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Career News - November 24, 2015 Edition

Posted By Career Services Staff, Nov 24, 2015

SCBA Delegation Annual Holiday Friend Raiser -- Free Event    

Who:  All Sacramento-region attorneys and law students interested in changing the law, and improving the Code

What:  Learning about and joining the Sacramento County Bar Association Delegation to the Conference of California Bar Associations

When:  Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Where:  Downey Brand
621 Capitol Mall, 18th floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Why:  Sacramento region attorneys and law students who want to make changes in the law, who want to improve the code, who want to meet area colleagues as well as work with some of the state's most respected and experienced professionals

Details:  Nibbles, treats and drinks a-plenty, brief presentation by SCBA Delegation Chair Andi Liebenbaum and CCBA Lobbyist Larry Doyle, no cost event

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Career News - November 17, 2015 Edition

Posted By Career Services Staff, Nov 18, 2015

Sacramento County Bar Association (SCBA) Diversity Fellowship Presentation

Are you a diverse 1L interested in practicing in a Sacramento law firm this summer? The SCBA Diversity Fellowship is a great opportunity for UC Davis 1Ls to experience a private law firm setting in Sacramento as well as reap the benefits of hearing from various attorneys and judges about multiple aspects of the legal profession. These are PAID positions.

Please note that "diversity" includes race and ethnicity, socio-economic disadvantage (e.g. first generation college and/or law school graduate), gender identification, and sexual orientation, among other things.

Please join us this Thursday for a fellowship presentation:

SCBA Past Fellows Workshop
- November 19, noon-1, Room 1301 - Work with past fellows on your application and interview preparation.

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Career News - November 10, 2015 Edition

Posted By Career Services Staff, Nov 10, 2015

Summer Judicial Externship Opportunities for Diverse Students

Are you a diverse student interested in judicial externships this summer?  The American Bar Association Section of Litigation will begin accepting applications for its Summer 2016 Judicial Intern Opportunity Program on Monday, November 16, 2015. Applications for first-year law students will be accepted December 1, 2015, in accordance with NALP guidelines. The deadline for applications is January 4, 2016.  The program is a full-time (32 hours per week), six-week minimum, summer internship program open to all first- or second-year diverse law students. The mission of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program is to provide opportunities to students who are members of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the profession. The program also provides opportunities to students with disabilities, students who are economically disadvantaged, and students who identify themselves as LGBT. Interns will receive an award of $2,000. Please review detailed program information or frequently asked questions prior to applying to the program.

In addition, Just The Beginning - A Pipeline Organization is pleased to announce the sixth annual Summer Judicial Internship Diversity Project for Summer 2016.  The Project's goal is to provide summer judicial internships for highly-qualified minority, underrepresented, and economically disadvantaged law students.  Operating nationally since 2011, the JRC-JTB Project has placed nearly 300 law students in successful internships to date.  Over 100 judges have participated in such efforts and look to the JRC-JTB Project for summer internship candidates.  See the website for more information.  Applications are due by January 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm EST.

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