Academic Advising

Non-Judicial Fall 2018 Externships – Apply Starting June 15

By | 2018-06-14T15:09:06+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Academic Advising|

If you're planning on pursuing credits towards your experiential learning requirement by completing an externship in the Fall, please know the application process for non-judicial externship sites will open on Friday, June 15. There are three steps to the application process: 1) complete your pre-application in CareerConnect; 2) schedule a time to speak with the [...]

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

By | 2018-06-11T14:52:24+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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, [...]

Another EARLY DEADLINE Fall Externship

By | 2018-04-26T09:59:48+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Academic Advising|

Interested in pursuing a Fall externship with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights? The deadline to apply for Fall 2018 is MAY 9. If you're interested in a Fall externship with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, please review the job posting in CareerConnect and apply ASAP. The Office for [...]

Law Student Writing Competition: Animal Law

By | 2018-04-23T14:50:29+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Academic Advising, Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge, Professionalism|

The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is very pleased to announce the Ninth Annual Student Writing Competition. The deadline for submission is July 12, 2018, submitted by email to Kimberly Francis, NYSBA Staff Liaison, at kfrancis@nysba.org The Committee on Animals and the Law was established to provide information [...]

EARLY DEADLINE Fall Externship

By | 2018-04-23T13:48:37+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Academic Advising|

Interested in pursuing a Fall externship with the U.S. Attorney's Office? The deadline to apply for Fall 2018 is MAY 15. If you're interested in a Fall externship with the U.S. Attorney's Office, please review the job posting in CareerConnect and apply ASAP. Questions? Contact the Office of Career Planning. Please note this is an [...]

Grades Are In: Reminders About Regulations

By | 2018-01-10T16:10:58+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Academic Advising|

Now that final fall semester grades have posted, the OCP frequently receives questions from students about electing the pass/fail option, disputing a grade, or reviewing exams. This is a reminder of the policies and procedures around those questions. Pass/C-/D+/D/F Option Between now and January 19, students wishing to elect this option may submit the Change [...]

New Spring Externship Option

By | 2017-12-19T14:21:08+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Academic Advising|

If you're still working out your Spring 2018 course schedule and considering adding an externship, consider the recently posted opportunity with Equality Ohio!  Equality Ohio Education Fund is seeking individuals who wish to apply for a legal externship position to assist in the creation of a statewide Legal Clinic for Equality Ohio. The Spring extern will [...]

Exam Mistakes: Avoid these common errors!

By | 2017-12-01T16:50:25+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Academic Advising|

Congratulations to all current students on completing another semester of classes! (Or, in the case of first-year students, your first semester!) Now comes the hard work of the exam period. Whether these are your first set of exams, or you’re a seasoned law school exam taker, you’re probably feeling at least a little anxious and [...]