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

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

ABA Webinar: Silencing the Voice of Self-Doubt: How to Build Evidence-Based Belief in Yourself

By | 2018-09-11T13:44:12+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Knowledge, Professionalism|

To be successful in your job search, you must believe in yourself and your abilities (and always seek to make improvements where you can!). The truth is, you will never succeed in convincing employers you're a candidate they should hire unless you believe you're skilled, qualified, and worth hiring. Unfortunately, Impostor Syndrome hits lawyers and [...]

FREE Events Happening This Week

By | 2018-09-11T09:43:01+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Knowledge, Networking|

If you have not already marked your calendars for this week's Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Law Student Welcome Reception or the Norman S. Minor Bar Association's Law Student Summit for Success, we strongly encourage you to register today and plan to attend! The CMBA Law Student Welcome Reception is this Thursday, September 13, from 5-7 [...]

Resource Spotlight: AFL-CIO Lawyer Directory

By | 2018-09-07T10:54:35+00:00 September 9th, 2018|Knowledge, Networking|

Periodically, we will feature a resource offered by the OCP that you may not be aware of but that may be of use to you in your career strategy and job search. In this post, we highlight the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee's 2018 Membership Directory. Available in hard copy in the OCP Resource Room, the [...]

Fellowship in Workers’ Rights

By | 2018-08-31T10:56:16+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge|

Happy Labor Day Weekend! As we enjoy a day off to honor workers, consider ways that you can work to advocate for workers' rights! One example is the Peggy Browning Fellowship, which typically opens for application each year in November. The fellowship offers the opportunity to spend 10-weeks during the summer months at labor-related organizations around [...]

Student Debt Relief Basics: Free Webinar

By | 2018-08-27T15:15:28+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge|

On Wednesday, August 29, Equal Justice Works will host a free webinar entitled "Student Debt Relief Basics: How to Repay Your Loans and Earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness." The webinar will focus on how to reduce your monthly student loan payments and qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness - start learning about these things now! You [...]

Upper Level Students: Meet with Career Planning

By | 2018-08-27T14:12:55+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Job Search, Knowledge|

It's the start of another semester and time to add a stop into Career Planning to your to-do list! We want to hear about your summer work experiences, your changing career goals, your plans for meeting the experiential learning requirement, and more! A brief meeting (no more than 30 minutes) will help us stay updated [...]

Public Interest: C|M|LAW Fellowship Funding

By | 2018-08-24T11:27:38+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge|

Finding funding to support your interest in public service and public interest work can seem overwhelming. Luckily, C|M|LAW has seven endowed fellowships designed to help you Live Justice. The fellowships are varied in the type of work they each support and the amount of money they provide, but each is designed to support summer or post-graduate [...]

Equal Justice Works Conference: Register Now!

By | 2018-08-24T08:37:09+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Job Search, Knowledge, Networking, Professionalism|

Interested in public service and public interest? Consider attending the largest national public interest legal career fair in the country, the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair. The Conference and Career Fair will take place October 26 and 27 in Washington, DC, and more than 175 public interest employers typically participate. In addition to [...]