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Assistant Director, OPICS Careers - Office of Public Interest and Community Service (OPICS)
This position advises students on public interest and government careers. It conducts one-on-one counseling, reviews resumes and other application materials, conducts career-related programming, and participates in recruitment programs, employer outreach, and alumni networking activities. The position will serve as a 1L Section Adviser and assume other responsibilities as necessary, including: 1) counseling upper class students; 2) administering the summer funding program; and 3) assisting with the Public Interest Law Scholars, Public Interest Fellows, Delaney Residency, partner fellowship, and Entry-into-Practice programs. Duties include but are not limited to:
Counsels students on public interest and government careers.
Conducts career-related educational programming.
Reviews application materials and performs interview preparation.
Conducts outreach to public sector employers and alumni.
Assists with administration of major programs, such as summer funding, partner fellowships, PILS, and PIF.
Assists with recruitment programs and employer and alumni outreach efforts.
Juris Doctor degree
Experience working with law students, public interest or government law practice, career counseling, and database management preferred
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