November 2, 2012

Spots Available for 11/6 Self-Assessment Workshop

Not sure what you want to do with your law degree?  Are you Lost?  Confused?  Overwhelmed?  Or do you want to confirm the choice(s) you have made?  How the heck do you figure these things out? 

Find out in this LCS Self-Assessment Workshop:
Tuesday, November 6, 11:50am-12:50pm, Lewis 903

Participation limited to 15, but spots still available.
RSVP on Symplicity

CBA Committee Meetings for the Week of November 5, 2012

November 5
Public Affairs Committee
Committee will meet.

Real Property Law, Construction Law & Mechanics Lien Subc (IL MCLE Credit)
John Polich, Gabriel Environmental Services, case law, legislative updates and more.

October 31, 2012

Applications Available for Summer 2013 at USAO in Chicago

Applications for the Summer 2013 Law Student Intern Program at the Chicago U.S. Attorney’s Office have opened. They are due: Friday, January 4, 2013.

Please see Symplicity Job Posting #17622 for more details.

The USAO for the Northern District of Illinois is responsible for prosecuting all federal crimes within the district. The Office also represents the United States and its departments and agencies in civil proceedings filed in federal court and in the Seventh Circuit. The primary goals of the Law Student Intern Program are to provide law students with the greatest possible exposure to and participation in federal trial and appellate practice and to obtain excellent legal talent to assist this Office in handling its multitude of cases.

October 30, 2012

PMF Tips: Focusing on the Criteria

As with any job, it is important to focus on what the employer needs from you to make their organization more successful.  For programs like the Presidential Management Fellows, it is a bit trickier because you don't have a specific employer you are targeting yet.  But it is also easier because they've identified the criteria on which they are basing their evaluations:

• Problem Solving
• Interpersonal Skills
• Oral Communication
• Written Communication