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The Career Development Office offers a range of events for students. Click to see a full listing of all events on the YLS calendar.

October 1 Monday

1L Summer Job Search

12:10PM to 1:00PM

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CDO counselors will provide an overview of the summer job search process. All first-year students are strongly encouraged to attend.

Lunch will be provided.

October 10 Wednesday

1L Application Preparation: Resumes, Cover Letters, and More

12:10PM to 1:00PM

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CDO counselors will discuss the timing and process of preparing applications, as well as the finer points of resume and cover letter writing for the legal market. All first-year students are strongly encouraged to attend.

Lunch will be provided.

October 15 Monday

1L Introduction to Public Interest Careers

12:10PM to 1:00PM

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Get started on a game plan to achieve your public interest goals. Learn about the many public interest career paths, get insights on ways to incorporate public interest in your professional life, and identify public interest resources.

Lunch will be provided.

October 24 Wednesday

1L Introduction to Business and Alternative Careers

12:10PM to 1:00PM

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Please join CDO’s Alison Hornstein, Director of Alumni and Alternative Careers, and hear her speak about how you can begin your journey toward a future in business or an alternative career.

Lunch will be provided.

November 5 Monday

Reeling in a 1L Summer Job: Advice from Upperclass Students

12:10PM to 1:00PM

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A panel of upper-class students who worked in multiple sectors of practice including law firms, nonprofits and government, will discuss their career goals, job search strategies, and their summer experiences.

Lunch will be provided.

November 12 Monday

Financing Your Summer Public Interest Job

12:10PM to 1:00PM

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Looking for a summer job raises a host of financial questions such as: Can I get SPIF funding? Travel abroad funding? Does a firm salary affect my financial aid? Are there any non-need based sources of funding? Get the answers to these and other questions from Jacqueline Outlaw and Kellie Webb of the Financial Aid Office, Hope Metcalf of the Schell Center, and Norma D’Apolito of the Career Development Office.

Lunch will be provided.

November 28 Wednesday

Interviewing Tips for 1Ls

12:10PM to 1:00PM

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First-year students often interview for summer internships during December and January. Join CDO to learn about interview preparation and strategies. Lunch will be provided.

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