Jobs & Opportunities: March 25, 2013

Published: March 25th, 2013

Category: Jobs and Opportunities

UF Law Summer Study Abroad Programs – Deadline extended to Wednesday

Earn six credits in an outstanding foreign summer law program at UF Law.

Costa Rica: June 16 – July 22, 2013

Located in San Jose, Costa Rica, this program is especially attractive to anyone interested in international or environmental issues. Classes held at the University of Costa Rica will be spiced up with issue-oriented field trips and visits to legal institutions.

France: June 24 – July 26, 2013

A week in Paris followed by four weeks in the charming university city of Montpellier, France. Plus, many French students will be sharing your classes. A fabulous mixture of learning, culture and travel.

South Africa: June 10 – July 12, 2013

We are fortunate to have a strong relationship with the University of Cape Town, regarded as one of the best universities in all of Africa. Cape Town itself? It’s acknowledged by many as the most beautiful city in the world. An unforgettable journey into a fascinating country, culture and land of beauty.

The deadline has been extended to Wednesday. To apply, use the ‘Apply Now’ button on each program’s Admission Requirements webpage. It’s rolling admission for all three programs so don’t miss your chance to participate. Refer to the study abroad website for information on the programs or let Michelle Ocepek know if you have any questions ( or 352-273-0620).

Legal Writing/Appellate Advocacy department seeks teaching assistants

The Legal Writing/Appellate Advocacy department is accepting applications for teaching assistants. Interested students can pick up applications in the department office on the second floor of the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center or ask their appellate advocacy professor. The deadline to submit applications is April 1.

Public Justice essay contest awards $5,000 to winner

Public Justice is holding its annual Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest, which gives $5,000 to the winner. The intent-to-enter deadline has passed, but the essay submission deadline is March 31 for those who met the initial deadline. This year’s topic is “Is Democracy For Sale? Have Citizens United’s holdings run amok? Legal challenges left to Super Pacs? Can funding disclosure be required?”

The winner of the essay contest will receive $5,000, a free 2013 Public Justice Foundation student membership, and the essay will be featured on the Public Justice website and in the nationally disseminated Public Justice newsletter. The contest is open to all law students who are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited law school.

If you have any questions about the essay contest, contact Cassandra Goings at or 202-797-8600.