Professional Development News

Office of Professional Development Networking and Interview Skills Information Session

On Wednesday, January 11, 2012, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., in Room 175, the Office of Professional Development will host an information session to help you with your networking and interview skills. A panel of students will divulge their tips to help you network more efficiently and give advice to help you interview effectively.

Although this is for all students, this would be of particular interest to first year students who plan to participate in mock interviews on January 21. This will be an informative session and we hope you will join us. Free pizza will be served.

Public Service Fellowship Applications for Summer 2012 Now Available!

The Public Service fellowship applications for Summer 2012 are now available. The fellowships that will be awarded and the amount of each fellowship is attached. Descriptions of each fellowship are also located on the bulletin board outside of Room 180 and in the Office of Professional Development Library (Room 186).

Applications are available in the Office of Professional Development Library behind the door in envelopes labeling each application. Applications are also available in Room 180 and online on the Professional Development page of the law school website.

The deadline for each fellowship is Thursday, February 9, 2012. Please be sure to read the qualifications for each fellowship carefully and take note of the additional documents requested. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Scinta.

Boone County Jail January Visit

The next visit to the Boone Co. Jail is Friday, January 20, 2012.  We will meet at the jail at 7:45 am, as usual.

For students who wish to participate, but have not been trained, a training can be conducted for new volunteers on Thursday January 19th, 6pm, at the Law School.  Please see the attached information about this project. Please indicate if you need the training when you RSVP.

Students interested in participating should email Becca O'Neill directly by no later than Friday, January 13th at 5pm.  Her email is boneill@oneillimmigrationlaw.com. Students should copy Prof. Trucios-Haynes on their reservation.  

Please see Jina Scinta (Room 180) to obtain the necessary public service forms to receive your public service credit.

Spring 2012 On Campus Interviews - Bidding

Students may begin bidding on Session I employers on Friday, January 13th in Symplicity.  If you have not received a Symplicity password or have questions regarding Symplicity, please contact Ms. Reh in room 184 or e-mail:  dkreh@louisville.edu

 

Office of Professional Development Networking and Interview Skills Information Session

On Wednesday, January 11, 2012, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., in Room 175, the Office of Professional Development will host an information session to help you with your networking and interview skills.  A panel of students will divulge their tips to help you network more efficiently and give advice to help you interview effectively. 

Although this is for all students, this would be of particular interest to first year students who plan to participate in mock interviews on January 21.  This will be an informative session and we hope you will join us.  Free pizza will be served.

Public Service Fellowship Applications for Summer 2012 Now Available!

The Public Service fellowship applications for Summer 2012 are now available. You may download information about the fellowships that will be awarded and the amount of each fellowship.
Descriptions of each fellowship are also located on the bulletin board outside of Room 180 and in the Office of Professional Development Library, Room 186.

 

Applications are available in the Office of Professional Development Library behind the door in envelopes labeling each application. Applications are also available in Room 180 and online on the Professional Development page of the law school website.

The deadline for each fellowship is Thursday, February 9, 2012. Please be sure to read the qualifications for each fellowship carefully and take note of the additional documents requested. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Scinta.

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

Here are the most current updates for the Government Honors & Internship Handbook.  The website for the handbook is:  www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm  The User ID is:  snicker  and the Password is:  doodle

IMMEDIATE NEED for a 2L Law Clerk this semester

The Oldfather Law Firm has an immediate need for a second-year law clerk to work 15-20 hours a week on an upcoming trial.  Work will be full-time during the summer.

Qualifications include having a 3.0 or above GPA.

If interested, submit a cover letter and resume by NOON on January 12th to:  dkreh@louisville.edu  Address for cover letter is:  Oldfather Law Firm, 1330 S. Third Street, Louisville, KY  40208.

Student information will be forwarded to firm and selections will be made by January 13th.  Interviews will take place at the law school on Tuesday, January 17th.    

A Reminder from the Office of Professional Development

Now that the Spring semester has just begun, the Office of Professional Development wants to remind everyone to be sure to check out the Events calendar on the bulletin board next to the elevators.  There have been some changes and additions recently. 

 Also, remember that public service fellowship applications will be available on Monday, January 9.  Location of the applications and information will be in the Daily Docket on Monday.

Mock Interview Opportunity for 1L's

The SBA and the Office of Professional Development will be providing an opportunity for 1Ls to participate in a mock interview. The interviews will be held on Saturday, January 21, from 9:00am - 1:00pm at the offices of Frost Brown Todd and will be conducted by practicing attorneys. There will also be a follow-up breakfast on Tuesday, February 7th from 8:30am - 10:00am at BBC downtown. The attorneys will also be at this breakfast. These opportunites are a great opportunity to work on your interview skills, have your resume reviewed, and meet local attorneys. An SBA representative will be visiting your classes next week to provide more details and have you sign up! You will be required to attend both events if you sign up.?? Save the Dates!