Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA)


During this period of remote learning, the Office of Public Interest Advising will be open to you as a resource for information and advising. For more information about accessing our office and general FAQs visit OCS and OPIA Remote Operations & Advising.


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We want to hear from you! Complete OPIA’s end-of-year survey

April 2, 2020

OPIA’s end-of-year survey is a key opportunity to tell us what’s working well in OPIA — and what isn’t! We will use your thoughts to inform our planning for future years. All responses to the survey are anonymous.

Entry-Level Job Search E-Advising Series: What Employers Are Looking for

April 2, 2020

While the public sector is extremely varied, most employers are looking for a core set of skills that you may already have or will develop during law school. Continue to work on these skills throughout your 3L year and meet with an OPIA advisor to discuss them and your personal path to a public interest job.

Reminder! Third 3L Public Interest Interview Travel Fund Deadline Approaching

March 27, 2020

Students must submit their materials by April 16 to meet the next deadline for travel grants for postgraduate fellowship and job interviews. Learn more and apply!

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