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2010-2011 Programs

Nuts and Bolts of the Judicial Clerkship Application Process (2011)
  • Covers State and Federal Clerkships (3/11/11)
  • Speakers:  Professor Brad Wendel, Assistant Dean for Public Service Karen Comstock, Director of Public Service Elizabeth Peck
Why Clerk? The Advantages of Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkships (2011)
  • Alumni and Faculty share their clerkship experiences (3/1/11)
  • Speakers: Elizabeth Carr '09, Justin Pfeiffer '07, Joe Ronca '10, Owen Roth '09, and Professor John Mollencamp
U.S. Department of Justice Application Tips
  • Application and Interview Tips for the Summer Law Intern and Post-Graduate Honors Programs (8/30/10)
  • Speaker:  Lawrence Frankel, Trial Attorney, Antitrust Division
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Application Tips
  • Overview of DHS and Application Tips for the Summer Law Intern and Post-Graduate Honors Programs (9/21/10)
  • Speaker: Katia Cervoni, Office of General Counsel, Attorney-Advisor
How to Ace Your Government and Public Interest Interviews (2010)
  • Interview Demonstrations with Follow-Up Analysis and Q&A (8/31/10)
  • Interviewers: U.S. Department of Transportation; Center for Community Alternatives
How to Ace Your Prosecutor and Public Defender Interviews (2010)
  • Interview Demonstrations with Follow-Up Analysis and Q&A (9/1/10)
  • Interviewers: New York County District Attorney's Office; New Hampshire Public Defender
International Public Interest Opportunities
  • An overview of opportunities for law students interested in working for NGOs abroad, including Cornell-funded summer internships and for-credit externships
  • Advice on fashioning a public interest international law career
  • Presented by Elizabeth Brundige, Associate Director, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice (11/3/10)