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 […]
$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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
The American Bar Association’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce the ABA Legal Career Development Expo. The Expo will take place on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the ABA Headquarters in downtown Chicago located at 321 Clark Street.
Are you a law student? Recent graduate? Young lawyer? […]
Job postings, like those on our Symplicity system, are one way to find a job, but this is not the only or the best way. It is important to expand your job search beyond responding to job postings for three reasons.
1. Job postings represent only a tiny fraction of the legal jobs that are available […]
Attention law students: the application period for PILI’s Law Student Internship and Graduate Fellowship Programs opens today!
Below are some important upcoming dates:
Summer 2015 Internship application opens for 2Ls
Spring 2015 Internship application opens
Summer 2015 Internship application opens for 1Ls
Plan ahead! In order to apply for a specific Internship or Fellowship position, you will […]
The American Bar Association Judicial Intern Opportunity Program provides opportunities for minority students to pursue summer internships with state and federal judges. The program provides opportunities to students who are member of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession as well as students with disabilities, students who are economically disadvantaged, […]
McAndrews Held & Malloy Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship (1Ls)
Must possess a diverse background, a technical degree in science or engineering, and a commitment to pursuing a patent law career in Chicago
Includes a $5,000 stipend and a paid summer clerkship
Applications accepted December 1, 2014 through January 15, 2015
Read more here
Stoel Rives LLP 1L Diversity Fellowship