In this week's digest:
- San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association 2014 Job Fair
- Free Bar Prep Webinar from ABA & BARBRI
- UHLC Graduate Fellowship Program
- Rosenberg Fellowship Program
- Equal Justice Works Fellowship Application Tips Webinar
- Upcoming Deadlines and Networking Events
- Hot Jobs
Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Atlanta, GA
Deadline to Register: May 21
Hosted by Georgia State University College of Law, the Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair will take place on July 29, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia. The fair spans across all industries and types of organizations and encompasses all areas of intellectual property, including litigation, transactional work and prosecution. Students can find a list of participating employers and instructions for registration in the Symplicity Career Resource Library (under the “resources” tab). For additional information and other important dates, visit the SIPJF website at: sipjf.law.gsu.edu.
Student registration is open until May 21st. Email Bill Powers at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association 2014 Job Fair
Sunday, July 27, 2014 │ University of California, Hastings College of Law, San Francisco
Deadline to Register: May 19, 2014
The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association and the University of California, Hastings College of Law cordially invite UHLC students to the 17th Annual SFIPLA Bay Area Job Fair. Students can find detailed information, including registration information and instructions in the Symplicity Career Resource Library (under the "resources" tab). Register online at: https://law-sfipla-csm.symplicity.com/students/. Students must complete their registration and employer selection by 5:00 pm (PDT) on Monday, May 19, 2014.
Free Bar Prep Webinar from ABA & BARBRI
Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 12:00 pm
Studying for the bar exam? Don’t miss this free webinar, Bar Exam Prep: 30 Tips in 30 Minutes, with strategies vetted by BARBRI. Register at ambar.org/barprep.
You'll hear real-life pointers recommended by new lawyers who successfully passed their bar exams on: developing a study schedule, maintaining a positive mindset and attitude, taking practice tests, making effective use of your final week, and succeeding on exam day.
Plus, you’ll receive a free ABA membership! Register at ambar.org/barprep and start your free membership in one simple step.
UHLC Graduate Fellowship Program
Deadline to Apply: May 19, 2014
The UHLC Graduate Fellowship Program is designed to make it possible for our recent graduates who are dedicated to careers in public service to pursue unpaid internships between August and November as they await their bar results. The Law Center will provide up to $4,500 to a limited number of recent graduates selected for a Graduate Fellowship with a government agency or a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information and application instructions, go to: http://www.law.uh.edu/pil/graduate-fellowship-program/
Rosenberg Fellowship Program
The University of Houston is proud to announce its new, long-term fellowship program, the Yale Leonard and Irene Merker Rosenberg Fellowship Program. Through this program, select public interest organizations will host a 2014 Law Center graduate to work with its office for a 13 month period. This is a great way for our students to create a foothold in the legal public interest community. For more information, go to: http://www.law.uh.edu/pil/Rosenberg-fellowship/.
Note that applications for the Rosenberg Fellowship position at Tahirih Justice Center are now being accepted in the Symplicity Job Bank. Log in and search for Job ID# 10175 to apply.
Equal Justice Works Fellowship Application Tips Webinar
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 │ 1:00 -2:00 pm
The Equal Justice Works Fellowship Program is competitive, receiving hundreds of applications each year for approximately 60 fellowship slots. To be considered, you must be a qualified and passionate lawyer who has developed a new and innovative legal project that can impact lives and serve communities in desperate need of legal assistance. We will cover how to prepare and complete a successful application. Please register for our free webinar to learn more about the Equal Justice Works Fellowship Program and get application tips from the experts on our Fellowships Team. Webinar: Creating a Successful Application for an Equal Justice Works Fellowship
The 2015 Equal Justice Works Fellowship application will be open from July 7, 2014 to September 17, 2014. Please visit our website to learn more.
Upcoming Deadlines and Networking Events
Houston Bar Association Taxation Section Meeting │ May 21
Gideon’s Promise Burgers & Brews Networking Event │ May 22
Deadline to Apply for the Ms. JD Public Interest Scholarship │ May 23
Deadline to Apply for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Essay Competition │ May 23
Deadline to Apply for the HBA Labor & Employment Section Scholarship │ May 31
10272 – Compliance Research Analyst Intern, LyondellBasell (Houston, TX)
10267 – Law Clerk, Green Trial Law (Houston, TX)
10269 – Summer Opportunity, UH Law Texas Consumer Complaint Center (Houston, TX)
9770 – Law Clerk, City of Galveston (Galveston, TX)
10264 – Summer Law Clerk, Hall Attorneys (Houston, TX)
10261 – Paid Intern, Harris County District Attorney’s Office (Houston, TX)