New Law Library Positions for Law Students – apply today! Deadline is August 31.

The Law Library seeks to hire two law students as Reference/Circulation Associates for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Law Library Reference/Circulation Associates must be able to work an average of 8-10 hours per week and must be available to work two weekday evenings between 7 pm and 10 pm. A permanent weekly schedule will be set up at the beginning of each semester. Once the semester schedule is established, Law Library Associates are responsible for the hours assigned to them. Law Library Associates will be compensated $10/hour. Law Library Associates are supervised by a dual-degreed librarian (JD, MLS) who will provide reference training. The Circulation Supervisor will provide training on the operation of the Circulation Desk.
Duties include providing informational, directional, reference and research assistance to Law Library patrons. Associates will staff the Reference Desk Monday through Thursday from 7 pm to 10 pm. Associates will assist users with all aspects of reference service, including use of the library online catalog, general reference questions, use of Law Library and campus resources, research strategies, and database searches. Associates will direct patrons to library and campus resources as appropriate. Associates will also be trained and scheduled to work several hours each week at the Circulation Desk. Circulation duties include answering the phone, answering directional questions, and checking out library materials.
Qualifications: Applicants must be upper level University of Akron law students.
Those interested in applying should email a current resume, your GPA, and your LARW grades to Kyle Passmore ( by August 31.

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Army, Marines and Air Force JAG Opportunities for all law students, all years!

Interested in learning more about military legal careers? Now is your chance!

Wed., September 2nd – U.S. Marine Corps JAG Info Session and Interviews

12:20 – 1:00 – Info Session in Room 133

After 1:00 – Interviews – to sign up, please email your resume to Director O’Brien:

Wed., September 9th – U.S. Army JAG Info Session and Interviews

12:20 – 1:00 – Info Session in Room 133

To be considered for an interview, please email your resume to Director O’Brien:

Wed., September 16th – U.S. Air Force JAG Info Session and Interviews

To sign up for an interview, you must apply on Symplicity – deadline to apply is Thursday, August 27th!

12:20 – 1:00 – Info Session in Room 133

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Army JAG Information Session and On-campus interviews – open to all students/all years!

Interested in learning more about a career with the U.S. Army JAG? A representative will be on campus on Wed. September 9th to conduct informational interviews (please visit Symplicity to submit your application materials) and please join us for an informational lunch session at 12:20 on September 9th.

Applications are due on Symplicity by Thursday, April 20th. Open to all students for summer internships and post-graduate opportunities!

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Mock Interview Program – going, going, gone!!!

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):

Tuesday, August 25 Attorney, Lawrence J. Scanlon Scanlon & Elliot Interviews held at Scanlon & Elliot 159 South Main Street, Ste. 400 Time 1:30 – 2:00 2:15 – 2:45

Thursday, August 27 Attorney, J. Dean Carro Interview at the Law School Time 11:00 – 11:30 OR

11:45 – 12:15

To sign up for one of these slots, please email Director O’Brien at

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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US Marine Corps JAG Info Session and Informational Interviews!

CPPO Workshop Sign - US Marine JAG  2015 11x17


Please Note: if you wish to interview with the Capt. before or after the information session, please email Director O’Brien: – open to ALL law students and grads!

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