New legal job posting, internships, and Pre-Law Honors Society

So many great opportunities have come our way to share with you for this mid-week blog posting. We’re happy to announce a NEW legal opportunity, internship info, and details on joining the Pre-Law Honors Society.

Pre-Law Honors Society Announcement
Applications are being accepted until February 15 to join the Pre-Law Honors Society. PHS Application  To find out more about their organization, visit their website here.

NEW Paid Legal Position! Applications due February 26
Project Assistant Construction Law group – January 2016

Schiff Hardin’s Construction Law group is hiring a Project Assistant. This is a GREAT opportunity for a pre-law student who graduated in December 2015 or will graduate in May 2016. The Project Assistant will assist the Construction Law attorneys with their day to day work, including: document preparation, file review, preparing court filings, conducting research, and assisting attorneys in their trial preparation process. The ideal candidate would be willing to commit 2 years as a Project Assistant prior to attending law school.

Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor’s degree, strong technical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, professional demeanor. Preferred: Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines, familiarity with legal research or case management tools. Start date will be in May/June.

This is a wonderful opportunity to gain legal experience prior to law school or to confirm whether law school is the best fit for you. Click on the Project Assistant link above for more information and a link to the application, which is due February 26. To find out more about Schiff Hardin visit their website here.

Paid Summer Jobs and Internships

Are you on I-Link yet? You should be. I-Link is where you will find jobs and internships from recruiters seeking Illinois students and alumni. Register for I-Link here. The following paid summer internship is an example of what you’ll find there.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is hiring paid summer interns to complete research projects and help staff members with writing, case work, fundraising, public relations, and administrative duties. Applications due March 7. Find the details over on I-Link.