Professionalism

Free Headshot Photos

By |2019-03-06T14:45:56-04:00March 6th, 2019|Events, Professionalism|

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 The OCSE is pleased to be working with the College of Law Marketing Team to again provide the opportunity for students to have a free professional headshot taken. These high-quality photos are appropriate for LinkedIn profile photos and other professional purposes. Photos will be taken on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from [...]

Women’s Bar Association Mentoring Program

By |2018-12-14T10:42:28-04:00December 14th, 2018|Knowledge, Networking, Professionalism|

The Ohio Women's Bar Association is now accepting applications from law students interested in participating in their 2019 Mentoring Program. This is a state-wide program that pairs 8-12 law students with 1-3 mentors in a mentoring "circle" in order to provide a broader scope of mentoring opportunities and interactions. The deadline to apply to the [...]

Top Lawyering Skills You Can Develop as a Law Student

By |2018-10-19T09:25:12-04:00October 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 [...]

Accelerate 2018: Grow. Rise. Lead.

By |2018-10-01T15:33:30-04:00October 1st, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Knowledge, Networking, Professionalism|

The University of Nebraska College of Law, in partnership with Ms. JD, is hosting Accelerate 2018: Grow. Rise. Lead. on November 1-2, 2018. This conference is designed to bring together law students from across the Midwest to focus on developing professional skills and building strong networks that will help them succeed both as law students [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2018-09-11T13:44:12-04:00September 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 [...]

Equal Justice Works Conference: Register Now!

By |2018-08-24T08:37:09-04:00August 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 [...]

Preparing for your first day!

By |2018-08-17T10:08:22-04:00August 17th, 2018|Knowledge, Professionalism|

With classes beginning on Monday, our first-year students are likely asking themselves how to be best prepared. Finishing your reading for class is a must-do, but what else can you do to be ready for the big day? Check out these tips from the Law School Toolbox - having a calendar ready to fill and [...]