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  • Bridging the Gaps Summer Internship Info Session

    Friday, February 5, at 11:30 a.m.

    The Community Health Internship Program (BTG CHIP) provides health-related service to under-resourced populations while training community responsive health and social service professionals.

    The Community Health Internship Program (BTG CHIP) provides health-related service to under-resourced populations while training community responsive health and social service professionals. BTG CHIP is a paid 7-week summer internship for graduate (including law) students in the health and social service fields. Interns are placed at a community agency based on their interest, spending four days per week there, and one day per week in workshops. BTG is run by a consortium of the five major universities in the Philadelphia area: Drexel, UPenn, Temple, PCOM and Jefferson.

    Zoom Info

    Meeting ID: 840 5306 9630
    Passcode: 132307

    01.29

  • Drexel Law Review Announces Volume 14 Board

    The Drexel Law Review Volume 13 Executive Board is pleased to announce the incoming Volume 14 Executive Board.

    The Drexel Law Review Volume 13 Executive Board is pleased to announce the incoming Volume 14 Executive Board:

    • Editor-in-Chief: Kelcie Ouillette
    • Managing Editor: Jessica Tyrrell
    • Articles Editor: Marisa Fein
    • Articles Editor: Simone Charles
    • Articles Editor: Genevieve Dixon
    • Notes Editor: Kevin Maginnis
    • Online Media Editor: Brielle Brown
    • Symposium Editor: Emily Larrabee
    • Research & Production Editor: Ashley Gindle
    • Research & Production Editor: Ana Ciobanescu
    • Membership & Recruitment Editor: Mackenzie McGeehan

    Please join us in congratulating this impressive group and wishing them well!

    01.29

  • Graduate Students Survey

    On behalf of the Drexel Anti-Racism Task Force, the Graduate & Doctoral Student Life Subcommittee is conducting a survey of graduate students regarding your experiences with other students, faculty advisors, Schools & Colleges, and the University.

    On behalf of the Drexel Anti-Racism Task Force, the Graduate & Doctoral Student Life Subcommittee is conducting a survey of graduate students regarding your experiences with other students, faculty advisors, Schools & Colleges, and the University. Responses from this survey will be incorporated into the committee's recommendations to University leadership towards a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive Drexel.

    The survey should take about 10-15 minutes to complete.  Your responses will be completely confidential and reported only in aggregate. The survey will ask you to sign in with your Drexel ID only to verify that you are a current student, and no identifying information is associated with individual responses.

    You will find the survey here.

    We ask that you complete the survey by Monday, February 1. Thank you in advance for your participation!

    01.25

  • Community Health Internship Program

    The Community Health Internship Program (BTG CHIP) provides health-related service to under-resourced populations while training community responsive health and social service professionals.

    The Community Health Internship Program (BTG CHIP) provides health-related service to under-resourced populations while training community responsive health and social service professionals. BTG CHIP is a paid 7-week summer internship for graduate (including law) students in the health and social service fields. Interns are placed at a community agency based on their interest, spending four days per week there, and one day per week in workshops. BTG is run by a consortium of the five major universities in the Philadelphia area: Drexel, UPenn, Temple, PCOM, and Jefferson.

    The application (which is very simple) is due by: 11:59 p.m., February 14, 2021.

    Interested? Plan to attend the BTG Info Session on Friday, February 5, at 11:30 a.m. See Symplicity Job Postings for complete details and answers to FAQs

    Apply

    01.25

  • Graduate Student Medical Fund

    Graduate Student Association and Biomedical Science Graduate Student Association are establishing a “subsidy award-type” Medical Fund to help eligible semester and quarter system based graduate students afford their health insurance deductible.

    Graduate Student Association and Biomedical Science Graduate Student Association are establishing a “subsidy award-type” Medical Fund to help eligible semester and quarter system based graduate students afford their health insurance deductible.

    Eligibility

    • Must be enrolled in Drexel's Aetna health insurance plan
    • Must be enrolled to the quarter or semester systems
    • Must show proof of a $100 deductible payment (or less) during their medical visit

    Eligible graduate students can apply more than once, for a cumulative award of no more than $100 within an academic year.

    Learn More

    01.25

  • Bar Support: Register for March MPRE by January 28

    2Ls and 3Ls who have taken Pro Rep: The January 28 registration deadline is rapidly approaching.

    2Ls and 3Ls who have taken Pro Rep: The January 28 registration deadline is rapidly approaching. The next MPRE will be administered in March.

    Register

    01.25

  • Becoming: Strategies for Success for Diversity Attorneys and Their Allies Part II

    Thursday, February 11, from 2 to 4 p.m.

    Hear from our distinguished panel about their path to success, some of the obstacles they have overcome, and the advice they think will help make you a successful diversity attorney and diversity ally.

    Every young or aspiring attorney dreams of becoming successful… a successful trial attorney… a successful rainmaker… a successful pro bono attorney… a successful judge… successful.

    The road can often be long and is always filled with obstacles, for some more than others. In the first of its “Becoming” Series, the PBA Young Lawyers Division presents a four-part sub-series on “Becoming: Strategies for Success for Diversity Attorneys and Their Allies.”

    Join Part II of this free presentation to hear from our distinguished panel about their path to success, some of the obstacles they have overcome, and the advice they think will help make you a successful diversity attorney and diversity ally.

    The event is scheduled for Thursday, February 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. Register to participate by Wednesday, February 10.

    Panelists

    • The Honorable J. Nicholas Ranjan (U.S.D.C. W.D. PA)  
    • The Honorable Daniel J. Clifford (C.C.P. Mont. Co.) 
    • The Honorable Garrett D. Page (C.C.P. Mont. Co.)
    • Rodney R. Akers, Esq. (Deputy General Counsel –  PA Governor’s Office of General Counsel)
    • Kristen M. Gibbons Feden, Esq. (Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky)

    Moderator: Patrice M. Turenne, Esq. (Bimbo Bakeries USA Inc.)

    Future Presentations in the Series

    • March 11, 2021 – Part III of “Becoming: Strategies for Success for Diversity Attorneys and Their Allies” 
    • April 8, 2021 – Part IV of “Becoming: Strategies for Success for Diversity Attorneys and Their Allies”

    01.19

  • Career Exploration Series

    All programs feature a panel of alumni discussing career paths and tips for success.

    All programs feature a panel of alumni discussing career paths and tips for success. Register using the links below. Zoom links will be sent separately a few days before the program. All programs run from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. All panels will be recorded and available on Symplicity.

    • Tuesday, February 2: Immigration Law Careers
      Register
    • Tuesday, February 16: Public Interest Careers
      Register
    • Tuesday, March 9: Judicial Clerkships
      Register
    • Tuesday, March 30: Environmental Law Careers
      Register

    01.19

  • Law Student Reporters Needed for ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law Virtual Conference

    Deadline: January 31, 2021

    The ABA-IPL Law Student Action Group is now accepting applications for Law Student Reporters for the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law IPLSpring Virtual Conference April 7-16, 2021.

    The ABA-IPL Law Student Action Group is now accepting applications for Law Student Reporters ("LSR") for the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law IPLSpring Virtual Conference April 7-16, 2021. Law students may submit their applications by completing this form by January 31, 2021.

    The LSR program is a rewarding experience in which law students interact with and learn from IP practitioners from around the world. In return for this experience, law student reporters report on the educational programs and conference events by creating a social media presence at the conference, live-tweeting, posting to Facebook, etc., and publishing pre-conference and post-conference blog posts.

    Students selected for the program will have complimentary registration to the conference. 

    For questions please contact lawstudentreporters@gmail.com.

    01.11

  • 2021-2022 Federal Work Study Program Documents Available Online

    FWS documents for 2021-22 are available online.

    Work Study is a federally funded program that offers financial support to students with a demonstrated financial need. Students who are eligible for Federal Work Study may choose to work on-campus or off-campus for a qualified organization. Off-campus work study funds will be awarded to eligible students who have secured employment from a qualified organization. Only off-campus organizations, that are nonprofit or government agencies located in the United States that sign a Federal Work Study Program Agreement are qualified to participate in this program.

    Find guidelines, forms and instructions here.

    01.11