Friday, July 18, 2014 – Employment, fellowship, and internship opportunities update:


For more information and to apply to the opportunities below, please visit Symplicity @: law-fiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

 

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WASHINGTON COUNCIL OF LAWYERS PUBLIC INTEREST JOB CLEARINGHOUSE

For a complete listing of positions available as of this July 2014, including:

  • Legal Positions,
  • Non-Legal Positions,
  • Internships/Fellowships,
  • Out-of-Town (Legal and Non-Legal Positions), and
  • Opportunities from the Washington Council of Lawyers

Please see the detailed attached PDF, available at: PIJC July 2014

Contact: 555 Twelfth Street, N.W., Suite 210A, Washington, D.C. 20004

(202) 942-5063

Additional information: Available @ wclawyers.org

 

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Monday, July 14, 2014 – Employment, fellowship, and internship opportunities update: 1

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EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS – AMERICORPS JD [NEW ADDITIONAL SLOTS AVAILABLE TO START THIS JULY 2014]

Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD program has some additional slots available to start this month. Through AmeriCorps JD, law students focusing on any area of civil public interest law can earn a $1,175 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. AmeriCorps JD is also an exciting way to get connected to the various resources that Equal Justice Works offers to public interest law students.

Who/When: Looking for students who:

  • Can begin service in July 2014; and
  • Can complete 300 hours of service in a 12 month period (by July 2015)

Service includes training and substantive work, and can include research or additional projects for an internship even though a student may not physically be in the office past the summer months.

*Time is of the essence – students must start this month! If you are currently at or planning an internship at an organization (including legal aid, public defender, nonprofit organizations, or local, county or state government agencies) you are encouraged to apply to AmeriCorps JD today.

Additional information: For any additional clarification, please email AmeriCorpsJD@equaljusticeworks.org

 

2014-2015 VIRTUAL STUDENT FOREIGN SERVICE (VSFS) eINTERNSHIP [DEADLINE: JULY 22, 2014]

You can intern with U.S. Embassies around the world and in Washington, D.C. while you’re at school. Internships with U.S. Government agencies give you real experience working with government offices in the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Education, etc.

eInterns work about 10 hours each week directly with their office to do research, social media, website design, data visualization, reporting, teaching, and more much. These intern positions are unpaid. U.S. citizenship required.

Complete details and Application: Available @ usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails

Additional information: Available @ careers.state.gov/

Forums: Available @ careers.state.gov/connect/forums

FAQs: Available @ careers.state.gov/faqs

 

ENTRY LEVEL ASSOCIATE– GONZALO PEREZ, JR. P.A. [DEADLINE: AUGUST 4, 2014]

Gonzalo Perez, Jr. P.A. is seeking Entry Level Associate to handle general civil cases, including condominium lien foreclosure, mortgage foreclosure, collections, real estate, probate and estate planning. Entry level associate will handle all aspects of cases. Must not be afraid to work overtime hours. Compensation of $50,000 per year.

Who: Associate with 0-3 years of experience, graduated from an ABA-accredited law school

Where: 7915 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33155

Requirements: Must be licensed by the Florida Bar (preferably Southern District of Florida)

Skills: Strong writing skills mandatory

Submission components: (1) Resume, (2) cover letter, and (3) writing sample

Send to: Gonzalo Perez, Jr. Esq. @ gplaw1@bellsouth.net or via Fax @ (305) 265-8229

Contact: Gonzalo Perez, Jr., Esq. @ gplaw1@bellsouth.net, (305) 265-8228

 

FALL INTERNSHIP – THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S CONSUMER PROTECTION / ECONOMIC CRIMES DIVISION [DEADLINE: AUGUST 6, 2014]

The Office of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection/Economic Crimes Division seeks interns who are eager to work collaboratively on a team of attorneys and investigators to prosecute consumer fraud through agency investigations and civil litigation in Florida state courts.

Who: 2Ls and 3Ls (and LLM students)

Where: FTL, MIA, or WPB

When: Internships require a minimum of 20 hours per week

Requirements: All applicants selected for an interview will need to complete a background check

Skills: (1.) Academic success in law school, and (2.) strong research skills

Submission components: (1.) Cover letter detailing their interest and preferred location, (2.) resume, (3.) transcript, and (4.) writing sample

Send to: Fulvio Joseph Gentili and Heidi English VIA EMAIL

@ Fulvio.Gentili@myfloridalegal.com and Heidi.English@myfloridalegal.com

 

SPRING 2015 WHITE HOUSE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM [DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 7, 2014]

The application for the Spring 2015 White House Internship Program is now open. The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President and engage them in public service opportunities.

Requirements:

Submission components: A complete application includes: (1) Short answers, (2) 2 essay questions, (3) a 1-page resume, and (4) 2 letters of recommendation

Additional information: Available @ whitehouse.gov/about/internships

Internship Timeline and FAQs: Available @ whitehouse.gov/about/internships/faqs

Application: Available @ whitehouse.gov/about/internships/apply

*PLEASE NOTE: If you apply for this internship program, please be sure to notify the Ovadia CP&P Office @ lawcareer@fiu.edu

Flyer: Please see attachment below (at Comment section)

 

2015 EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS FELLOWSHIPS [DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 17, 2014]

The application for 2015 Equal Justice Works Fellowships is now open!

You are also invited to register for a free webinar on Wednesday, JULY 16, 2014 at 2 P.M. EDT to learn about the Equal Justice Works Fellowship Program and get application tips from the experts on the EJW Fellowship Team. Immediately following the session there will be a bonus webinar discussing medical-legal partnership programs, featuring Ellen Lawton of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership. Details for the webinars are available @ equaljusticeworks.org/node/81182

Contact: If you have any questions about EJW Fellowships, please contact fellowships@equaljusticeworks.org

Complete details (including Application Guide): Available @ equaljusticeworks.org/post-grad/equal-justice-works-fellowships

 

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Saturday, July 12, 2014 – Employment, fellowship, and internship opportunities update:

For more information and to apply to the opportunities below, please visit law-fiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

 

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LSV TEACHING ASSISTANTS [DEADLINE: JULY 16, 2014]

The LSV program welcomes applications for teaching assistants for LSV I and LSV II for the coming academic year.  As you may recall, teaching assistants work directly with the LSV professors and perform various responsibilities, including attending LSV classes, mentoring students, holding office hours, presiding over practice oral arguments, and preparing background memoranda on LSV legal simulation problems.  This position IS compensated.  The LSV program encourages all interested students to apply.

Who: 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls

To be eligible, you must have completed both LSV I and LSV II before the semester that you will serve as a TA

When: Anticipated that TAs will work an average of 15 hours per week

Application Materials: (1) *Cover letter, (2) resume, (3) transcript (unofficial is fine), and (4) writing sample

*In your cover letter or in a separate document, please include the following information:

  • Why you want to be a TA
  • Which professors you had for LSV I and LSV II (and LSV III, if applicable, but you do NOT need to have had LSV III in order to serve as a TA)
  • Whether you prefer to work with daytime classes, evening classes, or you have no preference
  • Whether you are applying for Fall 2014 LSVI I, Fall 2014 LSV II, Spring 2015 LSV II, you have no preference among classes, and/or that you would like to be considered for any or all classes

Send to: Please email your application materials to Professor Rosenthal at marciros@fiu.edu

Contact: Please email Professor Rosenthal with any questions at marciros@fiu.edu

 

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