Monthly Archives: September 2017

Public Defender’s Office Seeking Applicants

By | 2017-09-29T10:57:26+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Featured Job, Job Search|

The Cuyahoga County Public Defender's Office is accepting applications from upper-level students through the Fall Recruitment Program. They are recruiting for both Spring 2018 externships and Summer 2018 employment.  If you are interested in one or both of these opportunities, please apply via the OCI module in CareerConnect no later than 11:59 pm on Tuesday, October 10.

Career Conversation: JD Advantage Careers – SureSite Consulting

By | 2017-09-28T14:39:37+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Events, Job Search, Knowledge|

Curious about JD Advantage career paths? Tuesday, October 3 presents you with an opportunity to hear from three C|M|LAW alumni who are working at SureSite Consulting. SureSite was founded in 1999 to provide site development services to the wireless telecommunications industry. The organizations has regularly hired a law student to assist during the semester and/or [...]

University Wide Career Fair

By | 2017-09-28T14:31:08+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Events, Job Search|

The Fall 2017 CSU Career Fair takes place October 4, 2017, at the Wolstein Center. Law students are invited to attend! The Career Fair is an excellent opportunity to connect with more than 140 local employers! The Career Fair includes corporate, government, and non-profit employers. While it is not law-specific, it is a networking opportunity [...]

First-Year Students: Required Workshop October 4

By | 2017-09-27T13:16:20+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Events, Professionalism|

The second required career planning workshop for first-year students will take place in just one week. On October 4 at 5PM join the Office of Career Planning in the Moot Courtroom to discuss "Building and Protecting your Professional Identity." Professionalism is a broad term, and it can take on a variety of meanings in the [...]

Spring 2018 Judicial Externships – Apply Starting October 2

By | 2017-09-26T17:27:56+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Academic Advising|

Are you an upper-level student interested in a Spring 2018 Judicial Externship? The application process starts on Monday! Prepare now by submitting your pre-application (click the link on the right-side of your home page on Career Connect). Then, schedule a brief meeting (in person or by phone) in the Office of Career Planning. Once that [...]

Advice from Hiring Attorneys – How to Stand Out

By | 2017-09-26T13:28:55+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Events, Job Search, Professionalism|

Did you miss the OCP's Program on Monday entitled The View from the Hiring Chair: What Makes Hiring Attorneys Extend an Offer? The panel discussion covered four general topics: Legal Skills; Professional Skills; Resumes and Cover Letters; and Interviewing. If you were unable to attend, we'll provide a few high level quick take-away tips here. [...]

University Wide Mock Interview Day

By | 2017-09-25T14:29:30+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Events, Interviewing, Job Search, Professionalism|

On Friday, September 29, the Cleveland State Career Center will hold a university-wide mock interview program that is open to law students. While the mock interviews are not law-specific, they are conducted by CSU alumni working in a wide variety of professional fields. Interviewers have experience in the private sector and the public sector. If [...]

Law Day at the Information Security Summit

By | 2017-09-21T13:07:27+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Knowledge, Networking|

Law Students attend free! Presented by Benesch Law on Tues, October 31st, from 7 am to 7 pm at the I-X Center. For the first time in its 15 year history, and in response to heightened issues and interest from Cleveland’s law community, this year’s Security Summit Week will add Law Day to Security Summit [...]

Interested in Fighting Human Trafficking?

By | 2017-09-21T11:26:20+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Knowledge|

We are pleased to share with you a new resource available to you in the CareerConnect Resource Library. Prepared by the Office of Public Interest Advising at Harvard Law School, Combatting Human Trafficking: A Career Guide for Lawyers and Law Students provides background information on human trafficking and an in-depth exploration of the different practice [...]

Upcoming Deadlines: Government Honors & Internship Handbook

By | 2017-09-22T09:31:03+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Job Search|

One of the premier resources for federal government hiring, both for summer and entry-level Honors Programs, is the Government Honors & Internship Handbook. The Handbook is accessible through the CareerConnect Resource Library. Please remember that many programs accept applications on a rolling basis; those programs are not reflected below. Please check the "Applications by Deadline" [...]