"Big 10+: Diversity of LaSalle Street"
DIVERSITY in the LAW: Connecting diverse students with diverse opportunities February 13, 2009 Students from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply! Diversity in the Law, an exciting opportunity for diverse sophomores, juniors, and seniors, will take place on Friday, February 13th, 2009 from 8:00am – 6:00pm in Central Standard Time Downtown Chicago. This program will give students who are considering law school or are interested in a career in law an opportunity to spend the day visiting a large, corporate law firm, as well as a non-profit or government agency where lawyers are employed. The day will begin with breakfast and an opening presentation, followed by a morning site visit to a non-profit organization. The group will reconvene for an employer sponsored lunch, and then participate in an afternoon site visit to a law firm. The day will conclude with a closing reception where students will have the opportunity to network with representatives as well as each other. Please note, this event is walking intensive. Students from all academic majors are encouraged to apply. To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please prepare the following materials: Student Application A current résumé A one-page cover letter describing why you are interested in this program and what you hope to gain from the day’s activities. Name_________________________________________________ Graduation Date_________________ Email_________________________________________________ Students must submit the application, cover letter and résumé to apply by January 14th, 2009 at 12:00pm. Please email your application materials as an attachment to: CENTER FOR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Claudine Meilink firstname.lastname@example.org 765-494-3988 While this program is not intended to provide students with internships or employment, the Diversity in the Law program will offer opportunities to learn more about what a legal career entails, explore possible career paths and develop potential networks. Please note that the résumés of those selected to participate in the program will be distributed to all participating firms and organizations. Sponsored by the CCO and the Hire Big10+ Consortium