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Getting a Federal Legal Job

For students interested in learning more about legal jobs with the federal government, Landing a Federal Legal Job: Finding Success in the U.S. Government Job Market, by Richard Hermann, provides a great introduction to the types of jobs available and how to apply for them. A copy of this book is available in the Career  Continue Reading »

Tips for Succeeding this Summer at a Government Internship

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a panel discussion composed of public service employers discussing the problems that arise with their interns during the summer.  Based on the discussion, here are a few tips to help you succeed and make a positive impression during your summer working at a state or federal agency. Change of mindset – Realize that even as an  Continue Reading »

US Department of Justice

Students interested in working for the federal government often think first about the US Department of Justice.  Headquartered in Washington, DC, the department has field offices in every state and maintains offices in over 100 countries worldwide.  It is the world’s largest legal employer with more than 10,000 attorneys working in the states. Attorneys with the  Continue Reading »

Government Honors and Internship Handbook

Hey guys! The weather is changing so you know what that means…the semester is winding down and this is the time that some of you will start to think about jobs.  This week’s resource is the Government Honors and Internship Handbook.  It is another resource geared towards those interested in public service work. The handbook can  Continue Reading »

November 5 – 9

This week at the Law School, there are two events for students interested in Public Service.  On Monday, November 5th at 1:00 in Room 3, take time out of your busy schedule to attend “Public Service:  Federal Employers Panel”.  A panel consisting of legal counsel from various federal agencies in Kansas City will talk about  Continue Reading »