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  • Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program

    The Department of Justice Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is excited to announce that the Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program application opens on Saturday, July 31, and will close on Wednesday, September 8, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

    The Department of Justice Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is excited to announce that the Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) application opens on Saturday, July 31, and will close on Wednesday, September 8, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Applications must be submitted via the online application. We have a lot of great opportunities through the HP for your third-year law students and recent graduates and for second-year students through the SLIP. 

    Join us for a webinar from 12 to 1 p.m. ET on August 10, to learn more about application tips and ask questions about the HP and SLIP. Please review the application that will be available July 31, prior to the webinars and come prepared with questions. 

    More information about both programs, including offices participating and the number of available positions, can be found at:

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  • American Immigration Lawyers Association Diversity Scholarships

    Deadline: July 30

    The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee is offering ten (10) scholarships to deserving law student members who are engaged and interested in the area of immigration law and a member of a diverse population group.

    The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee is offering ten (10) scholarships to deserving law student members who are engaged and interested in the area of immigration law and a member of a diverse population group.

    The deadline for submission is  July 30, 2021.

    The AILA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion scholarship program reaffirms our commitment to increasing diversity within AILA, legal education, and the legal profession. These scholarships provide financial assistance to qualified AILA law student members that identify with a group that is underrepresented in the legal profession and our organization, and specifically includes future AILA members from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

    Each scholarship includes a full payment of $750 issued directly to the awardee. The scholarship money will be taxed based on current IRS guidelines.

    Eligibility and Selection Criteria Include:

    Plus One or More of the Following Criteria:
    • Recipient is a member of a diverse population group or has other diversity and inclusion factors, including but not limited to, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, education, other factors;
    • Financial need;
    • Demonstration of diversity and inclusion obstacles and how they were overcome/overcoming; and/or
    • Active service in immigration law field / interest in working in immigration law field.

    Application Requirements

    • Be an AILA law student member in good standing.
    • Submit your scholarship application by Friday, July 30, 2021, with the following information:
    • Your name and email address
    • The name of the law school you are attending
    • Your intended year of graduation
    • Your interest in immigration law
    • The diverse population group you identify with
    • Your active service in the immigration law field or interest in serving in the immigration law field
    • Your financial need
    • Any diversity and inclusion obstacles and how they were overcome or you are overcoming
    • How you believe this scholarship will support your career as a future immigration attorney and future AILA member
    • A copy of your current unofficial transcript

    To apply: Submit your scholarship application via the link below by 11:59 pm (ET) on July 30, 2021.

    Scholarship recipients will be encouraged to attend a local AILA Chapter meeting, event, or networking opportunity and help AILA's DEI committee promote its message within AILA. Scholarship recipients will also be encouraged to write a 400+ word DEI blog for AILA's Think Immigration blog.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to AILA DEI staff liaison LaJuan Campbell at lcampbell@aila.org.

    07.26

  • 2 and 3Ls: Apply to Attend the 2021 GPALS Philly Virtual Job Fair

    Apply by August 6

    The Greater Philadelphia Area Law Schools are excited to announce the 2021 GPALS Philly Job Fair will be conducted virtually, with most interviews being held on Friday, September 24.

    The Greater Philadelphia Area Law Schools (“GPALS”) are excited to announce the 2021 GPALS Philly Job Fair will be conducted virtually, with most interviews being held on Friday, September 24. Students may now register and apply for the fair. The student application deadline is Friday, August 6, at noon.

    All applications will be collected online through the GPALS Symplicity site. Detailed instructions were emailed to all 2L & 3L. Contact the Career Strategies Office for more information.

    07.12

  • Summer Exam Information

    Information about the summer exam schedule, training, deadlines and more.

    The Summer 2021 exam schedule is available in DragonNet, and the Summer exam software is available to download on Exam4.com. Please refer to the news item about exams as well as the following resources for detailed information about exam procedures:

    Deadlines

    The deadline to request a non-emergency exam deferral is July 16. The deadline for us to receive Accommodations Verification Letters (AVLs) from the Office of Disability Resources is July 26.

    Practice Exams

    The practice exam policy remains suspended, and all students will receive technical assistance from LawTech even if they have not taken a practice exam. However, students should still run through the Remote Exam Guide and test the exam software to ensure it is compatible and to reduce the likelihood of mid-exam issues.

    07.12