The applications for Spring 2015 Externships with Public Interest organizations, Government entities, Environmental placements, State Attorney’s Offices, and Public Defender’s Offices are now available under the “Jobs” tab in Symplicity! Each listing includes the requirements and required application materials. (Please note that the application requirements and pre-requisites are set by the supervising attorney or clinical supervisor). The deadline to apply to Phase 2 placements is Friday, October 3rd.
Clinics: Open until filled
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.
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 or you can also drop into our office on one of the days listed below:
September 23, 25, 29
Don’t wait, apply today!!
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of General Counsel (OGC) is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Legal Honors Program.
HUD attorneys from the Jacksonville field office will be presenting an informational session on the Legal Honors program on Thursday, August 28 at 12:00 PM in room 510.
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 email@example.com!
For more information on the HUD Legal Honors Program and application instructions, please click here.
The deadline to apply to the Honors Program is September 5, 2014.
The 2015 Equal Justice Works Fellowship application will be open from July 7, 2014 to September 17, 2014.
The webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 21 at 2 pm.
The Equal Justice Works Fellowship Program is very competitive, receiving hundreds of applications each year for approximately 60 fellowship slots. To be considered, you must be a qualified and passionate lawyer who has developed a new and innovative legal project that can impact lives and serve communities in desperate need of legal assistance. We will cover how to prepare and complete a successful application. This presentation is intended for law students and recent graduates interested in pursuing a public interest legal career as well as law school professionals who advise students on fellowship and other public interest career opportunities.
To register for the webinar, please click the link below.
Webinar: Creating a Successful Application for an Equal Justice Works Fellowship
This webinar will also be offered on June 18, July 16, and August 13. Information about registering for these sessions will be available on the EJW website soon.
If you have questions about Equal Justice Works Fellowships, please visit their website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Depending on funding, EJW provides between 45-55 two-year fellowships annually. Fellows receive a competitive salary, generous loan repayment assistance, connections to their prominent sponsors and leaders of the private and public interest bars, participation in trainings, and additional support during their two-year tenure.
View this job opportunity on Symplicity! You can also via a .pdf version of this brochure below here: FBI 2014 Honors Internship Program
RSVP by Monday, October 28th at 3:00 p.m.!
The ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty is seeking motivated law student interns to apply for stipends available for the Summer 2014 Program.
The Program will pay a $2,500 stipend to three law school students who spend the summer months working for a bar association or legal services program designed to prevent homelessness or assist homeless or indigent clients or their advocates. The Legal Internship Program will provide much-needed legal assistance to organizations serving the under-represented and give students direct experience in a public interest forum. Through this, it aims both to help homeless clients and to encourage careers in the law that further the goals of social justice. Students must already have a position offered, contingent on funding, from a qualified organization.
This fellowship is open to all law students and first year law students are encouraged to apply.
All applications must be received by Monday, March 31, 2014. Early submissions are welcome. The complete application can be found here. For more information about this fellowship, visit the website at: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_services/homelessness_poverty/john_j_curtin_jr_fellowship1.html.
The Department of Children and Families, Children’s Legal Services (CLS) will be on campus on 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 email@example.com to let us know you plan to attend!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
Spring credit-bearing Externship opportunities with corporations, public interest employers and government entities are now available for a limited time! A few examples of unique Spring externship opportunities available for 2Ls and 3Ls with a low number of applicants thus far include:
- Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
- North Florida Public Land Trust
- Public Defender’s Office – multiple locations
- State Attorney’s Office – multiple locations
- Three Rivers Legal Services
- U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
Log onto Symplicity for all the latest opportunities and be sure to get your application materials in order before Friday, October 11th!