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Career News (February 16, 2017 Edition)

Posted By Career Services Staff, Feb 16, 2017

2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Public Service Award

The Public Service Graduation Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award.  This award will be presented at the Public Service Graduation on April 28, 2017. The recipient is chosen based on several criteria: embodiment of the spirit of MLK; contribution to the public interest community; and commitment to public interest work.

To nominate a fellow 2017 King Hall graduate, complete a nomination form and submit it to the Career Services Office by February 22, 2017 via email at (subject: "Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award Nomination"). Nomination forms were sent out via email to all students on February 2, 2017.

If you have any questions regarding the nominating process, contact Kim Thomas at  

To view Career News for February 16, 2016 click here. 

Career News (February 9, 2017 Edition)

Posted By Career Services Staff, Feb 9, 2017

Summer Public Service Funding Information

Attention King Hall 1Ls & 2Ls!

King Hall is pleased to announce the availability of summer funding fellowships for students carrying out public service legal work at a non-profit organization or government agency this summer. This year, 1L and 2L students can apply for each of the following summer fellowship opportunities by submitting a single application:

(1)    The University of California Presidential Summer Public Service Law Fellowships

(2)    The John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships

(3)    The King Hall Legal Foundation (KHLF) Fellowships

There are a limited number of fellowships and you must apply to be considered.  The application deadline is March 15, 2017 at 11:59 pm. The application, as well as more details about summer funding opportunities, is available on the King Hall Career Services website under "Public Service Fellowships."  

Want to learn about other summer funding options?  Join Career Services, Financial Aid and KHLF on February 16, 2017, from 12pm- 1pm in Room 1301 for a joint information session to discuss:

  - Summer public service fellowships  

  - Searching for paid public service positions

  - Finding External Summer Funding Sources

  - Work-study options

  - Study away options

  - Loan-related options

In the meantime, please contact the Career Services Office with any questions:

To view Career News for February 9, 2017 click here. 

Career News (January 26, 2017 Edition)

Posted By Career Services Staff, Jan 26, 2017

Upcoming Summer Diversity Opportunities

Attention King Hall 1Ls!

Many law firms have 1L diversity summer programs. Below is a sampling of the opportunities for first year students. To see additional opportunities please see our Diversity Opportunities webpage. Additionally, 1L diversity opportunities are also posted on Symplicity. We will continue to update the webpage and Symplicity as new diversity opportunities open. Please contact Career Services if you have any questions regarding diversity opportunities.



Ventura County Community Foundation  

Deadline: January 29, 2017 by 10pm Pacific Time

William T. Coleman, Jr. 1L Diversity Fellowship 

Deadline: January 30, 2017 


Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP 

Deadline: February 12, 2016 (Applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis)

Goodwin Procter LLP-1L Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: February 21, 2017

To view Career News for January 26, 2017 click here .