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2011-2012 Programs

Why Clerk?  Advantages of Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkships (Spring 2012)
  • Alumni and faculty share their clerkship experiences
  • Speakers: Jessica Felker (09), Daniel Guzman (11) and Professor Sherry F. Colb
The Nuts and Bolts of the Judicial Clerkship Application Process (Spring 2012)
  • Covers State and Federal Clerkships
  • Speakers:  Assistant Dean for Public Service, Karen Comstock; Director of Public Service, Elizabeth Peck
Judicial Clerkship Interview Tips (Fall 2011)
  • Describes Best Interviewing Strategies for Federal and State Court Clerkships
  • Speakers: Professor Sherry Colb; Assistant Dean for Public Service, Karen Comstock; and Director of Public Service, Elizabeth Peck
Post-Graduate Public Interest Fellowships (Spring 2012)
  • Overview of fellowship options, application timelines and advice from fellowship recipient
  • Speakers: Director of Public Service, Elizabeth Peck and Frank H.T. Rhodes Fellowship Recipient, Melissa Gallo
Public Service Loan Repayment Options (Spring 2012)
  • Discussion of Cornell's Public Service Low-Income Protection Plan and the Federal College Cost Reduction and Access Act
  • Speakers: Assistant Dean for Public Service, Karen Comstock; and Nationally Recognized Student Loan Expert, Heather Jarvis
How to Ace your Government and Public Interest Interviews (Fall 2011)
  • Interview Demonstrations with Follow-Up Analysis and Q&A
  • Interviewers: US DOJ, Environmental and Natural Resources Division; Legal Assistance of the Finger Lakes
  • (Audio only recording)
How to Ace your Prosecutor and Public Defender Interviews (Fall 2011)
  • Interview Demonstrations with Follow-Up Analysis and Q&A
  • Interviewers: Former Public Defender; New York City Law Department, Family Court Division