Apr 23 2014
GEMA Presents "The Entertainment Industry on the Hill: Key Issues and Trends in Today's Media Landscape"
GEMA DC in conjunction with Alumni Career Services cordially invites you and a guest to a GEMA Speaker Series Event: The Entertainment Industry on the Hill: Key Issues and Trends in Today's Media Landscape
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm Panel Discussion, 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm Reception
Georgetown University Alumni House, 3604 O Street, NW, Washington, DC 20057
Click above for additional details.
Georgetown Law’s Entry Into Practice (EIP) Program is designed to help new graduates who have not yet found employment expand their skills and experiences, make new professional connections, and work closely with Jeannie Musslewhite and OPICS Dean Barbara Moulton to continue their permanent job search. Jeannie will be holding walk-in hours from 1 pm to 4 pm tomorrow in the Office of Career Services to answer any questions about the EIP Program.
Posted by Morgan Hoey at 10:09 AM - Categories: 3L/4E
The IRS Office of Chief Counsel is interested in hiring first-year law students for its Summer Legal Program. Click above for more information.
The deadline to earn a $1,175 AmeriCorps Education Award voucher that can be used to pay current educational expenses or qualified student loans has been extended through May 2, 2014.
AmeriCorps JD is an AmeriCorps-funded program that provides law students with the opportunity to earn an AmeriCorps Education Award for dedicating 300 hours of service to a qualifying legal project with a nonprofit program or other qualifying organization.
There are three distinct programs currently offered under the AmeriCorps JD umbrella: Veterans Legal Corps, Disaster Legal Corps, and Civil Legal Corps. Detailed information is available here.
The Equal Rights Center, DC is seeking an additional intern for this summer. Civil Rights Interns will have an opportunity to work in each of our core program areas: fair housing, disability rights, immigrant rights and equal employment opportunity, as well as with our emerging LGBT initiative. They will work on a variety of substantive tasks related to ongoing studies, investigations and complaints in the Washington, DC area and across the nation.
The Equal Rights Center is a national civil rights organization dedicated to promoting equal opportunity in housing, employment, public accommodations and government services in and around the nation's capital and across the country. Through a variety of strategies, including education and outreach, complaint intakes and advocacy, testing and private enforcement, the ERC attempts to remedy and address the harmful impacts of discrimination.
For more information and application instructions see Symplicity Job Listing # 32392
The CFPB invites law school students and faculty to join a webinar featuring staff from various parts of the CFPB to learn more about this agency and access a toolkit developed for law school clinics. Click above for more information.
Posted by Morgan Hoey at 3:46 PM - Categories: All class years
Apr 21 2014
Volunteer Opportunity: ABA Forum
The ABA is holding the Sixth Annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum on In-House Counsel at the ABA Office in DC and at the Park Hyatt Washington on April 23-25,2014. We would love to have a few student volunteers from your school attend the program at no cost in exchange for dedicated volunteer hours; tasks will include assisting with registration and CLE sign. Students will get to attend sessions as well as the cocktail reception. The full program agenda, including the list of esteemed faculty, is located at www.ambar.org/2014internal.
To participate, please send the following information to Melissa Calahan at Melissa.Calahan@americanbar.org:
- ABA number (if applicable)
- Days/time available from Wednesday, April 23 to Friday, April 25
Apr 21 2014
Hot Event: Backpack to Briefcase *Free Lunch*
Backpack to Briefcase:
Real Talk for Real Success
Join members of the Recent Alumni Advisory Council as they share their pro-tips for how you can make the most of your first job post-Georgetown.
PRE-REGISTRATION PREFERRED. Visit: http://goo.gl/GHWTYE
Tuesday April 22 12-1 p.m. McDonough 201
Thursday April 24 12-1 p.m. McDonough 520
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On Friday April 25, 2014, David Sanders, a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP and a Georgetown Law alumnus, will be giving a presentation on how to succeed in private practice. If you are planning on working in the private sector after graduation, this program will be a great resource for you on how to navigate the practice of law as you are beginning your career. Mr. Sanders brings with him years of experience working in a large law firm, and he has devoted a significant amount of time to recruiting and young attorney professional development at Foley. Mr. Sanders’ presentation will take place in McDonough 156 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014. If you would like to attend this event, you can RSVP at http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/forms/?formid=968.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the chief investigative body of the U.S. House of Representatives. Under the leadership of Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), the Democratic staff conducts oversight of government agencies and programs as well as other issues in the public interest. The Committee is looking for candidates for internships this summer. Duties include legal research and writing, assisting with hearing preparation and transcribed interviews as well as document review.
Click the above link for application instructions.