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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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Clerks Who Publish – That Means You Too

Excerpted from MsJd.org (click here for original article) Jumping off of the theme of using your time wisely during your judicial clerkship and closing gaps in your resume, this month’s post details the process for getting published. If you have never published before this may seem like a daunting task. However, it’s a great opportunity if […]

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Seven Steps to a Successful Job Search

Reposted from Forbes.com (click for original article) Know Your Strengths (and Weaknesses) It is important to be honest with yourself about exactly what skills you possess. This is the time to take a long, hard look at your work history to determine what your experience really includes. If you do not have a long work […]

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What’s the Best Way to Start an Effective Job Search?

Networking! The mere mention of the word strikes fear in the heart of even the most out-going law student. Personal contact is, however, the single most effective way to get a job. A high percentage of jobs are unadvertised, so networking is one of the best ways to find out about available positions. The skills […]

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