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The Inside Scoop on Federal Judicial Clerkships

2015 March 2
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Scoop on clerkships

*This event is open to GW Law Students only.*

Full-time Financial Advisors in Wealth Management at McAdam

2015 March 2
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Full-time Financial Advisors in Wealth Management at McAdam. The position is for candidates who are interested in an exciting career path that is both challenging and rewarding.

 This is a link to a description of the positionwhich can also be found on GWork (Job ID: 816153). McAdam be on-campus in Marvin Center Room 538 tomorrow, Tuesday, March 3, for an information session that begins at 6:30pm.  Space is limited, so please rsvp if you plan on attending the information session by emailing  david.nguyen@mcadamfa.com to reserve a spot. Immediately following, there will be an opportunity for students to sign up for any remaining on-campus interviews, which will take place on Thursday, March 5.

David Nguyen
Vice President
1595 Spring Hill Road
The Concourse
Suite 100 West
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
(P) 703.677.9233
(F) 703.677.9301
www.mcadamfa.com

Securities offered through Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments, Member FINRA/SIPC
Headquartered at 18 Corporate Woods Blvd., Albany, NY 12211
Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments and McAdam LLC are not affiliated companies.

Still Looking for Summer Funding? Apply to KACIF by April 1st!

2015 February 26

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The Career Services Council is happy to announce the Summer 2015 Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund (KACIF)!

The Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund was initiated by the Career Services Council to provide financial support to GW students who have substantive internships that are necessarily unpaid. Necessarily unpaid internships are typically those with non-profit, governmental, educational, and non-governmental organizations that genuinely lack the financial resources to pay salaries or wages to their interns. The program is funded by generous donations made by alumni, parents and Board of Trustees members, and the grants will range from $1,000 to $3,000.

  • The Early Decision Application period for Summer 2015 commenced on February 15, 2015, and closes March 1, 2015. Early Decision applications, a new initiative this semester, will be reviewed by the Career Services Council, and recipients will be notified on April 15, 2015.
  • The General Application period begins March 1, 2015, and closes April 1, 2015.  General applications will be reviewed by the Career Services Council, and recipients will be notified on May 15, 2015.
  • Initiated by the university’s Career Services Council and funded through the generous support of alumni, parents and members of the Board of Trustees, KACIF provides grants ranging up to $3,000 to GW undergraduate and graduate students pursuing internships that are necessarily unpaid.
  •  The Fund is open to all current matriculating GW students in good standing from all schools – both undergraduate and graduate students.

Click here for additional information KACIF Flyer Summer 2015.

If you have additional questions email gwkacif@gwu.edu. 

Insider’s Guide to Big Law Life: An SRZ Perspective on 2/26

2015 February 24

Have you ever wondered what it took to be a successful summer associate and associate at a large law firm?  Are you wondering what steps you can take now to prepare yourself for a corporate practice?  Come hear from our GW alums at Schulte Roth & Zabel, as they talk about their experiences and their corporate law practices at SRZ.

Title:  Insider’s Guide to Big Law Life: An SRZ Perspective

Date:  Thursday, February 26

Time:  2:45 pm – 3:50 pm

Location:  Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

Panelists:

-Matthew J. Gruenberg; Business Transactions Associate; George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2009

-Audra M. Dowless; Business Transactions Associate; George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2010

-Colin McKeon, Business Transactions Associate

-Lara Covington; Litigation Special Counsel; George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2004

 

SRZ has also graciously offered to sponsor this week’s Thirsty Thursday, and their attorneys will be on available to mingle with students after the program in the SCC.  We hope to see you there!

Building A Workplace Wardrobe That Reflects Your Professional Identity

2015 February 19

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BUILDING A WORKPLACE WARDROBE THAT REFLECTS YOUR PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY
an Upper Level Inns of Court Program

Thursday, February 26, 2015
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Tasher Great Room
Co-sponsored by the Career Center and Lambda Law

Join us for a thoughtful, snark-free conversation about making your professional clothes communicate the message you want. Upper class students will present a variety of ensembles from their summer associateships and internships (government and public interest), each narrating their look and why it worked. The follow-up Q&A, moderated by Professor Thornton, will ensure you leave with the fashion fundamentals you need to dress for work with confidence (including a pamphlet with valuable discounts at local stores).

Save-These-Dates for On-Campus Recruiting in 2015!

2015 February 18
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OCI 2015 Save the date

Government and Public Interest Internship Fair

2015 February 17
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Looking for a Summer of Fall Public Interest Internship?

The George Washington University Law School will be hosting the Government and Public Interest Internship Fair for GW Law students on Wednesday February 25th from 4 to 6pm at the Marvin Center. This event is open to GW Law students only. If you are still looking for a summer internship and/or planning for your 2015-16 academic year, this Fair is perfect for you! While there is no resume collection beforehand, please do bring extra resumes with you as employers will be discussing their various opportunities for rising 2Ls and 3Ls.

Business Attire Encouraged.

Here is a sampling of the Employers Attending:

AEQUITAS (DV organization)

Administrative Office of the Courts

Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center

Catholic Legal Immigration Network

District of Columbia Housing Authority

Earth Justice

Fairvote

Federal Communications Commission

Federal Election Commission

Legal Aid DC

Mid Atlantic Innocence Project

National Nuclear Security Administration

National Security Counselors

Public Defender Service of the District of Columbia

Tahirih Justice Center

U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

World Bank

Hearing Your Client: How To Be A Client-Centered Advocate In Extremely Difficult Situations

2015 February 16

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HEARING YOUR CLIENT: HOW TO BE A CLIENT-CENTERED ADVOCATE IN EXTREMELY DIFFICULT SITUATIONS
an Upper Level Inns of Court Program

Monday, February 23, 2015
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Student Conference Center
Moderated by Johanna Leshner, Office of the Maryland Public Defender

In this program attorneys from the Maryland Office of the Public Defender will demonstrate what it means to be a client-centered advocate in the context of a criminal case. Through the use of role-play the lawyers will demonstrate how to hear a client’s concerns, communicate effectively regarding the options that are available, and gain a client’s trust all while helping the client make difficult decisions that will have profound implications on his livelihood and liberty.

Johanna Cohen Leshner joined the Maryland Office of the Public Defender as the Recruitment Director in September of 2012. Johanna began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender serving in both the Montgomery County and Baltimore City offices and then was in private practice representing clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies in state and federal courts, on both the trial and appellate levels. She was appointed by the Maryland Court of Appeals as the Office of the Public Defender’s representative on the Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association and was named a “Super Lawyer” in the area of criminal defense in 2014 and “Rising Star” in 2011, 2012, and 2013.

Johanna is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School and the University of Michigan. Following graduation from law school, she served as the judicial clerk to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Deborah A. Robinson of the District Court for the District of Columbia.

Deloitte Hot Job

2015 February 12

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 Attention 3Ls!
Deloitte is looking for a Full Time Tax Consultant in their Customs and Global Trade practice (Symplicity posting #31887). The global trade specialists of Deloitte Tax LLP (“Deloitte Tax”) help companies understand national and international trade requirements and align their trade function with business objectives. This is an exciting opportunity for students interested in international as well as tax law!

Customs and Global Trade
Deloitte Customs and Global Trade practice advises U.S. and foreign multinational companies on global import and export strategies and compliance. The Customs and Global Trade practice is composed of attorneys, operations experts, customs brokers, auditors, and trade management professionals who help importers and exporters achieve worldwide compliance and realize efficiencies and advantages in their global supply chain. The practice works with clients to assess and potentially automate their international trade management procedures within all major trading regions.

Qualifications
• Bachelor of Science in business related field, Master of Science in business related field, or JD or LLM Degree
• Strong academic credentials (3.2+ GPA recommended)
• Relevant work experience (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs)
• Demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
• Demonstrated interest in international trade or international business
• Strong research, writing, communication, and project management skills
• Experience in data management and analysis
• Experience with SAP, Oracle, or other enterprise resource planning systems helpful
• Experience with US import or export regulations helpful
• Foreign language skills or study abroad helpful
• Aptitude in Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and similar applications
• Some travel required

How to Apply:
• Deloitte requires all applicants to apply with resume through your career services website, AS WELL AS, through Deloitte’s website. Additionally, all candidates must complete the Candidate Preference Link below. Please be sure to complete all three parts of this application process to be considered for an interview.

Deloitte Website Submission
• To submit a job-specific profile for this job or to view all of our career opportunities, please visit http://usjobs.deloitte.com/ , and then select “Job Opportunities – Student”. You will then perform a search in order to see a listing of jobs and submit your job-specific profile on-line. The requisition number for this opportunity is S15MCLTF16JUNCD-CG. Profile submission will take approximately 30 minutes.

 *This opportunity is for GW Law students ONLY.*

17th Annual Government and Public Interest Internship Fair

2015 February 4
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Mark your calendars! The 17th Annual Government and Public Interest Internship Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm at the Marvin Center.

The Government and Public Interest Internship Fair provides an opportunity for government and public interest employers to meet with law students to discuss the work they do and any SUMMER 2015 and FALL 2015 internship opportunities that may be available with their organizations. There is no resume collection before the event, however many employers will be collecting resumes at the fair and conducting informational interviewing.

Business Attire is Encouraged.

*This event is open to GW Law students only*