Weekly Docket

The first summer edition of the weekly docket includes a great 3L job opportunity to create your own dream job, a 3L job opportunity at one of the most prestigious organizations in Manhattan, a 2L summer 2018 opportunity at the same prestigious organization in Manhattan, summer events for rising 2Ls,  and blog posts on student loans.

3L Job Opportunity: Equal Justice Works Fellowships!

Are you going to be a 3L next year? Are you interested in creating your own two-year dream job working for any public interest organization in the country? Beyond the Shaffer and Bank of America Foundation Fellowships, plan to apply for the Equal Justice Works Fellowship. The application opens on June 18 and closes on September 27. EJW is offering 5 webinars over the course of the summer that will go over the basics of a winning application while also providing insider tips to craft more competitive projects. Is this your first time hearing about fellowships and you want some more information? If you have any inclination to apply for public interest jobs your 3L year, email me and we can go over fellowships and your public interest career search!

3L Job Opportunity: The Legal Aid Society of New York

The Legal Aid Society of New York, one of the most prestigious public interest organizations in Manhattan, is hiring entry-level attorneys with full salary and benefits. The application for entry-level Criminal Defense Staff Attorney positions will be open here from July 7-October 16 and the application for entry-level Juvenile Rights Staff Attorney positions will be open here from July 17-January 1. Civil Practice openings will be posted in their recruiting portal throughout the summer and next school year.

I visited the Legal Aid Society of New York last summer. Read more about my employer outreach visit with them, including inside information on their hiring process, in my blog post.

2L Summer Events

Law firms and public interest organizations host summer receptions to get to know rising 2Ls and to give you a chance to get to know them. You can find a robust list of summer receptions in symplicity under the “events” tab. Here are two examples of some of the events happening in the near future:

Norton Rose Fulbright: Developing an OCI game plan and making a great first impression with advice from the experts

Dallas:
Norton Rose Fulbright
2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 3600
Dallas, TX 75201

Date:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Time:
5:30 pm

Houston:
Norton Rose Fulbright
Fulbright Tower
1301 McKinney, Suite 5100
Houston, TX 77010

Date:
Monday, June 12, 2017

Time:
5:30 pm

Los Angeles:
Norton Rose Fulbright
555 S. Flower Street, 41st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Date:
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Time:
6:00 pm

New York:
Norton Rose Fulbright
1301 Avenue of the Americas, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10019

Date:
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Time:
6:00 pm

Washington, D.C.:
Norton Rose Fulbright
199 9th Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20001

Date:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Time:
6:00 pm

Goodwin Cocktail Receptions:

We welcome and value the opportunity to stay in touch with you as we approach the interview season later this summer. One great way to get to know us is by attending one of our local office receptions in early June – – details are below.

Please email recruitingevent@goodwinlaw.com with which city event you plan to attend.

Be our guest at a cocktail reception for Rising 2L (Class of 2019) law students to meet our attorneys and learn about Goodwin.

Boston
Monday, June 5, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
100 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA

New York
Monday, June 5, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY

Washington, DC
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Northern California
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
3 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA

Los Angeles
Thursday, June 8, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
601 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA

2L Summer Job Opportunity: The Legal Aid Society of New York

The Legal Aid Society of New York, one of the most prestigious public interest organizations in Manhattan is hiring rising 2Ls for summer 2018 summer internships.

The application for rising 2Ls seeking a 2018 summer internship will be open from August 1-February 15. Offers for student internships will be made on a rolling basis during each hiring period. Therefore, law student internship applicants are encouraged to apply at the beginning of the hiring period.

I visited the Legal Aid Society of New York last summer. Read more about my employer outreach visit with them, including inside information on their intern hiring process, in my blog post.

Student Loans: Read Equal Justice Works Blog Posts

If you want to learn about the latest developments in student loan forgiveness or just get a better grasp on the topic of student loans generally, become a regularly reader of EJW blog posts. EJW has a student loan expert on staff and they have all of the latest news on student loans, especially as they relate to a career in public interest.

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