Aug 22 2014
FAQ: How many offers for summer employment can I hold open before I need to start releasing some of them?
As some of you are deliberating over your offers for next summer, please keep in mind that the NALP Principles and Standards recommends that you do not hold open more than five offers of employment at any one time. Learn more about this guideline and why it is important by clicking above.
Short answer: You can cancel a callback interview and a law firm can actually retract an offer for summer employment under a new NALP guideline. Click above for more.
Aug 22 2014
Akin Gump/Robert Strauss Diversity Scholarship
Akin Gump and the firm’s founding partner, Robert Strauss, recognize that a workforce comprised of attorneys and staff from diverse social, racial, economic and cultural backgrounds is an important component in providing outstanding client service. The firm is continually seeking candidates who demonstrate excellence and who can bring diverse viewpoints and experiences to the firm and has developed the Strauss Scholarship to advance this effort. Click above for full details and application information.
Do you book your own travel arrangements? Will the firm book travel for you? How do you split the cost between firms? Click above for information about making travel arrangements for callback interviews.
The Legal Aid Society of DC has opportunities available for fall 2014 interns/externs in the Public Benefits and Family Law/DV divisions (all other divisions are full for fall). Application information is available at http://www.legalaiddc.org/volunteer-opportunities/intern/
The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia is still seeking a few 2L/3L law students for paid fall 2014 positions in the Trial, Reentry and Institutional Services divisions. Interested students should apply online at http://www.pdsdc.org/internshipsandclerkships/internshipsdetails.aspx
Aug 20 2014
HOT JOB for Summer 2015 - Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse is accepting applications for 2L students for Summer 2015 through tomorrow, August 21. To apply, please submit your resume through http://credit-suisse.com/careers.
Credit Suisse is looking for students who have full time work experience (required, and preferably 2+ years), an undergraduate major in business (e.g., Finance, Accounting, etc.) or a “technical” subject (i.e., non-liberal arts, with the exception of Economics), leadership, and strong GPAs/test scores (including undergraduate GPA and SATs).
Aug 20 2014
Callbacks for Public Service Program
Going out of town for a callback interview? Want a chance to give back to your fellow students? Then consider participating in the Callbacks for Public Service Program! Click above for more information.
The Women’s Bar Association invites you to attend the Back to School Kick Off for Law Students. The event will take place Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 at Hill Country BBQ. Click above for additional infromation and registration details.
Posted by Morgan Hoey at 9:29 AM - Categories: All class years
Aug 19 2014
GIP Bidding Deadline Extended to 5:00pm on 8/21!
The bidding deadline for the 2014 Government Interview Program (GIP) has been extended to 5:00pm on Thursday, August 21. Remember that cover letters are required for this OCI program. It is likely that upload times in Symplicity will be extremely slow on the 21st, so please make sure to submit your bids as early as you can!