Law & Tech Opportunities

Research Assistant for BCLT Executive Director Jim Dempsey

The BCLT Executive Director, Jim Dempsey, is looking for a research assistant to monitor developments and conduct assigned research in Fourth Amendment, government surveillance, and cybersecurity issues. If interested, please send your resume and a short writing sample to bclt@law.berkeley.edu and indicate an interest in the BCLT privacy opportunity. This opportunity is for J.D. candidates only from the Berkeley Law School. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 6.

 


 

Research Assistant for Professor Colleen Chien

Professor Colleen Chien, Associate Professor of Law Professor at Santa Clara Law School and currently Senior Advisor, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is a visiting scholar at Boalt this semester. Professor Chien is looking for a research assistant who can help her with various empirical intellectual property and legal research projects. Applicant must have strong interest in intellectual property and public interest issues, research, and writing skills. Experience with statistical methods and empirical research and coding is a plus. If interested, please send your resume to bclt@law.berkeley.edu and indicate an interest in the IP opportunity. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 6.

 


 

Law School and Graduate School Sponsored Fellowships

Law and Policy Fellowship

Program Deadline: Open until filled

The ACLU of Northern California (ACLU-NC) invites fellowship applications from third-year law students and recent graduates who are seeking or have secured funding from their schools to work with the Legal-Policy Department. Students willing to work with intensity and focus will find a fellowship at the ACLU-NC a rewarding learning experience. Both litigation and policy fellowships are available for the 2015-2016 year beginning in September 2015. Qualified applicants are enthusiastic, creative, and detail-oriented; have excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills; and, can articulate a commitment to work for social justice and the ideals of the ACLU.

More Information and Application »

 


 

Summer 2015 Internship at LinkedIn - 1Ls preferred

For more details, go to the B-Line and search for Job #17638

Applications are being accepted on rolling basis (deadline is 1/27).

Be a part of the team that's changing the way the world works as a full-time (paid) summer Legal Intern. We are seeking a smart, enthusiastic, and outgoing law student, for a position where you will help to address the novel and complex legal and business issues that confront a fast-growing Web 2.0 company committed to innovation.

***First Year Law Students Preferred***

More Information and Application »

 


 

The Student Technology Fee (STF) project proposal submission process is now open

The Student Technology Fee (STF) project proposal submission process is now open for fast track projects with a cap of $5000 per project.

ELIGIBILITY: Any student, faculty member, or staff member of the University of California, Berkeley is eligible to submit a proposal for consideration by the Student Technology Fee Committee. Individual students must obtain a fiscal sponsor to administer awarded funds, such as a registered student group, ASUC/GA, academic department, or other functional unit.

ALLOWABLE COSTS: This fee, assessed at $51 per semester, for seven years, provides funding to negotiate with commercial software vendors on behalf of students to secure volume licensing of software such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud. It also provides funding to support additional student technology services and initiatives. Fee funds are prohibited from subsidizing core information technology infrastructure.

Funding categories include:

  • Applications and Software Development
  • Commercial Software Licensing
  • Hardware and Technology Equipment Acquisition
  • Investigative and Planning Projects
  • Technology Events
  • Training, Support, and Access to Technology Programs

HOW TO APPLY: Before submitting a proposal, please review the Student Service Fee Guidelines, proposal form, and reference materials.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 15, 2015. The complete calendar for 2015 and future terms can be found here.

REVIEW AND APPROVAL PROCESS: Proposals will be reviewed by the Student Technology Fee Committee (STFC) during the spring semester, with the intent of making decisions and allocating funds in the month of April. The STFC consists of eleven voting members with student, faculty and staff representation (two each from the ASUC, the Graduate Assembly and the Committee on Student Fees, one each from the Academic Senate, ASUC Auxiliary, Student Affairs IT, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and the Associate Vice Chancellor–IT and CIO).

More information about STFC and a list of its currents members »

If you have any questions about the STF project proposal submission process, please email techfee@berkeley.edu.

 


 

Covington & Burling LLP - 2 Opportunities


1L Summer Associate - San Francisco

Covington & Burling LLP is seeking to identify diverse and talented law students who share both our interest in practicing law in San Francisco and our commitment to developing and maintaining an outstanding legal practice. Students interested in practicing patent litigation are encouraged to apply.

Please upload both a resume and cover letter to b-Line (job id#17284). Application deadline is 1/31/15.

1L Summer Associate - Silicon Valley

Covington & Burling LLP is seeking to identify diverse and talented law students who share both our interest in practicing law in Silicon Valley and our commitment to developing and maintaining an outstanding legal practice. Students interested in practicing patent litigation are encouraged to apply.  

Please upload both a resume and cover letter to b-Line (job id #17285). Application deadline is 1/31/15.

 


For more job opportunities for Berkeley Law Students, please visit the Career Development Office’s website.

 


 

To feature your group's opportunity, please contact BCLT at bclt@law.berkeley.edu