Elevate: Diversity & Inclusion Career Symposium

The Center for Career Exploration & Success is holding “Elevate: Diversity & Inclusion Career Symposium” on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Attendees will be granted a certificate of participation as a professional credential for their resume and to further intern/employment pursuits.  The event is open undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and staff.

 

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Tarah Trueblood Director, Center for American and World Cultures & Global Initiatives, Miami University.

 

Miami is proud to host the following panelists for the Career Symposium:

·       Jamahal C Boyd, Sr., Director Diversity, Inclusion and Language Services at TriHealth

·       Robin Everhart, Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Cintas Corporation

·       Mitch Morgan, VP, Inclusion & Diversity Manager Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Fifth Third Bank

 

The speakers and panel will discuss the value of diversity in the workplace from the workplace perspective.  Additional organizations will be in attendance and available for networking throughout the program and during lunch:

·      Cintas Corporation

·      The David J. Joseph Company

·      Fifth Third Bank

·      St. Vincent de Paul

·      Talbert House

·      TriHealth

·      And more 

 

·      Students (Grads & Undergrads):  Register in Handshake

·    Please contact Jen Franchak for further information.

 

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Miami Mock Trial 2018 National Champions

Congratulations to the Miami Mock Trial Team 1050 on beating Yale and becoming the 2018 AMTA National Champions! This is the first time Miami has brought home the national title since 2001. We are very proud of this amazing program, and all the talented students who work hard everyday.

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Diversity and Inclusion Career Symposium

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Prepare for the workplace. Any workplace.

Join us for the Diversity & Inclusion Career Symposium bringing together students, professionals, and administrative staff to equip you with the necessary tools to successfully prepare you for any workplace environment.

All students are welcome to attend. For more information and to RSVP:

http://www.units.miamioh.edu/careers/newsletters/2011/diversity-and-inclusion-symposium/symposium.html

The Diversity & Inclusion Career Symposium 

Date: Sat., April 28 

Location: 152 Shideler Hall 

Symposium: 9am – Noon

Lunch: Noon – 1pm 

Miami is proud to host the following panelists for the Career Symposium:

– Jamahal C Boyd, Sr., Director Diversity, Inclusion and Language Services at Tri-Health

– Robin Everhart, Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Cintas Corporation

– Mitch Morgan, VP, Inclusion & Diversity Manager Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Fifth Third Bank

Itinerary:

9 – 10:25 am: Welcome and Keynote Address

10:30 – 11:45 am: Leaders in Diversity Panel and Q & A

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch at Shriver Heritage Room and Round Table Think Tank

IU McKinney Summer Law and Leadership Academy

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law presents the Summer Law & Leadership Academy!

WHAT: The Summer Law & Leadership Academy is a FREE one-week experience designed to introduce current undergraduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds to law school and various careers that they may pursue with a law degree. If you are selected for the Law & Leadership Academy, you will learn about hot topics in the law and strengthen your academic skills. The Summer Law & Leadership Academy will include:

Introduction to the Criminal Process
Legal Skills & Writing
Hot Topics in the Legal Field
Networking Opportunities
Guest Speakers & Field Trips
Career Options in the Law
Mock Trial and more!
WHO: Current undergraduate students who have completed at least 32 credits and have a minimum 2.50 GPA. People who have graduated from college are not eligible to apply.

WHEN: June 3-9, 2018

WHERE: IU McKinney School of Law
Inlow Hall
530 W. New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

If you are accepted into the program and reside outside the greater Indianapolis area, we will work with you to find housing at a reduced rate.

REGISTRATION: Complete the online application and submit a letter of recommendation from a college professor or advisor and an unofficial copy of your college transcript by April 20, 2018.
For more information, view the attached brochure and visit:

https://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/…/…/diversity/summer-program.html

Questions?
Contact Julie Smith, Assistant Dean of Student Recruitment, at js216@iupui.edu.

 

LSAT prep course scholarship

The Randall T. Shepard Fund for Diversity in the Legal Profession with an endowment hosted by the Indiana Bar Foundation seeks to encourage minority, low-income, and educationally disadvantaged students who want to become lawyers. To alleviate the financial burden, eligible students can visit https://mycourts.wufoo.com/forms/randall-t-shepard-lsat-program/ for an opportunity to receive a copy of Kaplan: LSAT Unlocked with online access at no cost to them. Since there is a limited supply of books, receiving a book is not guaranteed.
In addition, students may apply for a $500 partial scholarship towards an LSAT prep course. Students can visit the link above to apply and submit a separate essay (as outlined on the website).
The eligibility requirements for both initiatives are as follows:
Eligibility (must be all of the following)
-Indiana residents, graduates (or current student) from an Indiana college, or graduates (in the last five years) from an Indiana high school attending college out of state
-Intending to take the LSAT on or after September 2017 but before May 2018
-Minority, low-income, OR Educationally Disadvantaged persons with financial difficulty purchasing LSAT materials
-Interested in applying to law school in Indiana
Please contact ICLEO@courts.in.gov with any questions. The deadline is April 15th, 2018 or while supplies last.

PLUS Program at University of Akron Law

Freshmen and Sophomores interested in law school: consider applying to the PLUS Program through Akron Law! The PLUS program is a 4-week residential summer program at University of Akron Law school. This awesome opportunity allows undergraduate students to experience law school courses, learn more about law school applications, explore different careers in law, and gain the confidence to go to law school.

Check out the website for more details and to apply.