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PSLawNet Now Blogging the Latest in Public Interest News

Posted by OPI at 1:51 PM

Students know PSLawNet as a terrific online resource to connect with their ideal job opportunities in the public interest and government arenas. Recently, PSLawNet started a blog to share news, resources, and original content with law students and lawyers on public service career paths, as well as career services professionals at law schools.  Similar to the Office of Public Interest blog, readers can bookmark the address or subscribe to the PSLawNet blog's RSS feed to stay up-to-date on the latest public interest news and career information. 

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Op-Ed: How Catholic Charities Could Live with Gay Marriage

Posted by OPI at 10:14 AM

The following opinion article written by Professor Nancy D. Polikoff appeared in The Washington Post on Sunday, December 13, 2009. (continued)

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10 Tips for Successful Table Talk

Posted by OPI at 11:25 AM

Increasingly, employers participating in career fairs are conducting "table talk" sessions in addition to, or in place of, one-on-one interviews.  "Table talk" is a less formal information-gathering conversation between employers and prospective employees, similar to a one-on-one informational interview.  Below are ten tips for a successful "table talk" session, courtesy of the Office of Career and Professional Development.  Make sure to review these tips before attending any career fair. (continued)

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EJW Conference & Career Fair Schedule Information

Posted by OPI at 11:06 AM

The 2009 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair is this weekend, October 24-25.  For those attending, the detailed conference and career fair agenda is now available online.  It lists all of the workshop names and room locations.  It can be found at the following link: http://equaljusticeworks.org/events/ccf/schedule.  Additionally, conference session descriptions can be found here: http://equaljusticeworks.org/events/ccf/sessions.

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11th Annual National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference

Posted by OPI at 2:30 PM

The Peggy Browning Fund is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and inspire the next generation of advocates for workplace justice. Through fellowships, workers’ rights conferences, networking and other programs, the Fund provides unique opportunities for law students to work for economic and social justice.

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LexisNexis Providing Free Access for Deferred Associates

Posted by OPI at 4:09 PM

LexisNexis has lauched a program that will provide free access to certain services for deferred law firm associates who pursue public service work.  More information about the ASPIRE (Associates Serving Public Interests Research) program is available on the LexisNexis website.

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