Professional Development News
There are several summer internship positions still available in Congressman Davis’ District Offices. In the district, these internships are part-time (1-2 days; 5-10 hours a week) and unpaid. Over the past seven years, more than one hundred students have interned. Applicants must be enrolled in college or graduate school.
If you are interested in interning in one of the District Offices this summer, please complete the attached application and apply. For additional information, please contact our Ft. Mitchell Office at (859)426-0080.
Please check out the Symplicity job bank.
Current positions include a paid Summer Intern at Intellectual Property Insurance Services Corporation, a Summer Law Clerk with a KY/IN Domestic Relations Litigation firm and a Law Clerk position with Sales Tillman Wallbaum Catlett & Satterley. Go to: https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students and click on "Jobs & Resume Collection".
The Office of Chief Counsel, IRS is seeking a second-year student who has taken Basic Income Tax to be a Summer 2012 Intern.
For additional information and how to apply, go to: https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students and click on "Jobs & Resume Collection".
Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice Available to UofL students and alums!
The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will be on the UofL campus on Thursday, April 5 at 6pm in Career Development Center (Houchens Bldg, Lower Level) to discuss careers in the field of community organizing with students interested in empowering their communities and working for social change.
Please RSVP by contacting Hannah Wittmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 785.506.8915 with your name, phone #, email address and year in school.
DART is now accepting applications for the 2012 DART Organizers Institute, the paid, four-month field school for people interested in launching a career in community organizing. Participants will undergo a combined classroom and field training covering such topics as:
* Entering a community
* Identifying and training local leaders
* Strategic planning and issue cutting
* Relationship and community building
* Direct Action on community issues
The DART Center has built coalitions throughout the country that have won important victories on a broad set of justice issues including:
* Education reform in low-performing public schools
* Job Training
* Drugs and Violence
* Criminal Recidivism
* Living Wage
* Neighborhood Revitalization
* Predatory Lending
* Affordable Housing, etc.
The DART Organizers Institute combines a classroom orientation with on the ground infield training at a local grassroots organization and in-field training site. Organizers are provided with a cost of living stipend and travel. After successful completion of the program, DART will place graduates into permanent full-time salaried positions earning $32,500/year + benefits.
The DART Organizers Institute will begin July 9, 2012. Training locations and permanent placements sites include cities in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Virginia and Florida.
A few students will be working in Frankfort over the summer and would like to carpool. (Who wouldn't with gas prices steadily increasing?)If you are interested in sharing transportation to Frankfort, please sign the sheet posted on Ms. Reh's door (184). Students can get together to work out the details.
The March 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine featured a list of top lawyers as voted on by fellow Louisville Bar Association members. This is not the same as the Business First Book of Lists - Law Firms list published each December.
There are 52 practice categories include Banking Law, Bet-the-company Litigation, Class Action Law, Consumer Law, Criminal Defense Law - White-collar and Non-white collar, Immigration & Naturalization Law, Information Technology Law, International Trade & Finance Law, Juvenile Law, Media Law.
If you are interested in viewing the list, see Debra Reh in room 184.
Summer Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded program that will provide law students with the opportunity to earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for dedicating their summer to a qualifying legal project at a nonprofit public interest organization. Summer Corps applicants must be a current student at an Equal Justice Works member law school. Summer Corps members may also serve at organizations that currently host Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows and traditional Equal Justice Works Fellows.
For details and to apply, go to: http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/summercorps/more
The deadline to apply is April 10th.