The Career Center conducts dozens of career workshops each semester to help students learn about the employment landscape, understand organizations and the path toward employment, and network with professionals.
Sample career education workshops led by alumni representatives of various agencies and organizations include:
State Judicial Clerkship Alumni Panel Including Leyla A. Kiosse ’05, Tabak & Kiosse, LLP (Previously with The Hon. David E. Christensen, District Court, Fifth Judicial District, Minnesota District Court); Margaret Nyland Wood ’07, New York State Court of Appeals; and Erica Putnam ’06, The Hon. Christine M. Clark, New York State Supreme Court, Fourth Judicial District (previously with the NYS Appellate Division, Third Department)
At a speed mentoring event, students sat down for one-on-one meetings with alumni in a range of fields.
Selected featured speakers, left to right:
Craig Wittlin ’92, partner at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP in Rochester, N.Y., addressed a group of students in the Career Center.
Christopher Simmons, vice president of Corporate Taxes at Bausch & Lomb, spoke to students about his field of work.
Captain Rebecca Otey spoke to the students about summer work and post-graduation employment with the U.S. Air Force JAG.
David Miranda ’88, partner at Heslin Rothenberg and secretary to the New York State Bar Association, spoke at a career networking event.
More than 50 organizations and agencies attended the public sector forum.
Law firms and businesses participated in the private sector career fair.
PDS: NYSBA - Using Your JD to Your Advantage: Non-Traditional Career Paths
PDS: United States Navy JAG (military careers)
PDS: United States Army Information Session
United States Air Force JAG (military careers)
PDS: Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Career Fair
PDS: Law Firm Practice (Affinity Group Discussion)
PDS: Health Law
NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department
Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
North Country - Working and Living - Small Town Law Practice
PDS: Government Practice and Public Interest Careers (Affinity Group Discussion)
PDS: Intellectual Property and Patent Law (Affinity Group Discussion)
PDS: Business Careers (Affinity Group Discussion)
PDS: Entrepreneurship, Technology and JD Advantage Careers (Affinity Group Discussion)