[CDO/PLA] Finding a Plaintiff-Side Summer Job

The Plaintiff’s Law Association (PLA) and Career Development Office (CDO) are co-hosting a program for students interested in applying to plaintiff-side firms. During this program, we will talk about networking at the upcoming Plaintiff-side Firm Career Fair on March 13 and how you can use Berkeley Law’s Interview Programs over the summer and fall as […]

[CDO] Your 1L Private Sector Summer Job Search

Every year, Berkeley Law students land exciting 1L summer legal internships at private law firms and with in-house legal departments of private companies that help prepare them for legal practice.  But what types of private sector employers offer 1L summer internships and how should students approach a private sector job search during their first year […]

[CDO] Your 1L Public Interest/Public Sector Job Search

1L summer legal internships are incredible opportunities for law students to explore different practice areas and gain valuable experience in the public interest/public sector, including at non-profits, government agencies, public defenders’ and prosecutors’ offices, and plaintiffs’ firms.  At this important foundational program, CDO Attorney-Counselors will highlight some of the exciting options out there for students […]

[CDO] Clerkship Kick-Off

Whether you are wondering what a clerkship is, or whether you are preparing applications now, or anywhere in between, this event is for you!  Alumni clerks will discuss their career paths and offer sage advice from their federal and state court clerkship experiences. Confirmed alumni panelists are (l to r, below): Yulia Buyanin ’13 – […]

[CDO] 2L Clerkship Info Session

Are you interested in exploring a post-graduate federal, state, or specialty court clerkship? Anna Han, Director of Judicial Clerkships, will be sharing information on this year’s clerkship application process for 2Ls and the resources available to support applicants.  Anna will highlight action items for the upcoming academic year and hold Q&A.  We plan to record […]

[CDO] 1L Career Orientation

The Career Development Office (CDO) is here to partner with you throughout law school and beyond as you explore and navigate different career opportunities. Join us for this orientation, where you will have the chance to hear from and meet the CDO’s experienced and specialized team of Attorney Counselors and student affairs professionals about how […]

[CDO] Skadden Fellowship Info Session with Kathleen Rubenstein

Program: Every year, Skadden Foundation awards two-year fellowships to graduating 3Ls to work full-time on legal projects of their choosing.  Over the years, Skadden Fellows have assisted disabled youth, trafficking survivors, migrant workers, and many other low-income and marginalized communities across the country.  The Foundation’s Director, Kathleen Rubenstein, is making a visit to Berkeley Law […]