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Finding and Funding a Summer Position

Wednesday, January 24, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.-Law Room 3

Interested in applying for summer work? Career Services staff will discuss finding a summer job and options for funding your work, including Summer Federal Work Study, Equal Justice Works grants, WNEU Public Interest Law Association Student Public Interest Grant and also the Massachusetts Bar Foundation 2018 Legal Intern Fellowship Program.

 Fulfilling Your Pro Bono Requirement

Thursday, January 25, 5:00 p.m. – 12:00noon-1:00pm -Law Room 3

As a requirement for obtaining their J.D., students must complete 20 hours of pro bono law-related service.  Join us to learn more about the requirement and how you can meet it in a way that best fits your schedule. New York State Applicants may complete your 50 hours of qualifying work in another state or country.

 Fulfilling Your Pro Bono Requirement

Tuesday, January 30, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.-Law Room 3

As a requirement for obtaining their J.D., students must complete 20 hours of pro bono law-related service.  Join us to learn more about the requirement and how you can meet it in a way that best fits your schedule.

Finding & Funding a Summer Position

Thursday, February 15, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.-Law Room 3

Interested in applying for summer work? Career Services staff will discuss finding a summer job and options for funding your work, including Summer Federal Work Study, Equal Justice Works grants, WNEU Public Interest Law Association Student Public Interest Grant and also the Massachusetts Bar Foundation 2017 Legal Intern Fellowship Program.

 February 15, 2018 Mentor Program    

1L Mentor Networking Reception

Thursday February 15, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. -Law Common

The Mentor Networking Reception offers 1L students an opportunity to have a community legal mentor to help welcome them to the legal profession.

MA Appeals Court

Monday, April 2, 9:30am-1:00pm- Moot Court Room

Proceedings may be viewed on the TV in the Law School Commons; however, students are urged to sit inside the Moot Courtroom to take full advantage of observing the arguments and the question-and-answer session to follow.

 Reminder: We are happy to announce a new addition to our team! WNE alumna, Laura Fisher, joins us as the Director of Career Services. She is looking forward to getting to know and working with you all. Please feel free to stop in, say hello, introduce yourself, and welcome her.

 Recruiting 2018-2019 Court Term Judicial Clerkships (3L and 4LE)

Please note the following upcoming clerkship deadline:

New Jersey – application deadline March 31, 2018.

The Guide to State Judicial Clerkship Procedures may be helpful as it lists all clerkship application instructions bystate. It includes current information on the application procedures, timing, salary, and hiring process for judicialclerkships in all fifty states. http://forms.vermontlaw.edu/career/guides/; username: maple; password: leaf.

Experiential Learning - Externships

Several of our externship placement sites are continuing to receive applications for a spring 2018 extern:

  • Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (Hartford, CT)
  • Connecticut Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel (Hartford, CT)
  • Farmington-Burlington Probate Court, Judge Evelyn Daly (Farmington, CT)
  • Hampden County Court Service Center (Springfield, MA)
  • Massachusetts Department of Children and Families Legal Department (Springfield, MA)
  • U.S. District Judge Alfred Covello, U.S. District Court (Hartford, CT)
  • U.S. Postal Service (Windsor, CT)
  • Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. (Worcester, MA)

If you are interested, please apply directly via the application instructions on Symplicity. Questions? Contact Clinic Administrator Marie Fletcher at 413-782-1469 or mfletcher@law.wnec.edu.

Diversity and Inclusion LatinoJustice PRLDEF Civil Rights Term and Summer Legal Internships in NYC, LI and Orlando: The current areas of focus include immigrants’ rights, voting rights, redistricting, housing, education, employment, job discrimination, the treatment of day laborers, freedom of movement, and all forms of bias that affect Latinos. Applications considered on a rolling basis until positions filled. To apply for internships in the NYC office, please submit cover letter and resume to Deputy General Counsel Jose Perez at: jperez@latinojustice.org. To apply for internships in LatinoJustice’s Southeast Regional Office, please send cover letter and resume to Associate Counsel Martha Pardo at: mpardo@latinojustice.org. For more information, please visit website: http://latinojustice.org/.

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Questions? Contact Marie Fletcher at mfletcher@law.wne.edu or 413-782-1469

Helpful Job Search Sites

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Job Fairs

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Pro Bono

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