To qualify for this position, you MUST be able to write well. Also, you MUST have a J.D., have passed a bar or are awaiting bar results, and have either a B.S. or M.S. in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or physics. We will consider other similar technical degree backgrounds. Being registered to practice before the USPTO is a plus. During the training program you will be paid a salary, and your lodging will be paid for as well.
Should you successfully complete the training program, there is a strong possibility that you would be offered a full-time associate position with the firm.
To apply for this position, submit a resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a good candidate for the program via email.]]>
The summer internship will provide interns with the opportunity to work with attorneys who support the broad reach of Prudential’s businesses. Other features of the summer internship program include:
The 1L summer internship will run for 10 weeks between June 6, 2016 and August 12, 2016. Summer interns will be paid a stipend of approximately $10,000, which shall accrue and be paid on an hourly basis.
Applicants must be members of National LGBT Bar Association, enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school, have successfully completed the first year of law school with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent), be scheduled for graduation in spring 2018 (full-time students) or spring 2019 (part-time students). The ideal applicant will have financial or business-related experience or interest.
Interns not local to New Jersey will be responsible for their own housing and transportation to and from Prudential’s office in Newark New Jersey.
To apply, you must submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three references, and a copy of your transcript via email. Please write “Prudential Internship” in the subject line of all correspondence. All materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST Monday, December 21, 2015.
Click here to learn more about the Internship opportunity.
The Diversity Leadership Academy will bring together Latham attorneys from around the globe and talented first-year law students from across the United States with a specific focus on developing and empowering future leaders of the legal profession and creating community among our lawyers, recruits and 1L guests, all of whom share a commitment to diversity.
We will consider the following factors when selecting participants.
This firm-sponsored training and development retreat will provide first-year law students with the information and skills needed to successfully navigate the law firm interview and hiring process, and transition from law student to practicing attorney. Each 1L student will be partnered with a Latham mentor who will serve in this capacity during the Academy and throughout the remainder of the student’s law school career.
For additional information and details, please visit Symplicity.
Applications can be accessed starting December 1, 2015 at www.lw.com/DiversityLeadershipAcademy. Applications are due on January 11, 2016. Students selected will be notified in February 2016.
We will consider the following factors when selecting the Latham & Watkins 1L Fellows:
1L Fellows will spend the first five or six weeks of the summer in one of our U.S. offices and the remaining portion of the 10-week program with one of our clients. 1L Fellows will also be invited to attend our second annual Diversity Leadership Academy in April 2016 and will be provided with other unique training and mentoring opportunities for the duration of their time in law school. Successful participants in the program will be invited to return to the firm, for a minimum of eight weeks, the following summer. Upon acceptance of the offer to return as a 2017 summer associate, participants will also receive a $10,000 scholarship through our 2L Diversity Scholars Program.
Applications can be accessed starting on December 1, 2015. Applications are due on January 11, 2016. Students selected will be notified in February 2016. (Note: students that seek to apply to both the 1L Fellowship Program and Diversity Leadership Academy need only complete the 1L Fellowship Application and select to apply to both programs.).
Please visit Symplicity for additional information and details.
LCLD believes that success in law school is the first step to a successful legal career. To support the success of diverse students in law school, LCLD is launching the 2015-2016 LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program in more than 30 cities around the country, including Miami. Participating mentees will be paired with an experienced lawyer in your city, from one of LCLD’s Member organizations.
Mentees will also have an opportunity to participate in the LCLD Group Mentoring Program, which includes networking events and substantive informational programming. You can register online for this first come, first serve program beginning December 1, 2015. Please register on LCLD’s website, using this link. If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Yazmyne Vasquez in the CDO.]]>
Public Counsel’s 2016 summer internship program will run for ten weeks, commencing on May 31, 2016, and ending on August 5, 2016. Both 1L’s and 2L’s are eligible for these internships. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
Applications from 2L’s are currently being received and considered. Applications from 1L’s will not be accepted until December 1, 2015. If you are a 1L, please wait until December 1 to transmit your application.
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, transcript (or list of grades), and writing sample via email. If you are interested in more than one project, you must indicate your first choice of projects. It is helpful to describe in your cover letter the reasons for your interest in the project for which you are applying. If a particular project has subprojects (e.g., adoptions, guardianship, Transition Age Foster Youth (TAFY), please make sure to specify the particular subproject you are applying for. Again, you may apply for more than one subproject, but you must indicate your first choice. Note: Unless otherwise indicated below, all of the clerkships will take place in Los Angeles.
Please be sure to include the following in the subject line of your e-mail: “Application for 2015 Public Counsel Summer Internship.” Your application will not be considered if the requested application materials or project preference are omitted.
The following projects are currently accepting summer clerk applications:
For complete information on the summer program, including how to apply for a clerkship, interested students should visit Public Counsel’s 2016 Summer Clerkship Application page.
The prizes are: 1st place: $2,000; 2nd place: $1,000; and a trip to the FBA’s Annual Tax Law Conference in Washington, D.C. Winning entries may be published in the Tax Section newsletter, the Report, or in The Federal Lawyer. Other entries may also earn an honorable mention at the conference.
Requirements are as follows:
Entries may be submitted by email to Marcellus Howard or by mail to:Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation Attn: Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition 1220 N. Fillmore Str. Suite 444 Arlington, VA 22201
For more information, see the website.]]>
The career fair will arrange one-on-one interviews and informational sessions for veterans (including active duty JAG Corps members and reservists) seeking positions as lawyers, including with corporate legal departments, law firms, other private sector employers and government agencies. Spouses of active-duty service members and veterans are also eligible to participate.
Last year’s inaugural event drew 150 candidates from around the world and 45 employers, including two dozen leading law firms as well as representatives of legal departments at major companies such as Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, American Express, PwC and Prudential.
Orrick is honored to partner with The American Legion; corporate founding sponsors Microsoft Corporation, Morgan Stanley and ALM; and private practice sponsors Shearman & Sterling and the D.C. Diverse Partners Network to create this career fair.
For additional information, please visit the website.
Date & Location: The CLE will be on November 19, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Greenspoon Marder Law, 200 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1800, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301.
Cost: The CLE is free for due paying T.J. Reddick Bar Association members, law students, and judges. Non-members, the cost of the CLE is $27.37 for non-members. Non-members may pay their dues before or at the CLE on November 19, 2015 to be considered a member.
RSVP: Please RSVP at Eventbrite.]]>