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 Public Interest Options: A Survey of Career Paths and Information for Those Curious or Exploring


Date: 02/15/2019
Time: 11:50 AM to 01:00 PM
Contact: Office of Career Planning

Location: Jeffries Hall 1020

Description: Please join the Black Law Students Association, the Latino Law Students Association, Res Sista Loquitur: Women of Color Coalition, and OCP for a jointly sponsored program for all interested students to explore questions and concerns about public interest careers and the possible intersection with private and other career paths in the short and long term. Panelists include Hardy Vieux (’97) – Vice President and legal director of Human Rights First, Professor Alicia Alvarez - Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Community and Economic Development Clinic and a Board Member for the Sugar Law Center for Economic Justice, Elizabeth Rios ('04) - Managing Attorney for the Lansing Office of Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM), and Lindsey Stetson (’05) – Assistant Dean for Financial Aid. These panelists will engage with students about (1) the different paths to public interest careers for those who start in the private sector or elsewhere, (2) the opportunities that exist for less traditionally well known public interest careers, and (3) concrete information on the affordability of public interest careers, including specifics about the Law School's Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP).Lunch will be provided. RSVP via Symplicity under "Events", then the "Workshop" you wish to attend. to view the presentation.