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Part-time/Seasonal Attorney Advisor

Deadline:  November 15, 2017

The Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA)  is a career services office at Harvard Law School specializing in helping Harvard Law students learn about and land public service opportunities. The Attorney Advisor will advise students, primarily 1Ls, about diverse practice settings and counsel them about all facets of their job searches and career decision-making. The Attorney Adviser will edit resumes, cover letters, and related student communications and will conduct mock interviews.  The Advisor will work 16 hours per week (schedule set according to mutual needs and space availability) in October, November, January and February. This is a permanent (seasonal) position.

Qualifications: J.D. degree; a minimum of 3 years of post-law school public interest experience (pro bono work alone is not sufficient); personal qualities which will enable the applicant to be an effective counselor: a desire to counsel and engage with law students; energetic; good sense of humor; collegial; and enthusiastic about public service.

Application Guidelines: Applicants should e-mail a letter of interest and a résumé to: