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ABA John J. Curtin, Jr. Justice Fund Summer Legal Internship Program

The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is seeking motivated law student interns to apply for stipends available for the Summer Program. These students should have a position offered, contingent on funding, from a qualified organization. Internship: The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is managed jointly by the ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty […]

Practising Law Institute Welcomes Applications for Student Reps

Becoming a Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) student rep can be a great boost for your resume (PLI is well known and highly regarded by law firms and corporations). And it can be a great way to be of service to your school and colleagues. Student reps not only help plan Patent Bar presentations at your […]

This Week at the CDO (Weeks of October 3, 2011 and October 10, 2011)

Monday, October 3rd:  Spring 2012 Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students – Applications are due by 5:00 p.m.  For more information, you can contact Amy Perez, Director of Judicial Clerkships.  Tuesday, October 4th: Tax LL.M. Luncheon – Interviewing/Networking, Room F-109,12:30pm Wednesday, October 5th: Susan Smith Blakely, Esq.: Best Friends at the Bar: What […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 12, 2011)

Monday, September 12th:  11th Judicial Circuit Intern Program Begins Intern Program Begins – For details, contact Amy Perez  at the CDO. Wednesday, September 14th: University of Miami Career Expo – from 11am – 3pm, at the BankUnited Center – Bring plenty of copies of your resume and your Cane Card. Students not professionally dressed and/or […]

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area Needs Law Student Clerks

Mission: The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (“Lawyers’ Committee”) advances, protects and promotes the rights of communities of color, immigrants and refugees – with a specific focus on low income communities and a long-standing commitment to African Americans – by leveraging the power of the private bar to support […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 5, 2011)

Tuesday, September 6th: U.S. Department of Justice – Deadlines to apply is TODAY at midnight! Attorney General’s Summer Law Intern Program (2Ls) and Honors Program  (3Ls).  ). For further information and link to the on-line application, click here.     Tax LL.M. Luncheon Resume Workshop – Room F109 at 12:30pm. Wednesday, September 7th: Peace Corps’ 50TH Anniversary Career […]

McDermott Minority Scholarship Application

Scholarship Award: McDermott Will & Emery will award two $15,000 McDermott Minority Scholarships. Eligibility Requirements: Scholarship recipients must be second-year minority law students at an ABA-accredited U.S. law school, must meet McDermott’s hiring criteria and demonstrate leadership, community involvement and a commitment to improving diversity in the legal community. Recipients must also be selected for […]

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Diversity Scholarship Program

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, one of the largest law firms in theMidwest, is pleased to offer its Diversity Scholarship Program. In addition to working as a salaried Summer Associate in one of Dinsmore’s offices, recipients will receive a scholarship between $5,000 and $10,000. Recipients will also be assigned a mentor who will serve as a […]

General Upcoming and Postgraduate Government Opportunities Available to Students for 2011 and 2012

The Career Development Office (“CDO”) would like to provide you with an update on some of the government opportunities available to students for the upcoming summer (2L students) and after graduation (3L students).  Many prestigious government agencies hire at the same time as private sector employers so your government job search should be conducted concurrently […]

Dickstein Shapiro Diversity Scholarship

The Dickstein Shapiro Diversity Scholarship is part of the firm’s ongoing efforts to increase diversity in the legal profession and support the next generation of diverse attorneys. A key component of the firm’s diversity efforts is the aggressive recruitment of minority and LGBT candidates. Dickstein Shapiro makes one $25,000 diversity scholarship available to a second-year […]