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   A PUBLICATION OF THE SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER CAREER DEVELOPMENT OFFICE


                                                                                          Week of October 22, 2007
                                                                               Lunch and Learn Sessions
          Robe rt C. Le vine , Esq.               Tuesday, October 30, 2007, 12:00 Noon
  Assistant Dean for Career Development
           Sharon Booth, Esq.                        3Ls – Information Session - Career Development Office
  Director of Public Interest Programs and
            Disability Services
                                                         U. S. Housing and Urban Development Agency
           Rachel Mayover, Esq.                                     Legal Honors Pr ogr am
 Associate Director of Career Development
           Britney Green, Esq.
                                                  If you are interested in working for the U.S. Housing and Urban
 Assistant Director of Career Development         Development Agency as an entry level attorney after graduation, you need
          Catherine Zografos                      to apply through the HUD Legal Honors Program. Applications must be
         Administrative Assistant
                                                  postmarked no later than November 9, 2007. To find out more information,
 Tele phone 954-262-6124                          please consult www.hud.gov/offices/ogc.
 Fax       954-262-3831
 Email: cardev@nsu.law.nova.edu
                                                  The Career Development Office will be hosting an informational program on
Office Hours                                      Tuesday, October 30th from 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. in the CDO office. Please
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.            come and listen to Sorella Jacobs, Esq. talk about her experiences as an
Friday        8:30 am to 5:00 pm
                                                  attorney in the Miami HUD office. She will also talk about the application
                                                  process, and offer valuable tips before you apply.

                                                  Thur sday, November 1, 2007, 12:00 Noon, Facul ty Ter race
                                                  Gainin g Admit tance to The Bar – Listen as two practitioners discuss how
                                                  you can resolve issues that may jeopardize your admittance to The Bar.

                                                                                        Lunch will be serv ed.

                                                                       4th Annual Minor ity Mentoring Picnic
                                                                      Saturday, October 27, 2007, 12: 00 PM
                                                             Amelia Earhart Park Corporate Pavi lion– H ia leah, Flor ida
                                                  Mark your calendars now and reserve Saturday, October 27, to attend the 4 th
                                                  Annual Minority Mentoring Picnic at Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah. This
                                                  annual gathering, sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida
                                                  Bar and several prestigious south Florida law firms, is a tremendous
                                                  opportunity to meet and network with many influential attorneys in a fun,
                                                  social setting.     To RSVP, click on www.kttlaw.com/picnic. For more
                                                  information, go to:
                                                   http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/cs/documents/2007PicnicInvite.pdf

                                                         Sarasota County Bar Association Diversi ty Scholarship Fund
                                                  The Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship Fund is
                                                  intended to provide an opportunity for first through third ye ar law students

                                                       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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of diverse backgrounds (e.g., race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender,
sexual orientation, physical disability, or socioeconomic background), who have an interest in
practicing law in Sarasota County upon graduation, to obtain a $5,000 scholarship and a
summer internship with a law firm and/or governmental agency in Sarasota County.
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited Florida law school and be able to work a
minimum of 30 hours per work during the summer of 2008. At the conclusion of the summer
internship, each student’s respective law school will receive $5,000 to be used by the student
to continue his or her education. During the internship, the student will be assigned an
attorney mentor from the Sarasota County Bar Association. In addition, a reception will be
held to recognize the student, and employers participating in the program. The application
deadline is December 5, 2007. Applications can be downloaded from the Community
Foundation of Sarasota County’s website, which is: www.cfsarasota.org (click on
Scholarships, then Special Interest Scholarships) and also from the Sarasota County Bar
Association’s website, which is: www.sarasotabar.com.           For more information, email
rebekah@cf-sarasota.org.

                                   Florida Education Fund
                          Florida Minori ty Bar Preparat ion Program
                                February 2008 F lorida Bar Exam
The Florida Bar Preparation Program is designed to address the underrepresentation of
historically disadvantaged minority attorneys practicing law in the State of Florida. The
Program seeks to do so by helping to increase the number of historically disadvantaged
minority law school graduates who pass the Florida Bar Examination.
Scholarships are awarded to pay standard BarBri Bar Review Course fees for selected
applicants. The Florida Education Fund (FEF) will enroll recipients in BarBri Bar Review
courses and pay funds on recipient’s behalf only after the recipient has been certified as (1)
having graduated from an accredited law school, and (2) having registered to take the February
2008 Florida Bar Examination by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners.

Applicant must be a U. S. citizen and a Florida resident who is a first-time registrant to take the
Florida Bar Examination and a member of a historically disadvantaged minority group that is
underrepresented in the membership of the Florida Bar.
Application deadline has been extended.          Download an application packet from
http://fefonline.org/FEFBarPreparationProgram%20-%20ApplicationPacket-2-08.pdf. Website:
www.fefonline.org. For additional information, contact Lyra Logan, at the Florida Education
Fund, telephone 813-272-2772.

                        2008 Summer Legal Inte rnship Opportunity
                       N otice to Firs t and Second Year Law Students
                                American Civ il Libert ies U nion
                             Racial Justice Program – New York
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) seeks highly motivated 1L and 2L law students for
summer internship positions in its Racial Justice Program (RJP) in New York. RJP aims to
preserve and extend constitutionally guaranteed and other rights to segments of the
population that historically have been denied those rights on the basis of race, ethnicity, or
national origin.



                              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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Interns assist in all aspects of litigation, including legal research, factual investigation, and the
drafting of memoranda, affidavits and briefs. The duration of the RJP summer internships is 10-
12 weeks. Students who wish to split their internship with another organization will be
considered at RJP’s discretion.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to racial justice issues, civil rights, and civil
liberties. They should be self-motivated, articulate and capable of complex legal analytical work.
Excellent legal research and writing skills are essential. Experience conducting factual research
is also beneficial.
Applications should be postmarked no later than November 1, 2007, for 2Ls and no later than
January 15, 2008, for 1Ls. Applications should include a cover letter, a resume, two letters of
recommendation, and a writing sample. Applications should be sent to: Melissa Francisco, Attn:
2008 Summer Internship Program, Racial Justice Program, ACLU Foundation, 125 Broad Street,
18th Floor, New York, NY 10004.
Students are highly encouraged to seek public interest fellowships or other funding for the
internship. Arrangements also can be made with the student’s law school for work/study
stipends. In the event that a student is unable to secure alternative funding, RJP will provide a
modest stipend.
                                Public Interest Law Init iative
                     Paid 2008 Summer Internship Opportunities in Chicago
Public Interest Law Initiative announces the following paid 2008 Summer Internship opportunities
in Chicago: Family Law, Civil Rights, children’s rights, environmental law, social justice issues,
immigration law, disability rights, Fair Housing law, LGBT rights, and other legal issues. $5,000
for ten weeks; twenty different host agencies. For more information and to apply online, visit
www.pili-law.org.
                                       2L s an d 3L s
                             Summer Clerkship Posit ions at the
                       Orange County Attorney’s O ffice – 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.
To apply for the program, submit by mail your resume, cover letter, writing sample, cumulative
GPA and a writing sample before December 7, 2007, to P. Andrea DeLoach, Assistant County
Attorney, Orange County Attorney’s Office, Summer Intern Program, 435 North Orange Avenue,
3rd Floor, Orlando, FL 32801. Resumes received after December 7, 2007, 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.

                          Amer ican Bar Associat ion of L itigat ion ( ABA)
                              Judicia l Intern Opportunity Program
The ABA Section of Litigation is pleased to announce its summer 2008 Judicial Intern
Opportunity Program for first year and second year law students. Applications for second-year


                              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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law students will be accepted on October 1 and December 1 for first-year students. This is a full-
time, six-week minimum, summer internship program. The program places minority or
financially disadvantaged law students with state and federal judges for summer internships.
Participating judges are from Illinois; Texas; Miami, FL; Phoenix, AZ; Los Angeles and San
Francisco, CA; and Washington DC. Students may indicate geographic location preferences on
their applications. The program offers a $1,500 award to each selected student. Applications
must be postmarked by January 18, 2008. For more information on the program, copy of the
application and how to apply, please see the program website at www.abanet.org/litigation/jiop
or contact the program director, Gail Howard at howardg@staff.abanet.org, with questions.

                                       The Rutherford Institute
                                     Summer In ternship Program
The Rutherford Institute is an international legal and educational organization specializing in the
protection of civil liberties and human rights. The Institute’s Summer Internship Program offers
law students the opportunity to learn practical legal skills, while developing a critical
understanding of constitutional law. The program’s intensive lectures and course work are also
coupled with practical assignments related to the ongoing work of the Institute. Interns research
and write legal memoranda and briefs for attorneys affiliated with the Institute in cases in state
and federal courts throughout the country, including the U. S. Supreme Court. In addition to the
Summer Internship Program, the Institute also provides work study, independent research and
externship programs. To apply for the internship program or research program, 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 internships@rutherford.org. Application deadline for first, second and third year
law students is December 15, 2007. Website: www.rutherford.org.

                              Securities and Exchange Commission
                                 Summer Honors Law Program
The Summer Honors Law Program application is now open for 1Ls and 2Ls. Students should
apply 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. Non-U. S. citizens must meet State Department hiring conditions. For
program           requirements        and         application       process,        go         to
http://www.sec.gov/jobs/jobs_students.shtml and http://www.sec.gov/jobs/shlp.pdf.
Application Timelines:
2Ls – Open September and close on October 31, 2007 (DC offices), and December 3, 2007
       (Regional Offices).
1Ls – Open December 3, 2007 and close February 4, 2008.

                     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 from first-year, second-year and
third-year law students for volunteer intern positions for summer 2008. This is a full-time, 11
week program. Deadline is Friday, December 28, 2007. Send by mail only your resume, school
transcript, and writing sample to U. S. Attorney, District of Hawaii, PJKK Federal Building,

                              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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300 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 6-100, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850. For more information, call
808541-2850,  or   email   Amity Lowe       (Personnel)   at   Amity.Lowe@usdoj.gov.
Websitewww.usdoj.gov/oarm and/or www.usdoj.gov/usao/hi.

                                Summer Law Student Internships
                                 D epartment of Veteran Affa irs
                                  Board of Veterans’ Appeals
DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: The Board will hire eight 2Ls for paid ($14.56/hr.) 2008
Summer Law Student Internship Program. In 2006, 14 students were hired out of
approximately 70 applications. Duties include preparing records in cases that have been
appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, researching and analyzing a
wide range of medical and legal issues, reviewing motions, and drafting tentative decisions
for review by a Veterans Law Judge. Appellate issues generally involve claims for disability
compensation or survivor benefits, and other claims include fee basis medical care, waive r
of recovery of overpayments, reimbursements for emergency medical treatment expenses,
home loan guaranty, education assistance benefits and vocational rehabilitation training,
attorney fee matters, and insurance benefits.

Members of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals review benefit claims determinations made by
local VA offices and issue decisions on appeal. Staff attorneys review the facts of each
appeal and assist Board members with their responsibilities.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Must possess ability to complete appellate decision writing
assignments; as well as to research and analyze medical and legal issues, as shown in
terms of experience (paid or unpaid), education, training, and self development.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit resume, narrative assessment of qualifications, legal
writing sample, and law school transcript, postmarked by Friday, Nov. 2, 2007. Applications
are screened by an internship committee, and initial interviews are conducted on-site.
Offers are typically extended by the end of March. Website: www.va.gov/vbs/bva/.
Submit by Mail and Delivery: Mr. Kevin Taugher, Department of Veterans Affairs, Board of
Veterans' Appeals, (01), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Room 885, Washington, DC 20420,
telephone 202-565-6084.
                                     Current 3Ls
           The United States President ial Management Fellow s (PMF) Program
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program was established to attract to federal
service outstanding persons from a variety of academic 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.
In late October/early November 2007, submit online application. The vacancy announcement
and application will be posted at www.USAJOBS.gov. Use “Applications Manager” feature
to receive confirmation of submission. For more information regarding the program and


                          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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how to apply, go https://www.pmf.opm.gov/HowToApply.aspx. Application deadline to be
established the Presidential Management Fellows Program. Students must be nominated by
the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

                               Judicial Law C lerk Posit ions - New Jersey
The New Jersey Judiciary is recruiting to fill approximately 480 law clerk positions for the
Court Year 2008-2009. Law students are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume
(with J.D. month/year) during or after their second semester of their second year in law
school to the Judiciary Personnel Office, indicating the Court, Division, and the County in
which they would like to serve a clerkship, for distribution to justices and all judges. You
may        also       e-mail     your      resume         and        cover      letter      to:
lawclerkresumes.mailbox@judiciary.state.nj.us.       Applicants interested in clerking for
Supreme Court justices and Appellate Division judges should send their resumes for
inclusion in the October 2007 and January 2008 distribution. Applicants may also apply
directly to individual judges. More information, including a listing of NJ judges, is available
in the CDO. Questions may be directed to (609) 633-6537 or (609) 292-2196, or email Mr.
Bobby Battle at bobby.battle@judiciary.state.nj.us. The Judiciary website is
www.judiciary.state.nj.us.

                               U. S. Supreme Court Fel low s 2008-2009
The Supreme Court Fellows offers mid-career professionals the opportunity to spend one
year contributing to and observing the operation of the federal judiciary in Washington, DC.
Must have at least one post graduate degree. Pay is currently $117,721.               Mailed
applications must be postmarked by November 5, 2007. Online applications must be
received by November 5, 2007. For application and instructions, go to
http://www.fellows.supremecourtus.gov/apply.html.

                     2007-2008 Government Honors and Internship Handbook
The 2007-2008 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).

                               Educational Housing Services (EHS)
                                   New York City , New York
The Educational Housing Services, Inc. (EHS), a New York not-for-profit organization, has
been serving the housing needs of students/faculty and interns in New York City since 1987.
EHS provides housing to more than 6,000 students and interns annually, representing 300
separate institutions from around the world.                For more details, go to
www.studenthousing.org and click on http://www.studenthousing.org/summer/ to view the
Summer Highlights video and see all of the Summer ’08 rate, residence and registration
information.

                           BAR/B RI Patent B ar Review – Pilot Program
Nova Southeastern University has been selected by BAR/BRI to participate in a pilot
program. By enrolling a minimum of five students, each student will receive half off his or
her tuition. After completing BAR/BRI Patent Bar Review, each student will also receive
$250 off of the BAR/BRI Bar Review tuition and receive over $1,000 off of his or her total
BAR/BRI tuition. Website: www.patentbarbri.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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                                     Patent Resources Group
The Patent Resources Group is offering Patent Bar Review Courses (classroom and video
preparation) at student pricing for a limited time only! Limited Time Student Offer: Option 1
- $2,290 and Option 2 - $2,690. Upcoming classroom instruction will be held in: Washington
DC; Chicago, Illinois; Boston, Massachusetts; and San Francisco, California. For more
information, go to www.patentresources.com. Brochure available in the CDO.

      Practis ing Law Insti tute’s (PLI) New Patent B ar R eview Infor mation Is Here
New brochures from Practising Law Institute are available in the CDO. They contain
information to this year’s Patent Bar Exam (live and homestudy). You may also go to their
website at www.patentbarreview.com.

                                  Subscript ion Increase
                                      All Students
                 Get the Dai ly Business R eview Delivered to Your Home !
The discount subscription cost to the Daily Business Review has gone up. The special rate
for Nova law students is now $38.62 annually – Nova will still pay the difference! 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 the 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. Contact the CDO for more
information.

                       New State Judicial Clerkship Guide !
                   F ind State C lerkships Throughout the Country
The 2008 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/.

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 school careers or there 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.

                              Legal Services of New Jersey
                     Public Interest Legal In tern Fellow ship Program
The Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) invites applications from first and second year law
students for its Public Interest Legal Intern Fellowship Program during the summer of 2008.

                          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 LSNJ Fellowship is a paid summer intern program open to students who will have
completed their first or second year of law school as of June 2008. The purpose of the
program is to promote awareness of and commitment to careers in public interest law by
offering rewarding employment opportunities to law students. Applications may be
submitted electronically, by facsimile, or via US mail. Applications forms and brochures
describing the program may be viewed and downloaded at www.lsnj.org,
http://www.lsnj.org/internprog.htm.

                               R ecent Graduates
       2008-2009 Stanford Law Fellow ship Teaching Legal Research and Writing
Stanford Law School invites Fellowship applications for the 2008-2009 academic year. The
legal research and writing program is an essential part of the first-year program at Stanford,
and the Fellows play a crucial role in its success. Fellows teach legal writing, research and
analysis to a small section of thirty first-year students while preparing their own scholarship
in preparation for entering the market for full-time tenure track teaching positions around the
country. The term of appointment is one year and begins on May 16, 2008. Salary $50,000.
All applications must be completed by November 1, 2007. Applicants should have a J.D. and
at least two years of law practice or clerkship experience before the start of the term of
employment. For additional information and requirements, go to:
http://www.law.stanford.edu/program/courses/lrw/#fellowships. Website:www.stanford.edu.

                   3L Law Students and R ecent Law School Graduates
                       Fall 2008 Fellow ship Opportuni ties w i th the
                              American C iv il Libert ies U nion
For details and more information regarding the following American Civil Liberties Union
fellowships, click on http://www.aclu.org/jobs/careers/8959sortbytitle.html
1. Marvin M. Karpatkin Fellowship in Civil Liberties, New York City.
    Fellowship beginning in September 2008.
    Application deadline is November 1, 2007.
    Please indicate in cover letter where you found this opportunity posted.

2. Reproductive Freedom Project, New York
   Submit applications by November 1, 2007, for the year beginning September
   2008. Please indicate in your cover letter where you found this job posting.

Public Interest La w/ Pro Bono Honor P rogram
                                   December Grads…
           C onfirm Your Partic ipation In The Pro Bono Honor Program And
                            R eceive A G raduation H onor!
If you performed at least 50 hours of volunteer legal work at a public interest or government
organization during law school, you may be eligible for a graduation honor.

Please email Sharon Booth, Director of Public Interest Programs, at
boothsh@nsu.law.nova.edu as soon as possible to confirm your Pro Bono Honor Program
registration and honors.


                          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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                                 Brow ard State At torney’s O ffice
                                       Pro Bono Projects
The Broward State Attorney’s Office has several immediate pro bono projects, each
requiring approximately 20 hours of research. If you are interested in this opportunity,
please email Indira Toolsie at IToolsie@sao17.state.fl.us.

                               Pro Bono Opportunity w ith
                  B row ard Office of Department of H omeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security is currently seeking volunteer interns for its Broward
Transitional Center. Interns will work with two trial attorneys and a judge on issues
involving immigration and detention.
Requirements: Top 50% of class, U.S. Citizenship, and must pass federal background
investigation.
Please submit resume to: Margaret E. Nocero, Esq, Assistant Chief Counsel, Legal Intern
Supervisor, Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 333
S. Miami Ave., 2nd Floor, Miami, Florida 33130, Fax (305) 536-7225

                     Are You Volunteer ing w th a Government Agency or
                               Public Interest O rganiz ation?
Don’t forget to register for the Pro Bono Honor Program in order to earn pro bono credit and
receive a graduation honor!

Registration and Log Forms are available in the Career Development Office and at
http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/pilc/probono.cfm.

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

Scholarsh ips/A wards
                                    Miam i-Dade Chapter
                     Florida Associa tion for Women’s Law yers (F AWL)
The Miami Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL) is offering
several limited scholarships to law students who have made or seek to make contributions
to the community in the areas of health, safety, human rights or human welfare. Please click
on for the application:
 http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/cs/documents/FAWLScholarshipApplication.pdf.
Completed applications need to be returned to the Scholarship Co-Chair, Katherine Ezell
(kezell@podhurst.com) no later than November 15, 2007.

W riting and Essay Compet it ions
             The 2008 Roscoe Hogan Environmental Law Essay C ontest
The Public Justice Foundation has acquired and is sponsoring the Roscoe Hogan
Environmental Essay Contest from the Roscoe Pound Institute. The Public Justice

                          SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER  Office of Career Development
                Leo Goodw in, Sr., Hall, 3305 College Avenue  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7721
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Foundation is a nonprofit membership organization of over 3,000 attorneys and others
supporting the national public interest law firm Public Justice, P.C. To download the Intent-
to-Enter Form and for more information on contest rules and criteria, click on
http://www.publicjustice.net/Essay%20Contest/essaycontest.htm.
Website: www.publicjustice.net.
        Topic:             “Global Warming: How Litigation Can Make A Difference”
        Award:             $5,000 cash
                           Publication
        Enrollment Info:   "Intent-to-Enter" Form due January 31, 2008
                           Essay Deadline March 31, 2008

             American Col lege of Consumer Financial Services Law yers
The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers announces an award to be
presented for the best book chapter or book, the best publishable article or substantial book
review, and student case note or comment on a topic dealing with consumer financial
services law. The awards include cash payments of $2,500, $2,000 and $1,000 respectively,
a Certificate of Recognition, and travel expenses to attend the Spring meeting of the college
to receive the award. Entries must be submitted before December 1, 2007. The winners will
be honored at the meeting of the College in conjunction with the Spring Meeting of the
Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, in Dallas, Texas, March, 2008.
Eight copies of each entry should be submitted to: James L. Brown, Chair, Writing
Competition, Director, Center for Consumer Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 161
W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 6000, Milwaukee, WI 53203.
For additional information and requirements, click on:
 http://www.law.harvard.edu/students/adup/2007/10/5_accfsl.php.

Meet ings/Ev ents/Conference/Job Fairs
                    Tw entieth Annual Nat ional Moot Court Competit ion
                               Thursday, February 21, 2008
                        Pace Law School – White Pla ins, New York
The Twentieth Annual National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition (NELMCC) will
be held on Thursday, February 21 through Saturday, February 23, 2008, at Pace Law School,
White Plains, New York. Website: www.law.pace.edu/environmentalm/.

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. 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 Board
      Use the following web address to access the Easelaw/Presto Job Board:
                           www.easelaw.com/nsulaw/
                                       See you 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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