Monday, April 12, 2010

Making the most of your public interest internship

Free Webinar on Making the Most of Your Summer Public Interest Internship! On Wednesday, April 14th at 12:00pm, NALP and the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) are presenting “Top Ten Tips for a Successful Summer Internship in a Public Interest Office…and What to Avoid.” This free webinar will help law students make the most of their summer experiences in civil legal services organizations and public defenders’ offices by offering concrete tips from both public interest attorneys with extensive experience in supervising law students and law school public interest advisors who counsel students on maximizing professional development opportunities. The webinar will be led by Jennifer Thomas, Director of Legal Recruiting for the D.C. Public Defender Service, and Phyllis Holmen, Executive Director of the Georgia Legal Services Program.

The webinar will be offered live on April 14th and archived for later viewing. All students and law school career professionals who are interested in participating on April 14th should e-mail Kevin Mills, Director of Membership at NLADA at, and provide your full name, e-mail address, and a phone number. Please type “Student Webinar” in the email’s subject line.