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Interview Questions to be Ready For

Even for the most fearless among us, job interviews can be nerve wracking. In order to give us the best chance of success, we tend to prepare for many of the difficult questions we anticipate, such as:

Why should we hire you?
What can you do for us that other candidates can’t?
What are your key strengths and [...]

Quantify & Be Quirky

Resume tips from Forbes.com: Quantify your accomplishments & list quirky interests

QUANTIFY
Instead of saying you wrote articles on entrepreneurship and technology, try this: “Wrote 8 articles on entrepreneurship and technology, generating 107,000 page views, 8,003 likes, and 3,723 tweets.”

If you won an award, put it into perspective. Instead of saying “accepted into Johnny Appleseed Management Program,” [...]

CSO’s (Long) List of Upcoming Events

COOK COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE PANEL PRESENTATION
Tuesday, September 16 @ 12:00 p.m.
Corboy Law Center, Room 1202
This session will feature a panel of attorneys (Kalia Coleman (’10), Susie Bucaro (’11), and Ruth Gudino) who will discuss life as a CCSA attorney and career opportunities in their office.

ESTATE PLANNING PANEL DISCUSSION
Wednesday, September 17 @ 12:00 p.m.
Corboy Law [...]

All About the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

About the office:
With nearly 860 attorneys and 1,560 employees, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office is the second largest prosecutor’s office in the nation, second only to Los Angeles County. The Assistant State’s Attorneys in the Office prosecute all misdemeanor and felony crimes committed in Cook County. In addition to direct criminal prosecution, the State’s [...]

Presidential Management Fellows Program

The PMF Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. It was created more than three decades ago by Executive Order and has gone through many changes over the years. The Program attracts and selects the best candidates possible, but is really designed with a more narrow focus – [...]

Social Justice Summer Internships – 2015

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), a non-profit civil rights law firm, pioneered the practice of community lawyering in the five boroughs of New York City. NYLPI’s attorneys, community organizers, social workers and administrative staff work closely with community partners to advance equality across a range of issues, drawing upon organizing and lobbying [...]

US Navy JAG Info Session

September 18, 2014
Noon  to 1 p.m.
Suite 1301 (conference room)
RSVP by emailing law-career@luc.edu

Adam Smith, Lieutenant at the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG), will give a presentation on the U.S. Navy JAG, career opportunitiees and will answer any questions you may have. Students of all class years are welcome.

 About the NAVY JAG:
The Navy Judge Advocate [...]

Franczek Radelet LEADS Fellowship Program

LEADS Fellowship Program Overview
Franczek Radelet’s Legal Education for the Advancement of Diversity and Scholarship (LEADS) Fellowship program is an exciting and creative diversity pipeline initiative. The LEADS eight-week summer program is designed for diverse first and second year law students with an interest in pursuing a legal career in private practice representing employers in labor [...]

Cities with Top Employment Growth

Via MSN Money:

“Some 288,000 new jobs were added last month, but the labor markets in some U.S. cities have recovered from the recession better than others because of factors specific to their local economies. Ten cities in particular have captured a larger share of the total jobs added in the U.S., according to a new [...]

Government Agency Career Expo — Thursday!

GOVERNMENT AGENCY CAREER EXPO
Thursday, August 28 | 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Chicago Bar Association, 2nd Floor – Corboy Room

Meet prospective employers from local, state and federal government agencies!

The Government Agency Career Expo allows local, state and federal agencies to meet with public-service minded students who are interested in government careers. Employers demonstrate their distinctive qualities and [...]

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.