International Law Society and Center for Career Services Hosts Discussion on Internships, Networking and the Legal Profession
Renee Pobjecky (pictured left), an attorney with the Winter Haven law firm of Pobjecky & Pobjecky, offers comment during a recent panel entitled “Pathways To Employment,” a unique forum presented by the ABA Section on International Law, which brought law students together with experienced practitioners in the law school’s Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom. Hosted by the International Law Society in conjunction with the Center for Career Services, the forum also featured Stephanie Reed Traband of Proskauer Rose and Stephen Powell, director of the Center for Governmental Responsibility’s International Trade Program. Professor Stuart Cohn, associate dean for International Studies, moderated the discussion. Participants discussed internships opportunities, networking, legal systems and cultures, becoming active in international organizations and societies, and developing legal and interpersonal skills.