Events

  • Jul 29
    On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I Preview Night 2:00 PMWashington Duke Inn

    The day before Segment I of Fall 2018 On Campus Interviews begin, career counselors will be available at the Washington Duke Inn to answer student questions. Tours of the facilities and interview rooms depart every 20 minutes starting at 2pm from the Matlock conference room. Light refreshments will be served. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jul 30
    On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayWashington Duke Inn

    Segment I of Fall 2018 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, July 30 through Thursday, August 2. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jul 31
    On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayWashington Duke Inn

    Segment I of Fall 2018 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, July 30 through Thursday, August 2. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Aug 1
    On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayWashington Duke Inn

    Segment I of Fall 2018 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, July 30 through Thursday, August 2. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Aug 2
    On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayWashington Duke Inn

    Segment I of Fall 2018 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, July 30 through Thursday, August 2. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Aug 29
    2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs: GPI Job Search & Equal Justice Works Info Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This information session will cover GPI job searches for both 2Ls, 3Ls, and LLMs, including employer hiring timelines and a preview of Duke-funded Bridge to Practice post-grad fellowships for 3Ls. We will also cover details for attending and bidding on 2L summer and post-grad postings through the Equal Justice Works (EJW) Conference and Career Fair (Oct. 26-27 in Arlington, VA). The EJW Fair is the nation's largest public interest legal career fair with over 150 public interest and government employers. Contact Bethan Eynon (bethan.eynon@law.duke.edu) with questions. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 5
    1L Required Event: Principles of Professional Development 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    This event is your introduction to the Duke Law Career & Professional Development Center. We will review your professional development plan for 1L year and beyond, discuss programming and resources, identify concrete steps for you to take now, and give you the chance to ask questions about career planning. The live presentation will be in room 3041 and the event will be streamed live into room 3037. Please note: Attendance is required for all members of the Class of 2021. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 7
    GPI Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Through September and early October, join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center, and the Government and Public Service Society (GPS). Lunch will be provided, please bring your own beverage. For more information, contact Stella Boswell (boswell@law.duke.edu). Topics and panelists forthcoming.

  • Sep 14
    GPI Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Through September and early October, join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center, and the Government and Public Service Society (GPS). Lunch will be provided, please bring your own beverage. For more information, contact Stella Boswell (boswell@law.duke.edu). Topics and panelists forthcoming.

  • Sep 20
    1L Required Event: Professional Communication 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Effective communication creates options and leads to opportunities for students and professionals alike. In this required 1L program, we will show you how experienced attorneys expect law students and new professionals to communicate. We will also discuss and identify common communication pitfalls and how to avoid them. All Duke Law students have the ability to become effective communicators and to set themselves apart as they proceed through law school and launch their careers. The live panel will be in room 3041 and the event will be streamed live into room 3037. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 20
    Careers in JAG: Roundtable Discussion 12:30 PMLaw School 3000

    Join us for a roundtable discussion over lunch with JAG officers from various branches to learn what life as a JAG is like, the different paths that lead to service, and the diverse practice opportunities as an intern and entry-level attorney. This is highly recommended if you are interested in applying, but also if you are curious about JAG as an option for a GPI career and want to learn more about the similarities and differences between branches. Contact Bethan Eynon (bethan.eynon@law.duke.edu) with questions. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 28
    GPI Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Through September and early October, join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center, and the Government and Public Service Society (GPS). Lunch will be provided, please bring your own beverage. For more information, contact Stella Boswell (boswell@law.duke.edu). Topics and panelists forthcoming.

  • Oct 4
    GPI Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Through September and early October, join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center, and the Government and Public Service Society (GPS). Lunch will be provided, please bring your own beverage. For more information, contact Stella Boswell (boswell@law.duke.edu). Topics and panelists forthcoming.

  • Oct 18
    Diversity of Thought: Finding Common Ground 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Diversity shapes our individual viewpoints, but how do we navigate the challenges it poses to us as a community? The ability to resolve conflicts is a critical skill for an attorney. Co-sponsored by the Center on Law, Race and Politics, Student Affairs, and the Career & Professional Development Center. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 20
    21st Annual Public Interest Retreat 12:30 PMOff-campus

    Students of all class years are invited to join us for the annual Public Interest Retreat. It is a day of fun, community and learning that culminates in s'mores and drinks around the campfire after a casual dinner. The Public Interest Retreat provides an opportunity for public interest and government-minded students to meet and mingle, engage with each other and hear from alumni. This year's retreat will be held at the lovely Camp Royall in Moncure, NC. Please sign up by October 18th; more information and signup link here: https://law.duke.edu/publicinterest/retreat/. Please email Dean Stella Boswell with questions (boswell@law.duke.edu). Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center, the Government and Public Service Society and the Public Interest Law Foundation.

  • Oct 24
    1L Required Event: Intro to the 1L Job Search 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    How do you find a 1L job? When and where should you start looking? In our final required program of the semester, we will answer those questions, introduce you to our job search resources, and lay the groundwork for your 1L job search. Lunch will be provided. The live panel will be in room 3041 and the event will be streamed live into room 3037. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 7
    1L Job Search: Summer Diversity Fellowships Law Firm Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    What are employers looking for in a diversity fellowship applicant? Why do firms value diversity programs? Join us for a panel of law firm attorneys sharing insights into the hiring process and role of diversity in the workplace. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Nov 13
    1L Required Event: Successful Interviewing for Lawyers: Telling Your Story 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The key to a successful interview is learning how to tell your story effectively. Join the Career Center for a discussion on how to prepare for interviews, what to expect, and tips and strategies for successful interviews. Lunch will be provided. The live panel will be in room 3041 and the event will be streamed live into room 3037. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Nov 15
    Cover Letter Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Cover letters are not just an essential part of your job application materials. They are also your first writing sample that a prospective employer will see. Join us for an overview of what employers are looking for in a cover letter, common mistakes to avoid, and tips for making your cover letter successful. This program will be followed by the opportunity to sign up for open review sessions with Career Counselors. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.