Career Planning Center’s Weekly Events

(10/29/12 – 11/4/12)

 Top 5 Jobs and/or Scheduled Interviews

 Job ID# Employer Location Job Title Preferred Class
2507 Lake County Deputy Prosecutor Crown Point,  IN  Spring Extern 2013 2L or 3L
2407 Shriver Center Chicago,  IL Pro Bono Spring 2013 2L or 3L
2394  Center for Disability & Elder Law Chicago,  IL Pro Bono (Fall 2012 and/or Spring 2013) 2L or 3L
2511 LaPorte Circuit Court – Judge Lang Michigan City, IN Spring Extern 2013 2L or 3L
2368 City of South Bend Legal Department South bend,  IN Spring Externship 2013 2L or

To view these and other opportunities, please login to your Strategy recruiting account.  If you would like to discuss your job search with a Career Advisor, please contact the Career Planning Center at:  219-465-7814 or visit the CPC in suite 131.

Public Interest Programs

Interested in Public Interest Work?  Make plans to attend two public interest programs put on by the Chicago Area law School Consortium on Monday, November 5.

Event One: Landing a Public Interest Job: Understanding the Job Market & How to Succeed in It. Time 4:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Corboy law Center, 25 E. Pearson Street, Room 1040.

Event Two: Meet the Public Service Organizations Reception. 50 Chicago Area Organizations will be in attendance.  Time 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Corboy Law Center, Kasbeer Hall (15th Floor)

If you are interested in carpooling with other law students, email Robyn Rucker at ​

Professional Development Day

Friday, November 2, Valparaiso University Law School (Hallway and Atrium)

10:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., (check in time starts at 10:50 a.m.)

Professional Business Attire. All student classes are welcome to attend!

SPEED NETWORKING AT ITS BEST! This is one of the most popular CPC programs offered each year!  Interact with more than 25 Valpo Law alumni as they provide information about their practice areas to students along with advice and expertise.

RSVP in Strategy by October 29, to reserve your Bio Booklet with participating attorneys’ information in advance.

Spring 2013 Extern positions still open – See Strategy for details

Sample Employers:

LaPorte Superior Court – Judge Lang

Lake County Prosecutor’s Office

Federal Trade Commission

Alumni Networking Reception

Please join Valparaiso Law alumni, faculty, students and friends of the Law School for a networking reception.

Wednesday, November 14, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Club Soda, 235 E. Superior Street., Fort Wayne IN 46802

We welcome your attendance. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer will be served.

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