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! On 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
RSVP on Symplicity or send an email to email@example.com 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!
The Class of 2014 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Application will launch Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 12:01 AM (Eastern Time). The PMF Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates created more than three decades ago by Executive Order. The Program attracts and selects the best candidates possible, and is designed to develop a cadre of potential government leaders. The PMF Program instills a a spirit of public service, ultimately encouraging and leading to a career in the government. You may access the application on www.USAJOBS.gov, or from the PMF homepage, www.PMF.gov. Remember to study the PMF Assessment Preparation Guide (available at http://www.pmf.gov/become-a-pmf/assessment-process.aspx) before you begin the on-line assessment portion of the application.
Also, the assessment is not timed, but be sure to submit your completed application by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.
JALA (Jacksonville Area Legal Aid) is seeking volunteers for its intake department. It’s a great way to gain Pro Bono hours and give back to the community!
Contact Kathy Para, Esq. at Kathy.firstname.lastname@example.org or 904-356-8371 for more information. Visit http://www.jaxlegalaid.org/ to learn more about JALA and how you can contribute.
Join officers from Marine JAG on Thursday, October 3, 2013 to learn all about life and a career in 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!!
Sign up for the upcoming OCI on October 28th! We strongly encourage any students or alumni interested in learning about or applying for commission in the Air Force JAG Corps to apply for an upcoming informational interview. Though it has no weight on your application, it will provide you with a contact in the organization and allow you an opportunity for that all important FIRST IMPRESSION to stand out in the best light possible!
OCI: U.S. Air Force, Judge Advocate General’s Corps
Eligible: Second Semester 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, Graduates
Position: Assistant Judge Advocate, Summer Internship
Recommended: Be sure to visit http://www.afjag.af.mil/ to review the application process.
Application Material: Resume, Unofficial Transcript, Experiential Learning/OCI Agreement Form (found in the Document Library on Symplicity)
Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2013
How to Apply: Submit your application via Symplicity under the OCI tab
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 for 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 email@example.com.
We are excited to announce that on Friday, September 13th at 1:30 p.m. in Room 425 an Army JAG 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know you’ll be joining us!
Would you like to connect with public interest employers from all across the country and meet fellow, public interest-minded students, graduates and practitioners in the field? Then the Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the event for you. With more than 115 public interest employers, 1,200 public interest law students and workshops to help you start down the path to your public interest career, you won’t want to miss it.
|April 23 – September 5
||Employer registration and job posting
|August 13 – September 12
||Student and recent graduate registration and application
|September 13 – October 11
||Student and recent graduate registration (for those not applying or seeking an interview)
|September 19 – October 3
||Employer application review and interview selection
|September 19 – October 8
||Student and recent graduate accept/decline interview invitations
||Last day to reserve a hotel room  at our discounted rate
||Last day for student and recent graduate refund requests
|October 25 – 26
||Equal Justice Works 2013 Conference and Career Fair
Be sure to review the Registration and Application Guide and view the recording of the webinar on job search and application tips.
Registration fee: $25 per student/recent graduate
Those attending the Equal Justice Works 2013 Conference and Career, sponsored by Georgetown University Law Center and Stanford Law School, must register online even if you are just attending for a conference session or Table Talk.
If you decide not to attend, you have until 5 p.m. EST October 11 to cancel your registration and receive a full refund. Cancellations after 5 p.m. EST October 11 will not be refunded.
A list of employers registered so far for the 2013 Conference and Career Fair can be found here.
To view available positions before you register, log in using username EJWguest and password guest. Click Job Search under Jobs & Internships in the top menu bar to view a list of active positions. Note: Employers may register and post jobs until September 5, so keep checking back as positions are added.
Note: Due to NALP guidelines, 1L students are not eligible to interview with employers during the Equal Justice Works Career Fair. However, 1L students may informally talk to employers during “Table Talk” on Friday and Saturday.