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David Pelaez, '15 talks about law school and getting a big firm job in NYC.
This podcast episode talks about the career path to partner at a major law firm.
3L Vanessa Cavallaro talks about building a resume while in law school.
Touro Law Center
225 Eastview Drive/Room 306
Central Islip, NY 11722
Telephone: (631) 761-7030
Fax: (631) 761-7039
Hours of Operation
Monday – Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Other hours by appointment
Application Process: Some federal positions require that an applicant form be submitted along with a resume and cover letter. The specific job posting should indicate what form is required, if any. To access all federal forms visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/infocenter/forms.asp#icc
Search Engines: To access the official web page of all three branches of the federal government, as well as virtually every federal agency (such as: the EPA, HUD, as well as the Departments of Education, Energy, Defense, and Transportation) visit http://www.firstgov.gov
Loan Forgiveness - The Federal student loan repayment program permits agencies to repay Federally insured student loans as a recruitment or retention incentive for candidates or current employees of the federal government. For more information go to http://www.opm.gov/oca/pay/studentloan/index.asp
· Federal Government Honors Handbook - http://www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm - To access the handbook, email us for the ID and password. Special Note: This is one of the BEST resources for accessing detailed application information about student and law graduate positions with the federal government.
New York State
Application Process: For employment in New York State as an Attorney for ANY New York State Agency, candidates must submit application form OC-APP, which can be downloaded here. <link to http://www.cs.ny.gov> Student should NOT submit this application until two (2) months prior to graduation.
New York State = http://www.state.ny.us to search N.Y.S. agencies or visit the Department of Labor to conduct a job search = http://www.labor.ny.gov/home
New York City = http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/
Internships in City and County Government - http://www.internships-usa.com - Go to the section called "internships for law students." Then click on the section called "internships" and you will find a section devoted to internships with city and county government.
State of New Jersey - http://www.state.nj.us/
State of Connecticut - http://www.state.ct.us/
State Search Engine - http://www.firstgov.gov/