Tag Archives: Careers

2 New Resources in the Government Careers Section of PSJD’s Resource Center! #governmentjobs #publicdefendercareers

The 2014-2015 Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide (FLEOG) is now available for download on PSJD! FLEOG offers a broad-based review of different career opportunities and paths to employment for law students and graduates who are interested in federal legal careers. The 2014 Public Defender Handbook is now available. This publication is ideal for students looking […]

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Summer Law Clerk Job Postings on Symplicity #hotjobs

Below are highlighted just a few of the law clerk and volunteer opportunities that are currently available through the NSU job board, Symplicity found at http://www.jobs.nsulawcareers.com/. Log onto Symplicity and search by the Job ID number for information on how to apply today! Job ID #5348:  AV rated insurance defense firm located in West Palm […]

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SEC Fall Volunteer Opportunities for Law Students

The SEC’s Student Honors Program is actively recruiting for law, graduate and undergraduate students for the Fall Program. The Student Honors Program is a ten-week volunteer opportunity for student to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities market and the activities of the Commission.  Miami vacancies are available. How To Apply To apply on-line […]

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Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair 2014

The Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair® is the largest IP job fair in the region. Organized by the Career Services Office and the College of Law’s Intellectual Property Advisory Board, it is made possible by student volunteers, alumni and staff. The job fair spans across all industries and types of organizations and encompasses all areas […]

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New job titles reflect economic challenges, changing career expectations for lawyers

Reposted from ABAJournal (original article here) By G.M. Filisko Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe touted a new job title in 2011 with career associates—attorneys working at about half the salary of traditional associates and not on a partnership track. Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton followed in August with department attorneys. They work like associates but at reduced […]

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The Legal Industry is Changing Fast – Where Do You Fit?

Excerpted in part from Law21 (click here for full article) We’re no longer predicting a new legal future, we’re living in a new legal present. All but the most elite large and midsize law firms in the US, the UK, and Canada are bleeding. Revenue is down, realization is nearing 80%, profits have fallen, clients […]

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The Law Firm of Gandhi & Mandela

Reposted from ilsccp.org (click here for original article) On the front page of last Sunday’s Chicago Tribune is a picture of Amy Cramer. I’ve never met Amy, but I’ve met many young attorneys like her. Amy graduated law school in 2011 and has been working at a contract job since. She joins the ranks of many of […]

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Are Unpaid Legal Interships in Peril?

The unpaid internship is an important component of the legal education and career development process.  A quality internship experience permits the student to learn about selected practice areas, gain valuable experience in the field, begin to develop contacts within the area and claim an advantage over students without similar exposure. There have been a number […]

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