Events

  • Oct 24
    Equal Justice Works Table Talk Prep Session 2:00 PMLaw School 3043

    With Equal Justice Works just a few days away join us for a small presentation and live practice session to hone your networking/career fair skill set. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Bethan Eynon at bethan.eynon@law.duke.edu

  • Oct 25
    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.

  • Oct 27
    Equal Justice Works Reception - Washington, D.C. 5:00 PMOff-campus

    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. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center and the Duke Law Alumni Office. For more information, please contact Stella Boswell at boswell@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 31
    Judicial Clerkships and Internships 101 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Working for a judge is a unique legal experience. Attend this program to learn more about judicial internships and externships, what the job entails, and the benefits to you. We will go over the process and timelines for applying and what you can be doing now. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information please contact Hannah David at hannah.david@law.duke.edu

  • Nov 2
    1L Job Search: Summer Diversity Fellowships Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Many law firms sponsor employment and educational 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 us to learn about applying for these unique opportunities as well as to discuss the importance of diversity in the legal profession. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Nov 7
    Finding and Funding Summer Public Interest Employment 11:30 AMLaw School 4047

    Please join us 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 Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center.

  • Nov 7
    1L Mock Interview Program by Morgan Lewis 3:00 PMLaw School 4000

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

  • Nov 8
    LLM Interviewing and Networking Skills Workshop 11:30 AMLaw School 4047

    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 and the International Studies Office. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 9
    Cover Letter Workshop 11:30 AMLaw School 3041

    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.

  • Nov 14
    1L Required Event: Successful Interviewing for Lawyers: Telling Your Story 11:30 AMLaw School 3041

    The key to a successful interview is learning how to tell your story effectively. Join the Career Center and your 2L/3L Duke Law classmates for a panel discussion on how to prepare for interviews, what to expect, and tips and strategies for successful interviews. We strongly encourage all 1Ls to attend this session. Lunch will be provided. 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.

  • Nov 16
    1L Photoshoot 7:00 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Photographers will be in the Blue Lounge on Thursday, November 16 and Friday November 17 to take professional headshots for the 1L class. These headshots will be used in the Employer Guide for 1L & 2L recruiting. All 1Ls should participate. You must dress in business attire. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Mar 20
    1L Blueprint for Success 12:30 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 and visit https://sites.duke.edu/dukelawcpdc/1l-blueprint-for-success/. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center.