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CITY OF CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF LAW 2014 SUMMER LAW CLERK PROGRAM

The City of Chicago Department of Law invites law students to apply for its 2014 Summer Law Clerk Program. Usually, the program begins June 1st and is for a minimum of 10 weeks; however, the start date and duration of a law clerk’s summer will be determined by the law clerk and his/her direct supervisor. […]

Apply for the 2014 Peggy Browning Fellowships!

The Peggy Browning core program is the Summer Fellowship Program, which is comprised of a 10-week fellowship during the summer months at labor-related organizations around the country.  In 2014, the program will support between 60 and 70 funded summer fellowships, plus one part-time funded School-Year Fellowship at the Chicago Newspaper Guild for 2014 – 2015. […]

The 2014 OGC Honors Legal Fellowship Program

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) is the chief legal advisor  to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the federal agency with primary responsibility for implementing the nation’s environmental laws.  OGC attorneys provide counsel to EPA policy makers on legal issues associated with implementing these environmental laws as well as the laws governing the day-to-day […]

Early Federal Government Summer Internship Opportunities: The SEC’s Summer 2014 Student Honors Program and Internships With The U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division

The SEC’s Summer 2014 Student Honors Program The SEC’s Summer Student Honors Program is a ten-week opportunity for first-year law students to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities market. Participants work with SEC Staff members on projects covering a broad range of the Commission’s mission, such as conducting investigations of industry and issuer […]

U.S. Department of Justice Volunteer Legal Internship Program in DC, Summer 2014

The Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL) coordinates Federal immigration litigation nationwide, and has both an appellate and a district court section. OIL Appellate defends the administrative decisions of the Board of Immigration Appeals, involving removal orders and denials of applications for relief before the Federal Courts of Appeals. OIL Appellate attorneys handle removal cases in […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 18, 2013)

Tuesday, November 19: U.S. Marine Corps JAG Corps Presentation – 4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m., F-108 – Join the local United States Marine Corps JAG Corps recruiter and current JAG Corps officer as they discuss the mission and duties of JAG attorneys, as well as the hiring process. Any student considering a career with a military JAG Corps should […]

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Summer Fellowship Program

During the summer, HLAB selects approximately 15-20 law students to serve as Summer Fellows, who will interact directly with clients, opposing parties, witnesses, and government agencies; engage in extensive factual and legal investigation; hone their research and writing abilities; and develop their litigation skills.  Most Summer Fellows working at HLAB do so full-time, although we […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 4, 2013)

Thursday, November 7: Careers in the FBI: UM Alumna  Katrice Jenkins – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Room E-265 Saturday, November 9: Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic – 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Amelia Earhart Park

The 2014 Palm Beach County Bar Association Diversity Internship Program Application is Now Available

The Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Diversity Internship Program was formed in 2010 to provide students of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in legal work environments. Law firms of many different practice areas and those classified as large, medium and small have participated in the program.  The program has also included opportunities […]

The Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project (Summer 2014)

The Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project provides law students the extraordinary opportunity to work in the in the consumer protection and antitrust departments of state and territorial Offices of Attorneys General throughout the United States, as well as the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, the Georgia Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs, and the Hawaii Department […]