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Will you be in the Buffalo, NY, area during winter break?

By |2018-12-12T14:43:23+00:00December 12th, 2018|Networking|

The law firm of Hodgson Russ invites all students to their annual "Coming Home" Reception on December 27 in their Buffalo office. More information and instructions for reserving your spot are included in this invitation: Hodgson Russ Coming Home Reception If you are interested in learning more about Hodgson but are unable to attend on [...]

Help improve CareerConnect

By |2018-11-13T09:24:32+00:00November 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The online home of the Office of Career Strategy & Employment, CareerConnect, is powered by Symplicity. Symplicty is seeking student feedback in an effort to better understand your career search needs and goals. That feedback will drive future improvements to CareerConnect. If you'd be willing to share your thoughts and feedback, please complete the survey [...]

Cash Prizes: Federal Bar Association Tax Writing Competition

By |2018-11-13T09:15:40+00:00November 13th, 2018|Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge|

The Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation sponsors an annual writing competition and invites law students to participate. The Section on Taxation has named this annual competition—the Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition—in honor of former IRS Commissioner Don Alexander, who passed away in 2009. Throughout his career, Mr. Alexander was both a widely [...]

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Information Session

By |2018-10-25T12:52:52+00:00November 11th, 2018|Knowledge, Networking|

Join us this Wednesday, November 14, for a Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Concentration and Careers Information Session. The session will begin at 5:00 pm in the Learning Commons.   Come and learn about Cleveland-Marshall's innovative Cybersecurity and Data Privacy concentration and meet our expert faculty.  The structured slate of courses and hands-on learning opportunities will immerse you [...]

Save the Date: Nov. 14, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

By |2018-10-25T12:50:58+00:00October 25th, 2018|Knowledge, Networking|

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Concentration and Careers Information Session   Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 14, at 5:00 pm in the Learning Common. Come and learn about Cleveland-Marshall's innovative Cybersecurity and Data Privacy concentration and meet our expert faculty.  The structured slate of courses and hands-on learning opportunities will immerse you in the technical and business dimensions [...]

Top Lawyering Skills You Can Develop as a Law Student

By |2018-10-19T09:25:12+00:00October 19th, 2018|Knowledge, Professionalism|

As a law student, you hear lots of advice about the "soft skills" that you need to be cultivating along with your legal skills. These skills are often the deal-makers or the deal-breakers when employers are making hiring decisions. The Office of Career Strategy & Employment works individually with each student on identifying and developing [...]

Upcoming Deadlines: Government Honors & Internship Handbook

By |2018-10-19T09:24:08+00:00October 19th, 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 [...]

Career Development Micro-Grant Program

By |2018-10-10T11:36:37+00:00October 10th, 2018|Fellowships & Funding|

In order to further support the professional and career development of Cleveland-Marshall JD students, the Office of Career Strategy & Employment offers a micro-grant program to provide modest financial assistance, in the form of reimbursements, to students who are attending job fairs or career-related conferences. Applications must be submitted at least one month prior to [...]

Announcing the Office of Career Strategy & Employment

By |2018-10-08T16:24:54+00:00October 8th, 2018|Knowledge|

The Office of Career Planning is now the Office of Career Strategy & Employment. This name change combines the two key elements of the Office’s mission. First, gainful and meaningful employment for all students and graduates. Second, the development of an individualized career strategy for each student. Gainful and meaningful employment does not happen by [...]

Tweet Tweet! Leverage Twitter in your Career Exploration

By |2018-10-08T10:27:59+00:00October 8th, 2018|Knowledge, Networking|

Twitter has been called the cocktail part of the internet. People from all around the globe can join in conversations and those conversations can be followed through the use of hashtags. Even if you aren't a Twitter user, you can still follow and read conversations simply by searching for hashtags of interest. This recent article [...]