Events

  • Sep 9
    1L Required Event: Principles of Professional Development 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Your career as a lawyer is underway. Just as success in Contracts requires your mastery of a distinct body of knowledge and set of professional skills, so it is with your career. This initial session will cover goals to set, concrete steps to take now, and proven keys to professional success. Please note: Attendance is required for all members of the Class of 2018 and lunch will be served. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 10
    Faculty Clerkship Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Join members of the law school faculty for a panel discussion about their clerkship experiences. Panelists include Professors Joseph Blocher, Tom Metzloff, and Kathryn Bradley. Professor Blocher, clerked for Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Rosemary Barkett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Professor Metzloff clerked on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, followed by a clerkship with the Supreme Court of the United States. Professor Bradley served as a law clerk to Judge Frederic N. Smalkin of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and Justice Byron R. White of the United States Supreme Court. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP for the fall clerkship programs: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bwneYgnr5cB5PJX. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information please contact Hannah Beardsley at hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 11
    Careers in Government & Public Interest Speaker Series: So You Want To Be A ¿ Human Rights Lawyer 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    All students are invited to join us for the first program in the Government and Public Interest Speakers¿ Series. Professor Jayne Huckerby of the International Human Rights Law Clinic will moderate. The panelists are: Sarah Adamczyk, who has worked with the Norwegian Refugee Council in the Gaza Strip, Jordan and the Ukraine; Romi Brammer, who is currently at the UNC Center for Civil Rights and who has worked for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Institution for International and Comparative Law in South Africa; and Cheryl Chew Park, a humanitarian immigration attorney with JusticeMatters in Durham. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Co-sponsored by the Office of Public Interest Advising and the Human Rights Law Society. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Sep 15
    3Ls: Bar Exams: What You Need to Know Today 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    It is already time to prepare for the Bar Exam. Learn about the "nuts & bolts" of Bar Exams from experienced professionals, and the concrete steps you must take to maintain your eligibility for admission to any state bar this July - dates and deadlines, components of a bar application, the breadth of character and fitness investigations, and more. Contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu with any questions. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 16
    Information Session with Army JAG 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    Interested in working with the Army JAG Corps? A representative will be on campus to discuss the application process and what life as an Army JAG officer is like. It is highly suggested you attend this session if you are interested in applying for the Army JAG internship. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 18
    Careers in Government & Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Sep 25
    Careers in Government & Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Oct 2
    Careers in Government & Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Oct 2
    Meet the Clerks 4:00 PMOff-campus

    Meet local judicial law clerks, past and present. Hear about their experiences and the benefits of a post-graduate clerkship. Event held at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe. Please RSVP for the fall clerkship programs: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bwneYgnr5cB5PJX Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Hannah Beardsley at Hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 6
    1Ls: Meet the Counselors: Career Center Open House 3:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Swing by Star Commons after class to meet members of the Career Center's Counseling Team. We'll be there to share more about our respective career paths, personal styles and to answer any questions you may have before signing up for your Initial Advising Session. Refreshments will be served, and we look forward to seeing you! For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Oct 7
    Meet the Judges 5:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Students interested in post-graduate clerkships are invited to join judges from district and appellate courts for a reception in Star Commons. Find out what judges look for in clerkship applicants. RSVP for the fall clerkship programs: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bwneYgnr5cB5PJX Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Hannah Beardsley at Hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu

  • Oct 30
    1L Professional Development Workshop 10:00 AMTBD

    The Career & Professional Development Center and upper-level students will work with all 1Ls to teach critical skills for success as law students and as attorneys - building professional relationships and interviewing. Participation is required for all students in the Class of 2017. For more information please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Nov 4
    Finding and Funding Summer Public Interest Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join the Office of Public Interest Advising for a program covering the many resources for finding and applying to government or public interest summer jobs. As many of these positions are unpaid, the program will also provide an overview of Duke Law specific summer funding options and external funding resources. The resources and advice shared are valuable for both 1Ls and 2Ls. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 11
    Finding Your 1L Summer Job: A 2L/3L Student Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    An informational panel of current 2L and 3L students will share their personal insights on how best to pursue and secure rewarding opportunities as a first-year candidate. All first-years are encouraged to join the discussion and benefit from the varied perspectives of their peers. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 22
    1L Blueprint for Sucecss 5:00 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.