Spring break is the perfect time to attend bar functions, conduct informational interviews, and check-in with people in your network. If you are looking for a job or internship outside of Jacksonville, using your time over spring break to make and develop connections in your target market is invaluable.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office of Homeland Security is having an open house at its Jacksonville Field Office on 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.
- Dallas, TX
- Miami, FL
- Denver, CO
- Columbus, OH
- Viera, FL
- Tallahassee, FL
If you are looking for an externship or internship outside of Jacksonville, you can also make an appointment with a Career Service Counselor to locate potential opportunities!
Information sessions for Fall 2013 externships and clinics are being held at the following times:
- Monday, March 18 – Room 250: 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
- Thursday, March 21 – Room 550: 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
It is very important that you attend one of these meetings if you are interested in taking advantage of the many externship or clinic opportunities. Please direct questions to Professor Ada Hammond at email@example.com.
Compassionate Families is seeking to fill a work-study position for the spring semester. Under general supervision, the selected candidate will provide telephone referrals or written information and referrals, grief recovery information, and assistance as needed to rebuild the lives of survivors of homicide victims.
The selected candidate will be expected to work on TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS a minimum of 12 hours per week in segments of no less than 4 hours. Eligible students will be paid $10.00 an hour through the Federal Work Study Program and will work through May 17, 2013. Students cannot exceed 20 hours per week or work beyond the May 17, 2013 end date. Students must attach an email from Rita Rosario (firstname.lastname@example.org) confirming their federal-work study eligibility to apply for this opportunity. Apply to this position through Symplicity.
FCSL is hosting it’s Annual Citizenship Day on Saturday, April 13th. Planning has already begun for this wonderful event and we are looking for volunteers to help with various activities leading up to the event and throughout the day of the event. Students may be needed to assist the Skills class with one-on-one interviews of clients, as well as trainings.
On the day of the event there will be a morning and an afternoon shift, or you are free to volunteer all day. A volunteers’ meeting will be held closer to the event to assign tasks and walk through the running of the event. If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity please let us know. Please contact the Pro Bono Office at email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering
The Florida National Employment Lawyers Association (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.
Just a quick reminder that your application for the Department of State Fall 2013 Internship is due TODAY!! If you haven’t already, click here to complete your application for this amazing experience.
Also due today are applications for the City of Chicago Department of Law 2013 Summer Law Clerk Program. Click here to apply!
The New York State Senate has openings for various fellowships in Albany New York beginning September 12, 2013 through July 16, 2014. All Senate fellowships include an award of a $33,000 Grant-in-Study Stipend. There are approximately 16 spots open and the application deadline is April 22, 2013. Additional information and application packets are available on the bulletin board outside the Career Services Office. You can also click here for information regarding the fellowships.
Not sure what you are going to do this summer to gain legal experience? If you have your CLI clearance, consider the Family Law, Consumer Law and Criminal Law clinics! Spots are still available for this summer in each of these clinics. Stop by Room 255 today for more information.
In-house clinics are a great way to gain valuable real-world experience. Under the supervision of a professor, you will have the opportunity to manage your own cases, interact with clients, draft legal pleadings, and conduct hearings advocating for your clients. What a great way to practice being a lawyer!!