Professional Development News

How To Get A Federal Government Job - Tuesday, August 27 - 12:10 p.m. - Room 171

If you are interested in Federal Government jobs, please plan on attending the "How To Get A Federal Government Job" at 12:10 in room 171 on Tuesday, August 27th.  Dean Hajek and Debra Reh will discuss the federal government job search process, useful resources, and timelines.

Pizza and soft drinks will be provided.

Are You Interested in Public Interest Law?

If you're interested in public interest law, The Office of Professional Development will host an information session on the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair on Thursday, August 29 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 171. Dean Hajek and law students who have previously attended the conference will be on hand to answer questions and provide more details.

Mark your calendar for the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair on Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C. The largest public interest career fair in the country, the EJW Conference gives law students from across the country the opportunity to interview with non-profit and government agencies, network with other public interest-minded law students and attorneys, and attend advising and skill-building workshops. The registration and application deadline for submitting resumes is Thursday, September 12.

For more information, go to http://www.equaljusticeworks.org.

It's Fulbright & Big BRIT Scholarship Time at UofL!

The Office of National and International Scholarship Opportunities wants our students to know they are preparing for another great year of scholarship and fellowship advising. 

Each Fall they host a series of workshops, culminating in a week of campus interviews that prepare applicants to submit highly competitive applications for Academic Grants and English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs) to countries around the world. Although they are looking for graduating seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates and alumni (up to 5 years out) to apply for the Fulbright for 2014-2015, first and second year students are also invited to attend the workshops.

The first workshop will be held on Friday, August 30. There will be two sessions from which to choose. One session will be from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and the other will be from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Both sessions will take place in Room 139 of the Shumaker Research Building.

There is a series of upcoming deadlines for students interested in applying. These deadlines are listed on the attached scholarship announcement.

If you think you might be interested in applying, please notify Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

U.S. Army JAG Information Session - 12:15 p.m in room 112 - Monday, August 26

Captain Milton Turner will be conducting an Information Session on Monday, August 26th at 12:15 p.m. in the Brandeis Room (112).  All interested students are welcome to attend.

 

Eddins Domine Law Group seeking part-time Runner/Clerk this semester

Eddins Domine Law Group is seeking a 2L/3L student for a Runner/Clerk position to work 10-15 hours a week during the fall semester.  The schedule is flexible although they would prefer a student who can work Wednesday afternoons and Thursday mornings.

For additional information and how to apply, log on to Symplicity.  The deadline is close of business on Wednesday, August 28th.

 

 

Government Honors & Internship Opportunities

The following government programs have 2L/3L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2013-14 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at https://www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm.  

Login information for the Handbook may be found on the Professional Development portion of the law school website under "Job Banks", "Job Search Resources page" or you can contact Ms. Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu    

2L Summer

•Environmental Protection Agency – Office of General Counsel Summer Honors Program (Unpaid, Deadline 8/30/13)
•Government Accountability Office – Office of General Counsel, Summer Associate Program (Paid, Deadline 08/30/13)
•Indiana Office of the Attorney General – Law Clerkship Program (Paid, Deadline 09/01/13)
•Department of State – Office of the Legal Advisor (Civil), Summer Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 09/01/13)
•Department of Justice – Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) (Paid, Deadline 09/03/13)

3L

•Department of State – Office of the Legal Advisor (Civil) 3-Year New Attorney Program (Paid, Deadline 09/01/13)
•Department of Justice – Attorney General’s Honors Program (Paid, Deadline 09/03/13)
•Attorney General of Washington – Preferred Pool Status in Attorney Hiring (Paid, Deadline 09/05/13)
•Department of Interior – Office of the Solicitor 2014 Honors Attorney Program (Paid, Deadline 9/05/13)
•Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General – Fellowship Program (Paid, Deadline 09/13/13)
•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)

LBA Pro Se Divorce Clinic Training Available

Are you interested in family law? Are you not sure, but would like to find out? Here's the perfect opportunity for you. The Louisville Bar Association will be holding a training session for students interested in participating in their pro se divorce clinics. The training will be begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 13, 2013 followed by a clinic at 10:00 a.m. Subsequent clinics will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Judicial Center downtown on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Students will receive public service credit for the training and participation in the clinics. Interested second and third year students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to sign up by Friday, August 30.

National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 25 & 26

If you are interested in employment law and would like to attend the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference on October 25 and 26 in Maryland, please view the attachments.

The conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend. The deadline for students to register asking for paid airfare is September 5.
If you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information: 1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers' rights, if any; 2) Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice? Submit to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu by no later than Monday, August 26. In a past Daily Docket announcement, a deadline of September 3 was given. Please note: August 26 is the deadline for submitting statements.

The registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Thursday, October 10.

It's Fulbright & Big BRIT Scholarship Time at UofL!

The Office of National and International Scholarship Opportunities wants our students to know they are preparing for another great year of scholarship and fellowship advising. 

Each Fall they host a series of workshops, culminating in a week of campus interviews that prepare applicants to submit highly competitive applications for Academic Grants and English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs) to countries around the world. Although they are looking for graduating seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates and alumni (up to 5 years out) to apply for the Fulbright for 2014-2015, first and second year students are also invited to attend the workshops.

The first workshop will be held on Friday, August 30. There will be two sessions from which to choose. One session will be from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and the other will be from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Both sessions will take place in Room 139 of the Shumaker Research Building.

There is a series of upcoming deadlines for students interested in applying. These deadlines are listed on the attached scholarship announcement. Also attached is a Fulbright booklet which explains what a Fulbright scholarship is and eligibility requirements.

If you think you might be interested in applying, please notify Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

LBA Pro Se Divorce Clinic Training Available

Are you interested in family law? Are you not sure, but would like to find out? Here's the perfect opportunity for you. The Louisville Bar Association will be holding a training session for students interested in participating in their pro se divorce clinics. The training will be begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 13, 2013 followed by a clinic at 10:00 a.m. Subsequent clinics will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Judicial Center downtown on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Students will receive public service credit for the training and participation in the clinics. Interested second and third year students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to sign up by Friday, August 30.