Networking Night-Meet, Mingle, and Mix with Professionals in the Private Sector!

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Join us for a networking event focused on the private sector of Denver’s legal market. Meet counsel practicing in law firms and in-house as well as Denver Law students interested in pursuing careers in the private sector.  Enjoy refreshments, hors …

By Colleen Scarola
Colleen Scarola Career Consultant Colleen Scarola
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Introducing Denver Law Career Connection

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Welcome back to Denver Law!  On behalf of the Office of Career Development & Opportunities (“CDO”) I hope you had a relaxing winter break.
Most of you came to law school to launch a successful career, so we are excited …

By Eric Bono
Eric Bono Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities Eric Bono
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Upcoming Deadlines for Diversity Opportunities

A number of employment, scholarship, and networking opportunities are available to diverse students of Denver Law. Please review each opportunity to determine your eligibility to apply. If you have any questions about these opportunities, please contact Felicia Ho at fho@law.du.edu …

By Felicia Ho
Felicia Ho Career Consultant Felicia Ho
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CDO Passport Program Fall 2015 Winners Announced!

Please join us in congratulating the winners of the Fall 2015 Passport Program:

Billy Husher
Brittany Scheier
Cory Wroblewski
Maggie Toth
Morgan Cali
Vann Ellerbrunch

If you did not participate in the Passport Program this Fall or did not complete …

By Colleen Scarola
Colleen Scarola Career Consultant Colleen Scarola
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Writing Sample Workshop Conducted By Professor Robert Anderson

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Need help deciding which writing sample to use for externship and job applications? Professor Robert Anderson will lead this workshop to help you develop strong and effective writing samples to use in your search for jobs, externships and judicial clerkships. …

By Colleen Scarola
Colleen Scarola Career Consultant Colleen Scarola
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What is a Judicial Clerkship?

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A judicial clerkship is a paid one year or two year postgraduate position working for a judge in the state or federal courts.  It is a prestigious experience that is valued both by public sector and private sector employers.  Judicial Law …

By Judy Stein
Judy Stein Career Consultant Judy Stein
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What is Public Sector Law?

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Did you know that public interest lawyers are the happiest lawyers?  Working in the public sector includes working for a government agency (federal, state, local) non-profit organization, or academia.  Public Sector Lawyers enjoy an excellent work-life balance.  In a recent …

By John McKee
John McKee Career Consultant John McKee
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What is JD Advantage?

Are you considering a career that does not involve the traditional practice of law? Wondering how you can use your law degree to obtain non-traditional lawyer jobs?  Consider exploring the growing opportunities in JD Advantage careers.  But first: what exactly …

By John McKee
John McKee Career Consultant John McKee
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Getting a Job is a Game of Inches

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When employers hire, they are often considering multiple qualified candidates and sometimes it’s the candidate who “wants it the most” who gets the job.  Here are just a few things you can do demonstrate your motivation for a position.

Ask …

By Eric Bono
Eric Bono Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities Eric Bono
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Interview Tip: Tell Me About Yourself

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One of the most common interview questions is “Tell me about yourself.”  This question gives you a great opportunity to show an employer why you’re a great fit for their needs.  This article, from Gig.com shows what employers are …

By Eric Bono
Eric Bono Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities Eric Bono
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