Events

  • Jan 8
    1L Required Event: Interviewing: Crafting Your Narrative 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 10
    Navigating the Path to Patent Practice 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Learn about the unique specifics of pursuing a career in patent law, including the state of the market, the job search and various practice options. With the help of practicing attorneys, we will cover the differences between patent boutiques and full-service firms, prosecution vs. litigation, and additional opportunities, including in-house and government positions. Upper-level students will also discuss their individual job searches, including participation in the Loyola Patent Fair, as well as their interviewing experiences. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 11
    1Ls/2Ls: Guaranteed Summer Funding Through the Stanback Internship Program 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Earn $5,000 this summer through the Stanback Internship Program, which exclusively places Duke students with employers nationwide for summer internships. Learn where to find postings, how to apply, and the hiring process. Students gain hard legal skills transferrable to many practice areas. Placement organizations focus on environmental issues and provide experience in complex civil litigation, administrative law, policy, in-house counsel work, and legislative/government affairs work. Neither prior environmental experience or interest in practicing environmental law is necessary; many former Stanback interns go on to work in private law their second summer and after graduation, or in other government or public interest issues areas. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Bethan Eynon at bethan.eynon@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 14
    Introduction to the Public Interest and Public Service Certificate Program 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join us for a small ceremony for the new Certificate Program in Government and Public Interest. Sponsored by Office of Public Interest & Pro Bono and the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Stella Boswell at boswell@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 15
    1L Interviewing: Student Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 23
    Clerkships: An Introduction to OSCAR for 2Ls 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Corinne Crews at corinne.crews@law.duke.edu

  • Jan 29
    Oh, the places you'll go... but where are they? 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Duke Law students go on to work in every major city in the US, as well as many smaller markets. There are a lot of options out there, so how do you choose which market is right for you? Join us for a discussion about how to decide where to work. We'll look at the similarities and differences between markets and help you to identify factors that are important to you. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 31
    BigLaw as a First-Year Associate 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Please join the Career & Professional Development Center for a discussion panel of recent Duke Law graduates as they share their personal insights into life at a "BigLaw" firm. Discussion topics will include a typical day within various practice areas, work-flow management, work-life balance, mentorship, training, and diversity initiatives. Panelists are alumni visiting from Wilson Sonsini in Palo Alto, Latham & Watkins in Chicago, Paul Hastings in New York, and Sidley Austin in Washington, DC. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 31
    JAG Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Bethan Eynon at bethan.eynon@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 6
    Building Relationships: Networking 101 for 1Ls 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Feb 7
    Networking and Interviewing for Introverts 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Feb 19
    Bridge to Practice Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Come learn more about the Bridge to Practice Fellowship Program. This information session will outline how current 3Ls can use the Bridge to Practice Fellowship Program as a part of their search for permanent employment. Prior Bridge to Practice Fellows will discuss how they leveraged their Bridge to Practice experiences into rewarding careers. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Bethan Eynon at bethan.eynon@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 25
    Clerkships: a Discussion with the Dean's Cup Judges 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    The judges will share their perspectives on topics such as the benefits of clerking, what they look for in applications, and how they work with their clerks. They will also answer questions. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career Center. For more information, please contact Corinne Crews at corinne.crews@law.duke.edu

  • Mar 5
    Introduction to the 2L Job Search 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Although you are still 1Ls, the 2L job search has arrived. How do you find a 2L job? When and where should you start looking? And how can you use your 1L summer most effectively to secure a 2L job? In this program, we will answer these questions, introduce you to the 2L job search resources at your disposal, and lay the groundwork for your 2L job search. Live program will in in Room 3041 with 3037 available as an overflow room. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at Dale.Malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Mar 19
    1L Blueprint for Success 6:30 PMOff-campus

    Duke Law CPDC will host the annual "1L Blueprint for Success" event at the Durham Convention Center. Students will have the opportunity to network with lawyers and recruiters from top law firm and government and public interest law offices across the country. For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 26
    1Ls and 2Ls: Summer Success Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at Dale.Malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Mar 27
    OCI or Not? 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Bethan Eynon at bethan.eynon@law.duke.edu.

  • Apr 2
    1Ls and 2Ls: Summer Success Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at Dale.Malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Apr 3
    GPI Post-Grad Job Search Preview Part 1 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Bethan Eynon at bethan.eynon@law.duke.edu.

  • Apr 10
    GPI Post-Grad Job Search Preview Part 2 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Bethan Eynon at bethan.eynon@law.duke.edu.

  • Apr 16
    1Ls and 2Ls: Summer Success Series 10:00 AMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at Dale.Malone@law.duke.edu.