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  • Job Postings | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    Alumni Videos Employers Grades Star Program Application Student Organizations Contact Job Postings Any time that Your CSO learns of an employment opportunity we post the position on our Jobs Board You will find this board at the Jobs Tab on your student Symplicity account These postings will include private and governmental employers public interest positions and alternative careers Some postings will require students to contact employers directly Other postings will

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/career-services/current-students/symplicity-guide/job-postings/ (2016-02-12)
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  • OCI and Résumé Collects | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    that particular employer to receive You can also type the preferred location for which you would like to interview if the firm is recruiting for multiple locations Then click on the apply button It is important to select Review before you click on Apply Review allows you to see all the documents that will be necessary to bid for that employer If you click on Apply when you are in the employer list and you have already bid for one employer the system automatically chooses your default resume and doesn t give you the opportunity to select your documents You may change your bids as often as you d like up until bidding closes for that Session Bidding early does not increase your chances of obtaining interviews However students who wait until the last minute may encounter a system that runs very slowly Law students should only bid for employers in whom they have a genuine employment interest Students who entered bids for any Session should check Symplicity to find out when employers have submitted their lists of students to be interviewed To do this click on OCI and then choose the appropriate session from the Sessions drop down menu A list of the employers you bid for will appear and in the column headed Invitations you ll see either invited alternate not invited or pending If you ve been invited that means you ve been selected for an interview Click on the Accept Interview button which will take you to a screen where that employer s interview schedule will display Select an interview time and click on Submit If selected students do not sign up for an interview by the deadline established by the Career Services Office or choose to decline an interview students who were listed as alternates

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/career-services/current-students/symplicity-guide/bidding-for-on-campus-interviews-and-resume-collects/ (2016-02-12)
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  • On-Campus Interview Policies | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    and Standards for employers law students and law schools Please read this policy in its entirety at http nalp org studentprofessionalism Students are required to honor all interview appointments that they accept through either on campus interviewing or off campus conferences unless they have accepted another position by the date of the interview Emergencies are the only exceptions and must be cleared with the Assistant Dean Students who fail to

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/career-services/current-students/symplicity-guide/on-campus-interview-policies/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Document Center | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    and Services Career Counseling Conference Schedule Off Campus Interview Conferences Out of State Symplicity Guide Job Postings OCI and Résumé Collects On Campus Interview Policies Symplicity Home Document Center Résumé Guidelines Résumé Format Cover Letter Guidelines Writing Samples References Interview Tips Alumni Prospective Students Alumni Videos Employers Grades Star Program Application Student Organizations Contact Document Center The University of Alabama School of Law Box 870382 101 Paul W Bryant Drive

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/career-services/current-students/document-center/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Résumé Guidelines | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    be one page Unless you have extensive work experience from before your arrival at law school you do not need a second page Your primary career counselor will be happy to work with you to help edit your résumé Margins should be the same generally one inch Font should be conservative business font such as New Times Roman and 11 or 12 point font size Different fonts can be used for emphasis or formatting but generally no more than two fonts per resume There is no absolute right or wrong format for your re sume but ensure that it looks professional We suggest you at least review the templates provided on this site Proofread your résumé several times before submitting it Remember that your resume is viewed as a writing sample Never send a resume with errors Your résumé will be reviewed by CSO staff but you bear the ultimate responsibility for its accuracy Do not use abbreviations unless they are universally understood Keep your résumé updated Never submit an outdated résumé You may want to have several different résumés for different employers While you will exclusively use an electronic résumé for CSO services you may need to submit resumes

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/career-services/current-students/document-center/resume-guidelines/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Résumé Format | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    of your resume If you are applying to a job in your hometown also put your permanent address on your resume 2 Education Show education in reverse chronological order Include all post high school academic institutions Include all degree s awarded graduation date s and college major and minor Indicate the date that you expect to receive your Juris Doctor degree 3 Grades Rank It is optional whether to put your grades rank on your resume but is highly recommended Employers generally want to know them Most employers will make a negative assumption about your GPA if you omit it sometimes they will assume that your grades are lower than they actually are Generally if you include your undergraduate grades include your law school grades and vice versa DO NOT include your LSAT score on your resume 4 Honors and Activities Honors and Activities should be listed with each academic institution under EDUCATION 5 Employment Experience List employment experience in reverse chronological order You may list unpaid employment experience Use present tense for current work and past tense for previous work If you have had numerous jobs limit what you include on your resume You can do this either by

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/career-services/current-students/document-center/resume-format-and-templates/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Cover Letter Guidelines | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    Contact Cover Letter Guidelines Cover Letter Template Cover Letters 1 A cover letter is also a writing sample take your time and put thought into it 2 Proofread carefully and be sure you have no errors 3 Include your return address in the letter 4 Address your letter to a specific person 5 Use the same paper and font as your resume 6 Single space 7 What your cover letter should include Who you are What you are seeking Why you want to work for that particular employer Why you want do the type of work that they do Optional but helpful Why you want to work in that particular city or state Why you Include high points from your resume What type of follow up you are anticipating Thank You Letters 1 Thank you letters to a potential employer are a nice gesture following on campus interviews but are not necessary or expected by most employers 2 You should write a thank you letter to an employer following an in office interview If you interviewed with several attorneys you may either write to all attorneys with whom you met OR you may write to the attorney with whom you

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/career-services/current-students/document-center/cover-letter-and-thank-you-letter-guidelines/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Writing Samples & References | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    Alumni Prospective Students Alumni Videos Employers Grades Star Program Application Student Organizations Contact Writing Samples References Writing Samples 1 Use only your own work 2 Choose a sample that shows good legal research analysis and clear concise writing It is more important that you provide your best legal writing than you provide a specific type of document 3 If you use a writing sample from work get permission first and delete any references which would identify parties or reveal confidential information 4 If you use an excerpt from a document in order to meet page requirements be sure to select something that reads well when taken out of context Also be sure to attach a cover page in which you provide enough explanation to make the sample understandable 5 Make sure that you put your name on the writing sample References 1 You should only provide a reference list if the employer requests it 2 Prepare a separate sheet for references 3 Three references is a generally accepted number 4 Professors lawyers and judges are excellent references Former employers business colleagues and family friends who know you well also are good references 5 Get permission from those you wish to

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/career-services/current-students/document-center/writing-samples-and-reference-lists/ (2016-02-12)
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