CAREER BLITZ: Law

Topics Include:

  1. Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Undergrad & Post-grad INTERNSHIP (DC)
  2. Planning for Law School? FREE WEBINARS
  3. Boston Law School Forum
  4. The Alliance for Children’s Rights, Legal Assistant JOB (Los Angeles, CA)
  5. District Attorney Office, INTERNSHIP Program (Philadelphia, PA)
  6. Briggs and Morgan, PAID INTERNSHIP (Minneapolis, MN)
  7. The Public Defender Service, Criminal Law Internship Program (DC)
  8. American Bar Association, Individual Rights & Responsibilities INTERN
  9. American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Immigrants’ Rights INTERN (NY & SF)
  10.  SEO, PAID LEGAL INTERNSHIPS

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1. Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Undergrad & Post-grad INTERNSHIP (DC)

The Committee’s mission is to secure equal justice through the rule of law, targeting in particular the inequities confronting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities

Sample internships include: Communications/Development, Community Development, Employment Discrimination, Online Communications and Social Media, Public Policy, or Voting Rights. DEADLINE: NOV 1, 2012 (for Winter/Spring)  http://bit.ly/VDbYiN

2. Planning for Law School? FREE WEBINARS

Michigan State University College of Law is hosting the following:

Career Options and Market Outlook for Attorneys-NOV 7, 2012 (WED) 7:30-8:30PM

Crafting Your Best Personal Statement-NOV 19, 2012 (MON) 3:30PM

Register at:  http://bit.ly/UwG7KU

3. Boston Law School Forum

This is a great opportunity to talk with Law School representatives and attend workshops (i.e: About the  LSAT, The Application Process, Financing a Legal Education).

NOV 17, 2012 (SAT) FREE ADMISSION  http://bit.ly/YJBi6j

4. The Alliance for Children’s Rights, Legal Assistant JOB (Los Angeles, CA)

The Alliance’s mission is to provide poor children, primarily in foster care, with free legal representation and appropriate social service referrals.  The legal assistant to support its Special Education Program including early intervention, special education, school to prison pipeline and general foster care education advocacy.  http://bit.ly/YYUrAo

5. District Attorney Office, INTERNSHIP Program (Philadelphia, PA)

The Undergraduate Internship Program is designed to give exposure to the prosecutor’s role in the Philadelphia criminal justice system and for the Office to scout perspective employees. Students gain exposure to criminal case prosecution. DEADLINE: NOV 15, 2012 (spring term) & FEB 15, 2013 (summer term)   http://1.usa.gov/T2vh0D

6. Briggs and Morgan, PAID INTERNSHIP (Minneapolis, MN)

Briggs and Morgan is seeking applicants for a January/winter break internship program for undergraduate juniors or seniors to increase opportunities for diverse students to become acquainted with the practice of law and to help them determine if they want to pursue a legal career.

DEADLINE: NOV 12, 2012   http://bit.ly/U97b2u

7. The Public Defender Service, Criminal Law Internship Program (DC)

Provides undergraduate and graduate students with the fundamental investigative techniques and the relevant criminal law knowledge needed to assist staff attorneys. DEADLINE: DEC 12, 2012 (winters/spring term) FEB 11, 2013 (summer term ) http://bit.ly/SBeP6t

8. American Bar Association, Individual Rights & Responsibilities INTERN

Intern will perform research and will assist in monitoring legal and legislative developments on various civil rights, civil liberties, and human rights issues. *Year round internships*  http://bit.ly/Tui5ze

9. American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Immigrants’ Rights INTERN (NY & SF)

Interns will work on the Immigrants’ Rights Program, including: research, develop web based updates, track current legislation related to immigration, respond to inquiries from persons seeking legal assistance. http://bit.ly/SN1zOy

10. SEO, PAID LEGAL INTERNSHIPS

SEO is the only program of its kind to offer pre-law school students an opportunity to intern with a top firm.  Interns will observe and experience first-hand the day-to-day duties and responsibilities of corporate attorneys at some of the nation’s most prestigious firms.   http://bit.ly/StALjw

Check out the law webpage at http://bit.ly/QhnXO8

AND  the law school site at http://bit.ly/R43g8m

Make an appointment by calling 603-646-2215

Law School Fair Thursday 9/20: How to Prepare

Is law school in your future? Want to learn more about schools and how the application process works.

Don’t miss Dartmouth’s 1st Annual Law School Fair on Sept. 20th, the second day of the Employer Connections Fair. Meet with representatives from 42 schools —  including Northwestern School of Law, Cornell Law School, Vanderbilt University Law School, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Mark your calendar:
Thursday, September 20th

12-4 pm at the Top of the Hop

No resumes necessary. Business casual attire, friendly questions, and smiles recommended. For a quick two minute run-down of questions to ask and how to prepare, click here.

Get Ready for the 1st Annual Law School Fair!

Known you’ve wanted to be a lawyer since the first time you watched Jack McCoy close a case on Law & Order? Participated on Dartmouth’s Mock Trial team since freshman year and ready to hit the ground running with your law school applications?

Come to Dartmouth College’s 1st Annual Law School Fair on Sept. 20th, the second day of the Employer Connections Fair. Meet with representatives from 42 schools —  including Northwestern School of Law, Cornell Law School, Vanderbilt University Law School, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Mark your calendar:

Thursday, September 20th
12-4 pm at the Top of the Hop

Wednesday: Meet with Cornell, Duke, NYU, and Stanford Law School Admissions Deans

9/12 (Wed) at 5pm
Location: Carpenter 013
RSVP BY VISITING THIS LINK: http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/ktcdd

This info session will offer specific information on how to apply to law school, discuss the criteria law schools use to evaluate applicants, and explain special programs and scholarships. Deans of Admissions at Cornell, Duke, NYU and Stanford share strategies for applying to law school as well as common mistakes to avoid. This program is intended for all students planning on applying to law school this fall or in the near future.

Career Blitz: LAW

Topics Include:

  1. Vogel, Slade & Goldstein, LLP; Paralegal (DC)
  2. Special Spring Series at the Rockefeller Center
  3. Free Webinar: Educational Debt and the Financial Aspects of Planning for Law School
  4. Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars Program; Rutgers University School of Law – Camden
  5. College Prelaw Summer Institute; Cooley Law School

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1. Vogel, Slade & Goldstein, LLP; Paralegal (DC)

Typically a one-year position (beginning late June 2012) for recent college graduates considering a career in law.  Assist the three partners in representation of whistleblowers in Government fraud cases.  Handle wide range of tasks including legal research, document analysis, factual investigation (computer research, witness interviews, etc.), and drafting/editing case memos and other documents, as well as administrative duties such as file maintenance. Deadline: April 20

Apply thru DartBoard Job ID # 4812

2. Special Spring Series at the Rockefeller Center

Discussion with Thomas Barnico, J.D. ’77, Lecturer at Boston College Law School and former Assistant Attorney General of Massachusetts from 1981-2010, Dinner Included! Upcoming topics include:

April 16th        State-Federal Relations

April 23rd       Critical Views of Attorneys General

April 30th       Law Career Opportunities

Register at: http://bit.ly/IO70YX

3. Free Webinar: Educational Debt and the Financial Aspects of Planning for Law School

Hosted by Michigan State University College of Law. Topics will include: Understanding the complete costs of earning a law degree, Appreciating the impact of high levels of educational debt, Loan program costs and repayment options, and Creating a financial plan that minimizes borrowing.

Tuesday, April 24 – 7:30 p.m. Register at: http://bit.ly/HMz2WX

4. Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars Program; Rutgers University School of Law – Camden

This is a pre-law program for undergraduate students. It is a 4 week immersion program into the legal world. The primary purpose of the program is to increase the diversity and qualifications of applicants applying to law school while also promoting the success of underrepresented minorities in the legal profession.   The PLUS Program will include: Law school classes, Field trips (law firms, legal services organizations and other venues), Guest Speakers, Professionalism Seminars, and a moot court competition. Deadline: April 15

For more information and to apply: http://bit.ly/HFbbm8

5. College Prelaw Summer Institute; Cooley Law School

Summer program open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors. It takes place from May 30 – June 29. Program highlights include: $750 stipend upon successful completion of the program, 2 practice LSAT exams, Mock trial experience and career exploration luncheons with judges and lawyers.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: April 27, 2012 http://bit.ly/Iq8JBi 

For more information on the field of Law as a career:  http://bit.ly/JmlT0F