Position: LL.M. Career Advisor Organization: Boston University School of Law - Boston, MA Date Posted: June 25, 2019
Boston University School of Law’s Office of Professional Development, located within the Office of Graduate & International Programs, advises BU Law LL.M. students on all areas of career and professional development. The Professional Development Office seeks a temporary, part-time Career Advisor to support the Associate Director for Professional Development. The Career Advisor will work with BU’s foreign-trained LL.M. students in three of BU Law’s graduate law programs: American Law, Banking and Financial Law and Intellectual Property Law. This is a six-month, thirty hours per week contract position to start in late August or early September 2019. The hours are flexible but will be during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5:30). The compensation is $30/hour.
Job responsibilities include:
Meeting with LL.M. students and alumni on a one-on-one basis to review resumes, cover letters, and application materials; provide advice on requirements for the bar, especially New York, California and Massachusetts; conduct mock interviews; and discuss internal and external job search resources and how to search for law-related jobs
Organizing and preparing career-related materials
Organizing, advertising and helping to run career-related events and programs
Entering student and alumni data into various databases and keeping track of student and alumni interview and job placement information
Researching job and internship opportunities for current LL.M. students and alumni and posting job listings on our online job databases
The preferred candidate will have:
A J.D. degree (required)
An interest in or ability to succeed at career advising
Knowledge of legal careers, legal job resources and the job market
Experience in working with international lawyers/students
Demonstrated organizational and oral and written communication skills
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to the Associate Director of Professional Development at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make “Career Advisor Application” the subject line of your email.
Position: Lateral Attorney Recruiting Assistant Organization: Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP - Boston, Philadelphia or Chicago Date Posted: May 30, 2019
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with almost 4,000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Lateral Attorney Recruiting Assistant, reporting to the Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager. This position can reside in any of the following Morgan Lewis offices: Philadelphia, Chicago or Boston and will assist with all aspects of firmwide lateral associate recruiting and assist the local Attorney Recruiting Manager and the Attorney Recruiting Coordinator in all aspects of daily recruiting tasks.
Assists Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager with initiating searches.
Posts jobs to firm website, law school job boards and practice-group specific sites.
Provide all statistical data and reports, as requested.
Process expense reimbursements and invoices.
Works with Lateral Recruiting team to implement creative strategies and processes for sourcing and hiring associate candidates, including use of LinkedIn Recruiter and other recruiting technology.
Assist local attorney recruiting team with interview scheduling, the summer associate program, and law student recruitment activities.
Other duties as assigned.
This job requires:
A Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university, and;
A minimum 1 year of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following knowledge skills and abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The ability to provide quality customer service to both internal and external clients.
The ability to work individually as well as with a team.
Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands.
Basic knowledge of the following systems: Lawcruit, Workday, iManage, MS-Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Document Management Systems, Adobe Reader, Access.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.