Eric Bono

Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities

Eric Bono is the Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and has a diverse background practicing law and working in higher education. Eric worked at the University of Colorado Law School from 2006 – 2011 where he served as the Director for the Private Sector and Judicial Clerkships in Colorado Law’s Office of Career Development. Before that, he practiced general litigation and employment law in Denver at the law firms of Holme Roberts & Owen and Baird & Kiovsky. Prior to law school, Eric was an Admissions Counselor at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio and an Assistant Director of Admissions at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. In his spare time, Eric enjoys skiing, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.
Education:
J.D. Ohio State University 2001
B.A. Denison University 1995 summa cum laude

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How To Nail The ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Question In Your Next Interview

Forbes

Great article from former DU colleague and Forbes contributor Lindsey Day on how to answer “Tell me about Yourself”  question in job interviews.  I like the author’s suggestion to tell a story that establishes fit between you and the employer.  …

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More Paid Summer Jobs!

Reddick Moss, PLLC (Denver, CO) cover picture

I know it is halfway through June but we continue to hear from employers who are seeking summer clerks.  In addition to anything that may be posted on Symplicity, I’m aware of a couple of firms that have paid opportunities.  …

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Thirty Law Firms Sign on to New Policy Seeking to Promote Diversity

Bloomberg Law

Thirty Law firms have agreed to pilot a new policy requiring consideration of diverse candidates in hiring and promotion decisions.  Read more from Bloomberg Law here.

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“The Real Reasons for Big Law’s Mental Health Problem”

The American Lawyer

This article by Steven J. Harper in The American Lawyer is an eye opener and worth a read.

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Paid Legal Internships with Oracle

Oracle

Oracle has internship positions available September through April in its Legal Department located in Broomfield, Colorado. These positions will provide interns with the opportunity to work on a variety of legal projects and matters under the close supervision of our …

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Eric Bono Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities
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