Friday, October 31, 2014
Calendar: Career
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
12:30 PM
1L Job Search Kickoff
First-year students will hear representatives from the Offices of Judicial Clerkships, Public Service and Career Services discuss the different types of 1L summer jobs, how to use the different offices, and job search programming coming up this fall.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

Caplin Auditorium
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
04:00 PM
1L Resume Workshop
First-year students will learn the basics of creating a legal resume and will get hands on experience applying MS Word shortcuts to make formatting resumes easier. Students must attend one of these sessions (Oct. 21 at noon, 4 p.m. or 5:30 p.m.).
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
12:00 PM
1L Resume Workshop
First-year students will learn the basics of creating a legal resume and will get hands on experience applying MS Word shortcuts to make formatting resumes easier. Students must attend one of these sessions (Oct. 21 at noon, 4 p.m. or 5:30 p.m.).
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Friday, October 24, 2014
11:30 AM
1L Cover Letters, the Basics
Annie Kim and Kevin Donovan will walk you through the drafting of a cover letter and how cover letters differ depending on the employer to which you are applying. This session is repeated at 3:30 p.m. 1L students must attend one of these sessions.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Friday, October 24, 2014
03:30 PM
1L Cover Letters, the Basics
Annie Kim and Kevin Donovan will walk you through the drafting of a cover letter and how cover letters differ depending on the employer to which you are applying.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Monday, October 27, 2014
05:00 PM
1L NALP Mail Merge Session
Learn how to prepare your law firm cover letters using a mail merge template. This session repeats on Oct. 29 at 12:30 p.m.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Monday, October 27, 2014
05:30 PM
1L Firm Resources
Which firms have summer associate programs? What do you need to know about the firms to which you are applying? Find out how to research the various firms and what they do. This session repeats Oct. 31 at noon.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Monday, October 27, 2014
11:30 AM
1L Summer Job Search Advice panel
The Virginia Law and Business Society will provide tips and advice for the 1L job search. There will be 2Ls speaking who spent their 1L summers working at firms, public service organizations, in-house, for judges, and as research assistants. Topics to be covered include application strategies, timing and how your 1L summer job can help in OGIs next fall. The panel will be under 30 minutes and the speakers will be available afterwards for individual questions.
Contact: Kara O'Connell
Sponsor: Virginia Law and Business Society

WB152
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
05:00 PM
War on Women: What Are the Real Issues?
You almost cannot turn on the television these days without hearing something about a "War on Women." All the hype begs a deeper question: what are the real issues that women face? Is it access to contraception--or something else--that most hinders women today? Join Virginia Law Alum and President of the Network of Enlightened Women Karin Agness, Professors Rip Verkerke and Julia Mahoney, along with Patrice Hayden from the Office of Career Services for a discussion of the challenges women confront when competing in the marketplace.
Contact: Jessica Wagner
Sponsor: Federalist Society

Caplin Pavilion
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:00 PM
Judicial Internships Overview
In this session, presented by the Office of Judicial Clerkships, 1Ls will learn about the different types of judicial internships available, the merits of each, and how to get these positions. This session repeats on Oct. 31 at 12:30 p.m.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:30 PM
1L NALP Mail Merge Session
Learn how to prepare your law firm cover letters using a mail merge template.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Thursday, October 30, 2014
12:00 PM
VELLA Speaker: Eric Magnus '05
Learn more about labor and employment law and how to be a successful practitioner in this area. The discussion will be lead by Eric Magnus, 2005 UVA Law graduate and shareholder of the Atlanta office of the employment law firm Jackson Lewis. Chick-fil-a will be served.
Contact: Jennifer Talbert
Sponsor: Virginia Employment and Labor Law Association

SL298
Friday, October 31, 2014
01:00 PM
Networking 101
1L Students: Learn to work a room, make the most of receptions, and best practices for utilizing your personal network.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Friday, October 31, 2014
12:00 PM
1L Firm Resources
Which firms have summer associate programs? What do you need to know about the firms to which you are applying? Find out how to research the various firms and what they do.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Monday, November 3, 2014
05:00 PM
Dressing for Success
1Ls are invited to join the Career Services Staff for a fun and informative program on proper interview and reception attire. This program repeats on Nov. 6 at noon.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Monday, November 3, 2014
12:00 PM
Interviewing with Law Firms
As 1Ls gear up for meeting with law firms, this program will decode what questions to expect and how to present yourself during a firm interview or informal chat. This program repeats on Nov. 5 at 5 p.m.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Monday, November 3, 2014
12:30 PM
Interviewing with Public Service Employers
Representatives from the Public Service Center will discuss how to prepare to talk with various public sector employees and will provide sample questions with "good" and "bad" answers. This program will repeat on Nov. 5 at 1 p.m.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Public Service Center

WB154
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
01:00 PM
Professional Communications
For the 1Ls: As you gear up for your summer job search, come hear Dean Kevin Donovan walk through how to put your best foot forward in your communications with legal employers. Learn how tone and format can affect your brand and best practices for your electronic and in-person communications. This program will repeat on Nov. 6 at 5 p.m.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
12:30 PM
Financing Your Public Service Career and Summer Internships
Advice from Jennifer Hulvey, Director of Financial Aid, and Dean Annie Kim about funding sources and financial management.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: CARE (Child Advocacy Research and Education)

WB154
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
05:00 PM
Interviewing with Law Firms
As 1Ls gear up for meeting with law firms, this program will decode what questions to expect and how to present yourself during a firm interview or informal chat.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Thursday, November 6, 2014
05:00 PM
Professional Communications
For the 1Ls: As you gear up for your summer job search, come hear Dean Kevin Donovan walk through how to put your best foot forward in your communications with legal employers. Learn how tone and format can affect your brand and best practices for your electronic and in-person communications.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB152
Friday, November 14, 2014
11:30 AM
Are You Destined to Deal? The Traits of Successful Dealmakers
Wondering if a big firm transactional practice is the right fit for you? Jim Donovan, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, will discuss what kinds of people enjoy corporate work and are ultimately successful in that field. Donovan earned a J.D. and an M.B.A. before joining Goldman Sachs as an investment banker, and he has worked with many different lawyers on major transactions for the past 20 years.
Contact: Sarah Esterhay
Sponsor: Career Services

WB128
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