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MIAMI BEACH OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY – FIU LAW STUDENT EXTERNS FALL 2014
The Office of the City Attorney for the City of Miami Beach is in the process of interviewing 2L and 3L students for their Fall extern program. They have expressed having excellent experiences with law student externs from FIU and are seeking FIU Law students who would like to be considered by their Office for the Fall semester – either for credit or as volunteers.
Who: 2Ls and 3Ls
Submission components: Resume
Send to: Deborah J. Turner, First Assistant City Attorney @ email@example.com
DIPLOMACY FELLOWS PROGRAM [DEADLINE: AUGUST 29, 2014 AT 11:59 P.M.]
The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Diplomacy Fellows Program is now open.
Who: *U.S. citizenship is required
Complete details: Available @ careers.state.gov/work/fellowships/diplomacy-fellows
Application: Available @ usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/376545900
Additional information: Available @ careers.state.gov/faqs
THE AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION (APA) PLANNING & LAW DIVISION’S (PLD) CURTIN FELLOWSHIP 2014-15 [DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 12, 2014]
The Planning and Law Division of the APA is pleased to announce that it is accepting application submissions from law students for its 2014-15 Daniel J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship.
If selected for an award by the PLD Fellowship Committee, the fellow’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, assisting with PLD membership recruitment and retention activities, creating web resources for membership, and significant involvement in PLD’s Early Career Program Committee. Fellowship benefits include contact with a network of nationally recognized leaders in the field; access to newsletters, webinars, educational sessions and online resources featuring current legal issues and trends relevant to planning; participation in planning and law networking events; and opportunities for leadership and volunteerism in the planning and law field.
Eligibility: Eligible applicants shall be students who intend to work as practicing planners or legal practitioners in the public or private sector and are:
- Citizens of the U.S.; and
- Students during the 2014-15 academic year who are:
- 1L or 2L students enrolled in a three-year ABA-accredited law school program.**
- 1L, 2L or 3L students enrolled in a four-year ABA-accredited law school program.**
**Law students entering their final year of law school may not apply due to conflicts between bar exam studies and the ability to complete the fellowship.
Submission components: Applicants for the Fellowship Program shall complete the application form and shall submit all of the following:
- A personal and background statement written by the student, describing their interest in a career in planning and the law and describing what impact the student wants to make in the planning and law field. The statement should be single-spaced, with 1 inch margins and 12-point font, and no longer than 1,000 words.
- 1 letter of recommendation in support of the student’s application and career goals;
- Official transcripts of current course of study: 2L law students should submit law school transcripts, and 1L law students should submit undergraduate transcripts. Student should request transcript with adequate time for receipt by the PLD Fellowship Program Administrator no later than September 12, 2014;
- A resume of work experience and background;
- Verification of student enrollment (for current students) or a copy of an acceptance letter from a law school (for incoming students); and
- The student’s signature on the application form.
Send to: Applications must be submitted electronically in a single PDF file and emailed to Evan J. Seeman, Esq., Secretary/Treasurer of the PLD @ firstname.lastname@example.org
*PDF files should be titled in accordance with the following example: “ESeemanCurtinFellowApp2014.”
To verify the status of your application, send a request to email@example.com
Fellowship Announcement: Available @ planning.org/divisions/planningandlaw/fellowship/pdf/fellowshipannouncement.pdf
Complete details and Application for download: Available @ planning.org/divisions/planningandlaw/fellowship/
TRUJILLO VARGAS ORTIZ & GONZALEZ LLLP – LEGAL MARKETING INTERN (PAID POSITION) [DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 20, 2014]
Objective: The marketing intern will be responsible for assisting the organization in the development and implementation of its marketing, advertising, business development, event management, public relations, and community outreach plans. This will be accomplished through developing, maintaining, and expanding existing marketing channels/methodolgies, as well as identifying creative new channels/methodologies for connecting with the professional community and the public at large.
- Manage Social Media and Website
- Develop media content
- Assist with product/service development
- Identify all local influencers to determine referral sources
- Assist with business development
- Assist with customizing and disseminating press releases
- Assist and manage client and professional events
- Assist with event management and coordination
- Assist in managing a (CRM) Customer Relationship Management System
Who: Desired class level 2D/3E
Where: 815 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Third Floor, Miami, FL 33145
When: Part-time, roughly 20 hours per week
- Must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a dynamic environment
- Must have excellent interpersonal skills and follow-up skills
- Proactive problem prevention and issue resolution leadership ability
- Leadership potential
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, and Outlook required
- Ability to learn other software programs
- Strong verbal and written communications skills required
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Submission components: Resume
Send to: Kerry Tibor @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Kerry Tibor @ email@example.com
Additional information: Available @ trujillovargas.com
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