Monthly Archives: September 2018

Upcoming Deadlines: Public Policy Handbook

By |2018-09-28T11:18:26-04:00September 28th, 2018|Job Search|

The Office of Career Planning subscribes to the Public Policy Handbook, an extensive listing of state and national opportunities with non-profits and policy influencers. Access the Handbook through the CareerConnect Resource Library. Rolling Deadlines At the top of Fellowship and Internships "Applications by Deadline” Table is a list of programs that hire on a “Rolling [...]

Upcoming Deadlines: Government Honors and Internship Handbook

By |2018-09-28T11:14:54-04:00September 28th, 2018|Job Search|

The Office of Career Planning subscribes to the Government Honors & Internship Handbook, a comprehensive listing of federal government agency legal hiring programs (and many state-level programs as well)  Access the Handbook through the CareerConnect Resource Library. Rolling Deadlines Access the "Applications by Deadline" tables for your class year for a quick reference of all [...]

Anatomy of Justice: CMBA Criminal Justice Symposium

By |2018-09-25T15:14:16-04:00September 25th, 2018|Events, Networking|

On October 2, beginning at 4:30PM, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association will offer a Continuing Legal Education course focused on the challenges facing our justice system. Topics include: Introduction to Wrongful Conviction; Understanding Wrongful Conviction: Eye Witness Testimony, Conviction Integrity and Compensation for Wrongfully Convicted Individuals; The Perspective of the Exonerated Individual; and Procedural Issues and View [...]

CMBA Halloween Run for Justice!

By |2018-09-24T16:06:37-04:00September 24th, 2018|Events, Networking|

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation will host its 17th Annual Halloween Run for Justice on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica in the West Bank of The Flats. Proceeds benefit the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation, which funds the Justice For All pro bono and public service programs of the CMBA, including the 3Rs program. For more information about the Halloween Run for [...]

Apply for the Shook Scholars Institute

By |2018-09-21T11:58:00-04:00September 21st, 2018|Diversity Opportunities|

Shook Hardy & Bacon, LLP is launching a new intensive fellowship for minority and LGBTQ law students that will be hosted in Kansas City October 25-27. The Shook Scholars Institute is a diversity and inclusion development program that offers a select group of law students the opportunity to learn litigation and trial skills, leadership and [...]

Upcoming Event: The View from the Hiring Chair – Advice from Hiring Attorneys

By |2018-09-19T14:27:17-04:00September 19th, 2018|Events, Interviewing, Job Search, Knowledge, Networking, Professionalism|

All law students are strongly encouraged to attend The View from the Hiring Chair: What makes Hiring Attorneys Extend a Job Offer on October 3 at 5PM in the Moot Court Room. Speakers will include: Pat Burke, C|M|LAW Class of 2003, a member of the Hiring Committee and an on-campus interviewer from Squire Patton Boggs Tonya Whitsett, C|M|LAW [...]

Interview Skills: Answering 31 Common Interview Questions

By |2018-09-19T09:10:00-04:00September 19th, 2018|Interviewing|

Preparing for upcoming job interviews? Assessing your performance on recent interviews? Check out this article, with 31 common interview questions and suggestions for how to answer them. Remember, also, that the OCP's Interview Skills Guide is a helpful resource. We also conduct mock interviews in the OCP, and we can help you set up a mock [...]

Career Fair Opportunity: New York State Public Defenders

By |2018-09-18T18:15:04-04:00September 18th, 2018|Job Search, Networking|

New York State Public Defenders Career Fair Friday, October 19th, 2018 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm University at Buffalo School of Law, Center for Tomorrow, Buffalo, NY  14260 The Chief Defenders Association of New York, in conjunction with the New York State Defenders Association and the University at Buffalo School of Law, is pleased to present the [...]

FBI Summer Honors Internship Program: Seeking 1Ls and 2Ls

By |2018-09-13T13:14:25-04:00September 13th, 2018|Featured Job, Job Search|

The application period is now open for the FBI's Summer Honors Internship Program. Get more information and apply online at www.fbi.gov. The online application period runs through October 14, 2018. Within the online FBI application there will be a prompt to list the Office of General Counsel (OGC) as the student's top choice. This past summer [...]