Professional Development News

Spring 2013 Session 1 On Campus Interview Hiring Deadlines are Sunday

The deadline to submit information to Session 1 employers is Sunday, January 20th at 11:59 pm.  That includes the following on campus interview employers:  Stoll Keenon Ogden; Intellectual Property Control Corp.; U.S. Attorney's Office; Stites & Harbison; Seiller Waterman; Jones Ward; Republic Bank; Vaughn & Smith

If you are having difficulty navigating Symplicity or uploading your documents, please e-mail Assistant Dean Hajek or Debra Reh and we will be glad to help (even over the weekend).

 

U.S. Marine Corps JAG Information Session - Tuesday, January 22nd at Noon in Room 177

Please join Captain Michael Masters for a PowerPoint presentation Information Session on Tuesday, January 22nd in Room 177 at Noon.

There will be pizza for those who attend.

 

TODAY - Workshop on Resumes and Cover Letters

TODAY, Laurel Hajek, Assistant Dean for the Office of Professional Development, will conduct a workshop for ALL students on improving their resume and/or cover letter. Dean Hajek will be available to answer questions you may have.

There will be two brown-bag sessions offered. The first session will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The second session will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Both sessions will be held in Room 177. 

Don't miss this opportunity!

Attention 3L's - How Many Public Service Hours Did You Perform?

The Office of Professional Development will be awarding the Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Award to the graduating senior who has recorded the most hours on his or her timesheet for their Public Service project(s). This award is a very distinquished wall plaque and is awarded each year at the Awards Banquet, which is scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2013.

If you feel you may be in the running for this award, the deadline for turning in your timesheets to be recorded is MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013!

If you have already completed your project and turned in your timesheet, please see Jina in Room 180 to see if you could be in the running for this award.

 

Non-Profit Law and Organizations Showcase TODAY!

Please join the Women's Law Caucus and the Office of Professional Development for an informative panel session regarding careers in non-profit law and local non-profits TODAY from 12-1 in Room 175. Panelists will discuss their careers and non-profit organizations as well as answer student questions.

Our guest speakers will include:

Jeff Yussman- an attorney at Wyatt who assists clients with charitable planning and is a board member for Wellspring.
Becca O'Neill- a UofL Law graduate from Kentucky Refugee Ministries.
Martha Hasselbacher- former general counsel for Norton Healthcare and board member for the Doctors and Lawyers for Kids Program.
Heather Singleton- a representative from Camp Marc who also works at Norton's.
Lara MacGregor- founder of the non-profit organization Hope Scarves.

Lunch will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Courtney Pawley at courtney.pawley@louisville.edu.

Spring 2013 Hiring Season - On Campus Interview Employer

An additional employer has been added to Session 1 of the on campus interviews.  Vaughn & Smith is interested in interviewing first- and second-year students.

Workshop on Resumes and Cover Letters

On Thursday, January 17, Laurel Hajek, Assistant Dean for the Office of Professional Development, will conduct a workshop for ALL students on improving their resume and/or cover letter. Dean Hajek will be available to answer questions you may have.

There will be two brown-bag sessions offered. The first session will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The second session will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Both sessions will be held in Room 177.

Don't miss this opportunity!

Boone County Immigration Training Time Change!

If you signed up to participate in the immigration training on Thursday, January 17, please be advised that the training will begin at 6:30 instead of the normal time of 6:00.  The training will still take place in Room 177.

NALP Webinar on Summer Public Interest Job Search - Tuesday, January 15th at Noon

Interested in obtaining a Public Interest job this summer?

The Summer Public Interest Job Search: Expert Tips on Cover Letters, Resumes, Interviewing, and Networking. This two-part webinar series, co-sponsored by NALP and Equal Justice Works, will provide law students and counselors with insight on the key elements of the summer public interest job application process. Attorneys with years of application review experience will highlight do's and don'ts; explain how and why public interest application materials may substantively differ from law firm materials; and explore the dynamics of personal interactions in interviews and networking situations. While the webinars will focus on the public interest job search, the information is applicable to all postgraduate positions. The first webinar will focus on Cover Letters and Resumes on January 15, 12 pm EST. The second webinar will focus on Interviewing and Networking on January 22, 12 pm EST.

Non-Profit Law and Organizations Showcase

Please join the Women's Law Caucus and the Office of Professional Development for an informative panel session regarding careers in non-profit law and local non-profits TOMORROW, January 15 from 12-1 in Room 175. Panelists will discuss their careers and non-profit organizations as well as answer student questions.

Our guest speakers will include:

Jeff Yussman- an attorney at Wyatt who assists clients with charitable planning and is a board member for Wellspring.
Becca O'Neill- a UofL Law graduate from Kentucky Refugee Ministries.
Martha Hasselbacher- former general counsel for Norton Healthcare and board member for the Doctors and Lawyers for Kids Program.
Heather Singleton- a representative from Camp Marc who also works at Norton's.
Lara MacGregor- founder of the non-profit organization Hope Scarves.

Lunch will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Courtney Pawley at courtney.pawley@louisville.edu.