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We Have Consolidated the CSD Blogs

We've MovedThank you for your interest in the Alternative Careers blog.  Moving forward, the separate Career Services Department blogs will be hosted in one place, Career Crossroads.  Follow the Career Crossroads blog for the latest career and professional development information, including alternative careers.  Simply use the appropriate categories and tags to select posts that match your interests.  For example, if you are searching for a job in alternative careers, scroll to the right-hand side of the blog under the Categories header, click on “Job Opportunity” and then click “Alternative Careers” under the Tags header.  Click here to be redirected to the Career Crossroads blog.

Last Minute Summer Opportunity in Baltimore, MD

Baltimore NeighborhoodsBaltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to promoting justice in housing for all people in the State of Maryland through fair housing and tenant-landlord programs and public information activities. They are seeking a summer extern to research legislative bills and housing case law before the Supreme Court. Anyone interested should email Kat Oughton at koughton@fcsl.edu ASAP

Congratulations Graduates!

graduation“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

 - Mark Twain

Judicial Clerkship Panel – TOMORROW

Judicial Clerkship

Want to know more about judicial clerkships? Come learn all about clerkships from those who have the insights. Join moderator, Honorable Marcia Morales Howard, from the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida as well previous federal law clerks, judicial externs, and a Trial Court Staff Attorney for an informative panel discussing the benefits of judicial clerkships. Questions to be addressed include the length of clerkships, how to apply, what qualifications are needed, and MORE!

February 5, 2013 12:00 in Room 550

Pizza and drinks will be provided for those that RSVP.

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”

- Elbert Hubbard

PAID Summer Work-Study Positions with JALA

Want to get PAID this summer and gain great public interest experience?  Jacksonville Area Legal Aid is currently accepting applications for summer internship positions through the work-study program.  JALA welcomes candidates who are seeking experience conducting legal and factual research, drafting motions, pleadings and memoranda of law, preparing discovery and discovery responses, and assisting with court hearings, depositions and trials and drafting training manuals.

The mission of JALA is to assist low-income neighbors in the community with civil legal problems. With thirty attorneys and a thirty year history of providing high-quality legal representation in a variety of service areas, JALA is an integral part of our community’s infrastructure.  Areas of service include consumer law, elder law, family law, employment law, immigration, benefits, and housing rights.

The application deadline is Monday, June 18th.  Applicants MUST qualify for the work-study program.  (Contact Rita Rosario in Financial Aid (rrosario@fcsl.edu) to confirm your eligibility BEFORE applying.)  Log on to Symplicity for more information about this position and to apply!