Professional Development News

Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair (SIPJF) - Tuesday, July 31st in Atlanta, GA

SIPJF is an opportunity for rising 2L and 3L students and recent graduates to meet with corporations, law firms or government agencies that practice any aspect of intellectual property law in the fields of technology, science, business, media, arts, entertainment and sports.

The job fair will take place in Atlanta, GA on Tuesday, July 31st.  If you are interested in attending, please complete the Student - Graduate Participation Form along with a $30 registration fee (unless you are paying online) and return to the Office of Professional Development by Wednesday, May 16th.

 

Forum for Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney candidates at LBA on May 9, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.

The Young Lawyers Section of the Louisville Bar Association will be hosting a forum on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 4:30 pm for the candidates running for Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney. The forum will be held at the Louisville Bar Association, 600 W. Main Street, and a dessert reception will follow. This event is open to the public.  It will be a great opportunity to learn more about the candidates and to network with the candidates and other attorneys.

Forum for Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney candidates at LBA on May 9, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.

The Young Lawyers Section of the Louisville Bar Association will be hosting a forum on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 4:30pm for the candidates running for Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney. The forum will be held at the Louisville Bar Center, and a dessert reception will follow. This event is open to the public.  It will be a great opportunity to learn more about the candidates and to network with the candidates and other attorneys.

Public Service Opportunity Available - Non-Profit Seeks 501(c)(3) Status

A non-profit organization has contacted the Public Service Office seeking a student to assist them in establishing 501(c)(3) status. If you are interested in helping this organization, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. The first person contacting Ms. Scinta will be signed up for the project. The organization is willing to wait until after finals to get started.

Temporary Summer Employment Opportunity with Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau has a temporary opening on their consumer Business Reports lines that would be available immediately and extending for the next 8 weeks, possibly longer into the summer.  The student will be paid $15.00/hour.  The work will involve assisting consumers in filing complaints, obtaining business reports, and referrals to agencies outside the BBB. There is also an opportunity to complete 30 hours of public service credit after the paid portion of the work is ended. The schedule would be Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. with an hour for lunch. They will provide parking and good, strong coffee. Dress is business casual.

Iinterested students should submit a resume to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu or Dean Urbach at kathy.urbach@louisville.edu by 9:00 a.m. Monday, April 30. Resumes will also be accepted in hard copy.

Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy Needs Students!

The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy is need of student interns for the summer in their LaGrange and Frankfort offices.  They need one student in their LaGrange Office and three students in their Frankfort Office.  The descriptions of the work in both offices is as follows:

Department of Public Advocacy, Post-Conviction (LaGrange) - Law students will assist DPA attorneys with post-conviction cases. Assignments would include record review, legal research, claim drafting, and an Oldham County prison visit to meet the client.

Department of Public Advocacy, Appeals Branch (Frankfort) - Law students will assist criminal appellate attorneys with legal research including statutory and constitutional analysis of criminal rules, statutes and practices; drafting sections of appellate briefs; reviewing trial records to marshal facts to support appellate argument. Opportunity to observe oral argument before Kentucky Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.

Students will be able to count their hours toward their public service requirement.  Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.  Assignments will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Temporary Summer Employment Opportunity with Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau has a temporary opening on their consumer Business Reports lines that would be available immediately and extending for the next 8 weeks, possibly longer into the summer. The work will involve assisting consumers in filing complaints, obtaining business reports, and referrals to agencies outside the BBB.  There is also an opportunity to complete 30 hours of public service credit after the paid portion of the work is ended.  The schedule would be Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. with an hour for lunch. They will provide parking and good, strong coffee. Dress is business casual.

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit a resume to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu or Dean Urbach at kathy.urbach@louisville.edu by 9:00 a.m. Monday, April 30.  Resumes will also be accepted in hard copy.

Public Service Opportunity Available

A non-profit organization has contacted the Public Service Office seeking a student to assist them in establishing 501(c)(3) status. If you are interested in helping this organization, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. The first person contacting Ms. Scinta will be signed up for the project. The organization is willing to wait until after finals to get started.  This would be a great project to work on over the summer.

Paid Summer Intern for ResCare, Inc. - Acquisitions Team, Development Department

ResCare, Inc. the nation's leading Human Services Company, is seeking a Summer Intern to work with the Acquisitions Team in the Development Department.  The Development Department is responsible for all Mergers and Acquisitons.  This is a paid position.

For additional information and to apply, go to:  https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students and click on "Jobs & Resume Collection".   

 

Office of Professional Development Resources

Still don't have your resume ready to send out or need a cover letter critiqued?  If you don't have time to meet during finals, send your resume and/or cover letter to Ms. Reh as an attachment.  It will be reviewed and returned to you with comments and suggested revisions.

If you would like to meet to discuss your resume, cover letter or summer opportunities , please contact her or sign up for an appointment.