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CPPO Announces Mock Interview Program

MOCK INTERVIEWS – The Career Planning and Placement Office (“CPPO”) is pleased to announce that a number of local attorneys will be available off campus at their offices to conduct mock interviews with our law students. Each mock interview will last approximately ½ hour and will generally consist of a 15-20 minute interview and a 10-15 minute feedback session. The most up to date list of dates and times is available is below. We encourage ALL law students to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to enhance their interviewing skills and network with local, practicing attorneys. As with any skill, practice and feedback are crucial to perfecting! PARTICIPATION IN THE MOCK INTERVIEW PROGRAM IS STRONGLY ADVISED FOR STUDENTS PLANNING TO PARTAKE IN FALL ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEWS.

If you would like to sign up for a mock interview, please call the CPPO (330-972-5321) or email Maureen Davis: mdavis1@uakron.edu to choose the time slot that works best for you. When you sign up for your mock interview, you must e-mail your resume to Maureen Davis (mdavis1@uakron.edu) in the CPPO so that we may provide it in advance to the attorney who will be performing your mock interview.

THERE ARE A LIMITED NUMBER OF INTERVIEW SLOTS AVAILABLE AND ACCORDINGLY, ALL ARE FILLED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. HERE ARE THE AVAILABLE DATES AS OF TODAY (we will update the mock interview calendar as new time slots become available and as time slots are filled):

Monday, July 25, 2016

11:00 to 11:30AM Attorney Elizabeth Yeargin – Brouse McDowell

11:45 to 12:15PM Attorney Elizabeth Yeargin – Brouse McDowell

5:30 to 6:00PM Robert Malone – Buckingham, Doolittle

6:15 to 6:45PM Robert Malone – Buckingham, Doolittle

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

11:00 to 11:30AM Attorney Amber Groghan – Agency on Veterans Affairs

11:45 to 12:15PM Attorney Amber Groghan – Agency on Veterans Affairs

5:30 to 6:00PM Attorney Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak – Brouse McDowell

6:15 to 6:45PM Attorney Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak – Brouse McDowell

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

5:30 to 6:00PM Attorney Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak – Brouse McDowell

6:15 to 6:45PM Attorney Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak – Brouse McDowell

Thursday, July 28, 2016

11:00 to 11:30AM Attorney Elizabeth Yeargin – Brouse McDowell

11:45 to 12:15PM Attorney Elizabeth Yeargin – Brouse McDowell

5:30 to 6:00PM Attorney Amber Groghan – Agency on Veterans Affairs

Friday, July 29, 2016

11:00 to 11:30AM Professor Belsky TBD

11:45 to 12:15PM Professor Belsky TBD

Lawyers are extremely busy people. Thus, as with a real job interview, please take this experience seriously. That is, arrive on time to your mock interview, dress appropriately for an interview, and be prepared.

Preparation includes bringing copies of your resume, having questions to ask the interviewer, and knowing a bit about the attorney and his/her firm or organization. If you have any questions, please contact the CPPO.

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2nd Year Law Students will be able to access OSCAR on July 1

OSCAR is the system used to apply for post-graduate, Federal Judicial Clerkships. Please note that 2nd year students will have full system access beginning July 1: https://oscar.uscourts.gov. Full system access means that students can register for an account, upload documents, identify recommenders, search for positions, and submit/finalize applications beginning on July 1, 2016 without any restrictions.

If you are interested in federal judicial clerkships and want to learn more, please contact Career Services!

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2016 Fall OCI and Resume Collection Info on Symplicity!

Please be sure to log on to Symplicity for a current list of those firms coming to campus this fall to interview students (under OCI tab on Symplicity). You must make sure your class year is correct and that you select “Fall 2016” as the session to see the list of current employers.

****all new firms that sign up to come to campus will be added to Symplicity so keep checking back!

All firms requesting resume collections (not coming to campus but actively recruiting) are listed in the Career Connection and on Symplicity under the Job Postings tab.

Please note the deadlines for all OCIs and Resume Collections as many are fast-approaching!

Please do not hesitate to contact Director O’Brien with any questions or for assistance with your application materials!

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Volunteers needed for a fun event this Friday!

Volunteers needed for a fun event this Friday!

The Stark County Young Lawyers Committee is proud to sponsor its third-annual fundraiser, “Bar for the Course,” with this year’s proceeds benefiting The First Tee Canton!! They are seeking volunteers to help with the event (would need to arrive around 4:30PM). Volunteers are needed for approx. 1 hour and you are welcome to stay for the event. Great networking if you reside or wish to practice in Stark County. In need of 4-6 volunteers!

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Chelsie Palacek: cpalacek@bmsa.com or 330-419-9803.

We hope you will volunteer and join in the fun!

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