April 14, 2014 | Volume XXI, Issue 14

Jobs & Opportunities: August 27, 2012

Published: August 27th, 2012

Category: Jobs and Opportunities

Interested in environmental and land use law?

An informational meeting for students who are interested in the Environmental and Land Use Law Program (ELULP) is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 29, at noon in the Faculty Dining Room in Bruton-Geer Hall. ELULP Director Mary Jane Angelo will describe ELULP programs and activities and provide guidance for students who are interested in environmental law. UF Law offers a certificate in Environmental and Land Use Law for J.D. students. All students enrolled in the J.D. program are eligible to enroll in the certificate program.

Additionally, environmental and land use law students enrolled in either the certificate program or the LL.M. program are invited to participate in a variety of environmentally focused activities.

Environmental Moot Court tryouts is scheduled in Sept. 7 and Sept. 10. Deadlines for applying and the process for trying out will be announced soon.

GreenLaw, formerly the Environmental and Land Use Law Society, is an active group that sponsors programs, hosts events, and organizes outdoor activities.

Throughout the year, ELULP students can participate in summer externships, the Conservation Clinic, the Public Interest Environmental Conference, the Richard E. Nelson Symposium, the Environmental Capstone Colloquium, and the Costa Rica Study Abroad Program.

Seeking New Members for the Student Recruitment Team

The Office of Admissions is seeking new members for the Student Recruitment Team to help bring the nation’s top undergraduates to the Levin College of Law.  Student Recruitment Team (SRT), a group comprised of 50 current law students, conducts campus tours, discusses their law school experiences with prospective students, and occasionally participates in recruitment events on behalf of UF Law. The members of the team also assist with the campus events like Admitted Students Day and the Road Map programs. In addition, members have the opportunity to travel nationwide to represent UF Law at recruitment events. One hour per week and participation in one of the special events are the minimum commitments for members.

To  learn more about the Student Recruitment Team or for an application, contact Noemar Castro, castro@law.ufl.edu. Selected members are required to attend a training session on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 pm.

Inn of Court accepting applications

The James C. Adkins, Jr.  Chapter of the American Inns of Court, which meets in Gainesville, is accepting student applications for participation in the esteemed American Inns of Court, a national legal mentoring organization that teams law students (pupils) with new lawyers (associates), seasoned practitioners (barristers), judges, and senior lawyers (Masters of the Bench). The Inn meets six to eight times per year beginning in September.

Selected students participate in regular monthly meetings, at no cost to student members. Meetings include a mixer, dinner, and an educational program. All group members of the Inn prepare and present programs that address issues, techniques, problems, and ethics of the practice of law. Student membership is an excellent opportunity to work with, and observe, outstanding members of the legal profession, while learning trial techniques and other essential legal skills. Applications are available in the Legal Writing office, 213 Martin Levin Advocacy Center. Deadline for applications is Sept. 12. For more information, please contact Senior Legal Skills Professor Diane Tomlinson at tomlinson@law.ufl.edu.

Part-time Web editor job available in UF Law Communications

Join an award-winning Communications Team at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. The occupant of this highly flexible OPS position will work with other team members to assist with projects related to the college’s extensive website and other online and/or digital communications projects. Law students are preferred, but all are welcome to apply. Pay is $8-$12 an hour commensurate with skill and experience.

Strong writing and Web design skills and experience with Dreamweaver, HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and image editing software essential. Word Press and/or PHP programming experience a plus. Candidates must be highly reliable, organized and able to work well with others.

Send your resume and links to any samples of websites or digital work to Online Communications Coordinator James Ayres at jayres@law.ufl.edu, call 352-273-0650, or come by the Levin College of Law Communications Office, 244 Bruton-Geer Hall to discuss.

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