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Upcoming Event: Public Interest Internship Info Session

On Tuesday, October 6, join the Office of Career Services for an info session on the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) and their summer internship program. Come learn about paid summer and school year internships with public interest organizations in Chicago from PILI staff and Loyola students/alumni who have served as past PILI interns and […]

Labor & Employment Law Program

The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers invites you to attend the 7th Circuit Fellows’ Fall Program for Law Students on Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10, 2015. To attend, please RSVP to Jennifer Motley at jmotley@laborandemploymentcollege.org by Wednesday, October 7.

Friday, October 9
Networking reception from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Hosted by Cozen O’Connor LLP | […]

Navy JAG Corps Info Session

U.S. Navy JAG Corps – Not your ordinary law firm!

The Navy JAG Corps is comprised of over 800 attorneys (commissioned naval officers) based throughout the world (ashore and at sea) who practice law, support the Navy and serve our nation.

The Navy JAG Corps’s practice encompasses a broad array of law. They provide solutions to legal […]

Presidential Management Fellowship Program

Presidential Management Fellowship Program – Application Deadline Oct 13, 2015
The PMF Class of 2016 application period is scheduled for Monday, September 28 through Tuesday, October 13, 2015. The application will be accessible via an announcement on USA Jobs once it opens. Applicants will be able to search for the announcement on USA Jobs by using […]

CVLS Access to Justice Program

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) is looking for law students to assist them in their Access to Justice (A2J) intake program. CVLS is one of the oldest and most effective pro bono legal aid organizations in the country. A2J is a chancery division court-referral program within CVLS. It handles foreclosures, administrative review, and other equitable […]

2015 Ms. JD Fellowship – Application Now Open!

In 2010, Ms. JD partnered with the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession to found the Ms. JD Fellowship. The Fellowship is Ms. JD’s program to promote mentoring and professional development. Each spring, Ms. JD selects a group of outstanding second year law students as Fellowship recipients. In addition to receiving financial support and […]

McGuireWoods Diversity Scholarship

$5,000 Scholarships for Diverse First-Year Law Students!

At McGuireWoods, diversity is defined as recognizing and valuing the differences in our workforce. To us, diversity encompasses age, sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status and veteran status, as well as educational and professional backgrounds.

McGuireWoods’ annual Diversity Scholarship Program will award up […]

How to Sound Smarter & More Professional in Emails

Via Bustle

1. Never say “just”
You’re never “just” doing anything. You’re doing it. No just. “Just” can sound wishy-washy and make it seem like you are somehow apologizing for whatever question you’re asking. Saying “just” in an email (i.e. “I’m just writing to follow-up on our conversation…) sounds a lot like a passive apology for something […]

Upcoming Diversity Opportunity Deadlines

Please note the following summer job opportunity deadlines are coming up:

ACC-Chicago Diversity 1L Summer Internship – Deadline Jan 31

For over ten years, the Diversity Summer Internship Program has placed law students with diverse backgrounds from select Illinois law schools in internships in Chicago land corporate legal departments.

Selected law students will work in the legal department […]

AmeriCorps JD Program

The Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD program provides law students with the opportunity to earn a $1,212 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for dedicating 300 hours of service to a qualifying legal project with a nonprofit program or other qualifying organization.

Students serving in the priority areas defined below may apply now through Friday, February 6, 2015. […]

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Welcome to the official blog of Office of Career Services for Loyola’s School of Law. This is your source for all you need to know about the world of legal careers. Check back daily for posts on upcoming events and deadlines as well as career-related articles and advice to help in your legal job search.