Summer externships with USPTO

Various cities, USA – Patent Experience Externship Program – Summer 2017 – US Patent & Trademark

AkronLawJobs No. 7876 Overview: Seeking applications for an unpaid Patent Experience Externship Program (PEEP).

Sessions:  There are 2 ten-week sessions. The first begins on May 22, 2017 and the second begins June 5, 2017. Job Announcement Number:  PEEP-2017-0002

Duties: Research and review of patent applications; Brief management officials on technology content; Will devise search strategies; Will draft non-final office actions; Will conduct prior art searches; Will propose an engineering position based on findings; and Will formulate a written legal position dealing with a range of issues from intellectual property to drafting positions on petitions decisions.

Qualifications: Must be a U.S. Citizen or National; Must be enrolled in law school and have an undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, or general sciences; Must be in good academic standing; Must work well in a team environment; Must have a working knowledge of computer applications such as Word and Excel; and Must have excellent writing, reading, and interpersonal skills.

How to apply:  Apply HERE. You will upload your resume, undergraduate transcripts, and law school transcripts. You may submit unofficial transcripts. If you are selected, you will need to supply your official transcripts WITHIN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS.

Potential locations: San Jose, CA; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Dallas, TX; and Alexandria, Va.

Deadline:  January 6, 2017

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Legal Intern Opportunity with City of Euclid Law Department

City of Euclid Law Department is interested in offering an internship (unpaid; stipend eligible) or externship (for credit) to a 3L law student who has the ability to obtain, or already has their legal intern certificate to assist with traffic and criminal court on Wednesday/Thursday. If you are interested, please email Assistant Dean O’Brien: Thank you!

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Summit Legal Defender Internship (paid) – deadline coming up!

Akron, OH – Legal Intern – Summit County Legal Defender, Inc.

AkronLawJobs No. 7798 Overview:  Immediate opening for a part-time legal intern position at the Summit County Legal Defender’s Office. Position will begin immediately.

Duties: This is a paid position ($9.50 per hour) and will give the applicant hands-on court room experience.

Qualifications: 3L/4L. Must have a Legal Intern Certificate or be eligible at the time of applying (must have 58 credit hours).

How to apply: Either e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references with contact information to Patti M. Schachter, Esq. at OR send by U.S. Mail to Patti M. Schachter, Esq., Legal Defender’s Office of Summit County, One Cascade Plaza, Suite 1940, Akron, OH 44308.

Deadline: December 16, 2016

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Tax Law Internship – deadline extended!

Norton, OH – Tax Law Internship – Long Term – Conte Co. CPA, Inc.

AkronLawJobs No. 7756 Overview: Conte Co., CPA, Inc. is a local CPA firm with a need for a long-term intern. We are a full-service tax, audit and advisory firm, with a varied client base of individuals, corporations, partnerships, non-profits, estates and trusts. We have a 30 year history of serving our clients.

Duties: Financial statement reconciliation and preparation; Tax return preparation for individuals, businesses, estates and trusts; Payroll tax preparation; Rental property management and account reconciliation; and Various other technical tax research and professional duties.

Qualifications: 1L, 2L, 3L, or recent graduate. Ideal candidate would have an accounting or finance undergraduate major.; Additional accounting and finance course would be of benefit; Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word are necessary and over all general computer skills are a plus; Familiarity with PeachTree (Sage) Accounting and QuickBooks also helpful; and Candidate can expect a long-term tenure here, if desired.

Hours:  Available during normal business hours (or evening hours to fit the candidate’s schedule) and Saturdays from January to April, is required.

Starting Pay:  $15.00 per hour

How to apply:  Send your resume and cover letter to

Deadline:  December 16, 2016

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Hahn Loeser Summer Clerk – 1Ls

Cleveland, OH – 1L Intellectual Property Clerk – Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP

AkronLawJobs No. 7848  Overview:  Seeking a 1L Law Clerk for the Intellectual Property group for Summer 2017.

Duties:  Will work full time during the summer and may have the possibility of working part time (approximately 15-20 hours per week) during the 2017-2018 school year.

Qualifications: 1L. Candidates must possess an undergraduate bachelor’s degree that is Patent Bar eligible. Preferably seeking the following backgrounds:  Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

How to apply:  Send a one-page cover letter with office location preference, resume, and updated law school transcript to Jodi L. Bosak, Manager of Legal Personnel and Recruiting at

January 31, 2016

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