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Career News (July 19, 2016 Edition)

Posted By Career Services Staff, Jul 19, 2016

Share the Wealth Judicial Clerkship Program - Deadline July 22, 2016

The Share the Wealth Judicial Clerkship Program is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 term.  The program seeks applications for six federal district court clerkships.  The deadline is July 22, 2016 at 5:00 PM Eastern time.  This is a great program for those interested in post-graduate judicial clerkships.  In addition, Just the Beginning - Share the Wealth Program will offer a clerkship application process for federal magistrate and bankruptcy judges.  The deadline to apply to the magistrate and bankruptcy clerkship program is August 26, 2016.  JTB will release more details on this program soon.  Please note that these are two separate programs and applicants are highly encouraged to apply to both.

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Career News (July 12, 2016)

Posted By Career Services Staff, Jul 13, 2016

BALRA Do's and Don'ts of OCI - July 19

The Bay Area Legal Recruitment Association (BARA) Diversity Committee is pleased to present:

That's NOT Okay: The Do's and Don'ts of OCI

Tuesday, July 19th, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

201 Redwood Shores Pkwy, Redwood City, CA 94065

For may students, the on-campus interview is the most daunting part of the post-graduate employment process.

Wait, I only get twenty minutes to make a good impression??

Yes, but don't worry! BALRA is pleased to offer law students with diverse backgrounds an opportunity to learn what to say (and more importantly, what not to say) during fall recruiting/OCI season.

Learn interviewing skills and quick tips on how to make a stellar first-impression from our esteemed panel of law firm professionals.

Neal Potischman, Litigation Partner and Hiring Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell

Gerald Audant, Corporate Partner and Co-Chair of Fenwick & West's Diversity Committee

Samorn Selim, Career Counselor at Samorn Selim Coaching

Lee Anne Masetti-Martin, US Patent Recruiting Manger at Morrison & Foerster

After the panel, students are invited to join our networking reception where BALRA Diversity Committee law firm recruiters and law school counselors will be available to answer your during OCI questions.  Light refreshments and beverages will be provided courtesy of Weil.

Space is first come, first served.  To RSVP, please email with the subject line:  BALRA OCI Panel, and include your name, email and school by Friday, July 15.  We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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Career News (July 5, 2016 Edition)

Posted By Career Services Staff, Jul 11, 2016

Littler Mendelson First Generation Professionals Mock Interview Program

Littler Mendelson has organized an event designed to give your interview skills a final polish before the Bay Area Diversity Career Fair and the upcoming fall hiring season. Attorneys from Littler and other Bay Area firms, as well as in-house counsel, will share interview tips and then give you the chance to do the most important thing - practice! Learn ways to highlight your unique skills and experience while obtaining real-time feedback. Then get to know attorneys from the firms and companies with or for which you might soon be working.

Space is limited, so please let us know if you're interested in taking part in this event by Thursday, July 14, 2016, by registering now.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Littler Mendelson P.C.
333 Bush Street, 34th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

6:00 - 6:10 p.m. Check In
6:10 - 6:30 p.m. Welcome and Interview Tips
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Mock Interviews
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Reception

Questions? Please contact Juleantonette Lopez at or 408.795.3432.

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