Career Planning Center’s Weekly Events

Top 5 Jobs and/or Scheduled Interviews

Job ID# Employer Location Job Title Preferred Class
2748 Ogletree Deakins Indianapolis Summer Associate 1L
2747 Rhame and Elwood Portage Law Clerk – spring 2013 2L, 3L
2644 Sched 183 Porter Superior Court # 6 (Judge Thode) Portage, IN Externs- Sum, Fall & Spring 1L, 2L
2651 Sched 184 U.S. Attorney’s Office Hammond, IN Extern, Summer-FT 40 hrs/10 weeks 1L, 2L
2641 Sched 182 Porter County Prosecutor Valparaiso, IN Extern, Sum, Fall & Spring 1L, 2L

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.

Summer Public Interest Stipend Applications

Applications for 2013 Summer Public Interest Stipend awards are now available in the Resource Library in Strategy.  Please thoroughly read the program requirements contained at the end of the application as some of the requirements have changed.  Completed applications must be submitted to Robyn Rucker in the Career Planning Suite by Friday, April 12, at 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming CPC Events


24      Coffee & Career Chat with Gary Mayor, Karen Freeman Wilson (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., St. Louis Room). Limited to first 15 students to RSVP in Strategy

31      3L CPC Open House (9:00 a.m. – noon – CPC Suite)


6        2L Open House (9:00 a.m. – noon – CPC Suite)

12      Externship Expo (11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Atrium/Hall)

25      What you need to know about Pro Bono as a 1L?  (3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Ulbricht)

25      Etiquette Dinner (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Harre Union)

Extern Employers, Campus Interviews for SUM 2013, FALL or SPRING externs – VGI dates – APPLY NOW as the positions fill up fast and you don’t want to miss out!

EMPLOYER                                     Deadline to apply         Sched ID          Job ID

No. IN Fed Defender                      1/21/13                         191                   2718

U.S. Attorney’s Office                    1/24/13                         184                   2651

IN State Police                                 1/28/13                         192                   2722

Porter County Prosecutor           1/28/13                         182                   2641

Lake Co. Pub Defender                  2/14/13                         189                   2719

Porter Circuit Court (Harper)    2/8/13                           194                   2753

1L – Reminder:  You MUST have a mock interview to qualify for an interview with any of these employers who visit campus.  You ALSO must have your job search documents approved in Strategy to be eligible. Sign up today!   See Lisa Cannon if you have questions.  Next year’s extern positions are filled VERY early – don’t miss out. Be sure to update all your Strategy application materials and have them approved in time to apply!

3rd Annual Externship Expo

Law School Hallway, February 12, 10:45 a.m. – noon

Chicago Board of Education, City of South Bend Legal Dept., Environmental Protection Agency, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Hoosier Environmental Council | Indiana State Police, Juvenile Justice Center | U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Valparaiso University Department of Human Resources

Business Casual Attire to Participate.

RSVP in Strategy by February 8.