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Government Honors & Internship Updates

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.

2Ls for SUMMER 2014

Federal

·Health & Human Services – Departmental Appeals Board, Volunteer Internship/Externship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 10/31/13)
·Commission on Security & Cooperation in Europe – US Helsinki Commission Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Enforcement Division Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Department of Energy – Office of General Counsel Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Executive Office of the President – Office of Science and Technology Policy OSTP Student Volunteer Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Federal Communications  – International Bureau Satellite Division Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Office of Diversity and Civil Rights Civil Liberties Division Legal Internship (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Department of Homeland Security – Office of General Counsel Summer Law Extern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
·Nuclear Regulatory Commission – Office of General Counsel Summer Intern Program (Paid, Deadline 11/15/13)

State & Local Government

·Wisconsin Department of Justice – Division of Legal Services Legal and Criminal Investigation Externship (Unpaid, Deadline late Oct.)
·Equal Employment Opportunity – Chicago District Office (Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis) Volunteer Legal Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13 for Chicago Legal Unit)
·Georgia Attorney General – Department of Law Summer Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
·CA District Attorney’s Office Sacramento  County – Summer Law Intern Program (Paid, Dadline 11/15/13)

2Ls for SPRING 2014

Federal

·National Nuclear Security Administration – Office of General Counsel Summer Legal Internship Program (Paid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Department of State – Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Department of State – Student Internship Program (unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Office of Legal Counsel Legal Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
·Federal Communications Commission – International Bureau Strategic Analysis & Negotiations Division Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
·Institute of Museum & Library Services – Office of General Counsel Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
·Overseas Private Investment Corporation – Department of Legal Affairs Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)

State & Local Government

·Office of the City Attorney Boise, ID – Legal Intern-Extern Program (Paid, Deadline 10/31/13)
·Office of the Governor Texas – Texas Governor’s Fellowship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)

3Ls for Attorney Positions POST GRADUATION

State & Local Government

Ohio Attorney General’s Office – 2014-15 Simon Karas Fellowship (Paid, Deadline 10/25/13)
·New York City Law Department – One-Year Corporation Counsel Clerkship (Paid, Deadline 11/01/13)

SPRING 2014 Federal

·Health & Human Services – Departmental  Appeals Board Volunteer Internship/Externship Program (Unpaid,   Deadline 10/31/13)
·Commission on Security * Cooperation in Europe – US Helsinki Commission Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Enforcement Division Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Department of Energy – Office of General Counsel Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Executive Office of the President – Office of Science & Technology Policy OSTP Student Volunteer Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Federal Communications – International  Bureau Satellite Division Student internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
·Federal Communications Commission – International Bureau Strategic Analysis & Negotiations Division Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
·Institute of Museum & Library Services – Office of General Counsel Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
·Overseas Private Investment Corporation – Department of Legal Affairs Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)

State & Local Government

·Wisconsin Department of Justice – Division of Legal Services Legal and Criminal Investigation Externship (Unpaid, Deadline late Oct.)
·Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Chicago District Office (Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis) Volunteer Legal Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13 for Chicago Legal)
·Office of the Governor Texas – Texas Governor’s Fellowship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)

Students are Needed for Legal Aid Wills Clinic on Wednesday, October 23

Legal Aid will be celebrating Pro Bono Week the week of October 21. As part of this celebration, they have scheduled a wills clinic for Wednesday, October 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Mabel Wiggins Center. They are in need of 3 students to assist with this clinic. No training will be required for this clinic. Students will assist the assigned attorneys with making changes to the documents that the clients request during the clinic and act as witnesses and notaries, if any of the students are notaries. Students will receive public service credit. If you would like to participate in this clinic, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. The first three students to e-mail will be signed up.
This would be a great opportunity for students who only need a few hours to complete their public service requirement.

Government Honors & Internship Updates

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.

2Ls for SUMMER 2014

Federal

•Health & Human Services – Departmental Appeals Board, Volunteer Internship/Externship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 10/31/13)
•Commission on Security & Cooperation in Europe – US Helsinki Commission Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Enforcement Division Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Department of Energy – Office of General Counsel Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Executive Office of the President – Office of Science and Technology Policy OSTP Student Volunteer Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Federal Communications  – International Bureau Satellite Division Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Office of Diversity and Civil Rights Civil Liberties Division Legal Internship (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Department of Homeland Security – Office of General Counsel Summer Law Extern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
•Nuclear Regulatory Commission – Office of General Counsel Summer Intern Program (Paid, Deadline 11/15/13)

State & Local Government

•Wisconsin Department of Justice – Division of Legal Services Legal and Criminal Investigation Externship (Unpaid, Deadline late Oct.)
•Equal Employment Opportunity – Chicago District Office (Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis) Volunteer Legal Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13 for Chicago Legal Unit)
•Georgia Attorney General – Department of Law Summer Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
•CA District Attorney’s Office Sacramento  County – Summer Law Intern Program (Paid, Dadline 11/15/13)

2Ls for SPRING 2014

Federal

•National Nuclear Security Administration – Office of General Counsel Summer Legal Internship Program (Paid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Department of State – Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Department of State – Student Internship Program (unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Office of Legal Counsel Legal Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
•Federal Communications Commission – International Bureau Strategic Analysis & Negotiations Division Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
•Institute of Museum & Library Services – Office of General Counsel Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
•Overseas Private Investment Corporation – Department of Legal Affairs Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)

 State & Local Government

•Office of the City Attorney Boise, ID – Legal Intern-Extern Program (Paid, Deadline 10/31/13)
•Office of the Governor Texas – Texas Governor’s Fellowship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)

3Ls for Attorney Positions POST GRADUATION

State & Local Government

•Ohio Attorney General’s Office – 2014-15 Simon Karas Fellowship (Paid, Deadline 10/25/13)
•New York City Law Department – One-Year Corporation Counsel Clerkship (Paid, Deadline 11/01/13)

SPRING 2014

Federal

•Health & Human Services – Departmental  Appeals Board Volunteer Internship/Externship Program (Unpaid,   Deadline 10/31/13)
•Commission on Security * Cooperation in Europe – US Helsinki Commission Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Enforcement Division Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Department of Energy – Office of General Counsel Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Executive Office of the President – Office of Science & Technology Policy OSTP Student Volunteer Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Federal Communications – International  Bureau Satellite Division Student internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13)
•Federal Communications Commission – International Bureau Strategic Analysis & Negotiations Division Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
•Institute of Museum & Library Services – Office of General Counsel Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)
•Overseas Private Investment Corporation – Department of Legal Affairs Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)

State & Local Government

•Wisconsin Department of Justice – Division of Legal Services Legal and Criminal Investigation Externship (Unpaid, Deadline late Oct.)
•Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Chicago District Office (Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis) Volunteer Legal Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/01/13 for Chicago Legal)
•Office of the Governor Texas – Texas Governor’s Fellowship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 11/15/13)

Lawlapalooza T-shirts Still on Sale!

We had another successful Lawlapalooza!  If you weren't able to attend this year, you missed out on a great time.  Hopefully, you will be able to attend next year.

If you missed getting your official Lawlapalooza t-shirt, they are still on sale either in Room 180 or the Law Resource Center.

Students are Needed for Legal Aid Wills Clinic on Wednesday, October 23

Legal Aid will be celebrating Pro Bono Week the week of October 21. As part of this celebration, they have scheduled a wills clinic for Wednesday, October 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Mabel Wiggins Center. They are in need of 3 students to assist with this clinic. No training will be required for this clinic. Students will assist the assigned attorneys with making changes to the documents that the clients request during the clinic and act as witnesses and notaries, if any of the students are notaries. Students will receive public service credit. If you would like to participate in this clinic, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. The first three students to e-mail will be signed up.
This would be a great opportunity for students who only need a few hours to complete their public service requirement.

Students Needed for Legal Aid Wills Clinic on Wednesday, October 23

Legal Aid will be celebrating Pro Bono Week the week of October 21. As part of this celebration, they have scheduled a wills clinic for Wednesday, October 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Mabel Wiggins Center. They are in need of 3 students to assist with this clinic. No training will be required for this clinic. Students will assist the assigned attorneys with making changes to the documents that the clients request during the clinic and act as witnesses and notaries, if any of the students are notaries. Students will receive public service credit. If you would like to participate in this clinic, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. The first three students to e-mail will be signed up.
This would be a great opportunity for students who only need a few hours to complete their public service requirement.

ABA Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program

The ABA Business Law Section sponsors a Diversity Clerkship Program. This summer program provides business law clerkship placements for nine qualified diverse first or second year law students. Participating clerks will receive support and mentoring in the business law field and exposure to business practices that many of them lack. Participants in the Diversity Clerkship will receive a $6,000 stipend to cover living expenses upon the start of their Clerkship.  The deadline for applying is December 27, 2013.

Applicant criteria:

•Applicants must be current first or second year law students attending an ABA-approved law school.
•Applicants must be considered diverse in one of the following ways:
•Law student of color
•Women
•Law students with disabilities
•LGBT law students
•Students who have overcome social or economic disadvantages such as a physical disability, financial constraints, or cultural impediments to becoming a law student
•Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
•Applicants must be ABA Law Student Division and Business Law Section Members.

For more information and to download the 2014 Diversity Clerkship Application, go to http://www.americanbar.org/groups/business_law/initiatives_awards/divers...

TODAY! Office of Professional Development Mandatory Meeting with First Years (Section 2)

The Office of Professional Development will be conducting the mandatory meeting with Section 2 first year students TODAY from 12:15 - 2:15 p.m. in Room 175.

All first year students in Section 2 are expected to attend. Dean Hajek will discuss different career options available for law students, the job search process, timelines for hiring, and resources available through the Office of Professional Development. The training session will also cover students' mandatory pro bono requirement, the Symplicity Job Search Database and the Spring on campus hiring season. Pizza will be served. Please mark your calendars. Any student who has a conflict and cannot attend the training session should contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu

Students are Needed for Legal Aid Wills Clinic on Wednesday, October 23

Legal Aid will be celebrating Pro Bono Week the week of October 21. As part of this celebration, they have scheduled a wills clinic for Wednesday, October 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Mabel Wiggins Center. They are in need of 3 students to assist with this clinic. No training will be required for this clinic. Students will assist the assigned attorneys with making changes to the documents that the clients request during the clinic and act as witnesses and notaries, if any of the students are notaries. Students will receive public service credit. If you would like to participate in this clinic, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. The first three students to e-mail will be signed up.
This would be a great opportunity for students who only need a few hours to complete their public service requirement.

Summer 2014 Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Student Internship Program

The Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) in Chicago has paid Summer 2014 Student Internships with 25 legal service agencies in Illinois.  Second-year students can apply now and first-year students can apply on December 1.

A list and description of the 25 agencies is attached.  It is also in the Document Library on Symplicity.