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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. […]

ABA Legal Career Development Expo

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 Searching Beyond Job Postings

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 […]

PILI Internship Application Period is Open!

Attention law students: the application period for PILI’s Law Student Internship and Graduate Fellowship Programs opens today!

Below are some important upcoming dates:

October 15:
Summer 2015 Internship application opens for 2Ls

November 1:
Spring 2015 Internship application opens

December 1:
Summer 2015 Internship application opens for 1Ls

Plan ahead! In order to apply for a specific Internship or Fellowship position, you will […]

ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

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, […]

1L Law Firm Diversity Opportunities – Upcoming Deadlines

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

Must […]

Diversity Scholarship Foundation scholarship opportunities

The Diversity Scholarship Foundation supports students seeking a career in the legal profession what have maintained a high GPA and are actively participating in or supporting diversity-related programs.

Jerold S. Solovy Diversity Scholarship Award: This scholarship will be awarded to a student who actively advocates for diversity within the Chicago area legal community and works to […]

10 Avoidable Interview Mistakes

1. Not practicing for your interview.
Practicing for your interview is the best way to really be prepared. Meet with your career counselor for a mock interview and heed their constructive criticism. It may feel awkward, but it gives you a chance to organize your thoughts and prep for some of the questions you may be […]

ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

The American Bar Association Section of Litigation Litigation will begin accepting applications for its Summer 2015 Judicial Intern Opportunity Program on November 3. Applications for first-year law students will be accepted December 1, 2014, in accordance with NALP guidelines. The program is a full-time (32 hours per week), six-week minimum, summer internship program open to […]

Meet the Public Service Employers Reception – October 29

Are you interested in meeting representatives from 30+ public interest organizations and government agencies? Plan to attend the Chicago Area Law School Consortium’s annual “Meet the Public Service Organizations Reception” here at Loyola on Wednesday, October 29th!

Wednesday, October 29 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Corboy Law Center | Kasbeer Hall (15th Floor)
The following organizations will be attending:

Access Living
CAIR […]

About this blog

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.