The South Eastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF) is a minority job fair that provides second and third year students, as well as graduates, with an opportunity to interview for internships and jobs with legal employers across the country. This is just a reminder that TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!!! Click here to register.
Where: Marietta, Georgia
When: July 26-27, 2013
Log on to http://www.semjf.org/Home_Page.html to learn more about the job fair. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact Amber Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Governmen Honors & Internship Handbook published by the University of Arizona is a GREAT resource for finding government jobs. Check your yellow bookmark for website and log-in information or stop by the Career Services Office to get information. There are also several opportunities for Fall 2013 Internships available on Symplicity. Remember that the deadlines for these opportunities are very early, so check them out today!
Public Service Recognition Week is coming up May 5-11. This week is an annual celebration honoring the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. Agencies use this week to showcase the programs and services they provide .Included in the events of the week is a town hall discussion where Federal agency leaders will discuss the value of government service, how to communicate that value to the American people, and ways to support and motivate employees in this challenging and uncertain environment. The discussion will be moderated by Cokie Roberts. This town hall will be held on Monday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m. It will be a great opportunity for you to “meet” some heavy hitters in government service and to learn about their various organizations. For information on how to RSVP for the live stream of this event, please see the announcement portion of Symplicity. Spots are limited, so please RSVP quickly if you want to participate.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office of Homeland Security is having an open house at its Jacksonville Field Office tomorrow, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 5 – 7 pm. The open house will provide an opportunity to meet Jacksonville’s Field Office Director and staff members, tour the office, and learn more about immigration topics.
To RSVP for this event and get the address, log onto Symplicity. If attending, be sure to bring photo identification and plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow time to complete the security process.
Young Lawyers Division of the Georgia State Bar presents the Public Interest Internship Program Committee of the Young Lawyers Division is now accepting applications for 2013 summer funding.
Law students and recent law school graduates may apply for limited $5,000 grants to fund unpaid full-time summer internships in public interest law. The purpose of this program is to expand the number of students and young lawyers pursuing opportunities in public interest law. Applicants must have secured an unpaid internship in a law-related non-profit or government agency. Eligible internships must involve a commitment equivalent to ten (10) full-time weeks of work.
Applications are due no later than April 1, 2013, at 5 p.m. Applicants will be notified of grant awards by May 1 and funds will be disbursed by June 30. Log onto Symplicity for instructions on how to apply for this grant.
Registration for SEMJF will begin on April 3, 2013 and will end on April 19, 2013. Registration is FREE! Students will be able to register in the Atrium during Coffee Wednesdays, on Symplicity, or by email. To register via email contact Amber Williams at email@example.com.
This year’s job fair will be held at the Hyatt Regency Suites Perimeter Northwest in Marietta, Georgia on Friday, July 26 & Saturday, July 27, 2013
Join members of the Public Interest Research Bureau to learn more about what they do and how you can be a part of this rewarding organization. Make a difference in the lives of the poor, develop critical legal skills, and acquire essential writing and research experience.
An information session will be held Thursday, March 21st at noon, in Room 250. During the session, you will learn how to become a member of the Research Bureau. Applications will also be distributed. If you have any questions, please contact Brandy Natalzia at Brandy.Natalzia@law.fcsl.edu.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will hold an Open House at the Jacksonville Field Office on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 5-7 pm. For more information and to RSVP, please see the flyer on the Career Services Bulletin Board or email Kat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome back!! Hopefully you all had a wonderful spring break full of relaxation and networking! Be sure to check out Symplicity this week for some great summer externship opportunities throughout the country. There are opportunities to work in City/Municipal Government, State Attorney / Public Defender offices, legal non-profits, and many more!
Tomorrow is the deadline to apply for the The Florida National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) Fellowship! The NELA Fellowship is a great opportunity for 1L’s and 2L’s who are interested in employment law to secure a PAID ($4,000) summer internship gaining experience with a law firm representing individual employees in cases involving employment discrimination, employee benefits, illegal workplace harassment and retaliation, and other employment related matters. The application deadline has been extended to 3/15/13. Additional information and application instructions can be found on the CSD bulletin board and on Symplicity.