Monthly Archives: August 2017

Upper Level Students: Official C|M|Law Student Business Cards

By |2017-08-25T15:14:19-04:00August 25th, 2017|Events, Networking, Professionalism|

We are often asked in the Office of Career Planning (OCP) whether there is value in having official business cards as a law student. The answer? Definitely, yes! While it is true that contact information is easily available online, it still common in networking situations to exchange business cards. Having your own official student business [...]

Learning Commons Office Hours

By |2017-08-25T15:07:02-04:00August 25th, 2017|Job Search, Knowledge|

Looking to connect with the Office of Career Planning for a career strategy question, a quick resume review, to update us on your professional development, or just to chat? Remember that you can find us in the Learning Commons every other Tuesday at 3PM for drop-in office hours. Beginning Tuesday, August 29 (this coming Tuesday), [...]

Upcoming Government Honors Program & Internship Deadlines

By |2017-08-25T09:09:04-04:00August 25th, 2017|Job Search|

The Office of Career Planning subscribes to the Government Honors & Internship Handbook, a nearly-comprehensive clearinghouse of hiring information for federal government student and new graduate hiring. Following is a summary of upcoming program deadlines. Access the Handbook in the CareerConnect Resource Library (search for "honors" or filter resource type for "Government"). Rolling Deadlines:  At [...]

Job Search Tools: More Than On-Campus Interviewing

By |2017-08-24T15:43:27-04:00August 24th, 2017|Job Search, Knowledge|

Did you miss the Office of Career Planning's Thursday program on job search resources for upper level students? Our discussion focused on three areas where national statistics demonstrate that law school graduates are likely to have success in the job search: self initiated contact with employers, referrals, and job postings. Self-initiated contact with employers comes [...]

Criminal Defense & Civil Litigation Law Clerk Needed

By |2017-08-24T14:35:51-04:00August 24th, 2017|Featured Job, Job Search|

Milano Attorneys & Counselors at Law are in immediate need of an upper level student to work part-time in their offices. The firm offers the opportunity for direct client interaction in addition to hands-on experience in criminal defense and civil litigation. See Job #12248 in CareerConnect to learn more and apply. Though the posting is [...]

Chardon Firm looking for a law clerk

By |2017-08-23T13:29:57-04:00August 23rd, 2017|Featured Job, Job Search|

The Chardon firm of Petersen & Petersen is looking for an upper-level student for immediate employment as a part-time law clerk. They are looking for a clerk to help with research, writing, trial preparation, and more. They are a small but very successful plaintiff injury practice firm with cases throughout the state of Ohio. View [...]

National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference

By |2017-08-23T15:00:55-04:00August 23rd, 2017|Events, Knowledge, Networking|

This annual conference is an exciting opportunity for students interested in workers' rights and social justice. Learn more at or stop by the OCP for a printed brochure. If you are interested in attending this conference, please email the OCP no later than noon on Thursday, August 24.

Register for the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair

By |2017-08-23T10:52:09-04:00August 23rd, 2017|Interviewing, Job Search|

Registration is now open for the nation's premier public sector conference and career fair: Equal Justice Works. Student registration and applications for interviews are going on now and end on September 13. The Conference and Career Fair is October 27 & 28, in Arlington, Virginia, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be the Keynote Speaker! [...]

The Upper Level Job Search: Resources Beyond OCI

By |2017-08-24T15:54:51-04:00August 23rd, 2017|Events, Job Search|

Did you know that, nationally, only 18.2 percent of law school graduates report that they secured their position through Fall OCI? Most students secure positions through referrals, job postings, self-initiated contact with an employer, and by using other resources. (See more data here.) Have questions about this? Remember to join the Office of Career Planning [...]

Session 3 Bid Deadline is Thursday!

By |2017-08-23T15:39:52-04:00August 22nd, 2017|Job Search|

Upper Level JD Students: This is a friendly reminder that the next bid deadline for the Fall Recruitment Program is this Thursday, August 24 at 11:59 pm. There are several employers participating in this session of the Program, include two who just registered at the end of last week: Fisher & Phillips, LLP (2L/3LE) Kohnen [...]

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