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     A PUBLICATION OF THE SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER CAREER DEVELOPMENT OFFICE


                                                                                              Week of October 2, 2006
                                                                   Lunch and Learn Sessions
          Robert C. Le vine, Esq.
   Assistant Dean for Career Development
                                             Wednesday, October 11, 12:00 Noon. Faculty Study
             Sharon Booth, Esq.              Federal Judicial Cle rkships – Come listen to a panel of current federal
  Director of Public Interest Programs and   judicial clerks discuss what the y do on a daily basis, and find out how and
              Disability Services
           Rachel Mayove r, Esq.
                                             when to apply for these prestigious positions. Also, listen to a member of
 Associate Director of Career Development    the Federal Bar Association discuss the benefits of joining the organization
             Catherine Zografos              as a student member.
          Administrative Assistant
                                              Speakers: Adam S. Chotiner, Esq.
Te lephone 954-262-6124                                    Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Gora, P.A.
Fax         954-262-3831
Email: cardev@nsu.law.nova.edu                                             and
                                                           Other panelists to be announced
Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.                                          Pizz a a nd soda w ill be se rve d.
Friday          8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

                                             Wednesday, October 18, 12:00 Noon. Faculty Study
                                             Drug Enforcement Agency Information Session – Come listen to
                                             Special Agency Recruiter, Steve Gilbert, discuss the many job opportunities
                                             available at the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for law school students
                                             and graduates.
                                                Speaker: Steve Gilbert, DEA Special Agency Recruiter
                                                                                 Pizz a a nd soda w ill be se rve d.

                                                                   Oppor tunities with the United Nations
                                             The UN is holding a competitive recruitment examination on February 27,
                                             2007, for U.S. Citizens who are interested in entry-level professional
                                             posts. The deadline for receipt of exam applications by the UN is October
                                             31, 2006. More information about the NCRE can be found at:
                                             http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/examin/exam.htm

                                                                                           1Ls
                                             The Career Development Office invites first-year students to attend our
                                             weekly Lunch and Learn/Career Cafe programs. We hope that you will read
                                             your email issue of Career Connection every week. The CDO staff looks
                                             forward to seeing you at our annual Open House in the fall. November 1
                                             signals the first day that the CDO can provide 1Ls with career counseling
                                             and resume review. Please take advantage of all of the resources that our
                                             office has to offer.


                                             SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
                                   Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                                           (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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                     2006-2007 Government Honors & Internship Handbook
The 2006-2007 Government Honors and Internship Handbook is now available as a hard copy
in the Career Development Office and online. Please contact the CDO for the link to the
Handbook and the username and password (password protected).

                                     All Students
                  Get the Daily Business Review Delivered to Your Home!
Discount subscriptions are available for the Daily Business Review!! Keep up with legal and
business news that could help in your career planning and job search. Important information
about what the law firms are doing can be invaluable in knowing which firms are growing,
merging or expanding. Get an idea of what areas of law are hot and what are not. You’ll find
information about the local courts and bar association functions that you can attend while you
are still a student. Special Rate for Nova law students: You pay only $25 annually – Nova will
pay the difference! Contact the CDO for more information.

                                          Career Education Inst itute
                                            The Internship Ser ies
The Career Education Institute has recently released the following publications regarding The
Internship Series:
             “Internships in International Affairs 2007”
             “The Sports Internship Book 2007”
             “Washington Internships in Law and Policy 2006”
             “Fedlaw-Internships with Federal Legal Agencies 2007”
Hard copies are available in the Career Development Office. For more on how to look online
for this information, please contact our office at cardev@nsu.law.nova.edu.

                           National Center for Ani mal Law
       Animal Law Opportunit ies: In ternships, Volunteer and Employment Positions
The National Center for Animal Law was established to provide programs, events, resources
and financial support for students who want to become a voice for animals through the law.
The Center can help provide resources for law students seeking career options and
opportunities. For more information go to http://www.lclark.edu/org/ncal/research.html and
http://law.lclark.edu/org/ncal/programs.html.

                  Asian Ame rican Legal D efense and Education Fund (AALDEF)
                                 Fall 2006 Legal Internships
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), has legal internships
available for Fall 2006. AALDEF protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans
through litigation, legal advocacy, and community education. Internships are not paid
positions, but academic credit can be arranged. Interns work anywhere between 8 to 25 hours
per week. The internship usually commences with the start of classes and ends in early
December. For internships available and more detailed information, go to:
http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/cs/documents/AALDEF.doc.




                        SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
              Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                      (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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                   Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
          Summer Honors Law Program and The Advanced Commitment Program
Summer Honors Law Program:
 T he Summe r Honors Law Program application is no w ope n for 2Ls. Stude nts may appl y online
                  at: https://www.avuedigitalservices.com/sec-sp/applicant.html
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Summer Honors Law Program gives law and
JD/MBA students the opportunity to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities
markets and careers within the Commission. Students may work for ten weeks during the
summer at the Commission’s Washington, DC headquarters or in one of its 11 regional and
district offices nationwide. US citizenship or citizenship in an allied country is required.
Deadline: October 20, 2006.

The Advanced Commitment Program:
T he Adv ance d Commit me nt Program application for 3Ls, curre nt LLM stude nts and Judicial Law
Cle rks is now ope n. Stude nts ma y appl y online at:
                       https://www.avuedigitalservices.com/sec-sp/applicant.html
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Advanced Commitment Program provides
opportunities for current third year law students, LLM candidates, and judicial law clerks to
secure entry-level attorney positions following completion of their programs. Divisions at our
Headquarters in Washington D.C. who have hired in the past include Corporation Finance,
Enforcement, Market Regulation, Investment Management, the Office of Compliance Inspe ctions
and Examinations and the General Counsel’s Office. Opportunities for entry-level attorneys in
our regional and district offices are found primarily in New York and Chicago. Attorneys in the
regional/district offices concentrate on enforcement matters, conduct investigations and litigate
cases. US citizenship or citizenship in an allied country is required. Deadline: December 1, 2006.
Note: LLMs and Judicial Law Clerks are eligible for the Advanced Commitment Program if they
entered their programs/clerkships directly upon graduation from law school. For more
information on SEC employment programs please see website at www.sec.gov/jobs. For a
description of the work of the primary divisions and offices, please go to:
http://www.sec.gov/about/whatwedo.shtml. If you have any questions, contact: Kristi Zecker at
(202) 551-4118.
                                       3Ls and Grads
                                 Judicial Law Clerk Posit ion
                     United States Distr ict Court – M iddle Distr ict of Flor ida
                                    Jacksonvil le Divis ion
The Honorable Marcia Morales Howard, United States Magistrate Judge, Jacksonville, Florida,
seeks a judicial law clerk. Available: September 2007. To qualify for this position, you must be a
law school graduate from the top third of the graduating class; good character, maturity and
willingness to work long hours; possess excellent skills in research, writing, proofreading,
communication and source and cite checking (including use of proper Bluebook form); proficient
in computer-assisted legal research; and proficient in Windows and WordPerfect 9.0 or higher
with excellent typing skills. Responsibilities include management of civil and criminal cases,
researching issues of law and preparation of me moranda and drafting proposed orders.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume with day and evening telephone
numbers and one writing sample to the Honorable Marcia Morales Howard, U. S. Magistrate
Judge, Attn. 06-32, 300 N. Hogan Street, Suite 5-111, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4249. Resumes must
contain GPA and class rank (if provided by the applicant’s law school). No transcripts or


                        SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
              Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                      (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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references required until interview. Closes: Open until filled. Salary $51,972-$80,975 (Starting
salary commensurate with work experience and prior pay history. Salary may be higher with
previous experience as a law clerk to a federal judge.)

                                     Current 3Ls
           The United States Presidential Management Fel low s (PMF) Program
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program was established to attract to federal
service outstanding persons from a variety of acade mic disciplines and career paths who have a
clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public
policies and programs.
The PMF is a unique and rewarding career experience with the federal government. As a PMF,
assignments may involve domestic or international issues, technology, science, criminal justice,
health, financial management and other fields in support of public service.
For more information regarding the program, go to https://www.pmf.opm.gov/Index.aspx.
NOTE: Applications are expected to be online at www.usajobs.gov by October 16, 2006, with the
deadline extended until November 6, 2006. Students must be nominated by the Associate Dean
for Student Affairs.

                                              3L s
                                 Entry -Level Attorney Posit ions
                          United Sta tes Nuclear Regulatory Commiss ion
                                  Honor Law Graduate Program
                                         Washington, D C
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has opportunities for graduating law students. The Office
of General Counsel selects new entry-level attorneys through the Honor Law Graduate Program.
Honor Law Graduates participate in a formal rotational program over two years to several
divisions. At the end of the rotations, attorneys are given permanent assignments. Brochures
are available on NRC’s website at www.nrc.gov/who-we-are/employment/honor-law.html and in
the Career Development Office. Applications for the Honor Law Graduate Program must be
submitted by email to HonorLine@nrc.gov or by regular mail, postmarked no later than October
16, 2006.
                                   New Hampshire Public Defender
                           Sta ff At torney and Intern Recruiting 2006-2007
Staff Attorney positions are available for 3Ls or graduates. 3Ls must apply directly to the New
Hampshire Public Defender Office. To apply for a Staff Attorney position, send a cover letter,
resume and a current law school transcript. The cover letter should explain the basis for your
general interest in indigent defense and your specific interest in working for the New Hampshire
Public Defender Program. Please address your materials to the attention of Jacalyn Colburn,
NHPD’s Director of Legal Services, in care of her administrative assistant, Pam Watson, at
pwatson@nhpd.org or by mail to New Hampshire Public Defender, 117 North State Street,
Concord, NH 03301. Application deadline is: November 1, 2006.
2L Internships – The New Hampshire Public Defender Office will be recruiting for summer
internships in their offices. Very limited funding. Students are encouraged to avail themselves
of external sources of funding. To apply for an internship following your second year of law
school, please send a cover letter, resume and a current law school transcript. The cover letter

                        SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
              Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                      (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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should explain the basis for your general interest in indigent defense and your specific interest
in working for the New Hampshire Public Defender Program. Please address your materials to
the attention of Jacalyn Colburn, NHPD’s Director of Legal Services, in care of her
administrative assistant, Pam Watson, at pwatson@nhpd.org or by mail to New Hampshire
Public Defender, 117 North State Street, Concord, NH 03301. Application deadline is
November 1, 2006.
For more information, go to www.nhpd.org.

                                              1L s an d 2L s
                                        Law Clerk Internships
                                Florida O ffice of the Attorney Genera l
The Office seeks 1Ls and 2Ls for volunteer or for-credit Summer 2007 Law Clerk Internships in
its North (Tallahassee and Jacksonville), Central (Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando, and Daytona
Beach), and South (Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and Miami) regions. The number of
interns hired will depend on need and opportunity. Although program dates are flexible,
students must commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week. Internships are also available, on a
limited basis, during Spring. Interns will be placed with the Legal, Law Enforcement or Victims
Services Office and will have a variety of responsibilities that offer an opportunity to gain
practical experience in that office. They will also assist with administrative tasks, such as
filing, faxing, copying and performing courier duties.
The Office is primarily responsible for enforcing state consumer protection, antitrust, and
criminal racketeering laws. It also imple ments programs to assist crime victims and law
enforcement and employs 475 attorneys.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: 3.0 GPA and U.S. citizenship or valid work permit/student visa
required.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit resume, cover letter (specifying which city within the region
is preferred), transcript, letter of personal reference, letter of recommendation (from a
professor), and application (available on the website) directly to one or more regions by
Saturday, December 16, 2006 (Spring 2007) or Monday, April 16, 2007 (Summer 2007).
Interviews are conducted telephonically or in person and offers will be made shortly
thereafter. Submit by mail or delivery. See application for regional office addresses,
(www.myfloridalegal.com/internappform.pdf ).
Website: www.myfloridalegal.com/internshipprog.pdf

                              Clerkship Positions – Washington, DC
                    U ni ted States C ourt of Appeals for the Armed Forces
The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces exercises world-wide appellate jurisdiction
court-martial cases involving U. S. military personnel. Cases on their docket address a broad
range of legal issues, including constitutional law, criminal law, evidence, administrative law,
and national security law. Decisions are subject to direct review by the Supreme Court of the
United States. The Court’s web site, http://www.armfor.uscourts.gov, contains useful
information about the Court, including recent decisions. Clerkship positions are available for
Judge Andrew S. Effron and Judge James E. Baker.

Judge Andrew S. Effron anticipates two openings for full-time clerks, either a one-year or two-
year clerkship, beginning in September 2007, and one opening for a summer intern in 2007.


                         SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
               Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                       (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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Consideration for full-time clerks will be given to applicants who have completed at least two
years of law school at the time of application. Compensation is similar to the salary structure
at other federal courts. Application period: September 5, 2006 until position is filled.
For summer internship, consideration will be given to law students who have completed at
least one semester of law school at the time of application. Compensation is similar to the
summer intern compensation provided by other federal government organizations.
Application period: January 22, 2007 until the position is filled.

Candidates for both the clerkship and the internship must submit: a brief cover letter (note the
position you are applying for), resume, law school transcript (photocopy acceptable), two
letters of recommendation from faculty members or employers familiar with the candidate’s
legal work, and a writing sample. Materials must be submitted by regular U. S. mail or a
commercial delivery service only. Send to: The Honorable Andrew S. Effron, United States
Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 450 E. St., NW, Washington, DC 20442-0001. Do not fax
or email application materials. Contact is Rose Bennett, (202) 761-5210.

Judge James E. Baker anticipates two openings for a full-time, one-year clerkship beginning in
September 2007. Consideration will be given to applicants who have completed at least two
years of law school at the time of application. No prior experience with military law is required.
Legal writing and interest in appellate practice, criminal and constitutional law required. To
apply you must submit: a brief cover letter, resume, law school transcript (photocopy is
acceptable), two to three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. Materials must be
submitted by regular U. S. mail or a commercial delivery service only. Send to: John Sparks,
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 450 E. Street, NW, Washington, DC
20442-0001. Telephone no. (202) 761-1459. Do not fax or email application materials.
Application period: September 5, 2006 until the position is filled.

                               Applying for a Judic ial C lerkship?
                            How to Research New ly Appointed Judges
The following links may be helpful in tracking new judicial appointees. The Yale Law School's
Career Services website has a link to their law library with updated judicial
nomination/confirmation information:
http://www.law.yale.edu/outside/scr/library/nom/index.asp.
U.S. Courts Judicial Confirmations http://www.uscourts.gov/vacancies/confirmations.htm.
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee http://judiciary.senate.gov/nominations.cfm.

                                    N ew State Judicial Clerkship Gu ide !
                              F ind State Clerkships Throughout the Country
The 2007 Guide to State Judicial Clerkships, compiled by the Vermont Law School, can be
accessed online. Go to your Easelaw Homepage, under Quick Link Section, for password.
You can also view a hard copy of the guide in the CDO.

                                             Judicial Clerkships
For helpful information on how to prepare and apply for judicial clerkships go to
http://www.judicialclerkships.com/.




                         SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
               Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                       (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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Summer Inte rnships
                              Legal Momentum New York O ffice
                                 Advancing Women’s R ights
                             Summer 2007 Legal Internship Program
Legal Momentum is the oldest and largest national legal advocacy organization de dicated to
women’s rights. Their New York Office is seeking legal interns for summer 2007. Summer
interns will be paid $420 per week. Applicants are urged, however, to investigate alternative
sources of financial support. Application deadlines are December 3, 2006 for second year
students and February 4, 2007 for first year students. Early applications are strongly
encouraged as applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Interested students are
asked to submit a cover letter, resume, sample of your legal writing, and the names of three
references to Tim Casey, Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Momentum, 395 Hudson Street, 5 th Floor,
New York, NY 10014, or email to legalinternhiring@legalmomentum.org.          For additional
information, go to:
http://legalmomentum.org/legalmomentum/jobsandinternships/2006/03/law_student_fulltime_s
ummer_le.php.

                   Amer ican Bar Associat ion - Division for Public Services
                     2007 Public Service Summer Internship Program
The American Bar Association’s Division for Public Services invites second year and third year
law students to participate in its 2007 Public Service Summer Internship Program. It enables
students to engage in an individualized public interest legal research and writing project over a
10-week summer period. Internship is unpaid. Deadline is February 15, 2007. For more
information, go to: http://www.abanet.org/publicserv/07_internship_flyer.pdf.

                     D epartment o f D efense Honors Legal Internship Program
The DOD Office of General Counsel is accepting applications for its 2007 summer internship
program. Applications from 2L students for the summer of 2007 will be accepted until
November 20, 2006. Deadline for 1Ls is January 5, 2007. Click on:
 http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/cs/documents/JOA2006.doc for announcement;
http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/cs/documents/2006NALPform.pdf for NALP Employer
Information, and
http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/cs/documents/of612.pdf for Application OF 612.

           AFL-CIO Law yers C oordinating Commi ttee Minori ty Out reach Program
The AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program is designed to
introduce minority law students to the practice of labor law and to the labor community by
providing summer clerkship opportunities with participating firms and union legal
departments. Students with a demonstrated interest in labor law, as well as those students
who may be interested in the field, are encouraged to participate in the program. If you are
interested in applying to the firms who are participating, please stop by the Career
Development Office for a list of the firms or go to:
http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/cs/documents/2007LawFirmList.doc.
Please reference the “LCC Minority Outreach Program” in all correspondence.



                         SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
               Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                       (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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             Summer Internship w i th the U. S. Attorney ’s O ffice in Haw aii
The U. S. Attorney’s Office in Honolulu is accepting applications for volunteer intern positions
for summer 2007. This is a full-time, 11 week program. Deadline is Friday, December 29, 2006.
Send (by mail only) your resume, school transcript and writing sample to U. S. Attorney,
District of Hawaii, PJKK Federal Building, 300 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 6-100, Honolulu, Hawaii
96850. For more information, email Amity.Lowe@usdoj.gov.

                                              2L s an d 3L s
                                          Rutherford Insti tute
                                        C harlottesvi lle , Virg inia
                                     Summer 2007 Internship Program
The Rutherford Institute seeks applications from 2L and 3L students to participate in the ir
Summer 2007 Internship Program. The students should be interested in receiving a grounding
in critical areas of law impacting civil liberties and constitutional freedom. To apply, students
should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (under 20 pages) and two references to
The Rutherford Institute, International Headquarters, Post Office Box 7482, Charlottesville, VA
22906-7482 or email the Institute at www.internships@rutherford.org. For more information,
go to: http://www.rutherford.org/internship/internshipprogram.asp.         Deadline: December 15,
2006.
                                        2 L s an d 3L s
                             Summer Clerkship Positions at the
                     Orange County Attorney’s Of fice – O rlando, Flor ida
The Orange County Attorney’s Office seeks two highly motivated and qualified second or third
year law students to serve as full-time summer clerks in its downtown Orlando offices. The
positions pay $12.00 per hour and offer outstanding opportunities for hands-on involvement in
substantial issues of local, state and national concern.
Interested law students should mail resumes before December 8, 2006, to P. Andrea DeLoach,
Assistant County Attorney, Orange County Attorney’s Office, 435 North Orange Avenue, 3rd
Floor, Orlando, FL 32801. Resumes received after December 8, 2006, will not be considered.
Students should not call the County Attorney’s Office. Receipt of all resumes will be
acknowledged. A cover letter detailing the student’s interest in and experience related to this
position is expected along with a writing sample. Class ranking and GPA should be included
in the resume or cover letter. Selected applicants will be contacted to arrange interviews
during the month of March or April.

Public Interest La w/ Pro Bono Honor P rogram
                                Pro Bono Opportunity at Legal Aid
Legal Aid Service of Broward County is seeking volunteer interns (preferably 3Ls) in the
Special Projects Unit. For more information, please call Myra Williams at 954.736.2422. To
earn pro bono credit, contact Sharon Booth at boothsh@nsu.law.nova.edu.

                     Are You Volunteering w ith a Government Agency or
                                Public Interest Organiz ation
Don’t forget to register for the Pro Bono Honor Program in order to earn pro bono credit and
receive a graduation honor!



                         SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
               Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                       (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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Registration and Log Forms are available in the Career Development Office and at
http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/probono_honors.cfm.

For more information, please contact Sharon Booth, Director of Public Interest Programs, at
boothsh@nsu.law.nova.edu.

Scholarsh ips
                                        Practising Law Insti tute
                                       Scholarships for Seminars
The Practising Law Institute (PLI) offers a variety of Continuing Legal Education seminars and
courses. Programs are held throughout the country and through live Webcasts. PLI also has
Patent Bar Review class (on DVD, CD-ROM and video) and has courses for MPRE and
Multistate exams. Law students may be eligible for scholarships for seminar tuition.
Application and further information are available in the CDO or go to www.pli.edu. If you have
questions, contact Mark Dighton, Director of Law School Relations, at (212) 824-5841 or email
mdighton@pli.edu.

Conferences/Job Fairs/ Meet ings
                  Intellectual Property Law Associat ion of F lorida ( IPLAF)
                         Thursday, October 12 , 2006, at 6: 30 pm
                       Rivers ide Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida will hold their monthly meeting on
Thursday, October 12, 2006 at 6:30 pm at the Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Boulevard, in
Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Guest Speaker: Robert E. Pershes, Esq. (Partner at Buckingham,
Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP). Topic: Obtaining Personal Jurisdiction Through An Exclusive
Licensee. Social at 6:30 pm. Dinner at 7:30 pm. For more details and reservation form, go to:
http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/cs/documents/IPLAF_10_06.pdf.
No Reservations will be accepted after 12:00 noon on Monday, October 9.

                   N ineteenth Annual Young Law yers Charity Golf Tournament
                          Go lf Tournament - Saturday, October 21 , 2006
                         Kick-O ff C ocktai l Party – Friday, October 20, 2006
The Nineteenth Annual Young Lawyers Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday,
October 21, 2006, at Jacaranda Golf Club, 9200 West Broward Boulevard, in Plantation, Florida.
The Golf Tournament is sponsored by the Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers
Section and North Broward Hospital District. Proceeds will benefit the Children’s Diagnostic &
Treatment Center at the North Broward Hospital. Check-In 6:30 am; Range Opens 7:00 am and
Shotgun Start at 8:00 am. There will be prizes, awards, photographs, goodie bags and raffles.
Complimentary Breakfast at Check In and Complimentary Range Balls. Cold beverages during
play. Entry Fee: $95.00 per player. Hole Sponsorships: $100 per hole.
Kick-Off Cocktail Party will be held on Friday, October 20, 2006, at 5:30 pm, at Tarpon Bend
Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale.
For additional information, contact David Hirschberg at 954-967-5458. Everyone welcome!


                        SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
              Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                      (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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                      The Third Annual Minor ity Mentoring Picnic
                              Saturday, October 21, 2006
       Miami -Dade County Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E. 65th Street, Hia leah, Flor ida
The Third Annual Kozyak Mentoring Picnic, will take place on, October 21, 2006 at Miami-Dade
County's Amelia Earhart Park, Corporate Pavillion, 401 E. 65th Street, in Hialeah, Florida. Time:
12 Noon. Students RSVP: http://www.kttlaw.com/basic/picnic_rsvp.php

Fello wsh ips
Fellowships are grants of money available to fund positions with public service
organizations. The funding may come from the public service organization itself to support
work at that organization or it may come from an independent source to fund a project of the
recipient’s choosing. Fellowships may be targeted for law students while they are pursuing
their law students while they are pursuing their law school careers or they may be post-
graduation opportunities that last for one to two years. A variety of information about national
fellowships can be found at www.pslawnet.org.

                                   Herbert Semmel Elder Law Fellow ship
AARP Foundation Litigation is sponsoring the Herbert Semmel Elder Law Fellowship honoring
the late Herb Semmel, a nationally-known civil rights and social justice advocate and professor
of law. Applications for the Fellowship, which includes a salary for a summer 2007 clerkship in
Washington, DC and a scholarship (total award approximately $20,000), are now being
accepted from second-year law students and are due by November 15, 2006.

                        The Robert B osch Foundation Fellow ship Program
Each year, the Bosch Fellowship's nine-month work/study program enables 20 outstanding
young American professionals to acquire an in-depth understanding of the political, economic,
and cultural environment of Germany and the European Union. From September through May,
fellows complete two high-level internships - the first in federal or regional government
institutions, and the second in private industry, mass media, or the non-profit sector. Fellows
also participate in three intensive seminars with high-ranking government officials, as well as
leading representatives from industry, media and academia, taking place in Berlin, Munich,
Paris, Prague, Brussels and other European cities. Applicants should possess a graduate
degree and/or two years of professional experience. The application deadline for the
fellowship year beginning September 2007 is October 16, 2006. Applications available in CDO
or online: http://www.cdsintl.org/fromusa/bosch.htm.

           The Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fel low ship – Equal Justice Center
The Empire Justice Center, a statewide, non-profit, poverty law firm, located in Rochester, New
York, is seeking applicants for the Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship. The Fellowship is
open to students entering their third year of law school. The Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice
Fellowship will be awarded to a law school graduate at the beginning of her or his career in the
area of poverty law. The Fellow will represent low-income clients in complex areas of litigation
and other types of advocacy. The duration of the Fellowship is two years; the starting salary is
$33,750.00. To download a Fellowship application, go to www.e mpirejustice.org. For more
information or for answers to specific questions, contact Kristi Hughes, Fellowship
Administrator, (585) 295-5817, email address fellow@empirejustice.org. The application
deadline is October 15, 2006. The Fellow will be notified in January, 2007 and will begin work
in September, 2007.


                         SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
               Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                       (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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                               Women’s Law Fellow ship Appl ication
The Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program is inviting applications from law
school graduates and law students graduating in 2007 who have a strong interest in women's
rights. Women's Law Fellows work for one year in Washington, D. C. with a non-profit, public
interest organization or governmental agency on legal and policy issues affecting the status of
women. The Fellowships will begin in September 2007. Application form for the Women's Law
and Public Policy Fellowship Program is attached. Website: www.wlppfp.org. For more
information and to download application go to http://www.wlppfp.org/app/. Applications must
be postmarked by October 16, 2006, and early applications are encouraged. Mail to Director,
Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Suite 336,
Washington, DC 20001.

W riting Compet it ions
                              American Indian Law Writ ing Competit ion
The American Indian Law Review (AILR) announces its annual writing competition. Papers will
be accepted on any issue concerning American Indian Law. First Place - $1,000 and
publication of paper in the American Indian Law Review. All entries must be postmarked no
later than January 31, 2007. For contest rules, check the Writing Competition Binder in CDO or
contact American Indian Law Writing Competition, American Indian Law Review , ATTN:
Melissa Middleton, Writing Competition Editor, Andrew M. Coats Hall, 300 Timberdell Road,
Norman, OK 73019; Telephone: (405) 325-2840; E-mail: ailr@ou.edu.

                                         ASECA Securities Law
                                        2006 Writ ing Competition
The Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni, Inc. ("ASECA") announces
that it will award the prizes for its Annual Securities Writing Competition at its annual dinner on
Friday, February 9, 2007. Three prizes will be awarded for the best student authored articles in
the field of securities law: the first place winner will receive a cash prize of $5,000; the second
place winner will receive a cash prize of $3,000, and the third place winner will receive a cash
prize of $2,000. Additionally, the first place winner will be invited to attend ASECA's annual
dinner held in Washington, DC. Submission deadline: November 15, 2006. Mail two copies of
submissions to: ASECA Executive Director, P. O. Box 5767, Washington, DC 20016. For more
information, go to www.secalumni.org/.

Interv ie w T ip
When scheduling your callback interview, make sure you find out whether you will be at the
employer’s office all day, half a day, for lunch, etc. You want to get all you can from the
process and don’t want to feel pressed for time or anxious about missing another appointment
that day.

Reciproc it y
The Shepard Broad Law Center has a reciprocity agreement with ABA-accredited law schools
to allow NSU Law students and alumni who are seeking employment to use those schools’
career services offices.




                           SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
                 Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                         (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831
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If you are seeking employment in an area where a nearby law school may be of
assistance, give us a call. We will be happy to request reciprocity for you. Please
note that most law schools shut down reciprocity access during their Fall
activities. NSU DOES NOT ACCEPT RECIPROCITY STUDENTS FROM AUGUST 1 st
TO NOVEMBER 15th .

Easela w/P resto Job Post ing Board
      We have now switched from Presto to Easelaw /Presto for job postings!!
      Use the following web address for the Easelaw/Presto Job Posting Board:
                             www.easelaw.com/nsulaw



                                     Unt il next week!




                     SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
           Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
                   (954) 262-6124 800-541-6682, Ext. 6124 Fax (954) 262-3831

								
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