Tag Archives: 1L

Summer Alumni Chapter Events: Students Welcome!

The Alumni Chapters will be hosting summer events for alumni, current students and admitted students heading to Coastal in the Fall.  Follow the hyperlink on each city’s name for more information including a link to the Facebook event and the opportunity to RSVP.  You may also RSVP by e-mailing fcslalumni@fcsl.edu.

  • Tuesday, June 11 at 5:30-7:30 p.m.:  Charlotte Alumni Chapter Summer Send Off at the Icehouse.
  • Thursday, June 20 at 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Orlando Alumni Chapter Summer Send Off at TAPS.
  • Wednesday, July 17 at 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Tampa Alumni Chapter Summer Send Off at Brio.
  • Saturday, July 20 at 4:00-6:00 p.m.: Atlanta Alumni Chapter Summer Send Off at 5 Seasons Brewing Company in Sandy Springs.
  • Wednesday, July 24 at 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Tallahassee Alumni Chapter Summer Send Off at Level 8 Lounge at Hotel Duval.
  • Tuesday, July 27 at 5:00-7:00 p.m.: Pensacola Alumni Chapter Summer Send Off at Jaco’s Bayfront Bar & Grill.

Hope to see you there!

New Paid Summer Clerkship Opportunity!

Students, the law firm of Jimerson & Cobb is seeking to immediately fill a File Clerk position for the summer.  This position will involve regular part-time summer assistance between 10-30 hours per week, possibly evolving beyond that in both scope of work and duration of employment.  Read on for a complete description:

Eligible: 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls
Position: File Clerk
Initial responsibilities include: electronic and physical filing; mail processing; courthouse runs; and special legal administrative projects as assigned.
Office Location: Jacksonville, FL
Compensation: $8.00/hour (with possible increase in salary upon proven abilities)
Required Qualifications: Clerk must be available to work part-time between 10-30 hours per week.  Please do not apply if you are not currently prepared to work those hours.
Application Material: Resume
Application Deadline: Friday, June 21, 2013
How to Apply: Submit your application via Symplicity under the “Jobs” tab

Curriculum Reminder!

Students: Be sure that you have completed the CSD Curriculum! This mandatory Curriculum should have been completed by your second semester of law school, but you always have access to watch theCurriculum videos and take the quizzes on Desire2Learn. This Curriculum will provide you with an overview of our services and resources, guide you on application materials and job search strategies, show you important details such as how to dress for an interview and much more. Once you have completed the Curriculum with a grade of 7.5 or above on each section, you will be provided with full access to Symplicity.

All First Semester 1Ls who complete the Curriculum by the deadline will automatically be entered into a drawing to receive 1 of 2 professional leather portfolios! The deadline for First Semester 1Ls to complete the Curriculum is Friday, September 20, 2013.  Don’t wait until the last minute to get started!

All other students who still need to complete your Curriculum can log onto Desire2Learn to do so and send an e-mail to Tara Block at tblock@fcsl.edu once you have completed it. We only automatically check grades for First Semester 1Ls weekly, so it’s important that you e-mail us if you are in another class and have completed your Curriculum.

Resume Collect Opportunities!

Students and Alumni: don’t miss the following Resume Collect opportunities posted in Symplicity! 

Law Office of Omar Farooq, PLLC
Eligible: 1Ls, 2Ls (soon to be 2Ls & 3Ls as of this summer)Resume
Position: Law Clerk
Areas of Practice: Commercial, Criminal Law
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Compensation: Paid
Application Material: Resume, Unofficial Transcript
Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2013
How to Apply: Submit your application via Symplicity under the OCI tab 

Jax Metro Credit Union
Eligible: Graduates
Position: Executive Vice President
Category: Alternative Careers
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Compensation: Paid + Benefits
Required Qualifications: JD required; Must have prior experience working in the financial services industry
Preferred Qualifications: Two plus years of experience in marketing, finance, or bank/credit union operations
Application Material: Resume
Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2013
How to Apply: View the position description and submit your application via Symplicity under the OCI tab

 

Requesting Appointments via Symplicity

While the CSD is open throughout the summer, please note that counseling appointments cannotAppointment be scheduled through Symplicity during the summer.  For summer appointments, please call us at (904) 680-7744, e-mail us at careerservices@fcsl.edu, drop by our office in Room 180 or contact your Career Counselor directly via phone or e-mail to schedule an appointment.  We will resume appointment requests via Symplicity in the fall.

We are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Appointments are scheduled beginning at 9:00 a.m. with the last available appointment at 4:00 p.m.

Join the Prestigious American Inns of Court!

Florida Coastal is now accepting applications from law students for participation in the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court and Robert M. Foster American Inn of Court. You can find this opportunity listed under the “Jobs” section in Symplicity with the posting entitled “Become a Member of a Prestigious American Inn of Court.”

This is a great opportunity to get to know potential employers in the Jacksonville area and to increase your knowledge of litigation! Find out more about the American Inns of Court on the Symplicity job posting or visit their website here.

DUE DATE: Applications must be submitted through Symplicity by May 28, 2013!

Add Search Agents on your Symplicity Account to Quickly Access Jobs that Meet Your Criteria!

Looking for a way to improve your job search on Symplicity?  Adding hints on the Job | AdvancedSymplicity Search | Search tabs will help guide you through the process of setting up search agents.  Below are some examples of hints to add on various tabs:

Jobs tab

Job search agents will alert you when there are new jobs posted to the system that meet your specific criteria. You can also set how often updates are sent to you. See Advanced Search tab for more information.

Advanced Search tab

Advanced searches allow you to create a Search Agent by utilizing the “save as” feature. Check the save as box at the top, name your search agent, select your criteria, and click submit. This saved search will now appear in your Search Agents. See Search Agents to enable your agent to run on a scheduled basis.

Search Agents tab

Search Agents may be scheduled to run on a regular basis, edited or manually generated by clicking the ‘run’ button. Click the schedule button to set the search agent frequency.

DO YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN LITIGATION?

Florida Coastal is now accepting applications from law students for participation in the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court and Robert M. Foster American Inn of Court.  You can find this opportunity listed under the “Jobs” section in Symplicity with the posting entitled “Become a Member of a Prestigious American Inn of Court.”

This is a great opportunity to get to know potential employers in the Jacksonville area and to increase your knowledge of litigation!  Find out more about the American Inns of Court on the Symplicity job posting or visit their website here.

DUE DATE: Applications must be submitted through Symplicity by May 28, 2013!