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Posts of interest to 1L students.

Posts of interest to 1L students.

Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law Student Fellowship Program

The Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law engages in research, public education, advocacy, and litigation to advance its mission of shaping how people understand, diagnose, and address issues of race and inequality. We are seeking applications from current 1L and 2L […]

2017 Puerto Rico Bar Association Scholarship

The Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship Fund, Inc. (“Scholarship Fund”) is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship. The Scholarship Fund was established to promote diversity within the legal profession by providing scholarships to students of Puerto Rican and Latino […]

Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business

Summer Plans? Check out the Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business Summer 2017, June 19 – July 28   The NYU Stern Advanced Professional Certificate in Law & Business (APCLB) an be taken by JD students after their first […]

The Princeton Review Survey

The Princeton Review is conducting a survey for its next edition of The Best Law Schools publication and website content.  A copy of Princeton Review’s survey invitation, and a link to the survey, is below. The deadline to participate is […]

2017 Judge John R. Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-fourth annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school […]

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Thirteenth Annual Employee Benefits Writing Prize

SUBJECT: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO: Any J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, 2016 and August 15, 2017. SUBMIT BY: June 1, 2017 UP TO […]

The ABA SEER 2017 Public Land and Resources Law Student Writing Competition

This Competition is sponsored by Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources of the American Bar Association. The goal of the Competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Section. It is also intended to attract students to […]

Endangered Species 2017 Law Student Writing Competition

The Endangered Species Committee of the ABA Law Student Writing Prize: The author of the article deemed best by a panel of judges will receive a $1,000 cash prize; the second place winner will receive a $750 cash prize; and the third place […]

The Warren E. Burger Prize

The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.   You are invited to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000-20,000 words on […]

2017 Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition

This writing competition is made possible by an initial generous gift to the Delaware Bar Foundation from Mrs. Barbara Stargatt and her family in memory of her late husband, Bruce M. Stargatt. Bruce was a distinguished Delaware lawyer who, among […]

2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2017, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, a scholarly writing competition that honors an outstanding article or book on a topic exploring the tension between civil […]

Lawyering and Graduate Lawyering TA Applications

All rising 2Ls and 3Ls are invited to apply for Teaching Assistant positions for the Lawyering Program. Applications should be submitted via this link: https://its.law.nyu.edu/lawyeringTASignup/index.cfm?fuseaction=student.main from May 22nd through June 9th.   You should apply to each faculty member individually. […]

Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Student Fellowship Program (Fall 2017)

The Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging seeks applications from NYU Law students for its student fellows program, to take place during the Fall 2017 semester. The Center’s mission is to advance interdisciplinary legal scholarship on diversity, inclusion, and belonging; […]

Currently Open: EIW CSM Module (1Ls, 2Ls)

The Early Interview Week 2017 module on CSM is currently open to rising 2Ls and 3Ls (i.e., current 1Ls and 2Ls) on CSM.  You will be only able to access the OCI tab to view/bid on the EIW employers if […]

Law Firm Events (1Ls)

In anticipation of EIW/the fall recruitment season, law firms around the country will be hosting receptions for rising 2Ls. We encourage you to attend these events to network and learn more about the firms with whom you will be interviewing […]

May 22: Sound Advice: EIW Preparation Webinar: EIW Firm Selection – Where to Start?

In order to address common EIW questions, Associate Dean Irene Dorzback will post webinars over the summer to provide in-depth discussion of specific EIW preparation concerns. The first webinar, EIW Firm Selection – Where to Start?, will be posted to […]

May 25 – 26: Navy JAG Recruiting Brief & Ship Tour (1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls)

The US Navy JAG Corps is gearing up for Fleet Week New York 2017! During Fleet Week, the Navy JAGC will be offering three recruiting briefs and ship tours on board an active US war ship at the following times: […]

May 30: Deadline: Attorney Interview Match (AIM) (1Ls)

Tuesday, May 30 is the deadline to sign-up for Attorney Interview Match Program (AIM). You may register here.   Through AIM, the OCS will attempt to match you with an attorney who is located in your city for a practice […]

June 7: Deadline: EIW List Reviews (Optional) (1Ls)

OCS is now accepting rising 2L students’ draft EIW materials. Wednesday, June 7 at 12:00 p.m. EST is the deadline to submit these materials. We strongly recommend that all students with an unofficial GPA of 3.3 and below submit their […]

June 30: Schedules Available: Loyola Patent Law Interview Program (1Ls, 2Ls)

Loyola University Chicago School of law is hosting the 2017 Patent Law Interview Program on Thursday, August 3 and Friday, August 4 in downtown Chicago, Illinois. For more information on the program, please refer to the Loyola Patent Program website […]

Aug. 7: EIW Boot Camp (Optional) (1Ls, 2Ls)

As part of your final preparations for EIW, we have organized an EIW “Boot Camp” on the afternoon of August 7. OCS counselors and other specialists will be conducting presentations and one-on-one advising on the following subjects:   Final Call: […]

EIW: Private & Public Sector Employers Confirmed (1Ls, 2Ls)

This year, Early Interview Week (EIW) will be held August 9 – 11 at the Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel in Times Square. This is our largest interview program for rising 2L and 3L JD students seeking a summer or permanent […]

“How to Succeed as a Summer Associate” Video Available: Qualifies as EIW Career Educational Credit (1Ls)

The video recording of “How to Succeed as a Summer Associate…and Throughout Your Legal Career” is available online here. Watching the video qualifies for 1L EIW career educational credit. Please email ilana.madorsky@nyu.edu after watching the video to receive EIW career […]

Strike-A-Match Video Available: EIW Requirement (1Ls)

If you did not attend Strike-A-Match on April 5 and plan to participate in EIW, you must watch the video of the presentation. Please call the receptionist at 212-998-6090 to schedule a time to view the video in the Office […]

Preparing for EIW: Subscribe to Legal Publications (1Ls, 2Ls)

To stay abreast of legal news and help you develop your practice area knowledge and subsequently inform your EIW firm selection, visit the Law.com Network’s Newsletter Alerts section. Readers can choose from a variety of news and subject specific email […]

Seeking Summer Employment (1Ls)?

Please contact the receptionist at (212) 998 – 6090 to make an appointment to meet with an OCS or PILC counselor or to inquire about drop-in hours.

Drop-in Hours for JDs and LLMs

JD: Counselors will have drop-in hours on Monday – Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m., during which time students may either stop by or call for any assistance. If your work schedule does not permit you to call during this […]

June 1: Application Deadline: 2017-18 NYCBA Student Ambassador Program (1Ls, 2Ls, LLMs)

The student ambassador position at the New York City Bar Association provides an opportunity for law students to take a leadership role within the Association. This is an excellent position for any law student ready to jump-start his/her career and […]

Employee Benefits Writing Prize

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel’s Employee Benefits Writing Prize   SUBJECT: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO: Any J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, […]

2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2017, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, a scholarly writing competition that honors an outstanding article or book on a topic exploring the tension between civil […]