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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.

March 20 Wednesday

Public Speaking Workshop with Professor Diane Lennard

(All day)

Sterling Law Building and Baker Hall

On March 20-22, 2019, Professor Diane Lennard of the Stern School of Business will host a series of public speaking sessions for YLS students.  As a result of these sessions, participants will:

·      develop skills essential for engaging an audience and speaking publicly with confidence;

·      learn techniques for enhancing their professional presence; 

·      receive feedback on communication effectiveness from peers and professors; and

·      gain confidence in delivering messages through strengthening presentation skills

March 20 Wednesday

Clerkship Resources Workshops

9:00AM to 10:00AM

SLB Room 113

Bring your laptop and your questions for an informal, interactive session with Marilyn Drees to learn more about the online resources that can be useful to you at various stages. Choose any of the following dates: March 25 or April 1 (Mondays) at 3:00 p.m. in Room 109; March 20, 27, or April 3 (Wednesdays) at 9:00 a.m. in Room 113.

March 20 Wednesday

Law Firm Practice Area Forum – Connect with Over 25 Law Firm Attorneys!

5:30PM to 7:00PM

Derald H. Ruttenberg Dining Hall

If you are joining a firm this summer or thinking of working for a firm in Summer 2020, this program is for you!  Chat with dozens of practitioners from litigation, transactional and regulatory practices. Put your networking skills to use while enjoying cocktails and heavy appetizers. Come for 20 minutes or stay the whole evening.

March 21 Thursday

Public Speaking Workshop with Professor Diane Lennard

(All day)

Sterling Law Building and Baker Hall

On March 20-22, 2019, Professor Diane Lennard of the Stern School of Business will host a series of public speaking sessions for YLS students.  As a result of these sessions, participants will:

·      develop skills essential for engaging an audience and speaking publicly with confidence;

·      learn techniques for enhancing their professional presence; 

·      receive feedback on communication effectiveness from peers and professors; and

·      gain confidence in delivering messages through strengthening presentation skills

March 22 Friday

Public Speaking Workshop with Professor Diane Lennard

9:00AM to 4:00PM

Baker Hall

On March 20-22, 2019, Professor Diane Lennard of the Stern School of Business will host a series of public speaking sessions for YLS students.  As a result of these sessions, participants will:

March 22 Friday

In-Depth Management Consulting Case Interview Workshop and Chat

12:10PM to 1:30PM

SLB Room 111

Interested in a summer position or a post-graduate career in management consulting? Come to a thorough case interview workshop with Isaac Middleton, a current McKinsey & Co. Associate. Isaac received his JD from Stanford in 2016. He will share tips on how to ace the (sometimes-dreaded) case interview and how to navigate the management consulting job search as a JD. Isaac will also answer any and all questions about management consulting careers.  

March 22 Friday

Mentor in Residence: Isaac Middleton, McKinsey & Co.

2:00PM to 3:30PM

SLB Room 171

Isaac Middleton is currently an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Co., where he has worked as a management consultant since 2016.  Isaac received his JD from Stanford Law School in 2016, and spent his 2L summer working for Skadden in Palo Alto.  Prior to attending law school, Isaac was an officer in the U.S.

March 25 Monday

Should I FIP? How to Structure Your Summers for a Public Interest Career

12:10PM to 1:00PM

SLB Room 129

For 1Ls who are interested in public interest, how should you plan for your 2L summer? Come hear from upperclassmen about the decision whether or not to FIP, to split, or to plan for fellowship applications after graduation. Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP here for an accurate headcount and include any dietary restrictions.

March 25 Monday

Clerkship Resources Workshops

3:00PM to 4:00PM

SLB Room 109

Bring your laptop and your questions for an informal, interactive session with Marilyn Drees to learn more about the online resources that can be useful to you at various stages. Choose any of the following dates: March 25 or April 1 (Mondays) at 3:00 p.m. in Room 109; March 20, 27, or April 3 (Wednesdays) at 9:00 a.m. in Room 113.

March 26 Tuesday

Dress for Success - Make It Work

12:10PM to 1:10PM

Baker Hall, Room 128

If you are ever puzzled over the difference between “business formal” and “business casual” attire – or what “business casual” even means, anyhow?  Wondering what to wear for your job interviews, for FIP, or at different types of summer or post-graduate employers – and how to get it on a budget?  Come speak with CDO’s Alison Hornstein and Student Affairs’ Joseph Mensah about all this and any other professional attire-related questions you may have! Lunch will be provided.

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