Category Archives: Presentations

Need Interviewing Tips and Advice?

Do you want to sharpen your interviewing skills?  Then don’t miss this Interviewing Workshop onInterview Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 12:00-1:15 p.m. in Room 250.  Your resume can get you in the door, but it takes a successful interview to get the job.  Learn how to effectively prepare for job interviews as well as strategies and techniques for making the right impression during the interview.

RSVP on Symplicity or send an email to careerservices@fcsl.edu by 9:00 a.m. on the 17th to reserve your spot.  Lunch and drinks will be provided to those who RSVP!

DCF Children’s Legal Services Presentation on Tuesday

The Department of Children and Families, Children’s Legal Services (CLS) will be on campus onAdvocate Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 12:00 in Room 560 for an information session open to all students.  Tricia Meisner and Jennifer Maes will discuss how CLS came to exist out of the Department of Children and Families, how to apply for CLS openings and what they look for in candidates.  Bring your lunch and learn about this public interest organization that has a large presence throughout Florida! 

RSVP on Symplicity or send an email to careerservices@fcsl.edu to let us know you plan to attend!

FBI Coming on Campus!

Interested in learning about working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation?  Well, here’s your chance to attend a presentation with representatives from the Jacksonville Division of the FBI!  OnFBI Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 12:00-1:30 p.m. in Room 550, Coastal Law is pleased to welcome members of the FBI legal and human resources departments as well as a current 2L intern who will be discussing such topics as:

  • The Hiring Process “Special Agent or Professional Support”
  • Drug Policy
  • Language Proficiency
  • Application Core Questions
  • Critical Skills
  • Internships

RSVP on Symplicity or send an email to careerservices@fcsl.edu to reserve your spot TODAY for this exciting and rare opportunity to learn about the FBI (no need to reserve in both places)!  Lunch and refreshments will be served to those who RSVP!

Marine JAG Corps to Visit Campus!

Join officers from Marine JAG on Thursday, October 3, 2013 to learn all about life and a career inMarine Corp the Marine JAG Corps!  Come to an open information session in Room 525 at 12:30-1:30 p.m. or stop by to visit them at their table in the Atrium at 11:30 a.m. on October 3rd!  Learn about:

  • Benefits of being a Marine JAG
  • The application process
  • The commissioning process
  • Internship opportunities and more!

Log onto Symplicity and RSVP for the information session at 12:30 so we know that you’re coming. No need to RSVP to visit them in the Atrium!  The Marine JAG Corps doesn’t visit our campus often, so be sure to take advantage of this rare opportunity!!

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop!

Is Your Cover Letter Perfect?
Is Your Resume Flawless?
Are You Sure?

Join the Career Services Department on Tuesday, September 17th at 12:00 P.M. in Room 250 Resumefor a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop. CSD Counselor Ray Adams will review what makes a legal resume stand out and how to get your cover letter noticed among the sea of applicants.

Stay a step ahead of your competition and learn some new tips for tailoring your cover letters to the opportunities you desire. Even if you think your documents are perfect, a quick refresher is always a great idea!

Pizza and refreshments will be served. Don’t miss this important workshop! RSVP through Symplicity or send an e-mail to careerservices@fcsl.edu.

Army/Navy JAG Corps Joint Presentation!

We are excited to announce that on Friday, September 13th at 1:30 p.m. in Room 425 an Army Man in U.s. Marine Corps Uniform Saluting American FlagJAG Corps officer as well as a Navy JAG Corps officer will conduct a joint information session for all students interested in learning about careers and internship opportunities in JAG.

This is a very rare chance to listen to two military JAG Corps representatives speak to students together and an especially great opportunity for first semester 1Ls to learn all about jobs and life in the JAG Corps and speak one-on-one with officers working in the field. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions in an informal setting.

RSVP on Symplicity or if you are a First Semester 1Ls to careerservices@fcsl.edu and let us know you’ll be joining us!

Army JAG Corps Coming to Campus!

Students: Mark Your Calendars for Army JAG Corps!

On Friday, September 13th at 1:30 p.m. in Room 425 an Army JAG Corps officer will beJAG Corps conducting an information session for all students interested in learning about careers and internship opportunities in JAG.

This is an especially great opportunity for first semester 1Ls to learn about jobs and life in the JAG Corps and speak one-on-one with a Captain in the Army JAG.  You will also have an opportunity to ask questions in an informal setting.

RSVP to careerservices@fcsl.edu to let us know you’ll be joining us!

Externship Information Sessions This Week – Lunch is Free!

We will be holding 2 kick-off externship meetings this week for all students interested in learning about externship opportunities and how to apply for upcoming externships, as the application process has changed!

The sessions will be offered twice but you only need to attend one!

August 27th at Noon-1:00 p.m. in Room 365

August 29th at Noon-1:00 p.m. in Room 250 – NOTE: THIS ROOM HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM 365!

All students are welcome to attend, but you need to RSVP! RSVP to careerservices@fcsl.edu or on Symplicity under the “Events” tab by 5:00 p.m. on August 26th if you are attending the August 27th meeting or by 5:00 p.m. on August 28th if you are attending the August 29th meeting. Lunch and drinks will be provided!

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Legal Honors Program – Presentation Rescheduled!

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of General Counsel (OGC) is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Legal Honors Program.

HUD attorneys from the Jacksonville field office will be presenting an informational session on the Legal Honors program at Noon on Thursday, September 19, 2013 in Room 555.

All 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls are welcome to attend. The Legal Honors program is only open to 3Ls, but HUD offers student internship opportunities throughout the year!

RSVP on Symplicity (under the Events tab) or send an email to careerservices@fcsl.edu!HUD Flyer