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Want to Spend Your Summer Law & Order Style?

Each summer, local and federal criminal prosecutor and defense offices hire law students to serve as legal interns. These positions afford students an opportunity to see the criminal justice system up close. At the federal level, the United States Attorney’s Office serves as prosecutors. The USAO has offices in all 50 states, with many of […]

Reminder: Upcoming Deadline for the Department of State

Reminder: The deadline to apply for their summer 2009 Student Internship Program is November 3, 2008. A State Department internship is an opportunity for you to get an inside look at the different types of positions and responsibilities available in foreign affairs. In addition, the Department of State sponsored Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will […]

Update on the New College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA)

For those of you following the new College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA), the final regulations for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Income-Based Repayment have been released. Equal Justice Works has posted an excellent summary of the highlights on its website. The prior blog posting on the CCRAA is available here.

Government Opportunities and Upcoming Deadlines

The Government Honors and Internship Handbook provides a thorough list of summer and post graduate opportunities for students at the local, state and federal government level. The handbook also provides useful charts listing opportunities by class year, deadline and whether the positions are paid/unpaid (in the case of internships). The site is password protected. For […]

REMINDER: Deadline to Apply to PMF Program (3Ls) is Approaching

The deadline to apply to the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program is this Wednesday, October 15, 2008. For more information please see the original posting about the Presidential Management Fellows program. Interested applicants should stop in the Career Development Office to pick up an information booklet, which contains information regarding the application and nomination process. […]

Presidential Management Fellowship Program

Attention 3L students: The 2008 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program application period is now open. The online application must be completed by October 15, 2008. Please see below for important information about the application and nomination process. The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program is the premier program for leadership development in the public sector. 3L […]

Opportunities with the Department of State

The U.S. Department of State is now accepting applications for the Summer 2009 Student Internship Program. Applications must be completed online by November 3, 2008. A State Department internship is an opportunity for you to get an inside look at the different types of positions and responsibilities available in foreign affairs. In addition, the Department […]

Career Fair for Students and Alumni Interested in Alternative Careers

The University of Miami Toppel Career Center is hosting its annual Career Expo on September 17, 2008 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m at the BankUnited Center on campus. The Career Expo traditionally attracts close to 200 companies from various industries including the CIA, FBI, Ernst & Young, Goldman, Sachs & Co., The Miami Heat […]

Reminder: Deadline for DOJ Programs is Tuesday, September 2!

The deadline to apply to the United States Department of Justice Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) and Honors Program is rapidly approaching. All applications must be completed online by Tuesday, September 2. For 2Ls: The Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) is the Department’s competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships. Selection for employment is based […]

Interested in a Career in Government?

Working for the government at the federal, state or local level can be extremely rewarding and a great way to start your legal career. Government opportunities present themselves throughout the school year, with some deadlines coming up as soon as next week. To best prepare for a government job search, it is best to sit […]