Didn’t get enough at last Thursday’s compliance panel or just intrigued to learn more about this hot topic? Check out this recent Inside Counsel article reporting on the importance of compliance issues in the corporate world.
You can also check out this article from Corporate Counsel on why one should consider compliance if seeking in-house positions. You will need a
1Ls: Remember that draft resume you submitted to us as you entered The Starting Line in November? Good news! Your resume has been reviewed by a CSD Counselor and is now ready for pick up in our office! Stop by Room 180, across from the student lounge, to pick up your resume so that you can start perfecting it!
After you work on your additional edits, schedule an appointment with our office to sit down with a Career Counselor and discuss your edits as well as your job search strategy. We’re here to help!
The Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation is providing four summer fellowships to first and second year law students who are either enrolled in a Florida law school or who are verified Florida residents attending an out- of-state law school. Each summer fellowship will be in the amount of $5,000.
The Scholarship Committee’s selection criteria will include evidence of performance indicative of likely future success in the field of law. The Scholarship Committee will consider, among other things, academic excellence, commitment to community service, commitment to diversity, and leadership skills.
Students are responsible for securing their own summer employment opportunities in the areas of government, judiciary or public interest. Summer employment opportunities must last for a minimum of six weeks and must be unpaid. Interested applicants should not be deterred if they have not identified their summer employment opportunity upon submission of this application. Students are encouraged to use their career offices to assist with identifying and securing suitable summer employment.
Applications must be received by February 28, 2014. To view the brochure and application, click here. For more information, contact Career Counselor, Amber Donley at email@example.com.
View this job opportunity on Symplicity! You can also via a .pdf version of this brochure below here: FBI 2014 Honors Internship Program
Compliance is a hot area for those interested in nontraditional legal careers. In fact, many employers are actively recruiting attorneys and JD’s for compliance roles. On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:00-1:15 p.m. in Room 550 we will have a panel of esteemed compliance attorneys discussing this hot topic and the growth of compliance positions in the legal industry. The panelists include:
Kristine Cherek, Esq.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Florida Coastal School of Law
Monique Brown, Esq.
Corporate Compliance, Privacy & Risk Counsel
Fidelity National Information Services
John J. Price, Esq.
Global Litigation & Compliance Counsel
Anna Shea, Esq.
Corporate Compliance & Privacy Counsel
Fidelity National Information Services
If you are interested in learning more about compliance and networking with professionals in the field, RSVP on Symplicity or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot. Lunch and drinks will be provided to those who RSVP!
Public Interest Summer Job Search Webinars
This free two-part webinar series, co-sponsored by NALP and Equal Justice Works, provides both law students and CSO professionals with insight on the key elements of the summer public interest job application process. Attorneys with years of application review experience highlight what you should and shouldn’t do; explain how and why public interest application materials may substantively differ from law firm materials; and explore the dynamics of personal interactions in interviews and networking situations.
The Summer Public Interest Job Search Part I – Best Practices in Drafting Cover Letters and Resumes
Thursday, January 23 at 2:00 ET
The Summer Public Interest Job Search Part II – Best Practices in Interviewing and In-person Networking
Friday, January 24 at 2:00 ET
Students: If you’re interested in participating in an externship or clinic this summer, be sure to attend the below informational meeting to learn about the application process and what an externship and/or clinic entails!
Thursday, January 23rd
RSVP on Symplicity under the Events tab to reserve your spot!
February 6 – 9, 2014
Ritz Carlton Amelia Island
Amelia Island, Florida
MOCK INTERVIEWS for law students will be conducted in conjunction with the Amelia Island executive council meeting.
The interviews are expected to last 30 minutes total, with the mock interview lasting approximately 20 minutes and a 5-10 minute critique / feedback period. In addition to all the great benefits of attending the executive council meeting, I cannot stress the opportunity this provides.
Interested students should email the following information to Brenda Ezell, Esq. at Brenda@ezellfirmpa.com:
1. Name for each student participating in the mock interview
2. Contact information (presumably email address) for each student
3. A copy of the resume for each student
The Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship Program
2014 Summer Fellowships
Funded positions in labor-related organizations
throughout the United States.
2014-2015 School-Year Fellowship
1 funded part-time position in Chicago
Information is available at http://www.peggybrowningfund.org/
Application deadline: January 17, 2014
Happy Holidays from the CSD! The Blog is taking a much needed nap this holiday season. Do not expect any new posts until the New Year. Please keep in mind that our office will be closed from December 24 through January 1. We will resume regular business hours on January 2.
There are several fellowship and internship opportunities currently available on Symplicity. Remember that winter break is a great time to network with alumni and other legal professionals in your area. Be sure to read our “Make the Most of Your Holiday Break” Part 1 and Part 2 blog posts from Dec. 12th and 16th to provide you with ideas on how to leverage this short period of time that you have in between classes and contact us when you return to schedule an appointment with one of our knowledgeable and experienced Career Counselors.
Enjoy a wonderful and safe holiday season!