Work-Study Job Opening
Work-Study Position - Career Strategies Office (EMSoL, Suite 320)
Needed: Law student to work in Career Strategies Office.
Must have excellent Excel skills, some social media experience (Linked In), ability to create/edit podcasts (or willingness to learn); and good phone skills. Willingness to support office’s move to electronic filing system and otherwise generally to help out.
Edit videos of legal practice areas, get to “post-ready”, then
Create cheat sheet for creating podcasts, videocasts
Create and update lists in Excel
Phila firms - update, including small firms
Common Pleas judges - update and add counties
Collect info by phone regarding
judges’ hiring plans (PA, other courts)
small to mid sized firms’ hiring plans (NJ/PA/DE)
Help scan and organize certain career office files
Is there a “push” process so we can identify newly appointed judges?
Is it possible to set up standardized job searches on job sites?
Set up google alerts - as needed
Review Career Strategies Office Social Media outlets; create Linked In groups as requested
Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Martha Candiello, Associate Dean for Career Strategies, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Announcements from the Career Strategies Office
**Appointments are available outside of the scheduled hours upon request**
- Attention Students: If you have not scheduled an appointment to meet with a CPDO counselor to review your resume, please do so ASAP! REMINDER: Effective, November 1, prior to using any services offered by the CPDO, students are required to have their resume reviewed by a member of the CPDO counseling staff. Please contact Krystal Lespinasse at email@example.com to schedule your appointment.
NEW ON THE BLOG!:
- Legal Intern (Summer & part time school year) – Law Office of Thomas W. Moore III (Upper Darby, PA) (rising 2L/3L)
- Summer Legal Intern – Street Law Committee – National Lawyers Guild (rising 2L/3L)
- Pa Bar Assoc. – Constitutional review Commission Unpaid Part –time Summer Internship (rising 2L/3L)
- Summer Law Clerks – Hofstein Weiner & Levit, P.C. (rising 2L/3L)
- Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Career Fair – Friday, September 2, 2011 (Dallas, TX)
- Summer Intern – Office of the Federal Defender (NJ) (rising 3L)
- 7th Annual IMPACT Career Fair, August 5, 2011 (Washington, DC)
- Summer 2011 Internship – the Government Accountability Project (Washington, DC) (rising 2L/3L)
- Foreclosure Mediation Summer Internship – NJ Office of Dispute Resolution (Newark/Trenton) (rising 2L/3L)
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Office of Student Affairs and Financial Aid
OSA extends a very warm congratulations to the Class of 2011 – we’ll miss you! Good luck on the bar, and we hope to see you at future events.
- Graduate Access
Our 2011 grads will continue to have access to facilities until July 30. This includes retention of lockers, use of the library, access to the gym, and other DragonCard permissions. If you run into any problems with this, please notify Dean McGovern or Theresa Gallo.
- Help Us Welcome Prof. Clare Coleman to OSA!
Next Thursday, June 2, OSA will be hosting a little welcome party for Prof. Coleman, who is joining OSA as the Director of Student Advising. To celebrate her move to OSA, we will have a spread of snacks in the office from 12:00 – 2:00 and we hope you will stop by to say hi and find out more about what Prof. Coleman will be doing.
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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Writing Competitions
YLD Diversity Scholarship Program - Deadline: Varies
Applications are now being accepted for the Young Lawyers Division Minority Scholarship Program. The scholarship, established in 2006 by the YLD Executive Committee, awards $500 for deserving minority law students who desire to practice law in Philadelphia upon graduation.
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible to the Asian American Bar Association of the Delaware Valley, the Barrister's Association of Philadelphia, the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania, the South Asian Bar Association of Philadelphia and the National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Chapter. Each group will forward three applications to the YLD for consideration. The YLD will award the scholarship based on academic achievement; demonstrated commitment to community service and involvement; financial need; and career aspirations and goals.
Interested candidates should submit to the appropriate minority bar association named above, a resume, transcript, and a brief essay (not to exceed 850 words) addressing (at the candidate's discretion) the scholarship criteria set forth above. Any questions regarding the scholarship should be directed to the individual minority bar association to whom a law student is interested in applying.
AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund’s 2011 Mike Eidson Scholarship - Deadline: May 31, 2011
For details, please visit this link .
Alice Paul Feminist Jurisprudence Essay Contest - Deadline: June 1, 2011
For details, please visit http://www.wcl.american.edu/gender/wlp/essay_contest.cfm.
Adam A. Milani Disability Law Writing Competition - Deadline: June 1, 2011
For details, please visit http://www.law.mercer.edu/academics/legalwriting/milani.
Paralyzed Veterans of America Law and Public Policy Writing Competition - Deadline: August 1, 2011
Details can be downloaded at http://earlemacklaw.drexel.edu/docket/enewsletter/030711/PVA-2011-Writing-Competition.pdf.
Missouri University/CIArb Writing Competition - Deadline: August 15, 2011
This writing competition is sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) North American Branch and offers a $300 prize to the competition winner. The winner may also have his or her winning submission published in the Journal of Dispute Resolution along with other symposium papers. The Journal is recognized as the leading legal publication in the area of alternative dispute resolution and contains articles written by nationally and internationally prominent authors and students on a wide variety of topics. Further information on the CIArb student writing competition is available at http://www.law.missouri.edu/csdr/symposium/2011/writing.html
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Submissions for the Weekly Newsletter
Submissions for the "EMSoL Weekly Newsletter" are approved by Kevin Oates, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Associate Professor of Law. The newsletter is published bi-weekly during the Summer Semester. Please forward all material for the newsletter to Alanna Bridgett (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. for the following issue.
End of EMSoL Weekly Newsletter - Monday, May 23, 2011