First-Year Career Planning: Timelines and Deadlines!

By |2017-10-19T10:13:34-04:00October 19th, 2017|Job Search|

Now that the third workshop of our First-Year Career Planning series is complete, it is time for first-year students to start thinking about individualized career development and job search strategies. While we recognize that this is a very busy time of year in the academic calendar, it is also the proper time of year to [...]

First-Year Workshop: Career Planning Orientation

By |2017-10-17T16:16:07-04:00October 17th, 2017|Events, Job Search|

We started the semester with an introduction to the legal market, featuring alumni guests from a variety of practice areas. We continued with a discussion of why it is important to know your values and own your professional image, and why you need to start that as a first-year student. Next up? The nuts and [...]

Interested in telecommunications?

By |2017-10-30T16:46:13-04:00October 15th, 2017|Events, Knowledge, Networking|

Our alumni who work at SureSite have re-scheduled their October career conversation for Tuesday! If you are curious about JD Advantage career paths, this is a conversation for you. Tuesday, October 17 presents you with an opportunity to hear from three C|M|LAW alumni who are working at SureSite Consulting. SureSite was founded in 1999 to provide [...]

First-Year Workshop: Career Planning Orientation

By |2017-10-12T14:04:54-04:00October 12th, 2017|Events, Job Search, Knowledge|

First-year students, the time has come for individualized advising with the Office of Career Planning to begin charting your path towards becoming a Cleveland-Marshall Professional! Pursuant to the Principles and Guidelines of the National Association of Law Placement, the Office of Career Planning will begin meeting with you after October 15. First, however, you must [...]

Spring 2018 Externships: Open for Applications

By |2017-10-12T14:05:29-04:00October 10th, 2017|Academic Advising, Knowledge|

Have you completed your required credits in an externship or a clinic? Remember that fulfilling your required credits in experiential learning is a graduation requirement. Now is the time to consider and apply for Spring 2018 positions. The Judicial Externship application process is ongoing, and all additional externship sites are open for application through CareerConnect. For [...]

Jones Day: Women in IP Speaker Series

By |2017-10-08T07:48:35-04:00October 8th, 2017|Events, Knowledge, Networking|

Students are invited to join attorneys from Jones Day for an exciting event on October 19:  A View From The Top—Perspective of Women Leaders. In the pursuit of excellence, the road to “success” is paved with many challenges. Defining success, and then achieving it, is an ongoing process. In this program, you will hear from leading [...]

Could you use $1,500?

By |2017-10-30T16:46:42-04:00October 4th, 2017|Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge|

You could win $1,000 or $1,500 from the CMBA Ethics & Professionalism Essay Competition. Sponsored by AmericanLawRadio.com and the Law Office of David B. Malik, this competition is open to all full and part-time students enrolled in a JD or LLM program at any ABA-accredited law school. In 2015, the winner was a Cleveland-Marshall student! [...]

First-Year Student Workshop: Building and Protecting your Professional Identity

By |2017-10-03T16:27:09-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Events, Professionalism|

The second workshop of the Office of Career Planning's four-part required series takes place this week on Wednesday, October 4, at 5PM in the Moot Courtroom. We'll cover the important topic of Building and Protecting your Professional Identity. As a law student, you're entering a client-focused and service-driven profession in which excellence will be expected [...]

JD Advantage Careers: Hear from Alumni!

By |2017-10-02T15:04:07-04:00October 2nd, 2017|Events, Knowledge|

In the Office of Career Planning, we are frequently asked about JD Advantage careers and jobs. In general, a JD advantage job is one where the JD itself is helpful in performing the job duties, but an actual license to practice law is not required. In other words, JD Advantage jobs do not involve the [...]

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