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September 2013

The Law Student Division Mentoring Program

The Florida Bar YLD Law Student Division Mentoring Program was designed with the main goal of connecting Law Student Division members with Florida attorneys. The Florida Bar YLD Law Student Division has built a statewide network of attorneys to mentor students both locally and across the state. To accommodate Law Student Division members, mentees have […]

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Seeks Human Rights Specialists

Under the supervision of the Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), directly or through the corresponding Specialist and under their general supervision, the Human Rights Specialists will be responsible for several duties, including case processing and reporting, research and monitoring, seminars and conferences. There are currently 2 positions available and they […]

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Internship Program

The period to apply for an internship at the IACHR is now open. The deadline is October 6, 2013, and the period for the internship is January 12 to May 2, 2014. The internships are unpaid. The IACHR has opportunities for law students and recently graduated lawyers. The IACHR also receives students and recently graduates […]

Law Student Passes for Upcoming Seminar From Sterling Education Services, Inc. on Hot Topics in Employment Law

Sterling Educational Services, Inc. (Sterling) 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. Please visit us online for information on our company. They are holding a Hot Topics in Employment Law […]

Attend the The Presidential Management Fellows Program Coffee Chat for Information About the Program and the Application Process

Attention 3Ls, and LLMs:  The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program offers paid two-year federal government fellowships.  More than 80 Federal agencies recruit through this program and offer positions in public policy and administration, domestic or international issues, information technology, human resources, engineering, health and medical sciences, law (very limited), financial management and many other fields […]

Public Advocates Legal Clerkships: 2013/14 School Year and Summer 2014

Mission: Public Advocates, a non-profit law firm and advocacy organization, challenges the systemic causes of poverty and discrimination by strengthening community voices in public policy and achieving tangible legal victories advancing education, housing and transit equity. Public Advocates focuses on strategic policy reform, collaboration with grassroots groups representing people with low incomes, people of color […]

Attend the Idealist Grad Fair at University of Miami

The Idealist Grad Fair at University of Miami takes place on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The fair is free and open to the public, and if you’re thinking of going to grad school in the next year or two, we think you’ll find it very helpful. Generously hosted by […]

THE AFL-CIO FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The Legal Department of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (“AFL-CIO”) is offering a one-year fellowship beginning in September 2014. The fellowship offers an excellent opportunity for recent law school graduates to work with experienced union-side lawyers on a wide variety of issues. The AFL-CIO is a voluntary federation of 56 […]

The Ella Baker Summer Internship Program For 1L and 2L Students

About The Ella Baker Summer Internship Program: The CCR created the Ella Baker Summer Internship Program in 1987 to honor the legacy of Ella Baker, a hero of the civil rights movement, and to train the next generation of social justice lawyers. The program uses a combination of theory and practice to train talented and […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 23, 2013)

Tuesday, September 24:  Florida Department of Children & Families Informational Session – 12:30 p.m. –  1:30 p.m., Room E-265 – Join Bronwyn Stanford, the Statewide Deputy Director for Children’s Legal Services (CLS) at the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF), to learn more about the work handled by DCF/CLS, the hiring process and how students interested in a career […]