April 8, 2009
As you network, pursuing informational interviewing, if you're diligent, some of those contacts will also become mentors. Eventually, you'll become a mentor yourself. Students: tap into the Alumni Sharing Knowledge network to seek out mentoring, networking, and mock interviewing opporutnitites. Alums, seek out the Alumni Sharing Knowledge program to not only serve as a mentor but also network with fellow alumni across disciplines and business sectors. Check out this Tickled by Life blog entry on how and why mentoring is beneficial to your career progress.
Law Bulletin Publishing Company is presenting "Attorneys in Transition Seminar," featuring a panel discussion and networking session on May 8, 2009 at The John Marshall Law School. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Please see Symplicity for more details.
April 7, 2009
The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) is sponsoring a program called from "Backpack to Briefcase: A Transition Program for Law Students" on Tuesday, April 14th at Loyola Chicago Law School from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Kasbeer Hall. Lawyers from law firms, government, public interest, and the judiciary are expected as panelists. Lunch will be served. See Symplicity for more details (RSVP due by April 9, 2009).
April 6, 2009
The College Cost Reduction & Access Act will become fully effective on July 1, 2009. This Act provided a new formula for debt repayment called Income Based Repayment that is available for all borrowers in properly consolidated loan programs. In addition, loan forgiveness is available for public service (defined broadly) employees. Equal Justice Works has launched a new Student Debt Relief Resources Center - check it out today!