In this video feature, Joseph Mensah L’15 discusses his Penn Law experience, from the collegial atmosphere at the Law School to his interdisciplinary studies. He also discusses his career considerations and why employers are always looking for Penn Law graduates.
A new gift from the Leo Model Foundation to the University of Pennsylvania Law School will create the Model Government and Public Affairs Initiative, a series of new programs designed to prepare students for fulfilling work in government and public policy.
On October 14, Penn Law’s Office of Career Planning and Professionalism hosted its annual 1L Summer Experience Fair. Second-year students who worked in various sectors in the legal field last summer talked with the 1Ls about their experiences and the summer job search process.
Penn Law’s first class of Catalyst Grant recipients have begun their work in the public sector, working on everything from prosecuting criminals to determining the legal status of shipwrecks. The Catalyst Grant program provides a year of support for Penn Law graduates who serve in government or conduct human rights work.
Jennifer Leonard L’04, Director of the Center of Professionalism and Associate Director for Professional Development, discusses the importance of professional skills and they are critical to the practice of law.
Marking a major milestone in legal education and emblematic of the service ethic at the core of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, this academic year Penn Law will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of its public interest program, featuring a year-long series of lectures, workshops, conferences focusing on the power and impacts of public service lawyering.
In this video feature, Jennifer Leonard L’04 discusses how the Center on Professionalism provides training for Penn Law students to develop the skills that are crucial to a lawyer’s day-to-day practice.
This dispatch from Alicia Zhang L’16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Zhang is from Austin, TX.