Events

  • Sep 30
    Careers in Services Speaker Series: Working in the White House and the US Department of State 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join us to learn about what it is like working in the White House and the US Department of State, specifically concerning the issues around Human Trafficking and National Security. We will be joined by Susan Coppedge, Ambassador-at-Large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the US Department of State and Amy Pope, Deputy Homeland Security Advisor and Deputy Assistant to the President at the National Security Council. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the National Security Law Society and the International Law Society. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 30
    2L/3Ls: Meet the Clerks 4:00 PMOff-campus

    Meet local judicial law clerks, past, present and future. Hear about their experiences and the benefits of a post-graduate clerkship. Food will be provided. Event held at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe. Sponsored by the Office of Career and Professional Development. For more information, contact Hannah David at Hannah.david@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 4
    1L Required Event: Professional Communication Workshop 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 3043. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Oct 5
    Credit Suisse Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Come learn about opportunities for 3L post-graduation at Credit Suisse in Raleigh. Representatives from the bank will be here in person to discuss the Raleigh Legal Associate Program for 3Ls. Sponsored for the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 5
    Careers in International Law: Working at a Global Law Firm vs a Multinational Corporation, a Discussion with Jon Kellner '03 and Tarik Gause 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Jonathan Kellner '03, counsel at Shearman & Sterling's Sao Paulo office, and Tarik Gause, Assistant General Counsel and VP at Bank of America, for a discussion on the interaction between in-house and "outside counsel" in the context of international business transactions. The panelists will share insights into differences and similarities between law firm and in-house legal practice, discuss their highly varied and internationally-focused career paths, and offer advice to students interested in working in cross-border space in South and Central America, as well is globally. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law. For more information, please contact Ali Prince ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 6
    LLM Alumni Panel on Career Opportunities in the US 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Please join LLM alumni currently working in the U.S. for a wide-ranging discussion of opportunities and challenges for foreign LLMs in the U.S. legal market and will share their own job search experiences. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center and the International Studies Office. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 17
    Finding and Applying for International Summer Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This program will provide an overview of CPDC resources for finding international opportunities overseas. The topics discussed will include the array of international options available, including law firms, international organizations, and NGOS and how to find and apply for them. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 18
    Diversity of Thought: Finding Common Ground 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    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. Join Paul James, from the Duke University Office of Institutional Equity, for a dialogue about how to communicate effectively about diversity and embrace our differences, while finding common ground. Co-sponsored by the Center on Law, Race and Politics and the Career & Professional Development Center. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu.

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

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

  • Oct 26
    Judicial Clerkships and Internships 101 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    More details coming soon. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information please contact Hannah Beardsley at hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu

  • Oct 28
    Equal Justice Works Reception 6:30 PMSee description

    All Duke alumni in the DC area are welcome to join us for a reception recognizing D.C. area Duke Law School alumni practicing in government and public interest law. Come and share information and advice about your work with current Duke Law students who will be in D.C. for the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair. Check back soon for Registration link and more details. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Duke Law Alumni Office. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 1
    Bloomberg Law: Tools for Future Clerks 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    A representative from Bloomberg Law will be here to talk about some of the advanced features on Bloomberg Law that are heavily used by the courts, especially the docket tools. We will discuss how you can use these tools in your clerkship research. Sponsored by the Office of Career and Professional Development. For more information, contact Hannah David at Hannah.david@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 3
    1L Job Search: Summer Diversity Fellowships Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Many law firms sponsor summer diversity programs for 1L law students from diverse backgrounds. These fellowship/scholarship opportunities may include summer employment, training programs, and opportunities for networking and career development. Please join representatives from several law firms to discuss the importance of diversity in the legal profession and learn more about applying for these unique opportunities. Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association and facilitated by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Nov 8
    1Ls: Cover Letter Overview 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

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

  • Nov 9
    LLM Interviewing and Networking Skills Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Designed specifically for LLM students, this interactive presentation will focus on interviewing skills and techniques designed to help students prepare for the International Student Interview Program in January. The workshop will address the basics of interview preparation and help you master more advanced skills such as handling open-ended questions with confidence, addressing difficult or uncomfortable questions, and crafting thoughtful questions to ask the interviewer. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 17
    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. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 7
    North Carolina Court of Appeals Oral Arguments 9:30 AMLaw School 3043

    The North Carolina Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments at Duke Law School on Tuesday, March 7. We welcome students, staff, and faculty to attend this session. Two cases will be heard by the Court. For more information contact Hannah David at Hannah.david@law.duke.edu.

  • Mar 21
    1L Blueprint for Success 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. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center.