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Presidential Management Fellows Program

** 2019 Application Open October 9 – 22

The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. The 2019 application will be open from October 9 (12pm) until October 22 (12pm). During that window, you must access the position announcement on http://www.usajobs.gov, submit your online application (including a certification letter; see CORE post), and complete the timed online assessment.

More Info in CORE

New Jersey Attorney General Honors Program Info Session

Join the Career Center and Matthew Berns, Assistant Attorney General & Counsel to the Attorney General, to learn more about this exciting new post-graduate opportunity with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. Hear about the program, learn about the application process, and ask questions!

Thursday, October 11, 2018 – 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Career Center Conference Room, Burns 310

Learn more about the program here: https://www.nj.gov/oag/honors/index.html

Applications for the 2019 Honors Program class are due Friday, October 26, 2018. Online application is available here: https://www.nj.gov/oag/honors/application.html

Register for this event in CORE

2018 Robert E. Wone Judicial Clerkship & Internship Conference

Are you a law student or attorney interested in a judicial internship or clerkship? Come to the conference and hear from judges and law clerks about their own experiences. You’ll meet judges from federal and state trial, administrative, and appellate courts, and find out more about the application process for judicial clerkships and internships. Complimentary coffee and lunch provided.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 | 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM
American University – Washington College of Law

Confirmed panelists include:
Judge Raymond Chen (Fed. Cir.); Judge Theodore Chuang (D. Md.);
Judge Rudolph Contreras (D.D.C.); Judge John Fisher (D.C. Court of Appeals);
Judge Patricia Millett (D.C. Cir.).

Up-to-date information at http://www.aefdc.org/.


Fall 2018 Career Center Workshops

The Career Center offers a series of interactive workshops for students throughout the year. The workshops are designed to show students resources and provide time for students to develop individualized documents and job search plans.

All workshops & webinars require registration in CORE. Career Center Workshops are eligible for Foundations of Practice credit.


New Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan for the Class of 2020

On February 28, 2018, a new federal law clerk hiring plan was announced for students in the class of 2020. The new plan pushes back the date on which law students can apply to judicial clerkhips until after their 2L year. Please note, the new hiring plan does not affect students from the class of 2019 or earlier.