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This Week at the CDO (Week of January 25, 2016)

Wednesday, January 27, 2016:  1L CDO Workshops – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-309 – During the spring semester, 1L students will have an opportunity to participate in Spring Recruiting, which includes the Spring On Campus Interview Program, Spring Resume Referral Program and Summer Externship Program. By participating in these programs, 1L students will […]

The 2nd Annual Veterans’ Legal Career Fair will be held on April 29-30, 2016

The 2nd Annual Veterans’ Legal Career Fair will be held on April 29-30, 2016 in Washington, D.C. This event—the only one of its kind in the United States—provides a unique opportunity for legal employers to interview lawyers who are veterans or active-duty service members preparing for a transition out of the military. The career fair […]

U.S. Department of Justice Volunteer Legal Internship Program in DC, Summer 2016 – Deadline – January 30, 2016

Job Description: Students will be assigned to one of OIL’s litigation teams, where they will: Draft appellate briefs for asylum and cancel-lation of removal cases, and write dispositive motions Write case summaries for weekly litigation reports, conduct legal research, and prepare memoranda Attend “First Cuts” meetings. Program Requirements: Student must be at least a rising […]

Volunteer Legal Internships at DOJ!

Every year, over 1,800 volunteer legal interns serve in Justice components and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices throughout the country.  Any law student enrolled at least half-time, and who has completed at least one semester of law school, is eligible to apply for a volunteer legal internship. Department of Justice (DOJ) offices recruit for legal interns through […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 9, 2015)

Wednesday, November 11, 2015: 1L Judicial Internship Session – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Room F-108 – Judicial Internship Information Session for 1Ls. If you are interested in working for a judge next summer, we will tell you how and when to apply. Also, we will have on hand upper level students who have interned […]

VOLUNTEER LEGAL INTERNSHIPS WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE WEBINAR

You’re Invited to a Webinar on: VOLUNTEER LEGAL INTERNSHIPS WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Hosted by: Rena J. Cervoni, Deputy Director and Trisha A. Fillbach, Assistant Director, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management. The United States Department of Justice cordially invites all 1L and 2L students to attend a free webinar on volunteer legal […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 19, 2015)

Friday, October 23, 2015: CDO OCI Employer Information Session – 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Room F-209 – Workshop designed to provide an overview of the different types of judicial clerkships and the application processes. An employer participating in the Fall On-Campus Interview Program (OCI) will be hosting an information session for interested students. For […]

The Congressional Innovation Fellowship

The Congressional Innovation Fellowship is a nine-month policymaking residency on Capitol Hill, starting January 2016. Fellows work directly for Members of Congress, Congressional Committees or Congressional Support Agencies to inform technology policymaking and create a community of technology leaders that understand the challenges of government. The Congressional Innovation Fellowship is a project of TechCongress and […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 28, 2015)

Tuesday, September 29, 2015: Nuts & Bolts Application Workshop – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Law Campus Room A-110 – Workshop designed to provide an overview of the different types of judicial clerkships and the application processes.

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 14, 2015)

Friday, September 18, 2015: Marine Corps Meet & Greet – 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Law Campus A110A – The United States Marine Corps Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) cordially invites all students, including 1L students, as well as any graduates, to participate in an informal meet and greet to learn more about opportunities available […]