The EIP Preparation program will provide you with an overview of what to expect during the week of EIP, important tips on how to ace your EIP interviews from hiring partners at major law firms and information about the callback process.
Whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or are embarking on a second career, the ability to develop and manage your personal finances is critical to achieving your financial goals. What should you do with the money you earn post-graduation? How should you manage debt? When should you begin investing in real estate or the stock market? Get answers to these questions and many more from Certified Financial Planners from The Colony Group.
The Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) provides students with the opportunity to practice using legal and policy tools in order to address the health, environmental, and economic impacts of our food system. Clinic projects aim to increase access to healthy foods, prevent diet-related diseases, assist small farmers and producers in participating in food markets, and reduce the waste of healthy, wholesome food.
Wasserstein Fellow Betsy Fordyce, Director, Youth Empowerment & Legal Advocacy Program, Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center, offers advice on how to stay true to yourself, your chosen career path, and your commitment to public interest while in law school.
The Impact Defense Initiative will immerse students in the design and execution of a high-impact strategic litigation campaign undertaken on behalf of indigent criminal defendants in a state-level criminal court system.
Students participate in an externship with the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center (“MJC”) in Washington, D.C., working on appeals before federal circuit courts and/or the U.S. Supreme Court that raise important issues related to civil rights and the criminal justice system.
The Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs staff and Peter O’Meara of the Harvard International Office (HIO) discuss the clinical and pro bono opportunities available to students on F-1 visas, clinical and pro bono opportunities eligible for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) authorization, and other questions that international J.D. students may have about their options to engage in clinical work.
Externship Clinic Director Liz Solar and Curriculum Planning and Enrollment Manager Maggie Bay discuss a few of the externship clinics, such as the Capital Punishment Clinic, Delivery of Legal Services Clinic, and the Sports Law Clinic and give an overview of the Independent Clinical Program and the application process.
Join OCS and HALB for a conversation with HLS Alum, Adam Rosenberg '93, who moved from legal practice to a senior investing role at Fortress. Learn about his career path and how you can position yourself now for a move to the buy-side.
Hear from HLS clerkship advisors and a panel of 3Ls about how to successfully prepare for and navigate potential clerkship interviews. Some discussion will focus on the hiring plan date this summer for current 2Ls, but 3Ls will find the basic principles also relevant.
You are about to finish 3 years of law school. Now it's time to think about the next 3 years. Hear OCS advisors discuss: Maximizing your first years of practice; Positioning yourself for a lateral move; Thinking about money; Understanding headhunters; Avoiding career limiting mistakes.
Wondering how to land an in-house position either during the summer or later in your career? Join Shelbey Wright '92 of Raytheon, Scott Kirwin '01 of Fidelity, and Julia Coyne of Converse to learn what in-house legal departments are looking for, which practice areas are in demand, and how and when you can make the move in-house.