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Studying for the LSAT / good prep for LSAT
« on: August 15, 2005, 06:48:39 PM »
arranging an undergrad class schedule to accomodate day/night courses, work, financial aid requirements and other obligations is an excellent preparation for the LSAT.

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / CIA--Student Opportunities
« on: July 18, 2005, 10:22:05 PM »
http://www.cia.gov/employment/student.html

Student Opportunities


Requirements
Student Opportunities
      Student Trainee-Facilities Support Project Management
      Undergraduate Scholarship Program
      Undergraduate Co-Op Program
      Undergraduate Internship Program
      Graduate Studies Programs

Application Information

Students are eligible for the range of employee benefits including health and life insurance, retirement investment options, paid federal holidays, annual and sick leave, and possible tuition assistance.

We encourage you to discuss CIA opportunities with your on-campus career advisor or internship/co-op program coordinator and to check your school's schedule for recruiting events.

We ask students to apply six to nine months prior to their availability to allow for processing. Eligible applicants should submit a resume online.

For questions about student opportunities, please call 1-800-368-3886.

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Career--CIA paralegal
« on: July 18, 2005, 10:16:56 PM »
Paralegal

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $43,365 to $81,747
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

The Central Intelligence Agency is seeking Paralegal professionals to provide case management, legal research, case-cite verification, blue book citations and general paralegal support to the Office of General Counsel. Paralegals support legal issues relating to foreign intelligence, counterintelligence activities, and both civil and criminal litigation.


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Minimum requirements include a Paralegal certificate; a broad range of experience in the legal profession; the ability to research, analyze and organize effectively; Internet (LEXIS-NEXIS and PACER) and legal research skills; PC skills; and strong written and oral communications skills.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

To Apply:

The CIA is an equal opportunity employer, and all interested applicants are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, paralegal school transcript, legal writing sample, and the names and telephone numbers of three legal references to:

Administrative Officer
Office of General Counsel
Central Intelligence Agency
Washington, DC 20505

An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.

Note: Multiple submissions are unnecessary and will slow the processing of your resume. Of course, if you made an error in your submission or need to update your resume, you may submit another resume. The second resume will overwrite the first.
 

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Student/Faculty boundaries
« on: December 31, 2004, 08:54:52 AM »
I remember some secret inter-dating between students and faculty during high school.
But now at college, the boundary lines between students and faculty seem much more 'fuzzy'- both the faculty and students regularly cross the line into each other's territory.
 
Although it makes a very friendly atmosphere between students and faculty, maintaining the strictly professional relationship is not always easy.

I am wondering if it is common at all of the colleges, or am I the only one who sees the problem?


http://www2.ucsc.edu/title9-sh/graduate/invite.htm

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Undergrad majors
« on: December 24, 2004, 04:49:45 AM »
I know that law schools require only that undergrad studies are predominantly academic, but what
are the majors of the students here?

i.e. business, mathematics, science, english, etc?

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Law School Applications / Please clarify and verify
« on: November 07, 2004, 09:59:19 AM »
I am a second year undergrad about to receive my first (of two) AS degree. I have already enjoyed a couple of sessions with the LSAT prep books, and begun receiving law school catalogs.

I keep a printed copy of "Timetable for the Law School Application Process" posted in my 'home office.' The first instruction is "See your prelaw adviser as soon as you think you may be interested in attending law school." My college seems unprepared to give much assistance or counsel in preparing for Law school, so I am learning much of this on my own.
For instance, when I mentioned my desire for law school, I got 'one of those looks.' I actually have to explain the LSDAS and LSAC. I am possibly the campus's only student who is preparing for law school.

I will complete the two AS degrees during 2005 and then transfer during August for my BS -- at which time I will be considered as a junior. Does that mean the following spring (of 2006) I should register for and take the June LSAT, and possibly again for October when I will be a senior?

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