The Office of Career Planning Weekly Email
9/23 – 9/29
TOP 5 JOBS
|Job ID#||Employer||Location||Job Title||Preferred Class|
|3974||Johnson, Rappa & Ivancevich||Merrillville, IN||Paid Law ClerkApply by 10/7||3L|
|3908||Allen Superior Court||Fort Wayne, IN||Post-Graduate Judicial ClerkshipApply by 9/30||3L|
|3973||Indiana State Police||Lowell and Valparaiso, IN||2014 Spring ExternApply by 10/9||2L, 3L|
|3807||National Railway Equipment Company||Dixmoor, IL||In House Corporate Law Clerk – PaidApply by 10/30||3L|
|3861||Porter County Circuit Court||Valparaiso, IN||2014 Spring State Judicial ExternApply by 9/27||2L, 3L|
Alumni Mentor Program
Attention Students! Sign up for the Alumni Mentor Program. This is an available resource for all students. With over 100 Alumni volunteers signed up to participate, you won’t want to miss this opportunity. The program is accessible through Strategy, click here for more details on how to get started!
Thursday, September 26, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Atrium
Meet representatives from a number of state and local bar associations and learn about how you can become involved and expand your network
-Part of Valparaiso Law’s Professionalism Series events-
Topic: Self-Assessment – A Powerful Career Tool
Presenter: Diane M. Costigan, Senior Managing Director, SJL Shannon Legal Center Management
When: Friday, September 27, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Pelzer Classroom
-Opportunity to learn about different practice areas-
When: Friday, September 27th, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., First Floor Hallway and Atrium
Some of the employers represented by alumni participating in table talk sessions with students:
Indiana Attorney General
Jenner & Block
Penn State University Department of Athletics
Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Indiana Department of Child Services
Ohio Attorney General
Volkswagen Group of America
UAW Legal Services Plan
-Bar Associations: How Bar Memberships Assist Students with Career Development
When: Thursday, September 26th, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Panelists: Jamie M. Oss, Michigan City; Michael J. Jasaitis, Crown Point; Robyn M. Rucker, Valparaiso; and Michael E. Tolbert, Merrillville. These lawyers will share with you the type of law they practice and their unique involvement with bar associations and the opportunities available through these professional associations.
Speaker – John Bouman
Come out on Friday, October 4th from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., in Benson to hear Valparaiso Law alumnus (1975), John Bouman, President of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law speak about his work at the Center and how those passionate about public work can become involved. Michael Bergmann, Executive Director at the Public Interest Law Initiative will also be presenting on public interest internship and fellowship opportunities. There will be an informal meet and greet with Mr. Bouman from 12:45 p.m.-1:15 p.m. in the CPC suite for students unable to attend the presentation. Please sign up for the Benson presentation in Strategy.