday, January 14 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 P.M. in Room 175, the Office of Professional Development is hosting a program on "Etiquette for the Professional".

Nationally renowned speaker, Terri Thompson, will be giving an informative and sometimes humorous
presentation on proper business and law firm etiquette. Terri brings a fun, light approach to the much-needed art of business and social etiquette for today's professionals. 

We encourage all students to attend; however, if you are planning to participate in the mock interviews later this month, this will be of particular interest to you.

Pizza will be served while it lasts.