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Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF)

Southeastern Minority Job Fair

July 26, 2013 – July 27, 2013

Marietta, Georgia – Hyatt Regency Suites Perimeter Northwest


  • Registration is free and it begins on April 3, 2013.
  • Students can register during Coffee Wednesday or on Symplicity.
  • Students can begin applying for jobs and submitting application materials on SEMJF Symplicity on May 16, 2013. Only students that are invited to interview with an employer or as an alternate are permitted to attend the job fair.
  • For more information log on to www.semjf.org

Basic Training: A Foundational Program for Law Students


Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter of the National Bar Association



 March 23, 2013
12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Florida A&M University College of Law
Room 240

The primary goal of the program is to provide law students with a foundational guide for success in their preparation to enter the legal field. The program will include resume’ and writing sample editing and advice on the proper dress for various professional settings. There will be a special presentation by Judge Carole Y. Taylor of the Fourth District Court of Appeal on “Judicial Clerkships in a Nutshell.” Daryl Manning will provide information on behalf of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners regarding the application process.

Interested Students should rsvp immediately to the VHFCNBA Student Liaison, Ashlee A. Pouncy at AshleeApouncy@gmail.com.


 Please bring a résumé and/or writing sample (10 pages or less) to the event.

12:00-12:15pm        Introduction and Welcome (including registration & document   submission)

12:15 – 1:15pm       Judicial Clerkships in a Nutshell by Judge Carole Y. Taylor

1:15 – 2:15pm         Lunch (including presentation: What Not To Wear Fashion Show) 

2:15 – 3:15pm        Overview of Florida Board of Bar Examiners Application Process
                               (Including Question and Answer Segment) by Daryl M.   Manning,Esquire

3:15 – 3:30pm        Concluding Remarks (including redistributing résumés and writing samples)

Caribbean Bar Association Scholarship Application

Caribbean Bar Association

CBA announces its annual scholarship. The scholarship will provide a 6-week Judicial Internship in South Florida and a stipend in the amount of $2,000.00. Applications are   Caribbean Bar Association Logoavailable in Career Services. The deadline to apply is March 29, 2013. As a part of the application process students must complete a 1,000 words or less essay.

Should you have any questions, please contact Amber Williams at arwilliams@fcsl.edu.

Learn more about the Caribbean Bar Association by clicking here.

DRI Announces 2013 Law Student Diversity Scholarship

Scholarship4DRI Diversity Scholarship

About the Scholarship: The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to two worthy law students from ABA accredited law schools in order to promote, in a tangible way, the DRI Diversity Statement in Principle.  

Qualifications: To qualify for this scholarship, candidate must be a full-time student. Evening students also qualify for consideration who have completed one-third or more of the total credit hours required for a degree by the applicant’s law school. The scholarship is open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American students.  Incoming second and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Incoming second and third-year law students who also come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender are eligible to apply.

Click here to download the application.

Click here to learn About DRI

Paul Marchand Internship


The Arc is pleased to begin accepting applications for the Paul Marchand Internship in Disability Public Policy.  The interns in this program will have the opportunity to learn about how federal public policy and regulation impacts the daily lives of people with disabilities and their ability to be as independent as possible. 

Applications for the summer session will be accepted until March 8, 2013. To help offset the costs of working in Washington, DC, the internship fund will provide a $3,000 stipend to interns interested in pursuing a career in disability public policy. 

The fund was created to honor Paul Marchand’s distinguished leadership in the disability community and to encourage a new generation of leaders. 

Application Process

Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and reference list of contacts including employers, professors, and mentors.  The cover letter should be no more than 2 pages and address why the applicant wants this internship, the knowledge and skills he/she brings to the organization, and where the applicant wants to intern.  If the applicant desires to intern with another host organization, the application should also include a letter from the host organization stating willingness to engage the intern and contribute one-third of the internship to the fund.

Applications are due

March 8th for the summer term  or  May 15th for th fall                                        

Applications can be mailed to:

  • Public Policy Office, The Arc of the United States
  • 1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200, Washington DC  20006
  • OR e-mailed to Acosta@thearc.org

For More Information

Please contact Annie Acosta, Acosta@thearc.org.

Sarasota Bar Association: Richard R. Garland Diversity Scholarship Application

Sarasota Bar Association: Richard R. Garland Diversity Scholarship Application

The Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship Program is an opportunity for first through third year law students of underrepresented minority backgrounds.The recipients of the scholarships will receive a $5,000 scholarship for tuition and a paid internship in Sarasota. Please do not be discouraged from applying for the scholarship because of the location. If housing is necessary to complete the internship, members of the organization will assist the scholarship recipients in finding a place to live while in Sarasota.

  • Scholarship packets are available in the Career Services Department.
  • Deadline Extended to March 1, 2013
  • Foundation Website: www.cfsarasota.org
  • Bar Association Website: www.sarasotabar.com

Should you  have any questions, feel free to contact Amber Williams at arwilliams@fcsl.edu

U.S. Department of Education: 2013 Career Fair for Individuals with Disabilities & Veterans

U.S. Department of Education

Please join the U.S. Department of Education for the

2013 Career Fair for Individuals with Disabilities & Veterans

  • When:   March 11, 2013
  • Where: 400 Maryland Ave., SW                                     
                 Washington, DC
  • Time:   10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Meet and speak with Department of Education representatives about the federal hiring process, special hiring authorities and specific career opportunities that may be filled noncompetitively with qualified Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans.

Registration: To participate in this event you must show proof that you are a Veteran and/or an Individual with a Disability eligible for a noncompetitive appointment
To register, please send an e-mail to: iwdandvets@ed.gov, and include a copy of your Schedule A/Job Readiness Certification Letter and/or proof of Military Service (DD214 or Statement of Service Letter) no later than February 25, 2013. These documents will be used to determine your eligibility to attend the fair. You will be notified via e‐mail if you are eligible to attend no later than March 4, 2013.


Contact information: For additional information or questions please call (202) 401‐4100