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)
Friday, March 9, 4-6:30 p.m., UO Portland Center
1L Reception for up to 25 Oregon Law 1Ls at the White Stag Building hosted by these five Portland law firms: Davis Wright Tremaine; Miller Nash; Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt; Stoel Rives; and Tonkon Torp. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. You may be curious about these firms’ hiring requirements as you consider whether to attend this event. Last year, four of these firms participated in our fall on-campus interview program. Those firms accepted summer associate applications from 2Ls in the top 25% of the class and expressed a preference for law journal and moot court participation. RSVP to Rebekah Hanley by 4 p.m. on February 28.
Thursday, March 15, 5-6:30 p.m., Harrang Long, Eugene
1Ls are cordially invited to a First-Year UO Law Student Reception. Meet with attorneys from Harrang Long Gary Rudnick, P.C., and learn more about their award-winning firm. Refreshments will be served. The firm, with offices in Portland, Eugene, and Salem, provides complete litigation, legal advice, and transactional legal services to closely-held businesses and Fortune 500 companies throughout the Northwest and the nation; public corporations; municipal, county, and state governments; and individuals. RSVP to Sabrina Leathers by March 13.