Jobs & Opportunities: Sept. 24, 2012

Published: September 24th, 2012

Category: Jobs and Opportunities

Learn about the UF Law Summer Program in France on Thursday

Students studying in the UF Law France program benefit from a dual focus on comparative and international law. American and French professors examine various aspects of United States and French legal systems and European community law in classes in which there are both United States and French students. Students also meet with members of the judiciary and the legal profession. In addition, the program allows you to live in and enjoy the rich French culture. On Thursday at 1 p.m. in HOL 270, learn about the program and enjoy pizza and drinks.

The first week of the five-week program will be spent in Paris, and the last four weeks will be at the University of Montpellier in Montpellier. Courses offered include European Union Business Law (Professor Mousseron), International Sales Law (Professor George Dawson) and a third course yet to be determined. Enrollment is limited to 30 U.S. students. In addition, a number of students from the University of Montpellier enroll in one or more of the classes.

France Program dates: Monday, June 24, 2013, to Friday, July 26, 2013

Application deadline: March 15, 2013

Interested students may also visit the study-abroad website or contact the program’s director, Professor Dawson, or Michelle Ocepek in the Office of Student Affairs.

Enrollment deadline for Environmental & Land Use Law Certificate Program 

Students interested in enrolling in the Environmental & Land Use Law Certificate Program for this semester are encouraged to do so before Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Through the Environmental and Land Use Law Certificate Program, students can graduate from law school with a valuable credential that indicates both concentration and accomplishment in these two fields. If you have recently enrolled, or plan to do so, contact Lena Hinson at to set up an appointment with Professor Mary Jane Angelo, director of the Environmental & Land Use Law Program, to discuss your course of study for Spring and Summer 2013. For more information on the ELUL Certificate Program, visit Enrollment forms are available online. Students enrolled in the certificate program will receive email notification regarding priority pre-registration for certificate core courses.

Costa Rica 2013 Summer Abroad informational meeting Wednesday

Students interested in participating in UF Law’s 2013 Costa Rica Program are encouraged to attend an informational meeting at noon on Wednesday in the Faculty Dining Room (by the law bookstore). Faculty and students from the 2011 and 2012 Program will be on hand to answer questions and provide their perspective on the program. Pizza will be provided.

The UF Law Costa Rica Program emphasizes interdisciplinary learning that includes skills training in a cross-cultural, practice-oriented environment.  The program offers an immersive exposure to international and comparative law through the substantive lens of environmental law, water law and development policy, all from the unique perspective of Latin America and Costa Rica.  Issue-oriented field trips and visits to legal institutions are a key component of the program.   Students can receive up to 6 credits, and may be able to receive additional credits through summer externships.

Additional information from the 2012 program, including course descriptions, syllabi, field trips, photos and budgets etc. can found on the Program website at:

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