Monthly Archives: January 2018

What do Consumer Protection Attorneys Do?

By |2018-01-17T14:01:57-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Knowledge|

The ABA Section of Antitrust Law Consumer Protection Committee is hosting two teleconferences on careers in consumer protection and privacy law for law students and young lawyers on February 1 and February 8, 2018 at 3 pm ET.  All law students are welcome and encouraged to join the conference. The following panelists will share their [...]

Article: Your 2018 Career Goal Guide

By |2018-01-22T12:57:53-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Knowledge|

Did you make New Years' Resolutions this year? What about goals around your career planning? This article from Julie Q. Brush, aka The Lawyer Whisperer, offers career goals for 2018 focused on the self. It's a read that's well worth your time. How can we think of career goals this year using a different perspective [...]

Mock Interview Schedules are Open Now

By |2018-01-18T18:11:38-05:00January 18th, 2018|Job Search, Professionalism|

Staying calm, composed, and communicating effectively in an interview can mean everything when it comes to securing an employment opportunity as a law student. Can you talk about yourself? Are you ready to articulate your specific interest in a particular employer or a particular position? Do you know what your strengths are, and why those [...]

Reminder: Summer Public Service Fellowships

By |2018-01-17T14:05:36-05:00January 18th, 2018|Fellowships & Funding|

Are you focused on public sector opportunities this summer? Do you aspire to a career as a public servant? Does our motto of “Learn Law. Live Justice.” speak to you on a personal level? There is tremendous work to be done and experience to be gained by pursuing unpaid summer experiences in the public sector. [...]

Spring Recruitment Program Opens Today (1/18)!

By |2018-01-17T14:04:21-05:00January 17th, 2018|Job Search|

The Spring Recruitment Program is now open! Please take a few minutes now to mark your calendar with these important dates and deadlines: Thurs., January 18: Bidding opens for the Spring Recruitment Program and the Spring Mock Interview Program Thurs., January 18: Bid Deadline for US Navy JAG Thurs., January 25: Session 1 Bid Deadline [...]

Federal Work Study Opportunities

By |2018-01-16T09:54:26-05:00January 16th, 2018|Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge|

You may have seen a few new job postings recently that request applications from students eligible for Federal Work Study (FWS). This post provides some more information about FWS and instructions for participating in the program. Federal Work Study (FWS) is a federal financial aid program designed to help students meet educational expenses. The award [...]

Grades Are In: Reminders About Regulations

By |2018-01-10T16:10:58-05:00January 10th, 2018|Academic Advising|

Now that final fall semester grades have posted, the OCP frequently receives questions from students about electing the pass/fail option, disputing a grade, or reviewing exams. This is a reminder of the policies and procedures around those questions. Pass/C-/D+/D/F Option Between now and January 19, students wishing to elect this option may submit the Change [...]

Reminder: 1L CMBA Minority Clerkship Application

By |2018-01-10T15:49:19-05:00January 10th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Featured Job|

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Minority Clerkship Program provides an opportunity for historically underrepresented racially and ethnically diverse first year law students to secure summer work experiences at local employers. The application is due on January 19, and is available on the CMBA Diversity & Inclusion Committee website.

Reminder: Important Spring Recruitment Program Dates

By |2018-01-03T08:55:24-05:00January 7th, 2018|Job Search|

The Spring Recruitment Program begins very shortly after the start of the spring semester. Please take a few minutes now to mark your calendar with these important dates and deadlines: Wed., January 17: OCI Overview Program, 5:15 pm, Room 208 (strongly encouraged for all 1L students) Thurs., January 18: Bidding opens for the Spring Recruitment [...]

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