Here is our weekly rundown of PLAS events. For information about other upcoming PLAS programs, check out our Event Calendar: http://illinois.edu/calendar/list/2508.
Harvard Law School Presentation — TOMORROW, October 29, 10:00am-11:00am, Room 514 Illini Union Bookstore Building
If you are interested in learning more about Harvard Law School, join us for a visit from the Assistant Director of Admissions at HLS. This information session will include a brief presentation followed by the opportunity to informally ask questions about the admissions process at Harvard. No registration is required. Business casual dress is recommended. Light refreshments will be served.
And coming soon……
PLAS Pre-Law Orientation — Next Monday, November 4, 3-4pm, Room 514 IUB
Reminder: This session is full. As a result, we have added another session on November 19. If you would like to attend that PLAS Pre-Law Orientation Session, please sign up by going to our Event Calendar, selecting the November 19 session, and clicking on the registration link. http://illinois.edu/calendar/list/2508. This workshop is for freshmen or any student who is new to pre-law at Illinois. During this workshop we will cover: profiles of successful pre-law students; what law schools look for in candidates; and what majors/coursework can help prepare students for law school. We will outline short and long term goals to make law school a reality. Freshmen must attend an Orientation prior to making an appointment with a pre-law advisor.
Yale Law School Admissions Webinar — Thursday, November 14, 2:00pm
Check our Event Calendar, http://illinois.edu/calendar/list/2508, for more details and registration information!
Campus and Other Events
FREE Online Program sponsored by Michigan State Law School:
Tips for Strengthening Your Law School Admissions Application
Tuesday, October 29, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., EST
This webinar will offer participants a wide-ranging series of recommendations for individuals who will be applying for fall 2014 admission, as well as for college freshmen and sophomore who are giving thought to law school. Topics to be covered in this webinar include:
- Recommendations for when to apply and where to apply for admission
- Suggestions for writing an effective personal statement and securing letters of recommendation
- How to tailor your resume for law school admission committees
- Tips for what to include in a supplemental statement(s)
- The importance of researching law school options, legal careers, and developing a financial plan for law school
To register, click on this link: http://www.law.msu.edu/admissions/webinars/strengthen-application.html.
Public Service Fellows Program — Spring 2014 Application Deadline is this Friday, November 1!
The Public Service Fellows Program at the Partnership for Pulbic Service is an opportunity for undergaduate students, graduate students and recent graduates to participate directly in transforming the way government works while developing valuable professional skills. For more information, check out last week’s PLAS blog posting here: http://publish.illinois.edu/prelawadvising/2013/10/24/public-service-fellows-program-deadline-to-apply-nov-1/.
Winter Break Job Shadow Program — December 20, 2013 – January 17, 2014
Job Shadow Information Sessions THIS WEEK!!
The Winter Break Job Shadow Program is intended to help you engage with a company of interest, establish your professional newwork, and foster potential career opportunities. The program is a one-day commitment over winter break. The Job Shadow Program is open to ALL MAJORS and will include a variety of industries. To apply you MUST ATTEND one of the Job Shadow Information Sessions listed below:
Monday, October 28 at Noon, Lincoln Hall 1026
Tuesday, October 29 at 2:00pm, Armory 429
Wednesday, October 30 at 3:00pm, Architecture Building 302
Thursday, October 31 at 3:00pm, Lincoln Hall 1051
Friday, November 1 at 2:00pm, Lincoln Hall 1051
For more information, click on this link: http://www.careercenter.illinois.edu/events/2013/10/28/winter-break-job-shadow-program-info-session.
Career Center programs. To register, visit www.careercenter.illinois.edu.
- Successful Interviewing Monday, October 28, 5:00 pm
- Finding a Major That Fits Monday, October 28, 5:00 pm, Lincoln Hall 1066
- Internship Essentials – Tuesday, October 29, 4:00 pm
- Life in Graduate School — Panel with Current Students – Wednesday, October 30, 6:00 pm
- Peace Corps Drop-In Hours Thursday, October 31, 11:00am-2:00pm