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Job Posting: Research Fellow – Stanford University

RESEARCH FELLOW, STANFORD LAW SCHOOL (Fixed term positions)
* multi-job posting

 Commitment - Full-time, starting Summer 2010, for one year each (with potential for additional year) 

Description 

Assist with the research of Professors Alison Morantz, Daniel Ho, Daniel Kessler, and Jeff Strnad at Stanford Law School. All positions involve assessment of existing empirical work, statistical analyses of large data sets, programming, basic research and data collection, and report writing. These positions are ideal for recent college/university graduates and provide an excellent opportunity for those considering law school, graduate school, and/or business school in the future.  Prior research fellows have matriculated to law school at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia and/or Ph.D. programs at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and MIT.  Several positions are available. 

Job Qualifications

·      Outstanding academic credentials and intellectual ability required.
 ·      A background in a social science or a mathematical field and interest in law and public policy.
·      Experience with quantitative data analysis, statistics, and/or econometrics, and proficiency with commonly used statistical/numerical analysis packages.
·      Computer programming experience in R, MatLab, STATA, C, C++, Python or Java required.
·      Solid quantitative aptitude, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, strong writing abilities, and the ability to work independently.
·      Prior research experience preferred. 

How to Apply 

Applications are due no later than 5PM PST on Monday, March 15, 2010.  There are (2) steps to applying: 

(1) Send a resume, cover letter (addressed to “Research Fellows”), unofficial transcript, and a list of at least 2 references (including e-mail and phone numbers of professors or employers) by e-mail to:  Stanford.Law.Fellows@gmail.com <mailto:Stanford.Law.Fellows@gmail.com> . Standardized test scores (e.g. GRE, LSAT, GMAT) will be considered, but are not required to apply. 

(2) Submit your resume online via the Stanford jobs website http://jobs.stanford.edu/find_a_job.html <http://jobs.stanford.edu/find_a_job.html>  – enter the job number 36164 in the keyword search field to locate this job posting and apply.

Legal Jobs for Seniors – Posted by Tim Mosehauer

As your liaison in Career Services, I want to share the details of this upcoming event where seniors can apply for interviews with legal firms.  This is a great opportunity, and if you know interested students, please pass along!  

Are you asking what this liaison role really is?  Very quickly, it means I will periodically try to forward you announcements about internships, jobs or resources that may be helpful for your students in their career exploration.  I ask you to kindly share them if you think they will be beneficial.  I also invite you to stay in touch with any questions or suggestions at any time.  My specific responsibilities include counseling, internships, online and library resources and newsletters, and I specialize in the career directions of communications, law, media and federal government.  I can also always refer you to a colleague with a different specialty if need be. 

Now on to the opportunities… Tell students to check out MOJO and don’t miss out! 

APPLICATION DEADLINE February 15 for Interview Day in NYC on March 26 

30 jobs, 18 employers, and one day of interviews.  Seniors and the newly graduated Feb class are eligible to apply via the ECCD Web site at http://eccdb.experience.com/er/security/login.jsp

Check out this list of participating employers: 

Policy Analyst – APPRISE    

Corporate Paralegal  - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton     

Litigation Paralegal  - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton     

Healthcare Assistant Account Executive  – Cohn & Wolfe     

Assistant Account Executive (Corp, Consumer, Digital PR) -  Cohn & Wolfe     

Corporate Legal Assistant - Cravath, Swaine & Moore     

Litigation Legal Assistant - Cravath, Swaine & Moore     

Canvass Director - Grassroots Campaigns, Inc    

18-Month Financial Sales Training Program  - Hennion & Walsh, Inc.     

Marketing Assistant  – John Wiley & Sons, Inc.    

Sales Assistant – John Wiley & Sons, Inc.    

Production Assistant - John Wiley & Sons, Inc.    

Editorial Assistant  - John Wiley & Sons, Inc.    

Project Analyst: Shopper Insights - Kantar Retail     

Project Analyst: Business Analytics - Kantar Retail     

Client Service Analyst - Kantar Retail     

Research Associate – Kantar Retail    

Research Study Assistant  - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center     

Session Assistant – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center     

Physician Office Assistant – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center     

Research Technician – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center     

Research Associate - NERA Economic Consulting    

Associate Consultant - Orion Consultants     

Legal Assistant (Paralegal) - Shearman & Sterling    

Legal Assistant - Sidley Austin LLP     

Junior Developer - SmartBrief    

Sales Associate - SmartBrief    

Legal Assistant - Sullivan & Cromwell LLP     

Research Assistant - The Rockefeller University    

Paralegal – Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP

So You Want to be a Lawyer? Four Perspectives from Midd Grads who Chose a Career in Law

This panel discussion will be held Feb. 18, beginning at 4:15, in Bicentennial Hall 220.  

Participants include: 

Sue Ritter, Midd Class of ’83.  Sue received her J.D. from Temple University in 1986 and practiced law for more than 20 years before joining Middlebury College in 2007 where she now works in the Alumni Relations Office. 

Jennifer Bahnson, Midd Class of 2001, received her J.D. from the University of Colorado in 2004.  She worked for several years in the District Attorney’s office there before recently relocating to Massachusetts where she is waiting to be admitted to the state bar and continuing her practice.

Maggie Farquhar, Midd Class of 2004, is currently a second year law student at the University of Maryland law school.  Prior to entering law school she spent four years as a high school history teacher. 

Abigail Lamb, also Midd Class of 2004, received her J.D. from Seton Hall University in 2009 and has just begun working for Schulte, Roth & Zabel in Manhattan in the Corporate Real Estate Department. 

All four panelists have agreed to take questions from students. 

Light refreshments will be served. 

We hope to see you there!

2010 Honors Paralegal Intern Program

2010 Honors Paralegal Intern Program

Paralegal Specialist Position

U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division

Washington, DC

www.usdoj.gov/enrd

The Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) is a 700 person organization with approximately 400 attorneys and nearly 300 legal support and administrative staff.  As the largest environmental law firm in the country, ENRD has represented virtually every federal agency in courts nationwide.  ENRD has primary responsibility for litigation on behalf of the United States regarding:

  • Prevention and Clean Up of Pollution
  • Wildlife Protection
  • Environmental Challenges to Federal Programs and Activities
  • Acquisition of Property for Federal Needs
  • Native American Rights and Claims
  • Stewardship of Public Lands and Natural Resources

We are hiring paralegals for our 2010 Honors Paralegal Intern Program.  Positions will be located in Washington, D.C. and Denver.  Program participants in this two year program will receive both formal and on-the-job training, and be mentored by an attorney.  Duties of the paralegal include:

  • Administrative case preparation
  • Trial support
  • Cite checking
  • Legal research utilizing Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, etc.
  • Freedom of Information requests

We are looking for 2009/2010 college graduates, with an overall GPA of at least a 3.0, who are organized, analytical, have strong research and writing skills, and can work both independently and collaboratively, starting on or about July 19, 2010.  (U.S. Citizenship, security clearance and drug test are required.)

The starting salary for a GS-7 is approximately $41,000. In addition to salary, the federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package and a transit subsidy for individuals who utilize public transportation.  The Division is conveniently located within walking distance of major museums, restaurants, sporting venues, and theaters.  Interns who successfully complete the program will be eligible for a permanent position in ENRD.

To apply please visit following link: https://applicationmanager.gov.  After establishing your userID and password, use 291592 as the Vacancy ID number, then follow the instructions to complete your application. The application process includes submitting a resume (be sure to include your GPA on your resume), an unofficial school transcript and completing an online questionnaire.

Note: If you experience difficulty uploading your documents, fax them to 478-757-3144.  Use the cover sheet found at the following website if you fax your documents: http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf.  Please enter PH291592 into the Vacancy Identification Number box on the cover sheet.

Application deadlines:

For early consideration please apply by December 31, 2009

All other applicants may apply by January 31, 2010

Gonzaga Law School

Gonzaga Law School’s Thomas More Scholarship Program provides a unique opportunity for students to realize their commitment to serving the public interest through law.

Each year, a small number of entering first-year students are awarded full tuition Scholarships so that they may pursue careers in public service unencumbered by substantial law school debt.  Interested students and advisors should visit our website for application materials and to learn more about Gonzaga’s Thomas More Scholarship Program.  See:

http://www.law.gonzaga.edu/About-Gonzaga-Law/thos_more/default.asp.

Scholarship applications are due March 1.   School of Law applications should be submitted no later than February 1.

LSAT Prep During J-Term

Brian Marohnic of High-End Test Prep will be conducting an LSAT prep course on campus during J-term.  The course is scheduled to begin Tuesday, January 4th and is designed to prepare students for the February/June LSAT.

Brian has worked with more than 10,000 students and has run classes everywhere from U.S. boarding schools (Hotchkiss, Kent, St. Paul’s, etc.) to U.S. colleges (UCLA, Middlebury, etc.) to cities around the world (Hong Kong, Bangkok, Florence, etc.).

The classes will meet on January 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 25th, and 27th.  Each session will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m..

The course fee is $645 ($545 for students on financial aid) and includes all the necessary materials.  Students who would like additional information or who would like to enroll in the course should contact Brian Marohnic either via e-mail at highendtestprep@yahoo.com or cell at 802-233-7732.”