Newsletter- August 27, 2017

I hope everyone had a great summer and is excited for another great year! Just a few announcements to get the year started:

(1) Job Opportunity – Wiley Rein Law Clerk
(2) Job Opportunity – Alston & Bird Summer Associate (Dallas)
(3) Job Opportunity – White & Case Summer Associate (DC)
(4) Important Fall Semester Dates

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(1) Job Opportunity – Wiley Rein Law Clerk
Wiley Rein LLP is currently accepting applications for an enthusiastic law student interested in making a valued contribution as a part-time law clerk in our highly regarded Intellectual Property practice. This candidate will perform legal research, prepare memoranda, and provide assistance in drafting briefs and other legal documents.

The candidate will also assist attorneys in preparing for depositions and trials, along with other litigation support. Opportunity to gain significant responsibility as well as get first‐hand experience working with practice group leaders in a fast‐paced law firm. All candidates should have excellent academic credentials and references. In addition, all candidates should have an undergraduate degree in chemistry, biology, electrical engineering, computer science, or a similar technical field.

To apply, please click here – https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3cKWEX%40=3N4&%3db8=8_CG.
(2) Job Opportunity – Alston & Bird Summer Associate (Dallas)
The Dallas office of Altson & Bird has an opening for a summer associate in their 2018 program. 2L and 3LE students with a technical background in computer science, chemical, electrical or mechanical engineering, chemistry, and physics are encouraged to apply.

If interested, please send resume, cover letter and law school transcript to :
Stephanie C. Denney, Attorney Hiring Manager

Stephanie.Denney@alston.com
(3) Job Opportunity – White & Case Summer Associate (DC)

White & Case’s Washington, DC office offers law students an opportunity to gain experience and training from an international law firm. Each summer associate is employed for a ten-week period during the summer. The assignments and responsibilities of a summer associate are similar to those of a newly hired first year associate.

JD candidates interested in a position as a summer associate should submit their cover letter, resume, law school transcript and a ten-page writing sample. We recruit summer associates continuously.

We look for highly motivated individuals with excellent academic credentials, who hold degrees in EE, CE, CS, and/or Physics (and related technical degrees), significant personal achievements and a strong commitment to the practice of law in a global and diverse law firm. We are interested in interviewing students who want to spend their legal careers in the US as well as students who would like to eventually transfer to an overseas office. Fluency in any second language is a plus, including, Arabic, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

(4) Important Fall Semester Dates

We are happy to announce we have finalized the dates for the Fall Employer Outreach Programs! Our first EOP will be October 3rd and the second EOP will be on November 1st. More details to come.

The SIPLA General Body Meeting will be held on September 13.

Mentor meet-up will be on September 25. Please click on the link below to sign up to be a mentor.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchwwIAihUfxW91dNp7EKVXDj2q0GN85tl7YbBpCrJf-l0bMg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Have a great first week of classes!