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Instructions to Interview with Army JAG on Oct. 6, at the 16th Annual NLLSA Conference at UCLA School of Law

In Conference,Foreign Policy,Internships,Jobs,Summer opportunities,U.S. Government on October 2, 2012 by NLLSA Chair

The U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG Corps) is the oldest and second-largest law firm in the world, with offices throughout the United States and overseas. The JAG Corps provides new attorneys with immediate legal experience, leadership responsibility, and exposure to a wide variety of practice areas. From criminal law to environmental and contract law, new attorneys provide counsel and legal assistance to Soldiers, retirees and their families, legal advice to commanders, and argue before the Army Court of Criminal Appeals.  The Army JAG Corps also hires second-year law students each summer to conduct paid legal internships all over the country and overseas.  3Ls and 2Ls who are interested in applying for the Army JAG Corps Active Duty positions or paid summer internships should click here for application instructions and contact Major LaJohnne White prior to the Conference at lajohnne.white@us.army.mil  to schedule an interview during the employment expo at the National Latina/o Law Student Association Conference on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at UCLA School of Law.  Good luck to all applicants!

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National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) will be interviewing students at the 16th Annual NLLSA Conference on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012

In Conference,Internships,Jobs,Summer opportunities on October 2, 2012 by NLLSA Chair

NCLRThe National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.  NCLR will be recruiting at the 16th Annual NLLSA Conference to be held at UCLA School of Law from Oct. 4-6, 2012.  NCLR invites students to apply for an interview with a representative of the organization during the Career Expo, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the NLLSA Conference at UCLA School of Law.  For a list of available positions at NCLR, please click here.  Student interested in interviewing with NCLR should submit the following documents to Asaf Orr at AOrr@nclrights.org prior to the 16th Annual NLLSA Conference:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (5-10 pages)

If selected for an interview, NCLR will contact the selected applicant directly to schedule an interview at the Career Expo on Saturday, Oct. 6, at UCLA School of Law.  Good luck to all applicants!!

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Bet Tzedek to interview at the 16th Annual NLLSA Conference at UCLA School of Law on Oct. 6, 2012

In Internships,Jobs,Law firms on September 27, 2012 by NLLSA Chair

NLLSA is pleased to announce that Bet Tzedek will be interviewing students on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at the Career Expo component of the 16th Annual NLLSA Conference to be held at UCLA School of Law.  Please see below for information about Bet Tzedek and for instructions about interviewing with this law firm.

 

Bet Tzedek was founded in 1974 by a small group of lawyers, rabbis, and community activists who sought to act upon a central tenet of Jewish law and tradition: “Tzedek, tzedek tirdof – Justice, justice you shall pursue.” This doctrine establishes an obligation to advocate the just causes of the poor and helpless. Consistent with this mandate, Bet Tzedek provides assistance to all eligible needy residents throughout Los Angeles County, regardless of their racial, religious, or ethnic background.

Please email a copy of your resume, cover letter, and transcript (unofficial is fine) to Jenny Williams at  jwilliams@bettzedek.org to interview with Bet Tzedek.

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Instructions to interview with Navy JAG at the 16th Annual NLLSA Conference at UCLA School of Law on Saturday, October 6, 2012

In Conference,Internships,Jobs,NLLSA,Summer opportunities,U.S. Government on September 12, 2012 by NLLSA Chair

NLLSA Conference Career Fair Attendees,

The Navy JAG Corps will be conducting interviews at the upcoming 16th Annual NLLSA Conference.  For more information about our permanent positions and internship/externship program, please visit our website at: http://www.jag.navy.mil/careers_/index.html.  If you are interested in interviewing for a permanent position with the Navy JAG Corps, please complete the following steps BEFORE your attendance at the career fair.

1) Visit http://www.jag.navy.mil/careers_/careers/apply.html

2) Click the “Phase One: Professional Recommendation” link at the bottom of the page

3) Click the “JAG Corps Online Application” link

4) Create a login account

5) Practicing attorneys = Direct Appointment Application; and

Law school students = Student Program Application

6) Complete the application and submit all required supporting documentation (letters of recommendation, transcripts, photo, etc.)

7) Email LT Tashinda Richardson (Tashinda.richardson@navy.mil) and confirm that you have submitted your online application.  She will schedule your interview at that point.  If you complete your application while at the convention, you can schedule your interview with a JAG Corps Officer on site at our exhibit at the convention.  However, in order to ensure yourself an interview slot, it is best to schedule your interview in advance.

Applicants interested in applying to the summer internship/school year externship program can find the application at http://www.jag.navy.mil/careers_/careers/opportunities_internship.html.  There is no interview associated with the internship/externship application process (only applicants for permanent positions will require an interview).    Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns about the Navy JAG Corps and our application process at the below phone number.  Thank you and I look forward to meeting you at the NLLSA Conference!!

Respectfully,

LT Tashinda Richardson

Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps

Deputy Special Assistant for Diversity

1322 Patterson Avenue, SE

Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5066

(Office) 202-685-7257

(Fax) 202-685-5545

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Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) Opportunity with the Department of Labor–Applications due Tuesday, May 31, 2011

In Internships,Jobs,Labor,U.S. Government on May 16, 2011 by NLLSA Chair, 2010-2011 Tagged: , , , ,

The information below is from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration:

The Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) provides for formal periods of work and study while the student is enrolled in school.  The work performed in the SCEP must be related to the academic course of study.  The U.S. Department of Labor, the school, and the student complete a written agreement, which contains information on work assignments, schedule, etc.  Upon successful completion of the Program, students are eligible for conversion to the competitive service for up to 120 days following completion of the requirements of this program.   

This SCEP opportunity is with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), National Office.  The Division of Field Operations, Office of Enforcement (OE) is a major component of the EBSA.  EBSA is responsible for administering and securing compliance with Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).  OE coordinates national enforcement policy with EBSA field offices and various governmental agencies.  OE promotes the protection of pension and welfare benefits under ERISA by ensuring a strong and effective national and field office enforcement program through: policy formulation; project identification and program planning; guidance development and implementation; field liaison, training, and field and project evaluation.

EMPLOYMENT/ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Age 16 or over
  • Meet Department of Labor security requirements

To apply for this position, fax or e-mail a cover letter, complete resume, graduate degree transcript, and DD-214 (if you are former military).  Also please submit an SF-15, if applicable.  Please submit materials via fax to (202)693-8477 or email to gatesman.valerie@dol.gov by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on May 31, 2011.  Please indicate the announcement number in your resume.

For more information about this opportunity, please click on the link below:

U.S. Dept. of Labor SCEP Posting

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Student Registration Open for Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference, August 4-5, Minneapolis, MN

In Internships,Jobs,Law firms,NLLSA on May 15, 2011 by NLLSA Chair, 2010-2011 Tagged: , ,

The 2011 Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference will be held August 4-5 at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Student registration is now open. Click on the link below for a brochure with all of the conference details and registration information.

2011 MMRC Brochure

The following is a link to register for the event: https://law-tcc-csm.symplicity.com/

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Reed Smith 2011 Diverse Scholars Program–Applications due Friday, August 5

In Internships,Jobs,Law firms,NLLSA,Scholarships on April 26, 2011 by NLLSA Chair, 2010-2011 Tagged: , , ,

The following is information about Reed Smith’s 2011 Diverse Scholars Program:

Reed Smith has a strong commitment to diversity which has resulted in a firm in which diversity and inclusion permeate the culture.  Rewarding young future leaders for their efforts in the area of diversity and introducing them to the Reed Smith culture are two important goals of this program

The Diverse Scholars Program provides two $15,000 awards toward tuition for the second year of law school, as well as a paid summer associate position after completion of the second year of law school.  The program is open to first-year law students who have demonstrated excellent academic scholarship and a commitment to diversity, inclusion and community.

Scholarship applicants must submit a resume, a completed application, two personal statements, law school transcript, undergraduate transcript and a legal writing sample as part of the application process.  

Summer associate positions in 2012 are available in: Chicago; Falls Church, VA; Los Angeles; San Francisco; New York City; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; and Washington, D.C.  Applications must be postmarked by August 5, 2011.

Please visit the Diverse Scholars page located within the law students section at http://careers.reedsmith.com for more information about the program and to download an application. 

To learn more about Reed Smith’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit http://diversity.reedsmith.com/

I am pleased to present Reed Smith’s 2011 Diverse Scholars Program Reed Smith has a strong commitment to diversity which has resulted in a firm in which diversity and inclusion permeate the culture.  Rewarding young future leaders for their efforts in the area of diversity and introducing them to the Reed Smith culture are two important goals of this program

The Diverse Scholars Program provides two $15,000 awards toward tuition for the second year of law school, as well as a paid summer associate position after completion of the second year of law school.  The program is open to first-year law students who have demonstrated excellent academic scholarship and a commitment to diversity, inclusion and community.

Scholarship applicants must submit a resume, a completed application, two personal statements, law school transcript, undergraduate transcript and a legal writing sample as part of the application process.  

Summer associate positions in 2012 are available in:  Chicago; Falls Church, VA; Los Angeles; San Francisco; New York City; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; and Washington, D.C.  Applications must be postmarked by August 5, 2011.

For your convenience I have attached a copy of the application.  If you would like me to send hard copies, please let me know to whom they should be addressed.  Students may also visit the Diverse Scholars page located within the law students section at http://careers.reedsmith.com for more information about our program and to download an application. 

<<2011 Diverse Scholars Program Application.pdf>>
To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit http://diversity.reedsmith.com/