Career Planning Center’s Weekly Email

5/20 – 5/26

Top 5 Jobs

Job ID# Employer Location Job Title Preferred Class
3290 Efron & Efron PC – 6/13/13 Hammond, IN Summer Law Clerk 2L
3283 City of South Bend Legal Department 5/22/13 South Bend, IN Summer Pro Bono Intern or Extern 1L, 2L
3275 Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship – 10/18/13 Chicago, IL Post-Graduate Fellowship 3L
3292 State of Connecticut Appellate Court – 8/16/13 Hartford, CT Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkships 2L, 3L
3291 State of Connecticut Supreme Court – 6/15/13 Hartford, CT Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkships 2L only

 

LOCAL PRO BONO OPPORTUNITY

VOLUNTEER FROM ANYWHERE! LIVEHELP PROGRAM

What is LiveHelp? LiveHelp is an online chat service available on the public, legal-information websites, www.IllinoisLegalAid.org  and www.AyudaLegalIL.org.  The goal of the LiveHelp Program is to put the law within reach by expanding access Illinois Legal Aid Online services. We do this by helping website visitors find the information they need to resolve their legal problems.

Who is involved? Illinois Legal Aid Online is seeking motivated law student volunteers to staff this innovative service. Volunteers can complete their shifts from any computer with internet access, making this a flexible volunteer opportunity. Illinois Legal Aid Online provides training and ongoing support to its LiveHelp volunteers through attorney oversight.

Need Volunteer Hours? Want to Make a Difference in People’s Lives? Be a LiveHelp Operator!

Training session –

May 29, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW 25 E JACKSON BVLD ROOM 341

TO RSVP OR FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT VIANNIE BELL, (312) 977-9047 VBELL@ILLINOISLEGALAID.ORG

Summer 2013 Externs

If you have been selected as a summer 2013 extern, be sure you complete the proper registration form, available online at: 

http://www.valpo.edu/law/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/1-EEPDF-ExRegForm.pdf.  The summer drop/add deadline is Thursday, May 30, 2013 and you must complete this form, obtain the proper signatures and be registered in DataVU by this date to receive academic credit.  Contact Lisa.Cannon@valpo.edu if you have questions.

Non-Judicial Externs – SUMMER 2013

Learning Objective – due Friday, May 31 - The purpose of this report is to state your goals and expectations for the semester in your externship.  Understanding your goals will guide your reflections expressed in your work journal.  Submit to TWEN for Professor Curt Cichowski to review.

State Judicial Externs – SUMMER 2013

Early Report – due Friday, May 31 - The purpose of this early report is to confirm you have started your hours, set a work schedule and identify any problems that need to be remedied. Submit a brief email message to Prof. Vance at ruth.vance@valpo.edu detailing your externship experience to date.

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!

Chicago Alumni Lunch Series – Students Welcome!

Friday, May 31, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Municipal Bar + Dining Co. – 216 W Ohio St., Chicago, IL 60654

The only cost is the price of your own meal.

To expedite service, view the lunch menu in advance and make a selection from the menu. Place your order on the RSVP form. Please submit your selection by May 24. Thank you!

http://www.valpo.edu/law/chi-alumni-quart-lunch-series