Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 – Employment opportunities update:

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2016 1L SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL, INC. [DEADLINE: FEB. 12, 2016 BY 5 P.M. EST]

The ABA’s Commission on Disability Rights is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity for a highly motivated, first-year law student with a disability.

Requirements: (1) Be (or become) a member of the ABA; (2) law student with a disability; and (3) scheduled for graduation in Spring 2017 (full-time students) or Spring 2018 (part-time students)

  • GPA: Must have successfully completed the first year with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)

Submission components: (1) Cover letter, (2) resume, (3) list of 3 references, and (4) copy of transcript

Please write “Prudential Internship” in the subject line of all correspondence.

Complete requirements: Available @ americanbar.org/groups/disabilityrights/resources/lawstudents/aba_prudential_internship.html

 

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SCHOLARSHIP update:

EJW PUBLIC INTEREST AWARDS [DEADLINE: MAR. 1, 2016]

This year, Equal Justice Works’ National Advisory Committee is presenting awards to law students at EJW member schools in eight regions who have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and pro bono work. FIU Law is in the Southeast region, and the National Advisory Committee representatives are Jennifer Powell and Jennifer Hector. The EJW Public Interest Awards seek to identify and honor law students who have provided extraordinary service through law school clinics, volunteer work, internships, and/or extracurricular projects.

Eligibility: Have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and pro bono work

Award: Recipients will be honored during an Award Ceremony with a commemorative plaque and a monetary award of $250

Complete submission requirements & Application: Available @

equaljusticeworks.org/student-engagement/Public%20Interest%20Awards%20Application.pdf

Additional information: Available @ equaljusticeworks.org/node/90258

Contact: If you have any questions, please email us @ ejw.southeast@gmail.com


Career planning networking EVENT UPDATE:

INTA: MAINTAINING BRAND INTEGRITY IN THE EVER CHANGING WORLD OF SPORTS [MAR. 15-16, 2016]

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A brand is more than a slogan or a logo—a brand defines to consumers the essence of a company’s character. The integrity of a brand—and the resulting consumer perception and confidence—is inextricably linked to the value of the brand. Given the global popularity of sports and the widespread media coverage and public scrutiny of sports organizations and athletes, maintaining brand integrity is critical to the success of sports brands. This advanced level conference will feature legal, marketing and communications experts specializing in the business of sports. The conference will cover a variety of topics to inform attendees about proactive measures they can take as stewards of sports brands and how to be nimble in times of crisis.

Where: New York, NY

Complete details: Available @ inta.org/Programs/Pages/2016SportsAndBrands_Overview.aspx

Additional information about INTA: Available @ inta.org/About/Pages/Overview.aspx