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 email@example.com 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
We welcome 2Ls and 3Ls to DROP IN to the Career Services Office, Room 180, on the following days in January between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. for help completing your Summer 2014 Externship Applications and have a snack while we work! We can assist you with OCI applications too!
Tuesday, January 21st
Friday, January 24th
Tuesday, January 28th
Thursday, January 30th
NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY for these days only! (For all other days, appointments are required and can be scheduled via Symplicity or by stopping into our office or emailing/calling us.)
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!
Students: The applications for Summer 2014 Externships with Judges & Courts as well as the U.S. Attorney’s Offices and Florida Coastal Clinics are now OPEN under the “Jobs” tab in Symplicity! Each listing includes the qualifications and required application material. (Please note that the application qualifications and pre-requisites are set by the supervising attorney or clinical supervisor). You need to have a resume uploaded on Symplicity in order to view the postings. Schedule your appointment with a Career Counselor today to review your application materials and discuss the opportunities in a one-on-one setting. You can schedule your appointment directly on the Symplicity homepage by clicking “Request An Appointment” on the right-hand side of the page.
Remember, you can only view job postings and OCI opportunities that are open to your class year, so make sure to update your Symplicity profile to reflect your correct class year.
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
2014-2015 School-Year Fellowship
1 funded part-time position in Chicago
Information is available at http://www.peggybrowningfund.org/
Application deadline: January 17, 2014
Pycraft Legal Services, LLC
Eligible: 2Ls, 3Ls
Position: Spring Law Clerk
Area of Practice: Consumer Defense/Bankruptcy
Location: St. Augustine, FL
Application Material: Resume, Cover Letter (addressed to David Naples, Esq.), Experiential Learning Agreement Form
Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2014
How to Apply: Submit your application via Symplicity under the OCI tab. Do NOT contact this employer directly to apply. For inquiries, contact Abby Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!