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September 2012

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of September 17, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Featured:  October 26th – 27th, Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair. Arlington, VA. Each year the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair brings together more than 1,200 public interest law students from 200 law schools all under one […]

Animal Legal Defense Fund Fellowships and Scholarships

The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) has some great opportunities available now. First, they are hiring a Litigation Fellow (JD required within last three years) to begin immediately. This position will last roughly one year. The application deadline is Oct. 15, 2012. They are also hiring Litigation Fellows to begin in fall 2013, which means […]

The Spring 2013 White House Internship Program Application is Now Open!

The Spring 2013 White House Internship Program application is now open and the application deadline is Sunday, September 23, 2012. The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the […]

Important Information About The Presidential Management Fellowship Program (PMF)

The Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) requires applicants to have obtained a graduate or professional degree within the previous two years. Starting this year, there is a self-nomination process; applicants are no longer required to have a school sponsor. The positions are two-year duration with conversion potential and require an agreement, rotational assignments and individual development […]

The Department of Labor Honors Program For Fall 2013: Attention 3Ls and Recent Law Graduates

The U.S. Department of Labor is now accepting applications for its Honors Program for Fall 2013. Applicants must graduate from law school in Spring or Summer 2013 or complete a judicial clerkship or legal fellowship in time to start the Honors Program in September 2013. If you’re committed to workers’ rights and interested in acquiring […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 17, 2012)

Tuesday, September 18, 2012:  Tax LL.M. Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-108 Wednesday, September 19, 2012:  HOPE Fellows Panel – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-209

Complimentary Webcast! The Diversity and Law Clerks & Students Committees Present: Diverse Career Paths

In the midst of an economic downturn, thoughtful career planning is a must and more information is helpful in formulating a career plan. This panel will explore the career path and planning process for four successful attorneys. What prepared them for a career practicing intellectual property law? What was the role of networking in leading […]

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Announces Program To Connect Law Students With ACEBC Members Regarding The Employee Benefits Practice Area

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (“ACEBC”) is excited to announce its program to connect interested law students with ACEBC members for purposes of asking questions about employee benefits as a practice area. Law students can find out what day-to-day practice is like from an experienced employee benefits attorney. It’s a challenging and enjoyable […]

Sterling Education Services, Inc. Offering Law Student Passes for Upcoming Landlord-Tenant Law Seminar

Sterling Education Services, Inc. would like to offer 5 law students free scholarship-passes to an upcoming seminar as an introduction to their company. Sterling is a non-profit continuing education company that conducts seminars across the nation. Visit them online for information on the company. Sterlingis holding a/an Landlord-Tenant Law seminar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October […]

The Florida Justice Institute, Inc. Seeks Staff Attorney

The Florida Justice Institute, Inc. (FJI), a small public interest nonprofit law firm, seeks a full-time staff attorney in Miami, Florida. Founded in 1978, FJI conducts civil rights litigation primarily on behalf of those incarcerated in Florida’s prisons and jails. These types of cases include wrongful death, deliberate indifference to serious medical need, unconstitutional conditions […]