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March 25, 2009

Equal Justice Works Public Service Career Fair

Equal Justice Works Public Service Career Fair
WHEN: October 24-25, 2009

WHERE: Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C.

Visit http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/ or e-mail Nada El-Eryan at neleryan@equaljusticeworks.org for more information.

March 24, 2009

Interviewing Essentials: 6 tips for success

Very very useful information from Exec/Comm: Interviewing Essentials: 6 tips for success. http://www.exec-comm.com/newsletter/interviewing-essentials.html

March 22, 2009

If You Have Not Met with Your Career Counselor Recently - It is Time to Make an Appointment!

We meet one-on-one with students to review resumes, cover letters, thank you letters and any other relevant information related to employment. The CPDC staff will assist you in completing a comprehensive plan for your short and long term employment plans. Even if you have already received summer or permanent employment or are still seeking, it is important to touch base with your CPDC counselor.

Please take advantage your career counselor.


March 9, 2009

Networking Is Key to Navigating the Recession

Take a look at our colleague's helpful article regarding networking. It has some great tips.

Networking Is Key to Navigating the Recession

Use your personal style in choosing ways to make contacts and build relationships
Ari L. Kaplan
The National Law Journal
March 06, 2009

"There have been thousands of layoffs in the legal market since the financial crisis began, but if you are one of its casualties, you do have options and you can still create opportunity.

In the current market, those who continue to think of ways to provide value to others will stand out in a sea of people that is only growing more crowded as the credit crunch lingers.

Start thinking about who inspires you in your community and why. Then try to meet one or all of those individuals. It is important to begin this process of finding inspiration because as you hone those skills, you will be able to nourish your appetite for interesting and unique perspectives throughout your career."

For the entire article, click here.