Indiana Law Annotated
Vol. 25 No. 15 (December 8, 2003)
Table of Contents
- 3L STUDENT TO RECEIVE MAYOR'S CIVIC AWARD
- LAW LIBRARY FINAL EXAM HOURS
- NEWS FROM CAREER SERVICES
- NEWS FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
The Law School extends congratulations to third-year student Robin Moll, who will receive the Mayor's Award for Civic Engagement tomorrow evening at City Hall in Bloomington. Patricia Cummings, JD'02, legal advocate for Middle Way House, nominated Moll for her work with Middle Way and the Protective Order Project (POP).
The Law Library will be extending its hours during final exams.
Monday, Dec. 8 - Friday, Dec. 12: 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 13: 8 a.m. to midnight
Sunday, Dec. 14: 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 15 - Thursday, Dec. 18: 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 19: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
CAREER SERVICES OPENS COMMENT BOX
The following questions came from the comment box located outside the Career Services Office. We welcome your comments and suggestions.
1. What does the Career Services Office do to support public interest job searches?
Assistant Dean Rachel Kearney held two programs this semester dedicated to helping students find ways to search for public Interest jobs and make job contacts in the public interest arena. This year, we started a Student Connection program, and we will host a program for public interest on Thursday, Jan. 22. We will be bringing back alumni (such as Sara Slaughter, JD'88) to speak about their careers and about their successes in finding public interest jobs. In September, we invited many alumni who work in public interest to our Career Symposium to speak with interested students about public interest careers. The Career Services Office purchases books, directories, and other publications that list public service organizations, jobs, and information on getting jobs, in addition to the online links to public interest organizations, directories, and fellowship opportunities (visit the "Useful Links" section of the CSO Web page: http://www.law.indiana.edu/careers/).
The Career Services Office pays several public interest organization membership fees on behalf of Law School students. We purchase a membership for PSLawNet, the primary Internet source for information about public interest opportunities and funding. PSLawNet contains over 3,500 job openings, both paid and unpaid. We purchase a membership for the Equal Justice Works. Part of the EJW membership fee pays for the annual conference registration for five students. We also pay additional fees for all other students. This year, we will continue to pay the registration fee for the Midwest Public Interest Job Fair held in Chicago.
The Career Services Office also works closely with the Alumni Office to help build relationships with our alumni in the public interest sector.
2. Why does the bulk of on-campus interviewing happen before classes start?
There are a number of reasons for starting interviews early. The Law School is short on space, and, in order to provide enough room for the interviewers, we need to hold OCI before classes start and most of the faculty have returned. Starting early benefits students who participate as well as those who don't. It is much less stressful for students who go through OCI to interview before they have course work, moot court, and journal duties. Students who don't participate aren't made uncomfortable by the "suits" in the hallways. Starting OCI early also gives Dean Kearney and Assistant Director Kim Bunge more free time for students upon their return.
TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN CONTINUES THIS WEEK
Phi Delta Phi will continue collecting toys for the Toys for Tots campaign from Monday, Dec. 8, to Friday, Dec. 12. Please place unwrapped toys in the collection boxes in the lobby. All toys will be delivered to the Marine Corps reserve programs in Indianapolis and Terre Haute, where they will be distributed to needy children. If you have questions, stop by the table or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
IPA STUDY BREAK WEDNESDAY NIGHT
The Intellectual Property Association (IPA) invites all students to take a break from the stacks and refuel. Join us for food and drinks from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the Student Lounge.
IJGLS RECOGNIZES THREE STUDENTS
The Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies (IJGLS) is pleased to recognize three outstanding associates, second-year students Nancy Woodworth, Matthew Dixon, and David Clark, for their diligent work on the third cite-checking assignment. Additionally, we would like to recognize third-year student Thor Martin, managing editor, who is graduating in December, for his outstanding work with his associates during this cite-checking assignment. We thank you for all your hard work on behalf of the IJGLS. Happy Holidays!
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