Upcoming Networking Opportunities
Taking advantage of networking opportunities like the ones noted below can help you achieve your professional goals. You will be receiving additional information about some of these events through email. Note that partial reimbursement for eligible expenses may be available through the Career Center if arranged in advance. Stop by for details.
If you feel a little apprehensive about networking skills or just have some questions, please make an appointment and come talk to us. In addition, you can check out these three resources from our library:
How to Work a Room: Your Essential Guide to Savvy Socializing
by Susan RoAne
Building Career Connections: Networking Tools for Law Students and New Lawyers
by Donna Gerson
The How-Tos of Informational Interviewing: A Step-by-Step Guide (brochure)
Saturday, January 21, 9:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland
Oregon State Bar Diversity & Inclusion Department Annual Employment Retreat. This workshop is geared towards 1Ls, but it will include a session for upper-level students about how to gain necessary practical experience. All minority law students are encouraged to attend. Register by January 19 by sending an email to Toni Kelich with your name, school, class year, whether you require a vegetarian meal, and whether you would like to participate in mock interviews.
Friday, February 10, 5-7 p.m., Perkins Coie, Portland
1L Reception for up to 15 1Ls from each of the three Oregon law schools. Hors d’oeuvres and alcoholic and other beverages will be provided. You may be curious about Perkins Coie’s hiring requirements as you consider whether to attend this event. Last year, Perkins Coie participated in our fall on-campus interview program. The firm accepted applications from students in the top 25% of the 2L class and expressed a preference for law journal and moot court participation. RSVP to Rebekah Hanley by 4 p.m. on January 19.