Wednesday, January 11, 2012

PALS Hosts a Career Panel on In-House Opportunities

PALS is hosting:

Pulling Back the Legal Curtain: The Vast Opportunities as In-House Counsel Career Forum

on Thursday, January 19, 2012, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30p.m., at Kaye Scholer LLP, 425 Park Avenue, New York, NY.

Come and discover the many areas of practice for attorneys In-House. You will meet and hear from lawyers representing different companies and various practice groups. Our panelists will share with you their perspectives on working as attorneys in a corporate setting.

Counsel, Consumer Products

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Senior Counsel, HR Law Group

Viacom Inc.
Vice President and Associate General Counsel,Intellectual Property & Content Protection

Additional Panelists To Be Announced


Counsel, Kaye Scholer LLP

Current Law Students will be able to obtain application materials for the 2012 Diversity & Inclusion Summer Legal Internship Program at Bristol-Myers Squibb. These paid summer positions are expected to be at Bristol Myers Squibb's central New Jersey offices.

Business Casual Attire

Please RSVP here by Tuesday, January 17, 2012.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

The New York Bar Foundation's Minority Fellowship

The New York Bar Foundation is sponsoring a Minority Fellowship, funded through the generosity of the Commercial & Federal Litigation Section of the NY State Bar Association. The Fellowship provides a $6,000 stipend for the summer of 2012 and a valuable opportunity for a student interested in commercial litigation to participate in the work of a Commercial Division Justice in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan.

Applications must be postmarked by January 31. The fellowship will be awarded at a festive gala celebration on April 24th at Lincoln Center in conjunction with the presentation of the Hon. George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award to a distinguished member of the New York bench.

For more information, go here.

Labor and Employment Law Event at New York Law School

Touro Law Center students interested in labor and employment law are invited to an event that will be held at New York Law School on Feb. 7, 2012 from 4-7 p.m. Former chairwoman to the National Labor Relations Board, Wilma Lieberman, will address the state of collective bargaining in the United States as well as the upheaval surrounding the Board's latest decisions.

Any interested student should email Erica Edwards-O'neal so that she can inform NYLS that you will be attending.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Free Webinar Series: The Summer Public Interest Job Search: Expert Tips on Cover Letters, Resumes, Interviewing, and Networking

This two-part webinar series, cosponsored by NALP and Equal Justice Works, will provide law students with insight on the key elements of the summer public-interest job application process. Attorneys with years of application review experience will highlight do’s and don’ts; explain how and why public interest application materials may substantively differ from law firm materials; and explore the dynamics of personal interactions in interviews and networking situations.

Part One: Wednesday, 1/25/12 at 3pm Eastern – Best Practices in Drafting Cover Letters and Resumes. Reserve your Webinar seat now!


Steve Grumm, Director of Public Service Initiatives, NALP
Stuart Smith, Director of Legal Recruitment, New York City Law Department
Nicole Vikan, Assistant Director for Public Interest & Government Careers, Georgetown University Law Center

Part Two: Wednesday, 2/1/12 at 12pm (Noon) Eastern – Best Practices in Interviewing and In-person Networking. Reserve your Webinar seat now!


Nita Mazumder, Program Manager for Law School Relations, Equal Justice Works
Nicole Simmons, Career Counselor, The University of Texas School of Law
David Zisser, Associate Counsel, The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Thursday, January 5, 2012

The New 2012 Public Policy Handbook Now Online

Touro Law Center subscribes to the University of Arizona College of Law's Public Policy Handbook, a valuable resource for those interested in careers in the field of public policy. The Handbook is still growing, and currently contains information about 231 employers who are offering 256 internship and 39 fellowship programs. In addition to opportunities in the DC area and New York City (where a majority of public policy organizations are headquartered), the Handbook has expanded into 25 other states.

To access the Handbook, go here.

We are prohibited from placing the ID and password for access to the Handbook online. Go to the homepage of Jacob, Touro Law Center's Symplicity website, for this information.