Pre-Law: Early April Edition

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April 8, 2021 – Upcoming Events, Opportunities & Resources

FROM THE ADVISOR:

I’d like to highlight a unique opportunity for those of African descent who are juniors in college or above and intend to enroll in law school in the near future.  Pembe (new window), a new organization focused on boosting representation of the African diaspora in U.S. law schools and the legal profession, is recruiting the inaugural cohort of Pembe mentees (new window).  Mentees will be mentored by current legal professionals and law students of African descent.  Specifically, mentors will work with mentees to help them prepare for the LSAT, guide them through the law school application and selection process, and advise them about law school and their legal careers.  The application form is located here (new window).  Apply by May 15th.  

Reminder: The deadline for Georgetown Law’s Early Assurance Program (new window) (EAP) for juniors is this Saturday.  As many of you finish assembling your materials, remember that our Pre-Law Guide (new window) is here to help you with virtually every aspect of your application, and don’t forget the videos (new window) we have available (many do).  GOOD LUCK! ​

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Article of the Week

(new window)Training a New Generation of Election Law Lawyers

(Harvard Law Today) In a Q&A, Ruth Greenwood, founding director of Harvard Law School’s new Election Law Clinic, shares what she believes are the most urgent issues in election law. Read here. (new window)

(new window)Career Center Resources

Industry Advisor:
Andreas Kuersten
andreas.kuersten@georgetown.edu (new window)

Resources:
Writing Resumes & Cover Letters (new window)
Networking Skills (new window)
Interviewing Skills (new window)
What Can I Do with My Georgetown Major? (new window)

Virtual Drop-Ins:
New drop-in hours for spring semester!
Drop-ins will now be available (new window) from 9-10AM Tuesday through Friday, 1-2PM Monday through Friday, and 7-8PM Monday through Thursday every week. 

Appointments: Virtual appointments are available via Handshake (new window). Sign up under ‘Career Center,’ then ‘Appointments’, then ‘Industry Advising,” then ‘Government, Nonprofit, and Education’.