Internship Opportunity: Perkins Coie LLP in Portland (2 Positions)

Attention future graduates!

Perkins Coie LLP, Portland office is seeking Practice Group Support Interns for their Business (Transactional) and  Commercial Litigation practice groupsThe Ideal candidate is someone who is interested in/committed to going to law school in the fall of 2018.

Required skills include: a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1 year of experience in a law firm environment or equivalent professional experience

Learn more, including how to apply, below!

PGSI (BUS) job posting

PGSI (LIT) job posting

Interested in UO Mock Trial?

Info sessions on 9/27 and 9/29!

Interested in going to law school or just want to learn more about the law? Join the University of Oregon’s Mock Trial (UOMT) team! Mock trial is a great way to get a glimpse into the courtroom procedure and how a real trial works – an absolute must for aspiring lawyers. Each year, the American Mock Trial Association releases a case for over 600 mock trial teams in the nation to prepare and present. Last year, UOMT placed 19th in the nation out of 658 teams! UOMT is a program housed in and funded by the Forensics Department which means participants are covered for all traveling and competition fees. Tournament destinations include Boise, Seattle, Stanford University, Chicago, and Los Angles.

To learn more about the Mock Trial program come to one of the information sessions week one of fall term! They will be held Tuesday (9/27) and Thursday (9/29) in Deady 106 at 7 p.m. Visit or email for more information.


Mock trial team impresses at national championships

Around the O reports:

The UO Mock Trial team recently wrapped up its most successful season to date, placing 10th in its division and 19th overall out of 48 teams at the National Championship Tournament of the American Mock Trial Association.

You can read the entire report here. Congrats to the UO Mock Trial team!

Summer Internship Opportunities with Oregon Congressional Members

enhance_your_resumeInternships can be a fantastic way to gain experience and know-how when it comes to political and legals systems on a national and state level. Summer internships (and Fall, Winter, and Spring internships!) are offered by all members of Oregon’s congressional delegation. internships are available in Washington, D.C., as well as in local district offices. Follow the links below to learn more about the application process for each office.

US Senators:

  • Ron Wyden (D) – Senior Senator  – Summer application deadline: March 1
  • Jeff Merkley (D) – Junior Senator – Summer application deadline: March 30

US Representatives:

  • Suzanne Bonamici (D) – 1st District – Summer application deadline: March 25
  • Greg Walden (R) – 2nd District – Summer application deadline: TBA
  • Earl Blumenauer (D) – 3rd District – Summer application deadline: TBA
  • Peter DeFazio (D) – 4th District – Summer application deadline: April 1
  • Kurt Schrader (D) – 5th District – Summer application deadline: TBA

Congressional Internship with Congresswoman Bonamici

enhance_your_resumeSummer internships available in Oregon and Washington, D.C.
Application deadline: March 25, 2016.

The office of Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) is seeking unpaid interns for summer 2016.

Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will gain valuable experience supporting legislative staff and will learn about the operations of a congressional office. Responsibilities will include: conducting legislative research, providing office support, answering phones, assisting with constituent correspondence, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and assisting staff with projects as assigned.

Interns in the district office in Beaverton, Oregon will assist the outreach staff and caseworkers, research policy issues, help with constituent communication through mail and phone calls and attend meetings with the Congresswoman.

Successful candidates will demonstrate professionalism, strong communication skills, and an interest in learning more about the legislative process.

Contact and application information found after the jump.

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