As the semester fully gets underway, don't forget about the extracurricular activities put on or offered by firms and other types of employers for your benefit. Some of these activities, and information about them, are listed below!
- Parker Poe presents, "Life in a Law Firm: An Overview (A Program for Minority Law Students)" on Saturday, February 5, 2011. The event will be held at the Parker Poe Raleigh office (150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 140) and will be from 8:30 am-1:30 pm. If you can't make this one, Parker Poe will hold another session on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at its Columbia, SC office (1201 Main Street). Again, the event will be from 8:30 am-1:30 pm.
- O'Melvany & Myers presents the "O'Melvany & Myers, LLP Coffee Break Series". This webinar series is set up to maximize student outreach and assist students in every stage of their career, be it law school, career planning or work-life balance. To sign up for one, or all, of the webinars, follow the corresponding link found here:
Session I: Maximizing the Law School Experience, Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 12:30 pm PST. Register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/639127970.
Session II: Career Planning, Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 12:30 PST. Register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/909340138.
Session III: Work-Life Effectiveness, Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 12:30 pm PST. Register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/564000850.
- PSLawNet.org has some good advice for your Public Interest cover letter: http://pslawnet.wordpress.com/2011/01/19/public-interest-cover-letters-tips-and-best-practices-for-summer-job-applications/
- PSLawNet.org also has some good tips for networking, which can be found here http://pslawnet.wordpress.com/2011/01/11/expert-opinion-10-public-interest-networking-tips/
Please come see us if you have any questions, or need more information!