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Practising Law Institute (PLI) invites law students to attend most of its live CLE programs , or view its live or archived Webcasts, for free, on scholarship (see PLI’s student scholarship form ). They are all great sources of cutting-edge, practice-oriented content, and the live programs are...
Chicago-Kent has partnered with CareerShift to help with your job search needs. CareerShift is a one-stop search engine that allows users to search and review each and every job posting available (such as those on Monster, Indeed, all other job boards and company websites). In addition, users can...
The Government Honors and Internship Handbook and the Public Policy Handbook are now available! To access the handbooks, use the link, login and password, which can be found in the Document Library in Symplicity. Note that many 3L/post-grad government honors program and 2L summer/semester...
The Chicago Area Law Firm List is a spreadsheet of the private sector law firms in the Chicagoland area with 4 or more attorneys. Students can use the list to identify firms that include their practice areas of interest. The Chicago Area Law Firm List can be found in the Symplicity Document Library...
The Symplicity app has so many incredible features, and can help make your job search the easiest it's ever been. Some notable features include: Personalized job recommendations curated based on your interests, allowing you to swipe left or right between jobs recommended for you Deadline tracking...
Interested in opportunities in Washington DC? The Washington Council of Lawyers (the Public Interest Bar Association for Washington, DC), produces the "Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse" every two weeks. This resource features public interest jobs in the Washington DC area, and a small section...
AccessLex is now offering webinars to help support students' informational needs as they prepare to take the bar exam. The Road to Licensure Becoming a licensed attorney goes beyond graduating with your J.D. This session will walk you through the steps to licensure and help you find the information...
The Association of American Law Schools has compiled a calendar of Symposia being held by member schools throughout the remainder of 2020. This broad listing of programs is a great tool for exploring some exciting topics in many areas of law. Selected topics include: Health Law Immigration Systemic...
Students in the classes of 2022 and 2023 are invited to participate in The Cook County Bar Association’s 38th Annual Minority Law Student Job Fair. The job fair will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the Embassy Suites - Chicago located at 511 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, Illinois 06011 or...
The Loyola Patent Law Interview Program targets employers and rising 2L and 3L students. Most employers will be seeking 2Ls for summer associate positions during the summer of 2022. A smaller amount of employers will be seeking 3Ls for post-graduate positions. The 2021 Patent Law Interview Program...
The Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair is the world's largest LGBTQ+ legal conference and legal career fair. The 2021 program is currently scheduled to be held July 28 - 30 in Los Angeles, CA. Features include: 50+ Sessions 1,700+ Law Professionals and Students Hundreds of In-House Counsel...
The AccessLex Law School Scholarship Databank makes it easier for students to find money that's already available to help pay for law school and lower their student loan burdens. Students can search nearly 800 carefully curated and vetted scholarship opportunities and writing competitions, with...
Chapman and Cutler invites students to apply for their Fourth Annual Chapman and Cutler LLP Maynard H. Jackson Jr. Diversity Scholarship. The recipient of the award will receive a $10,000 scholarship (less any applicable withholdings and taxes) to be used to cover law school expenses. Applications...
PILI’s Law Student Internship Program connects law students from across the country with public interest law agencies in Illinois and pays them for their work. Typically, Interns receive $6,000 for working 400 hours during the summer and $3,000 for working 200 hours over a semester. Interns can...
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...
Federal Work Study (FWS) is a need-based financial aid program established by the federal government. The FWS program provides employment opportunities for eligible students, allowing them to earn, rather than borrow, a portion of their educational costs. Chicago-Kent students who are FWS eligible...
Planning to do public interest work this summer and need funding? Look no further than the CSO's Public Interest Summer Funding list. This comprehensive guide gives plenty of options for students looking to fund their public interest summer View the document here or look for it in the Symplicity...
Did you know that the Career Services folder in Panopto contains recordings of most recent programs and a library of old programs on a wide variety of topics? Recently added recordings include: Office of the State Appellate Defender: Attorney Panel Elevate Services (Legal Consulting and Operations...
The American Bar Association offers free memberships to all students enrolled in law school. The membership grants law students access to resources tailored to their interests and needs, opportunities to build their professional skills plus access to the ABA’s job listings, clerkships, internships...
1L Law Students: Join Kirkland & Ellis for a weekly series of virtual webinar discussions on key practice areas. Hear from Kirkland attorneys as they delve into a case study and provide insight on their practice groups. All times are listed in Eastern Standard Time . Specialty Practice Groups...
Access2Practice (A2P) Legal Externship is a 4-credit-hour non-graded program which enables you to extern with a supervising attorney in a wide variety of legal areas – private or public, civil or criminal. Externships are available in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Some public sector...