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Events This Week

  • Moritz Hooding Fair

    March 27, 12:00-4:00pm, Student Commons
    The SBA Hooding Committee and the Career Services Office have planned a hooding fair for students to complete all required Hooding tasks in one place at one time.
  • K&L Gates Presents: How to Land a Job in BigLaw and How to Keep It

    March 28, Resume Review 10-11:45; Panel 12:10-1
    Resume Review and Networking with K&L Gates Attorneys 10:00am – 11:45am in the Public Service Law Center Bagels and coffee will be served   Panel: How to Succeed in a Large Firm 12:10pm – 1:15pm in Saxbe Auditorium Lunch will be served Hear K&L Gates attorneys address:
    • The business model for big firms.
    • What preparation is needed to succeed in your big firm interview
    • What you need to do to succeed as a summer and full-time associate
    • How to lateral in if you begin your career on a different path
      Speakers: Justin Waddell (J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2013) http://www.klgates.com/justin-t-waddell/ Caitlin Beer (J.D., New York University School of Law, 2009) http://www.klgates.com/caitlin-p-beer/   Networking with K&L Gates Attorneys 1:30pm – 3pm in the Public Service Law Center Refreshments will be served     **RSVP to Emily McDonnell at mailto:mcdonnell.67@osu.edu by Friday, March 24**

Upcoming Career Events

  • Fall OCI Training

    April 5th from 3-4pm OR April 6th from 12:10-1pm, Drinko 352
    Gain an understanding of the Fall OCI process including important dates, what to expect, and how to apply. Career counselors will be on hand to answer questions and provide advice.

Announcements

  • Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer Fellowship: Well-Paid Summer Opportunities for Work/Project You Propose

    Two current 1Ls and/or 2Ls enrolled in an Ohio law school will be awarded Moyer Fellowships for "projects and activities that involve original research and scholarship, consistent with the stated purpose of the Fellowship Program and legacy of Chief Justice Moyer." Initiatives supported by Chief Justice over his career are articulated in the application materials and proposals should focus on advancing those interests.  Each fellowship awards $5000 for a minimum of 320 hours of either related employment or independent research during summer 2017.  See details and the application itself in Symplicity posting #20323

News from the Public Service Law Center

  • Jobs with the City of Chicago

    The City of Chicago Law Department regularly posts both paid and volunteer positions for law students on their website. They encourage you to look into these opportunities here: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dol.html
  • Research Assistant Position Open

    Perseus Strategies is hiring a 2017 Summer Research Assistant to assist founder Jared Genser with his upcoming publication of The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention: Commentary and Guide to Practice (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming 2018). Please see Symplicity Posting #20366 for more information.

Reminders

Attention 3Ls: Please schedule your exit interview with your career advisor and/or fill out the Graduate Employment Survey and the 2017 Exit Interview

1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls: As you accept offers of employment, please let your advisor know. We are interested to hear about your success!   


Job Spotlight

1L, 2L: Summer Intern
GBQ Partners
Columbus, OH
Deadline: April 30
Symplicity ID: 20345

2L: Law Clerk
Emens & Wolper
Columbus, OH
Deadline: April 24
Symplicity ID: 20350

3L: Microsoft NextGen Fellow
American Bar Association Center for Innovation
Redmond, WA
Deadline: April 15
Symplicity ID:  20339 

3L: Moritz Corporate Fellowship
Honda North America
Marysville, OH
Deadline: March 30
Symplicity ID: 20331

3L: Moritz Corporate Fellowship
Sherman-Williams Company
Cleveland, OH
Deadline: March 30
Symplicity ID: 20330


Professional Tip

“Never go to your supervisor with a problem unless you have already brainstormed possible solutions. Instead of “Here’s a problem, what should I do?” supervisors prefer “Here’s a problem, and here’s my proposal for solving it.” –Elizabeth Sherowski, Director of Moot Court & Lawyering Skills


Did You Know?

Moritz students have access to video conferencing technology for interviews with prospective employers?  Connect with law firms, judges, and nonprofit employers using the Law School Connect video conferencing equipment located in the Bench and Bar Room of the Law Library.  To schedule usage of the equipment for an upcoming interview, contact Lakin Davis at davis.5477@osu.edu  

Featured Resource

If you have taken or are interviewing for unpaid summer positions PSJD compiles a list of funding sources that may be helpful to you. PSJD Summer Funding Sources

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
55 W. 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210
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