An Invitation to Join the 2009-2010 Career & Professional Development Center Student Advisory Board

September 10, 2009Duke Law News

We invite all students to apply to join the 2009-10 Student Advisory Board to the Career & Professional Development Center. The Board will be comprised of approximately 15-20 students from all three years and will meet at least twice per semester. Since career development has such a significant impact on all aspects of both student life and the atmosphere within the Law School, it is essential that students are involved in important decisions and have the opportunity to present their thoughts, raise questions and concrete suggestions in an organized forum. In addition, upper level members work with 1Ls and LLMs on mock interviewing, resumes and skill development.

In prior years, the Board's collective input was instrumental in revising Law School Rules & Policies, assessing the timing of campus interviewing, selecting the winning student organization for $1000 to host an Open Doors Speakers program, contributing to the website, teaching LLM students, and more. We have some new ideas for ever deeper Board responsibility and would welcome your thoughts, too.

Please apply by emailing a paragraph describing why you are interested in joining the Board to Maggie Pishko at by Monday, September 14, 2009, at 12 Noon.

The meeting dates for this year are below and will start at 12:15.

Monday, Sept. 21, 2009
Monday, Nov. 16, 2009
Monday, Jan. 25, 2010
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