Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference

The 20th annual Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference will be held in Chicago on Saturday, February 2, 2008. The Conference brings together students and public interest employers from around the country (particularly from the midwest) to interview for summer and permanent positions. Interviewing employers this year (to date) include: Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Toledo, OH Citizen Advocacy Center, Elmhurst, IL City of Chicago Department of Law, Chicago, IL Cook County Office of the Public Defender, Chicago, IL Cook County Office of the Public Guardian, Chicago, IL Illinois Migrant Legal Assistance Project, Chicago, IL International Union, Detroit, MI Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Toledo, OH Maricopa County District Attorney's Office, Phoenix, AZ Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office, Miami, FL Midwest Center for Justice, Evanston, IL Missouri Attorney General's Office, Jefferson City, MO Ohio State Legal Services Association, Columbus, OH San Bernardino County Public Defender, San Bernardino, CA The Carter-Alexander Institute for Law and Justice, Grand Rapids, MI The Greenlining Institute, Berkeley, CA U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Chicago, IL U.S. DOJ -- Environmental Enforcement Section, Washington, DC U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Chicago, IL In addition to interviewing employers, there will be a number of employers engaging in table talk sessions with interested students. If you are interested in attending the MPILCC, you must send Kristin Davis (kristindavis@wisc.edu) your full name, email address, and current class year. If you are a 2L or 3L, please also indicate whether you participated in the Conference last year. You must send Kristin this information by Thursday, December 6 at 5 p.m. Each registered student will be given a login and password to their own MPILCC Symplicity account. Resume uploads, employer bidding, viewing schedule assignments and alternate fill-ins will be handled on-line. You should receive your Symplicity login and password by noon on Monday, December 10. Resume upload and bidding begins at 5 p.m. on December 10. The deadline for uploading resumes and bidding for employers will be Friday, January 4 at noon. For more information about the MPILCC, please visit their web site at http://mpilcc.uchicago.edu/students.html and http://mpilcc.uchicago.edu/conference.html.

Submitted by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor on January 15, 2008

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