Monthly Archives: May 2018

Law 768 – Leadership and the Law: The Habits of Highly Effective Lawyer-Leaders

By |2018-06-11T14:52:24+00:00May 31st, 2018|Academic Advising|

In a 2014 survey of legal aid, county government, small firms, and large firms, all four types of employers agreed that five competencies are critically important in deciding when to hire someone: integrity/honesty/trustworthiness; good judgment; analytical skills; initiative/drive/strong work ethic; and commitment to the firm or department and its goals or values. (See Roadmap: The [...]

Fall Judicial Externships – Application Process

By |2018-05-30T09:58:47+00:00May 30th, 2018|Academic Advising|

If you've been considering a Fall semester judicial externship, mark your calendar for the application process to begin next week, starting June 4th. As a reminder, the application process is a simple one and requires an application form (which will be available with the posting), your resume, a writing sample, and a transcript. On the [...]

Another Early Deadline Fall Externship

By |2018-05-24T14:30:10+00:00May 24th, 2018|Academic Advising|

The Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel in Cleveland is now accepting application for their Fall externship. As a reminder, the IRS only offers this opportunity in the Fall semester. The deadline to apply is June 8. To view the posting, log-in to CareerConnect and search under the Jobs tab. If you have questions, [...]

Considering an Alternative Legal Career?

By |2018-05-14T13:52:45+00:00May 15th, 2018|Knowledge|

If you are one of the many law students considering using your law degree in a career path outside of traditional legal practice, the OCP is pleased to share with you a web-based resource: Alternative Careers for Lawyers This free website is an exhaustive collection of over 300 annotated links. The links are to websites, [...]

Scholarship Opportunity to Leading Legal Tech/E-Discovery Conference

By |2018-05-14T09:24:34+00:00May 14th, 2018|Events, Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge, Networking|

Relativity Fest is one of the largest and most influential e-discovery conferences in the country. This year, the conference will take place in Chicago from September 30 to October 3. The Relativity Fest Student Scholarship gives promising students a free ride to the conference! To apply, send your name, school, and expected graduation date to [...]

New Resources: Federal Judicial Clerkships

By |2018-05-11T10:54:12+00:00May 11th, 2018|Job Search, Knowledge|

The OSCAR Program Office is excited to release a set of new resources for applicants. Learn more about the resources for applicants to Explore Your Legal Career and a redesigned Applicant Prep Kit below. Explore Your Legal Career This web resource allows prospective applicants (law school students and graduates) to learn more about career opportunities [...]

Summer Funding Opportunity from Hispanic National Bar Association

By |2018-05-08T08:20:39+00:00May 8th, 2018|Fellowships & Funding|

The HNBA LGBT Division announced the launch of its inaugural LGBT Division Public Interest Scholarship Program. This scholarship will provide up to $5,000 in financial assistance to law students or recent law school graduates who will be performing public interest work (advocacy, policy, and/or direct legal services) with a direct impact on Latinx LGBTQ individuals. [...]

Featured Job Postings

By |2018-05-02T15:10:18+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Featured Job|

Even though exams are in full swing, the OCP continues to receive new job opportunities from area employers. Following are a few recent postings we want to make sure you don't miss! Job # 12878: DHL Supply Chain, seeking a corporate law clerk (application deadline is this Friday, May 4) Job # 12910: Collins, Roche, [...]