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May 31, 2011

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Positions

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced available positions in the Office of General Counsel including "Associate General Counsel" and "Ethics Specialist". Job descriptions and application instructions can be found online at: http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/careers/openings.html

May 6, 2011

The IBA Diversity Job Fair

What we do we do better?

We offer scholarships!! At least (2) $2,500 scholarships will be presented to interviewing students!

We offer extra networking opportunities! A welcome reception kicks off our Fair allowing the students to meet employers and judiciary who they might not meet during interviews.

Our employers are all local to Indianapolis; if you are interested in practicing law in a Midwestern city that offers a metropolitan lifestyle, sign up now.

Let the statistics speak for themselves: In 2008, 55 students from law schools throughout the country interviewed with 17 employers; over 30 second interviews were held, dozens of offers were extended and seven jobs were accepted. This summer, we offer you 24 employers with which to interview--take your choice of public service, courts, small, medium or large firms and corporations. There is a lot more information provided below...please keep reading. If you have any questions, please contact Caren Chopp, cchopp@indybar.org, 317-269-2000.

August 18-19, 2011
Embassy Suites Downtown Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Bar Association (IndyBar) cordially invites fall 2011, 2L law students (graduating May 2013) to participate in the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair. We are seeking candidates who represent all aspects of diversity, who are looking for a one-of-a-kind legal community in a Midwestern city that has both cosmopolitan style and small-town charm.

Student registration is now open!!

Students should register for the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair via Symplicity's web site at https://law-indybar-csm.symplicity.com/students/. After the student submits his/her registration, an automatically-generated password will be provided, which will enable him/her to use the system throughout the next few months. Student registration deadline is July 18, 2011.

There is no fee for students to register for the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair.

Don't miss an opportunity to interview with the following Indianapolis employers!
(List current as of May 1, 2011)
Baker & Daniels LLP
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Benesch/Dann Pecar
Bingham McHale LLP
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP
Brolyes Kight & Ricafort LLP
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
Ice Miller LLP
Kightlinger & Gray LLP
Krieg DeVault LLP
Lewis & Kappes PC
Lewis Wagner LLP
Marion County Prosecutor's Office
Marion County Public Defender Agency
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company Trial Division
Office of Corporation Counsel/City of Indianapolis
Office of the Indiana Attorney General
Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Plews Shadley Racher & Braun, LLP
Scopelitis Garvin Hansen Light & Feary PC
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
US District Court, Southern Division
WellPoint, Inc.
Wooden & McLaughlin

Hotel Registration
The IndyBar Diversity Job Fair interviews will be held at the Embassy Suites Downtown Indianapolis (http://embassysuites1.hilton.com/en_US/es/hotel/INDWWES-Embassy-Suites-Indianapolis-Downtown-Indiana/index.do) in Indianapolis, IN, on Friday, August 19, 2011. (Lunch will be held at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis--connected to the Embassy Suites). Room rates for students are $159 for both Thursday (August 18) and Friday (August 19) nights. Students will be responsible for making their own travel and lodging arrangements. Contact the hotel directly at 1-800-EMBASSY. Make sure you reference the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair to receive our group rate. If you need special accommodations, please contact Caren Chopp (cchopp@indybar.org; 317-269-2000). Hotel reservation deadline to receive the special rate is July 28, 2011.

Embassy Suites Indianapolis Downtown
110 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 1-317-236-1800
Fax: 1-317-236-1816

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 18, 2011
5:30-7 p.m. Student Registration, 45 Degrees Restaurant, 765 Massachusetts Avenue
5:30-7 p.m. Welcome Reception, 45 Degrees Restaurant, 765 Massachusetts Avenue

Friday, August 19, 2011
8 a.m. Registration Re-opens, Embassy Suites Indianapolis Downtown
9 a.m.-11:40 a.m. Interviews held in guest suites, Embassy Suites Indianapolis Downtown
11:45-1:15 p.m. Keynote Luncheon, Hyatt Regency Indianapolis--across the street from the Embassy Suites
1:20-4 p.m. Interviews held in guest suites, Embassy Suites Indianapolis Downtown

Interview Process

Interviews at the Job Fair are arranged as follows: Ten (10) of the 14 interviews will be pre-selected by the employer; the other four (4) interviews will be assigned, according to interest of the student. All interviews will be conducted at the Embassy Suites Indianapolis Downtown in individual guest suites.

About Indianapolis

Indianapolis has everything to offer law student candidates, from a one-of-a-kind legal community, to the comfort and reliability of a Midwestern city: cosmopolitan style and small-town charm. Check out these web sites!
Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association: www.indy.org/
Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce: www.indychamber.com/
The Indianapolis Star: www.indystar.com
Circling the City: www.circlingthecity.com
Indianapolis Motor Speedway: www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/
Indianapolis Colts: www.colts.com/
Indianapolis RCA Tennis Championships: www.rcatennis.com/
Indianapolis Indians: www.indyindians.com/
Indiana Sports Corporation: www.indianasportscorp.com/
Indianapolis Zoo: www.indianapoliszoo.com/
Indianapolis Museum of Art: www.imamuseum.org/
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra: www.indianapolissymphony.org/
Arts Council of Indianapolis: www.indyarts.org
Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of REALTORS: www.mibor.com/
Indianapolis Bar Association: www.indybar.org
Indiana State Bar Association: www.inbar.org
The official Web site of Indianapolis and Marion County, Ind.: www.indygov.org/home.htm

May 4, 2011

Educational Debt Relief Webinars

Equal Justice Works will be presenting webinars on the following topics:

* Getting Your Student Loans Forgiven
* How to Pay Your Bills AND Your Student Loans
* Planning Before You Borrow

For detailed descriptions and to register for the webinars, click here.

National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair

National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair
Tuesday, July 26th
Minneapolis Marriott City Center in Minneapolis

Job fair participants can mail in their payment, registration form and resume or visit the website here and register online. If lodging is needed, the Minneapolis Marriott City Center has extended a special room rate to students of $99.00 per night for a single or double room for July 25th and July 26th ; for laterals, the rate is $130.00 To make reservations, interviewees should call the Minneapolis Marriott City Center at (612) 349-4000 . Please note that the Minneapolis Marriott City Center will not accept reservations under the NBPA conference block of rooms at the discounted rate until you are a registered job fair participant, therefore; job fair participants must register for the Job Fair prior to making hotel reservations.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Audrey S. Moore at (212) 335-4205 or moorea@dany.nyc.gov. Additional information about the NBPA and the conference is also available the website.