Alumni CPC ProgramsI. CPC PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO ASSIST ALUMNI
Spotlight on: State Court Clerkships
Co-sponsored by the Faculty Clerkship Committee
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Do you know about state court clerkships and how valuable they can be to your career? This program will give you:
• Insight into state court clerkship opportunities and how they vary from state to state.
• Advice and guidance on steps to take if you are considering post-graduate state court clerkships.
• Ideas on how state court clerkships can help you achieve your long term career goals.
Panelists include judges and current and former FLS alumni clerks from NY, NJ and CT courts.
The Hidden Job Market
Wednesday, October 25, 2013
Hear from a panel of FLS alums as they discuss:
• What the hidden job market is?
• How to find opportunities.
• How to get into the pipeline.
Information Session: 2nd Circuit Staff Attorney Positions
Thursday, October 31, 2013
What do Staff Attorneys do?
The Staff Attorney’s Office assists the judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit with immigration appeals, habeas corpus applications, pro se appeals and motions, counseled motions, and certain motions in criminal cases. Staff Attorneys function as law clerks to the court on cases: they review case records and filings, conduct legal research, draft bench memoranda and proposed opinions and orders, and provide three-judge panels with legal advice regarding the appropriate disposition. The position is ideal for students interested in criminal law and procedure, administrative law, immigration, and civil rights issues, as well as those interested in appellate work generally.
Are there opportunities for the 2014 term?
Yes, it is not too late to apply! Come to this Session to learn more.
Considering a Clerkship?
Thursday, November 05, 2013
Are you considering pursuing a post graduate clerkship? This panel will discuss:
• What law clerks do day-to-day?
• Opportunities to pursue now to make your candidacy more competitive.
• What judges look for in clerkship applicants?
II. STUDENT FOCUSED PROGRAMS ALUMNI ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND
Acing Your Interview: the D.A.’s Office
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Are you interested in becoming a criminal prosecutor? Do you plan to interview with District Attorneys’ offices? This panel of current ADA’s will:
• Give you advice and guidance on pursuing employment with D.A.’s offices.
Focus on the unique interview process at D.A.s, including the panel interview and “criminal hypothetical” questions.
Acing Your Interview: Government and Public Interest Organizations
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Hear from a panel of employers and alums about:
• What is unique about a government/public interest interview?
• Learn what government/public interest employers are looking for and how to highlight your skills.
What to Dow NOW: The Small and Midsize Firm Job Search
Thursday, October 03, 2013
How do you identify opportunities in the small and midsized firm market? How do these firms differ from large firms?
• How can you tap the small and mid-sized market?
• Craft targeted outreach for success.
• Preparing for your search.
• Important networking techniques to employ.