Jan 17 Mon

LELS Resume & Cover Letter Workshop

All Day

 The Labor & Employment Law Society is hosting a virtual Resume & Cover Letter Workshop. On Monday, January 17th, starting at 12am and ending at 11:59pm, please email your resume and/or cover letter to lels@wcl.american.edu for review. We will return it to you with both technical and substantive feedback within 48 hours. Please send your documents in Word so that we can use track changes. If you are sending a cover letter for a specific position, please provide a link to the position or something about the job description.


This is open to all years – 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls.

  • Workshop
  • Open To Students
Jan 20 Thu

Akin Gump 1L Pro Bono Scholars Program Session

12:00PM - 01:00PM Washington College of Law

Join us on January 20 at Noon ET to learn about the Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars Program from Scott Daniel Johnson (’10), Senior Counsel at Akin Gump. The program is a two-summer program for students who show a strong interest in making pro bono an integral part of their Akin Gump careers. Scholars are rising second-year law students who work both at the firm and at a public interest organization during the summer. The next summer, Scholars are members of the firm’s regular summer associate program. Register in CareerLink. 

  • Information Session
  • Open To Students AND Faculty/Staff
Jan 21 Fri

Spring Externship Fair

01:00PM - 04:00PM Washington College of Law

The Externship Fair allows students to meet with many different attoneys in a variety of practice areas. We expect 130 employers to attend.  The Fair provides studetnts with an opportunity to:

*Informally apply for internships and externship for summer, fall and spring;

*Learn about different types of legal practice and legal organzations;

*Meet with WCL alumni who have an interest in helping WCL studetns.

The Fair will be held virtually.

  • Employer Fair
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Jan 25 Tue

The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project

04:30PM - 05:20PM

 The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project is currently accepting application for its 2022-2023 cohort.  Applications are available now and the Program is hosting an informational session:  Tuesday, January 25,  4:30 pm to 5:20 pm.


  • Information Session
  • Open To Students
Jan 26 Wed

OAE 1L Refresher: Academic Strategies That Work

12:00PM - 01:00PM Zoom

Join us for a refresher on academic strategies that will set you up for academic success in law school. 

During this session, we will discuss time-management, effective strategies for note-taking and outlining, and the importance of applying your knowledge early and often.

See you there!  

  • Presentation
  • Open To Students