Presidential Career Summit

The Presidential Career Summit: Elevate your professional presence by attending the first Presidential Career Summit in partnership with Dr. Gregory Crawford, President. The Career Summit is a two-day, professional conference experience for first- and second-year students (though all students are welcome), designed for student networking opportunities and professional growth.

When: January 24 4:30 – 6pm and January 25 8am – 5pm

Where: Lewis Place & Shriver Center

Information/Registration: http://www.units.miamioh.edu/careers/newsletters/2011/presidential-series/career-summit.html

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Pre-Law Undergrad Scholars Program

Illinois Institute of Technology, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is sponsoring a Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program from June 2 through June 21, 2019. The Application deadline for receipt of all required documentation is Friday, March 1, 2019.
PLUS offers a unique and unforgettable experience for college students who are interested in the legal profession. This rigorous three-week program is designed to prepare students for law school or a career in the legal profession by helping them to develop essential core competencies needed to succeed in these areas. The program targets undergraduate college students from groups that are underrepresented in the legal profession.
 
The PLUS program is a free, three-week summer program that will:
 
provide participants with a deeper understanding of legal education via the program’s rigorous doctrinal and experiential skills-based curriculum;
help participants develop essential core competencies needed to succeed in the law school application and admissions process, as well as insight into navigating the process; and
expose students to a wide range of career paths within the legal profession.
 
The program will cover the cost of tuition, room in a residence hall, required course materials and other expenses. Participants are paid a stipend to offset some of their meals and other expenses. The program does not pay for any transportation expenses.
 
Access the PLUS website http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/adm/plus to complete the online application.
Should you have any questions, please contact Marsha Ross-Jackson, Director, PLUS Program at 312-906-5346 or email mrossjac@kentlaw.iit.edu.

OIP-u at Miami University

OIP-u is the undergraduate branch of the Ohio Innocence Project. It currently extends to 7 undergraduate institutions such as Ohio State, Xavier, University of Cincinnati and a few more. Their goal is to raise awareness about the Innocence Project and the prevalence of wrongful convictions. They work closely with the Innocence Project to raise money for the non-profit organization. Their goal is gain a better understanding of how the legal system works and the impact it has on those who are sentenced to prison for a crime they did not commit. Ohio has currently exonerated 25 people and are working on new cases every day. OIP-u is here to spread the word and make sure that justice is served.

 
If this is something that might interest you, OIP-u will be holding two meetings in the upcoming week:
Interest Meeting: Monday, September 17 from 6-7 pm in Upham 297
First All-org: Thursday, September 20 from 6:30-7:30 pm in Upham 002
For more information, you can email OIP-u Miami’s chapter president, Maddy Hunter, at hunterm2@miamioh.edu or secretary, Preet Patel, at patelpa2@miamioh.edu.