Pre-Law

Columbia Undergraduate Law Review - Call for Submissions

Jessica Bowers – September 19th, 2017

The Columbia Undergraduate Law Review, a journal of undergraduate legal scholarship based at Columbia University in the City of New York, is accepting submissions for its Spring 2017 issue. In recognition of the various paths undergraduates may take to study law, submission of research articles, senior theses, and essays embracing a wide range of topics and viewpoints related to the field of law are welcomed. Undergraduate students in any major, track, or class year should feel free to send their work.

Preparing for Your Future Legal Career

Jessica Bowers – September 12th, 2017

The Undergraduate Black Law Students Association and Career Center Pre-Law Advisors invite you to a workshop in preparation for your future legal career!

Kim Sauerwein, Director of Pre-Health and Law Advising, will provide an overview of skills sought by law schools and strategies for developing those skills through internships, shadowing, externships, and mentorship. Join us for this educational opportunity for students interested in attending law school.

Tuesday, September 19th
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Newcomb 177

Free Pre-Law Program!

Melvin Walker – September 7th, 2017

CLEO: College Scholars Program

This program was designed to identify, motivate and prepare students for a career in the legal profession. Committed students can learn how to successfully navigate the law school admission process and underwrite their success in law school by participating in this great program.

Upcoming Events

When/Where: Saturday, September 30 in Savannah, GA; and Saturday, October 14 in Chicago, IL.

How: Register online at CLEO College Scholars

Paralegal Role with the Federal Trade Commission - Closes August 30

Dreama Johnson – August 25th, 2017

Check out this great opportunity to work as an Honor Paralegal with the Federal Trade Commission.  The work requires strong writing, research, and analytic skills.   You must apply through USAJobs.gov and the closing date is August 30.

Paralegal Specialist at Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Competition

Washington, D.C. LSAC Law School Forum Saturday, July 22nd

Chantal Madray – July 7th, 2017

The annual Washington, D.C. LSAC Law School Forum is coming up! The forum is an excellent opportunity for prospective law students to meet face-to-face and connect with admission representitives from 190 ABA approved law schools. You will also obtain admission materials and financial aid information and attend admission workshops to help you prepare for the law school application process.

What: Workshops from 9 am to 4 pm + Meet with Law Schools from 11 am to 4 pm

When: Saturday, July 22nd

Designing Your Service Experience: May 3 Workshop

Winnie Tsao – April 24th, 2017

On Wednesday, May 3 from 9:30-11:30am Julia Lapan and Anna Sullivan offering a design thinking workshop for students heading into the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and other service roles in which they have a big job to do in an unstructured environment with limited resources. The goal of the workshop is to help participants mentally prepare for their service experiences, reduce anxiety around the many unknowns of what they’ll be doing, and equip them to design their own toolkits that they can draw upon when feeling stuck or unsure in their new roles.

Law School Career Services Summer Research Assistant

Winnie Tsao – April 24th, 2017

The Career Services Office at the University of Virginia School of Law is seeking a summer research assistant beginning in late May through mid/late August 2017. This is a paid position that will require 15-20 hours/week, but the position can be up to 40 hours/week for a student who would like to work full-time (specific hours and schedule are flexible). This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in law school or who would like to learn more about the legal job search process.

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