2L Weekly Docket

This final edition of your 2L Weekly Docket includes a DOJ Career Information Fair, an entry-level job opportunity, and two scholarships.

DOJ Career Information Fair, July 19 in DC, RSVP June 25

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is hosting a Career Information Fair on Thursday, July 19, 2018.  From 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  The event is open to a limited number of law students who will be working or living in DC this summer.

The Career Information Fair is an opportunity for students interested in volunteer internships, the Honors Program (HP), or Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) to learn more about the many offices and components in DOJ.  There is no interviewing at the fair.  Attendees are encouraged to visit with representatives from various DOJ components, learn about the interesting and unique work of each office, and ask specific questions about volunteer, HP, and SLIP positions.  The HP and SLIP applications open on July 31 and close on September 4, 2018.

Save the RSVP date:

RSVP Instructions:

  • 25 June, 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time):  Students may begin to submit their RSVPs to OARMevents@usdoj.gov (Reservations will not be accepted prior to this date and time)
  • 29 June, 2:00 p.m. (EST): RSVP closes, or when filled, whichever occurs first
  • RSVP email subject line: “DOJ Career Fair RSVP”
  • For security purposes, students must include the following information in the body of the email:

(1)   Full name:

(2)   Law school:

(3)   Email address:

(4)   DC Internship Location (name of office), if applicable:

Space is very limited, and students will be selected on a first come, first served basis (entry is capped at 100, however, there is a limit of 10 slots per school).

Law students who are current DOJ interns in the DC-area should Not RSVP to this invitation. Current DOJ interns received a separate invitation to this event.

Information, including address, specific DOJ entry location, required I.D., etc. will be emailed directly to the attendees by Friday, July 13, 2018.

Job Opportunity: Equal Justice Works Fellowship

Ready to design your dream job? Equal Justice Works Fellowships allow law grads to design their own legal project with a non-profit of their choice and then work together to lead the 2-year project from September 2019-August 2021. Applications should be developed and submitted during the summer between your 2L and 3L years. The Fellowship application opens June 20 and closes September 26, 2018. 1L, 2L, and 3L Students are invited to attend an upcoming webinar on the Equal Justice Works Fellowship—our Fellowships Manager will discuss strategies for finding host organizations, designing projects, and will also cover eligibility, timeline, and other FAQs. This webinar is highly advised for any students or recent grads looking to apply this summer for a 2019 Fellowship. Learn more or register for a webinar.

If you want to apply for an EJW fellowship, email me at katelynn.mcbride@nd.edu and we’ll schedule a conversation.

Scholarship Opportunity: Card Rates $1000 Financial Futures Scholarship, July 31 Deadline

CardRates.com is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to students interested in pursuing a career in finance or business law.

Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay. The scholarship award amount is $1,000.

Read more and apply here.

Scholarship Opportunity: Greco Neyland $1000 Criminal Law Scholarship

Greco Neyland offers the opportunity for all Students who want to apply for the scholarship by writing a 1000 words article about given Topics.

They can share their knowledge and expertise on Topics:–

  • Criminal Lawyer
  • DWI Lawyer
  • Drug Lawyer
  • Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you think that you can make a substantial contribution to Greco Neyland as a writer, this is the best time to send in your Article.

Read more and apply here.


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