This week OCPD has a lot of events for 1Ls, and next week the PILF meeting will feature a presentation from OCPD on networking in the public interest field. Check out the list of events below and RSVP accordingly.
Resume Workshop – Monday, November 7, 12 Noon, Moot Court Room
Your resume is an important part of your professional tool kit and often the first impression an employer will have of you as a candidate. Feel free to bring a copy of your resume in progress. This workshop will discuss the protocol for legal resume writing. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP on Symplicity.
1L Cover Letter Workshop – Wednesday, November 9, 12 Noon, Moot Court Room
Your cover letter is the first writing sample a prospective employer will see. Learn the essentials of this marketing piece which introduces your resume. It’s so important to customize your letters since templates are counterproductive and off putting to employers. This workshop will provide you with the tools to craft effective cover letters that get noticed. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP on Symplicity.
Career Choices: Government & Politics – Tuesday, November 8, 12 Noon, Room 335
Panelist: Clarine Riddle, Senator Lieberman’s Chief of Staff. This Career Choices event will be a video conference presentation.
PILF Meeting Wednesday, November 16th: Networking for Public Interest Jobs. Room 122 at noon.