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August 2011

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 […]

Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program

Latham & Watkins is once again pleased to announce the acceptance of applications for the firm’s annual Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program, which awards second-year law students at ABA-accredited law schools a $10,000 non-renewable scholarship for use during their third year of law school. Previous recipients of the scholarships have said that the program not […]

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 […]

United Nations 2011 Young Professionals Program (YPP) Examination

The U.S. Department of State announces for all qualified U.S. citizen the United Nations 2011 Young Professionals Program (YPP) Examination for UN junior professional posts.  Examination Criteria (all must be met) Be no more than 32 years old as of December 31, 2011. Be fluent in English and/or French, the two working languages of the […]

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 […]

NAACP Legal Fellowship Sponsor for Fall 2012

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Department is accepting applicants to sponsor for the 2012 Skadden Fellowship. A Fellow would work on a project focused on housing and economic justice litigation and advocacy. Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. The NAACP Legal […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 29, 2011)

Tuesday, August 30th:   Judicial Intern Program – Application deadline due today at 5:00 p.m. Applications are available at the reception desk in the Career Development Office, Room A112.  You may submit your application materials in hard copy to the Career Development Office or electronically.    The Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program […]

Florida Supreme Court and Third District Court of Appeal Hiring

The following Florida Supreme Court Justices are accepting applications for fall 2012 term clerks:  Chief Justice Canady, Justice Pariente, Justice Lewis, and Justice Polston.  Although the Court’s website does not specify that these justices are hiring, they are accepting applications.   Contact information for the justices is listed on the Court’s website.       In addition, Third District Court of […]

Save The Date – The Judicial Appreciation Reception is Now on October 19th!

The new date for our Judicial Appreciation Reception is Wednesday, October 19th from 6:30 -8:30 pm.  The reception will take place at the Newman Alumni Center.  In attendance will be federal and state judges, current and former clerks, faculty members and law students.  It will be an opportunity for you to interact with the judges […]