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Department of Homeland Security 2012 General Counsel’s Honors Attorney Program

About the DHS General Counsel’s Honors Attorney Program: The General Counsel’s Honors Attorney Program at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, offers highly qualified third-year law students; graduate law students (applying in the fall of the last year of their graduate law study); and judicial law clerks the unique opportunity to start their legal career […]

PSLawNet Has a List of International Public Interest Resources Online

The Public Service Law Network (“PSLawNet”) is an online clearinghouse for law students and lawyers to connect with public interest opportunities and information on public interest careers. PSLawNet is a free resource for law students and alumni of subscriber schools to search among thousands of public interest job opportunities and employer profiles.  In addition to its […]

Check Out the Public Defender Handbook Online Now!

The Public Defender Handbook is a valuable resource tool for students looking for internships and post-graduate positions. It contains FAQs about Public Defender Careers, information about preparing for a career as a Public Defender and getting you dream internship and post-graduate position, tips for interviews and simulations and other important information regarding selected Public Defender […]

U.S. Department of Justice Presentation on Summer and Post-Graduate Opportunities

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INVITES YOU TO A SPECIAL PRESENTATION ON: THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S HONORS PROGRAM and SUMMER LAW INTERN PROGRAM featuring Patricia Cooper Attorney Advisor, Executive Office for Immigration Review All students are invited to learn more about the opportunities available at the Department of Justice for new attorneys and interns.  Students applying […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 15, 2011)

Welcome back to our returning students and welcome to UM Law to our new students.  Monday, August 15, 2011 Lavender Law Career Fair  registration deadline is TODAY.     Bidding for Phase II // Session I employers is now open and will conclude on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 11:00 p.m. EST. Phase II of the Fall […]

Applications Now Being Accepted for the White House Internship Program for Spring 2012

The application period for the Spring 2012 White House Internship Program is now open. Applicants have until September 11, 2011 to apply for a Spring 2012 White House Internship. Please read instructions below and refer to the FAQ page for additional explanations. Am I eligible to apply for a White House Internship? All White House Internship […]

The Diplomacy Fellows Program Opens on August 10, 2011

The U.S. Department of State’s 2011 Diplomacy Fellows Program will open on Wednesday, August 10. The online application link will be available on August 10th when the vacancy announcement is posted. The deadline to submit completed applications is 11:59 pm Eastern Time on September 26, 2011. Any applications received after that date will be disqualified. […]

Department of Homeland Security General Counsel’s Summer Law Intern Program

About the Summer Law Intern Program The Summer Law Intern Program is a competitive program for compensated positions in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Department of Homeland Security (DHS) headquarters located in Washington D.C.  Summer Law Interns may expect to be assigned positions which offer both valuable experience and substantial individual responsibility.  […]

Public Notice of Vacancy for United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of Florida

 There is currently a vacancy in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Please note the following details: Position: United States Magistrate Judge Location: Miami, FL Accepting Applications: August 2, 2011, through August 31, 2011 Please see the full notice and application on the District Court Internet site.

Apply for Judicial Clerkships Now!

If you are in the midst of preparing your judicial clerkship applications, please remember to apply to state court and administrative law judges.  Specifically:   State Court Clerkships: Below is a sampling of state courts that are accepting applications for fall 2012 law clerk positions: Supreme Courts: Connecticut Supreme Court (deadline early September) Delaware Supreme Court […]