Annual Sympoisum for Clerkship & Career Development

Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP is hosting its Annual Symposium for Clerkship & Career Development on Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31, 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri. The two-day Symposium for first-year law students provides a unique, inside look at the recruiting process and summer associate programs, and also focuses on practical aspects of career development.
The featured guest speaker this year will be attorney and author Marci Alboher.

A sampling of other Symposium sessions includes:

What Firms Really Look for and What Evaluation Forms are Used;
Don’t Let Your Last Name Become a Verb! How to Have a Successful Summer Clerkship;
Why Don’t Associates Know this Stuff? Classes Not to Miss in Law School and Other Beginner Pitfalls;
The Real Power Players! Working with the Non-Lawyers in the Firm;
May We Have the Room? An Associate Panel Answers Your Questions and Tells What It’s Really Like;
Rhetoric or Reality? Learn How to Evaluate Law Firm Diversity and Inclusiveness; and
How Law Firm Economics Really Work and How Hard You will Need to Work.

First-year students may apply by completing the symposium application and submitting it along with a resume, transcript (if available) and cover letter by Friday, January 9, 2009. In your cover letter please indicate, to the extent you know, your geographic preference for law practice.

Applications may be sent via mail, fax, or e-mail to:
Jenny Kiely, Legal Recruiting Manager
Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP
190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63105
Fax: 314-480-1505

Please understand that an invitation to attend the Symposium does not guarantee future consideration for employment, and the lack of an invitation does not signal a lack of future employment interest by the firm.