Demo Interview Program this Wed. 2/14 at 12:15PM – Room 140!

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Great opportunities from Career Services – upcoming deadlines!

Akron, OH – 2018 Summer Intern – Community Legal Aid – On-campus interviews March 5, 2018
Qualifications: 1L, 2L. Seeking students for relevant work in the non-profit law arena.
How to Apply: Apply through Symplicity. Upload your Resume, Cover Letter addressed to Zoeann Powell listing your top two project preferences (here) and describe why you are interested and what you hope to experience, Writing Sample, List of Three References with Contact Information, Summer Associate Application (you must fill this out or you cannot be interviewed)
Application Deadline: February 13, 2018

Akron, Ohio – Law Clerk – City of Akron Law Department

Overview:  Three law clerk positions available with the City of Akron Law Department.
Qualifications:  Civil Division – 1 position for 1L or 2L students.
Qualifications: Criminal Division – 2 positions. 2L (will need to be eligible for your Legal Intern Certificate)

How to apply: Send your resume to Dean Alisa Benedict O’Brien at ab139@uarkon.edu indicating which division you are applying for

Deadline:  March 1, 2018

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Rural Legal Summer Corps Program – summer stipend – 1Ls and 2Ls

Rural Summer Legal Corps Program

Opportunities in our region:

Ohio State Legal Services Association

Athens, Chillicothe, Marion, Newark, New Philadelphia, Portsmouth, Steubenville, OH

Project: Removing Barriers to Workforce Re-entry

 Ohio State Legal Services Association

Chillicothe, OH

Project: Youth Law Project

More broadly, the Rural Summer Legal Corps program connects public interest law students with civil legal aid organizations to address pressing legal issues facing rural communities. Thirty fellowship opportunities are available nationwide to provide critical legal services to rural communities in the areas of housing, child welfare, migrant workers, disaster relief and more.

Selected students will receive a $5,000 stipend and begin the summer with intensive training from issue area experts in Washington, DC before deploying to their host site for an 8-10 week placement.  1Ls and 2Ls are eligible. Interested students can learn more about the program and apply by 11:59pm ET on Sunday, February 12.  

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US Dept. of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Internship

Cleveland, OH – Summer 2018 Legal Intern/Extern – U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review

AkronLawJobs No. 9099 Overview: The U.S. Department of Justice has an opening for at least one legal intern with the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s Cleveland Immigration Court for Summer 2018. The court is located at the Carl B. Stokes U.S. Courthouse in downtown Cleveland.

Qualifications: 1L or 2L. Prior knowledge of immigration law is helpful but not absolutely necessary. MUST be a U.S. Citizen

Duties: Issues commonly before the Court include eligibility for asylum, cancellation of removal, and adjustment of status as well as issues regarding whether an individual is removable from the United States based on a criminal conviction. The types of projects assigned to legal interns vary depending on the Court’s docket, and may entail:  Drafting decisions on applications for relief from removal or removability; Performing in-depth research and analysis of novel legal issues; Preparing bench memoranda.

What you will learn: The internship provides students with an excellent opportunity to develop their research, writing, and analytical skills and increase their knowledge of immigration law. The interns will be able to observe removal hearings and work on cases involving several forms of relief including asylum, adjustment of status, and cancellation of removal. The interns will work directly under the supervision of the Judicial Law Clerk / Attorney Advisor and will also work with individual immigration judges.

Externship/Volunteer: This internship is an unpaid, volunteer position. Students interested in receiving stipends or academic credit from their law school should contact Dean Alisa Benedict O’Brien in the Career Services Office.

How to Apply: E-mail your application to Malea.R.Hetrick@usdoj.gov. Your application must include the following materials: (1) cover letter; (2) résumé; (3) official or unofficial law school transcript; and (4) writing sample of no more than ten pages (not substantially edited by others). Successful completion of an FBI background check is required before interns can begin work.

Deadline: Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. E.S.T. on Friday, March 2, 2018.

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Upcoming On-Campus interviews

Cleveland, OH – 2018 Summer Intern – Mid-American Conference – On-campus February 27, 2018
(Full and Part-Time 1L, 2L or part-time 3L). Seeking law student for internship or externship (course credit.)
Qualified candidates would ideally be able to commit to the MAC for two (2) years for credit and the possibility of earning a
stipend.
How to apply: Apply through Symplicity and address cover letter to Kristin Williams. Upload your resume and cover letter.
Deadline for applying: February 7, 2018

Akron, OH – 2018 Summer Intern – Community Legal Aid – On-campus March 5, 2018

Qualifications: 1L, 2L. Seeking students for work in the non-profit law arena.

How to Apply: Apply through Symplicity. Upload your Resume, Cover Letter listing your top two project preferences (here) and describe why you are interested and what you hope to experience; Writing Sample; List of Three References with Contact Information; and Summer Associate Application (you must fill this out or you cannot be interviewed) APPLICATION. 

Applications open: February 3, 2018, Application Deadline: February 13, 2018

Cleveland, OH – Summer Law Clerk – Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office – On-campus March 16, 2017
Qualifications: 1L, 2L and part time/evening students. Prefer Law Journal, Moot Court/Mock Trial.
Submit through Symplicity: Resume, Address Cover Letter to James Moss, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, and a Writing
Sample.
Applications open February 14, 2018 Deadline: February 24, 2018

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