Monthly Archives: September 2014

CSO Programs – September 8-29

CSO Express
Monday’s during the semester (starting September 8), Student Lounge

Stop by the CSO Express table for coffee and snacks, to ask your questions, schedule an appointment, or pick up information from the CSO.

2015 Graduate Walk-in Hour at the CSO
Mondays from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 p.m.
3D/4E/4P students are welcome to stop by the CSO with any questions they have about their post-graduation job searches.  No appointment necessary!

U.S. Navy JAGC Information Session
Wednesday, September 10 * 12:00-1:00 p.m. * Room 304

Co-sponsored with the Military Law Society
Students will learn about career opportunities with the U.S. Navy JAGC.  Space is limited.  Lunch provided.  RSVP required via DuqLawConnect – Events tab.

Evening Student Information Session
Wednesday, September 10 * 5:00-6:00 p.m. * Room 301

The Career Services Office Staff is interested in meeting evening students, answering any questions you may have about your long-term employment goals and any other questions you may have.  Jessica Jurasko (L’04), Associate at Jackson Kelly and President-Elect of the Law Alumni Association, will tell you about her job search after working full-time during law school.  Dinner provided.  RSVP’s welcomed, but not required, via DuqLawConnect – Events tab.

U.S. Army JAG Information Session
Thursday, September 11 * 12:00-1:00 p.m. * Room 304

Co-sponsored with the Military Law Society
Students will learn about career opportunities with the U.S. Army JAG.  Space is limited.  Lunch provided.  RSVP required via DuqLawConnect – Events tab.

Job Search Strategies for 2015 Graduates
Tuesday, September 16 * 12:00-1:00 p.m. * Room 308 or
Wednesday, September 17 * 5:00-6:00 p.m. * Room 308

Plan an effective job search during your last year of law school, including how to best approach networking, applying directly to firms and responding to job postings.  Refreshments provided.  RSVP welcomed, but not required, via DuqLawConnect – Events tab.  (The same program will be offered twice.)

Law Alumni Reception – Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, September 16 * 5:00-8:00 p.m. * Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Upper division students interested in working Washington, D.C. after graduation are invited to attend the Law Alumni’s annual reception in Washington, D.C.  RSVP required to lawalumni@duq.edu by September 12.  Students are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations.

Judicial, Government and Public Interest Law Reception
Monday, September 22, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Power Center Ballroom

Co-sponsored with the Office of Clinical Legal Education
All students are invited to attend this reception and meet judges and attorneys working in government agencies and public interest law organizations who will tell you about externship, clerkship, pro bono and career opportunities with their offices. RSVP required via DuqLawConnect – Events tab by September 17.  Students are welcome to attend as much of this program as their schedule permits.  This program is co-sponsored with the Pitt Law Career Services Office, and students from both schools will be attending the reception.  A list of confirmed judges and attorneys will be posted on DuqLawConnect where you RSVP.  The list will be updated at least once per week.

Law Alumni Reception – Pittsburgh
Tuesday, September 23
* 5:00-8:00 p.m. * LeMont Restaurant
2015 graduates are invited to attend the Law Alumni Reception to be held at the LeMont Restaurant (Mt. Washington).  Plan to attend this event where you will meet many Duquesne Law alumni!  RSVP required to lawalumni@duq.edu by September 19.

LCLD Information Session for Diverse 1L’s
Monday, September 29, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Room 301

Diverse first-year students are invited to this information session about the Legal Council on Legal Diversity’s 1L Mentor Program.  Attorneys Jackie Bryan and Dotun Obadina, attorneys at K&L Gates, will talk with students about the LCLD Mentor Program which begins later this fall.  LCLD invites 1st year students who are women, racially diverse and/or LGBT to sign-up for this program. Lunch provided.  RSVP welcomed, but not required, via DuqLawConnect – Events tab.

Comments Off on CSO Programs – September 8-29

Filed under Announcements, Programs

Business Cards Available for Law Students

The Career Services Office will provide law students with business cards to use for networking purposes. You’ll have opportunities to use the cards at upcoming programs and networking events this semester. Other programs and events sponsored by offices and organizations here at the Law School, the local bar associations and other groups are great venues to meet and exchange cards with other professionals, as well.

If you would like to receive 30 complimentary business cards, please complete an order form by Monday, September 8, at 6:00 pm. You can find an order form and directions at https://sharepoint.law.duq.edu/cso/Lists/Business%20Card%20Requests/newform.aspx. (If you need to log-in, please use your Multipass/DORI log-in credentials.)

When the cards are available, they will be placed in your student mailbox.  Please contact Maria Comas at comas@duq.edu if you have any questions.

(Business cards are available through the CSO two times per semester.)

 

Comments Off on Business Cards Available for Law Students

Filed under Announcements, Networking, Resources