Monthly Archives: October 2018

First-Year Students: Welcome to the Office of Career Strategy and Employment!

By |2018-10-10T16:09:41-04:00October 10th, 2018|Events, Job Search, Knowledge|

With Wednesday's Introduction to the Legal Market for First-Year Students, your career development has officially begun! Given that you're likely amidst a middle of the semester that is busy with reading, outlining, and reviewing, we know it can seem daunting to think about adding career development to the mix. Rest assured that you're not yet [...]

Career Development Micro-Grant Program

By |2018-10-10T11:36:37-04:00October 10th, 2018|Fellowships & Funding|

In order to further support the professional and career development of Cleveland-Marshall JD students, the Office of Career Strategy & Employment offers a micro-grant program to provide modest financial assistance, in the form of reimbursements, to students who are attending job fairs or career-related conferences. Applications must be submitted at least one month prior to [...]

Announcing the Office of Career Strategy & Employment

By |2018-10-08T16:24:54-04:00October 8th, 2018|Knowledge|

The Office of Career Planning is now the Office of Career Strategy & Employment. This name change combines the two key elements of the Office’s mission. First, gainful and meaningful employment for all students and graduates. Second, the development of an individualized career strategy for each student. Gainful and meaningful employment does not happen by [...]

REMINDER: Upper Level Re-Orientation

By |2018-10-03T18:32:10-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Events|

The Office of Career Strategy and Employment, along with other Law School Departments, will be participating in the Upper Level (2L/2LE/3L/3LE/4LE) Re-Orientation Session for all upper level students, on Tuesday, October 9th, from 12 noon-1pm (for day students) and from 5-6 pm (for evening students) in the Moot Court Room.   It is important that you attend one of these two sessions; [...]

Tips for your Job Search Story

By |2018-10-03T14:54:37-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Job Search|

Your resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, and answers to interview questions all fit together to tell a potential employer a story about your skills and strengths. Wondering what your application materials say about you? Looking for ideas about how to tailor your materials to the job you're hoping to secure? Check out this podcast from the [...]

Graduating in 2019?

By |2018-10-03T14:50:52-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Job Search|

Don't wait until the Spring semester to visit the Office of Career Strategy and Employment! Your post-graduate job search starts now. Schedule a meeting in October to discuss what you should be doing now to ensure success. We can also review your transcript to make sure you're on track to graduate and provide advice about [...]

Reminder: The View from the Hiring Chair: WEDNESDAY

By |2018-10-02T16:50:49-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Events|

All law students are strongly advised to attend The View from the Hiring Chair: What Makes Hiring Attorneys Extend a Job Offer THIS WEDNESDAY, October 3 at 5PM in the Moot Court Room. Speakers are: Pat Burke, C|M|LAW Class of 2003, a member of the Hiring Committee and an on-campus interviewer from Squire Patton Boggs Nathalie Dibo, C|M|LAW Class [...]

2018 Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair Diversity Scholarship

By |2018-10-01T16:30:11-04:00October 1st, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search, Networking|

In an effort to increase diversity at this year's Conference and Career Fair, Equal Justice Works is offering scholarships to those students who believe they will contribute positively to the diversity of the event. Students at Equal Justice Works member schools who live more than 50 miles outside of the Washington D.C metropolitan area are [...]

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 [...]

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