Professional Development News

New Session Added to Spring 2013 Hiring Season - KY Department of Public Advocacy

The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy will be interviewing interested 1L/2L students for an unpaid summer intern position on March 1st.  Interested students may apply beginning February 1 on Symplicity.

Unpaid summer intern positions are available in any of the Trial offices across the state as well as the Frankfort Post Trial Division.  Positions begin in mid-May and end in early August.  The work week is 37.5 hours with a total of 450 hours for the 12 week internship.

The experiences of summer interns are as varied as the offices in which they are assigned.  However, they receive mentoring and training in all situations.  Writing briefs, conducting law research, transcribing trial tapes, and taking part in client interviews are examples of what a DPA summer intern may expect.

More information about the KY DPA can be found at:  www.dpa.ky.govYou may also contact Patti Heying, Recruiter at:  (502)564-8006 or e-mail:  Patti.Heying@ky.gov

Students who have applied for Public Service Fellowships may also apply for the unpaid summer intern position.

RSVP for Starbucks General Counsel, Lucy Lee Helm, on Thursday, February 7th

Because we are anticipating a large crowd to attend the event on Thursday, February 7th, we would like for students who plan on attending to RSVP through Symplicity.  This will assist the PD Office in planning for food and Starbucks coffee.

To RSVP, log in to Symplicity.  Click on "Events" and click on "Starbucks".  Once the page has refreshed,  click "RSVP".  You can also have this added to your calendar.

The deadline to RSVP will be Noon on Wednesday, February 6th.

New Session added to Spring 2013 Hiring Season - KY Department of Public Advocacy

The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy will be interviewing interested 1L/2L students for an unpaid summer intern position on March 1st.  Interested students may apply beginning February 1 on Symplicity.

Unpaid summer intern positions are available in any of the Trial offices across the state as well as the Frankfort Post Trial Division.  Positions begin in mid-May and end in early August.  The work week is 37.5 hours with a total of 450 hours for the 12 week internship.

The experiences of summer interns are as varied as the offices in which they are assigned.  However, they receive mentoring and training in all situations.  Writing briefs, conducting law research, transcribing trial tapes, and taking part in client interviews are examples of what a DPA summer intern may expect.

More information about the KY DPA can be found at:  www.dpa.ky.gov

You may also contact Patti Heying, Recruiter at:  (502)564-8006 or e-mail:  Patti.Heying@ky.gov

Students who have applied for Public Service Fellowships may also apply for the unpaid summer intern position.

RSVP for Starbucks General Counsel, Lucy Lee Helm, on Thursday, February 7

Because we are anticipating a large crowd to attend the event on Thursday, February 7th, we would like for students who plan on attending to RSVP through Symplicity.  This will assist the PD Office in planning for food and coffee.

To RSVP, log in to Symplicity.  Click on "Events" and click on "Starbucks".  Once the page has refreshed,  click "RSVP".  You can also have this added to your calendar.

The deadline to RSVP will be Noon on Tuesday, February 5th.

How to Get a State Judicial Clerkship or Staff Attorney Position and Summer Judicial Internships!

Have you ever wondered how people get their state clerkship or staff attorney positions? Do you have an interest in volunteering for a judge over the summer? You won't want to miss the next Office of Professional Development information session on Wednesday, February 6, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175.

Four of our alums, Mary Jo Gleason (Class of '96), Kathi Jones (Class of '97), Brittany McKenna and Samantha Hupman (Class of '12) will be available to speak to you about how they got their jobs and where and how you can find those jobs, as well. They will also be discussing opportunities for summer judicial internships that are available to our students.

This is session is of interest to all students. If you are a 1L or 2L and have an interest in volunteering for a judge either during the school year or for a summer, you will want to attend. If you are 3L interested in finding out more about state judicial clerkships or staff attorney positions, this is for you.
Pizza will be served while it lasts. See you there!

Lucy Lee Helm, General Counsel and VP of Starbucks to speak - Thursday, February 7th at Noon in 275

Lucy Lee Helm, a 1982 graduate of the law school, will be speaking briefly about her career and then open the floor for questions on Thursday, February 7th at Noon in room 275.

Starbucks coffee and sandwiches will be served to those attending the program.

Click on: 

http://news.starbucks.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=668  for additional information on Ms. Helm.

Public Service Fellowship Application Deadline

This is a reminder that if you are planning to apply for Summer 2013 public service fellowships, the deadline for applying on Symplicity is TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 at midnight. When applying, please be sure that you have uploaded your resume and personal statement, along with your application. If all the necessary documents are not uploaded, your application will not be forwarded for consideration.

Deadline for Session 2 Spring 2013 On Campus Interviews - Sunday, February 3rd

These Session 2 Spring 2013 OCI employers have Sunday, February 3rd deadline:

Fogle Keller Purdy - interviewing 3L for associate position; top 25% preferred, Law Journal and/or Moot Court preferred; website:  www.fkplaw.com Requesting resume, cover letter, transcript and writing sample

Waters Tyler Hofmann & Scott (New Albany, IN) - interviewing 3L for association position; website:  www.wthslaw.com Requesting resume, cover letter, transcript and writing sample

Reminger Co. - interviewing 1L/2L for law clerk full-time in summer and part-time during semester (if possible); top 50% of class, trial team/moot court preferred, but not required; website:  www.reminger.com Requesting resume, cover letter transcript and writing sample

Apply on Symplicity - "OCI" - "Session 2"

 

Barbri Fellowship Silent Auction Bidding Ends TODAY!

This is a reminder that the Barbri silent auction ends TODAY at 12:30 p.m.  This will be your last chance to bid on two $1,000 gift certificates for the bar review course. The bid sheets are located outside the Office of Professional Development Suite, and payment is due two weeks after bidding closes. Payment can be made by check or credit card. The winners of the certificates will be announced at Table Day. All money raised through the silent auction will benefit the Barbri Fellowship, which will support a student to work at the Ky. Department of Public Advocacy over the summer

Opportunities in Frankfort Information Session - cancelled for Tuesday, January 29th

Because of a scheduling conflict on Tuesday, January 29th, the Opportunities in Frankfort Information Session is cancelled.  As soon as a new date is selected, we will advertise it.