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Attend The 25th Annual Robert M. Cover Public Interest Law Retreat

Spots are filling up fast! The 25th Annual Robert M. Cover Public Interest Law Retreat is taking place in Peterborough, New Hampshire from March 2-4, 2012. The Retreat brings together public interest law students and practitioners for an engaging weekend of learning, networking and fun. The 25th Annual Cover Retreat is being organized by students […]

Free Webinar Series: The Summer Public Interest Job Search: Expert Tips on Cover Letters, Resumes, Interviewing, and Networking

This two-part webinar series, cosponsored by NALP and Equal Justice Works, will provide law students with insight on the key elements of the summer public-interest job application process.   Attorneys with years of application review experience will highlight do’s and don’ts; explain how and why public interest application materials may substantively differ from law firm materials; […]

Watch the Free Podcast About Holiday Networking!

The ABA Career and Practice Development Committee in conjunction with the Law Student Division have produced a free podcast dedicated to Holiday Networking.  Students and alumni are free to download the podcast.  

Read “Life Upon the Wicked Stage” for Great Interviewing and Job Search Tips

The Career Development Office has several articles and tips on its website, ranging from markets trends to networking. Last month, William A. Chamberlain wrote a terrific piece on interviewing and job search tips for attorneys. To read this article titled Life Upon the Wicked Stage: Lessons Lawyers Can Learn From the Acting Profession, please visit […]

Attend the Mock Networking Reception on Monday, November 14th!

Limited space is still available for the Mock Networking Reception on Monday, 11/14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge.  Practice mixing and mingling with attorneys in a realistic setting, with refreshments, followed by helpful feedback on how to hone your networking skills.  Please see below for our confirmed list of participating attorneys.  This event […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 7, 2011)

Tuesday, November 8th: Know How to Network – Student Lounge, 6:00-9:00pm Thursday, November 3rd: Microsoft IP Summit – Newman Alumni Center, 12:00-7:00pm

Get Help with Your Job Search using Social Media ( Free ABA Membership)

How are you using social media right now? If you’re not using it to present yourself in a professional manner and/or network with potential employers, you’ll want to attend the webcast entitled Using Social Media to Aid Your Job Search. On Thursday, November 10th LexisNexis® will host a panel of experts to show you how […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 17, 2011)

Tuesday, October 18th: Center for Ethics & Public Service Panel, Opportunities & Careers in the Private Sector: Room D-201, 12:30 p.m. Seats are limited, so please RSVP.  Lunch will be provided. What Law School Doesn’t Teach You: Student Lounge, 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 19th: International LL.M. Luncheon: Contact Yazmin Vazquez at the CDO for details. Judicial Appreciation Reception: […]

Free Pro Bono Program! 300 Things You Can Do With a Law Degree 2011

Chair:  Hindi Greenberg — President, Lawyers in Transition Are you wondering how you can maximize the value of your law degree or find a job in this tight economy? This free pro bono program may be just what you need. Hindi Greenberg, a nationally known career consultant who herself practiced law for ten years and […]

Effective Email Strategies for Law Students and Lawyers

NALP, The Association for Legal Career Professionals, has published a series of E-Guides on E-Professionalism.  Please see our earlier post for the first three E-Guides in the series regarding the use of LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to advance your career.  The following E-Guide,  Effective Email Strategies for Law Students and Lawyers, contains useful information on […]