The Strath Haven Chapter of A Better Chance (ABC), a nationwide program providing educational opportunities to talented students of color, is currently seeking Tutors/Mentors for the upcoming academic year (2011-2012).
The program houses 6-8 female students during any given academic year, a Resident Director, and 2 Tutors.
THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION, providing a private room and board and a stipend for 10 months, in exchange for part-time hours. Tutor/Mentors will be on-duty two nights per week and one weekend per month, during which time they will supervise study hall, tutor students, participate in weekday dinners and take responsibility for fostering a family-like atmosphere in the house.
The Tutor/Mentors are expected to maintain an appropriate standard of behavior, demonstrating a respect for the integrity of each Scholar and staff member, as well as a concern for the overall welfare of the program.
Minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
· Completion of a minimum of two years of college; degree completion preferred
· Strong tutoring skills
· Experience working with teenagers
· Maturity, and ability to enforce rules
· Good interpersonal skills
· Valid Driver’s license (car ownership a plus)
· Must commit to the academic school year (September through June)
For more information about the program, talk to Professor Coleman (email@example.com); candidates should also visit www.abcstrathhaven.org and should reply with a resume and unofficial transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc Stacey.S.Joseph@Verizon.com.
^ Back to Top
Office of Student Affairs
Students who had a locker for the Summer must clean out their belongings by Monday, August 8. On Tuesday, August 9, locks will be cut and any remaining belongings removed by the administration.
^ Back to Top
Career Strategies Office
Session IA Bidding Deadline (Harter Secrest) – August 1!
**Appointments are available outside of the scheduled hours upon request**
GPALS Philadelphia and GPALS Washington, D.C. Job Fairs - Registration Now Open
The Greater Philadelphia Area Law Schools ("GPALS") are pleased to announce two exciting job fairs for which registration is open:
1) Philadelphia Job Fair ("Phila Job Fair") being held on Friday, September 16, 2011 in Philadelphia.
2) Washington DC Job Fair (“DC Job Fair”) being held on Friday, September 23, 2011 in Washington, D.C.
Student application deadline for both fairs: Monday, August 1 at 11:45 p.m. (ONLINE APPS). All applications will be collected online through the GPALS Symplicity site located at https://law-gpals-csm.symplicity.com/students/.
All participating employers are listed on the GPALS Symplicity site. (Please note: The GPALS Symplicity site is not the same as Drexel Law’s Symplicity site. Please use the link on above to access the GPALS Symplicity site.)
Any questions? Please contact the Career Strategies Office!
Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Career Fair
The Career Fair will be open to law students and attorneys with the bidding period opening on August 1st and closing on August 7. To register and for more information, visit: http://www.hnba.com/career-fair/.
National LGBT Bar Association Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair - September 8 (Los Angeles, CA)
Student deadline to register: August 1, 2011. For more information visit: http://www.lgbtbar.org/annual/.
2011 Fall OCI Sessions
Session II Bidding Deadline – August 5!!
Recent Job Postings
(All posted in Symplicity)
To view all job postings including detailed descriptions and application information, log into Symplicity and click on the Job Postings tab.
- Part-time Law Clerk for Metlife is Morristown, NJ
- Intern, ACLU in Philadelphia
- Public Programs Intern, City of Philadelphia Division of Technology
- Fall Interns – NY City office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
^ Back to Top
Scholarships, Fellowships, and Writing Competitions
James W. Stoudt Memorial Law School Scholarship - Deadline: December 3, 2011
The Pennsylvania Bar Foundation is currently accepting applications for the James W. Stoudt Memorial Law School Scholarship. This award provides four, $3,000 scholarships, two of which are specifically designated to support minority law students, to second year students attending any one of the eight accredited law schools presently serving Pennsylvania. Applicants must be able to document residency with either a current voter registration card or current Pennsylvania driver’s license. Applications are due December 3, 2011 and can be found at http://www.pabarfoundation.org/Programs%20and%20Awards/James%20W.aspx.
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
^ Back to Top
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 (email@example.com) by Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. for the following issue.
End of EMSoL Weekly Newsletter - August 1, 2011