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Tips for your Job Search Story

By |2018-10-03T14:54:37+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Job Search|

Your resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, and answers to interview questions all fit together to tell a potential employer a story about your skills and strengths. Wondering what your application materials say about you? Looking for ideas about how to tailor your materials to the job you're hoping to secure? Check out this podcast from the [...]

Graduating in 2019?

By |2018-10-03T14:50:52+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Job Search|

Don't wait until the Spring semester to visit the Office of Career Strategy and Employment! Your post-graduate job search starts now. Schedule a meeting in October to discuss what you should be doing now to ensure success. We can also review your transcript to make sure you're on track to graduate and provide advice about [...]

2018 Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair Diversity Scholarship

By |2018-10-01T16:30:11+00:00October 1st, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search, Networking|

In an effort to increase diversity at this year's Conference and Career Fair, Equal Justice Works is offering scholarships to those students who believe they will contribute positively to the diversity of the event. Students at Equal Justice Works member schools who live more than 50 miles outside of the Washington D.C metropolitan area are [...]

Upcoming Deadlines: Public Policy Handbook

By |2018-09-28T11:18:26+00:00September 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+00:00September 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 [...]

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

By |2018-09-19T14:27:17+00:00September 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 [...]

Career Fair Opportunity: New York State Public Defenders

By |2018-09-18T18:15:04+00:00September 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+00:00September 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 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 [...]

Reminder: Spring Semester Externship Pre-Applications Due on 9/15

By |2018-09-07T10:49:23+00:00September 7th, 2018|Academic Advising, Job Search|

JD Students: Now is the time to start considering whether you want to pursue an externship for the Spring 2019 semester. If you think you may want to pursue the Spring 2019 externship, please make note of the following timeline that must be followed: Pre-Applications must be submitted no later than September 15. The Pre-Application [...]

U.S. Department of Justice Honors Program & Summer Law Intern Program Deadline Approaching

By |2018-08-31T08:44:08+00:00August 31st, 2018|Job Search|

As a reminder, the online application for the Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) closes on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST (please note the time zone). The online application is accessible at: More information on all of the Department’s legal hiring programs, including experienced attorney hiring, [...]