Utilizes first-hand knowledge and skills gained from recent industry experience to successfully counsel and advise CIL students interested in law school, as well as those pursuing a career in various fields, including law and related policy careers.
Collaborates with Law School librarians to offer and teach a legal writing and research seminar twice yearly.
Offers one-on-one advising meetings with students to advise on professional resumes/cover letters, general career guidance, and industry exploration discussions.Â
Plans, designs, and supports the execution of student workshops and programming.
Organizes and leads career exploration treks.This includes, but is not limited to, connecting with firms/government offices and legal nonprofits, and alumni, developing the trek schedule and logistics, and accompanying students during the trek.
Maintains efficient methods to track student data, quantify student engagement, and report on student outcomes.
Identifies and conducts outreach with employers for internships and full-time opportunities and manages relationships with existing employer partners.
Develops and maintains relationships with campus partners and various Registered Student Organizations (RSOs).
Supports the administration of the Law and Politics and Rising Attorneys Program selective cohorts.
Conducts mock interviews, reviews resumes and cover letters, and coordinates other interview related programming in both individual and group settings.
Develops original content for career related publications and assists with the editing and distribution of Career Services communications materials.
Performs other related work as needed.
Advanced degree or JD.
Minimum of three years of professional experience working in a law firm, a legal advocacy organization, or a public policy organization.
Developing and delivering presentations.
Working with college-aged students and/or recent college graduates strongly preferred; experience developing and managing an internship program a plus.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
Expertise in counseling, program development, or a related area.
Knowledge of career development theory and strong coaching or counseling skills.
Knowledge of and experience in legal writing.
Experience with Handshake and Salesforce is a plus.
Deep commitment to customer service and the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work successfully in a fast-paced environment.
Expertise in program development or a related area.
Demonstrated success in maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse constituencies.
Strong coaching or counseling skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal, quantitative, and networking skills.
Communicate with large groups and one-on-one with students, senior management, faculty, and alumni.
Work evening hours and weekends on an occasional basis, generally 1-2 days per month.
Travel two to three times per year.
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