submitting an application to all of the legal employers participating in the program. Students have the option of choosing from three job fair sites:
Houston, TX Los Angeles, CA Wilmington, DE
Saturday, August 14, 2004 Saturday, August 14, 2004 Saturday, August 14, 2004
Registration for the Houston, Los Angeles, and Wilmington sites will be completed electronically. You may log on directly to the link below, complete the Registration Form, attach your resume and transcript and click Submit. It s that easy! The deadline for the receipt of your registration for any of the Job Fairs is Friday, April 9, 2004.
NOTE - The Job Fair registration is on a restricted site to pre-designated law schools only so you must use the following information provided in order to access the Registration Form. This information is not to be shared with students from other law schools. Ballad Spahr is hosting the Registration Form on their organization s website. To access the Ballard Spahr site, log on to the Internet and type www.ballardspahr.com in the address bar and hit the Enter key. When the Homepage comes up you will see the link to the Registration Form at the bottom left of the page in orange. Click on this link to bring up the screen which asks for your username and password. Use the information provided below to populate these fields. Please note that the letters are case sensitive. Username: student Password: 3r0vaodf. Employers will have the opportunity to review your materials (taking into account your geographic preferences) and select students to whom they would like to extend an invitation to interview with a representative from their organization at a Job Fair. If you accept an invitation you will be expected to travel to the Job Fair at your own expense. Each selected student will have private interviews with those employers that have expressed an interest in them.
You are requested to attach a copy of your resume and law school transcript to the electronic Registration Form. If this is not possible, you may send the information as an e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org , by fax to 215.864.9212 or forward copies of those materials directly to Jennifer L. Fallon, DuPont Legal Minority Job Fair Coordinator, c/o Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, 1735 Market Street, 51st Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103-7599 before April 9, 2004. Your application materials will not be accepted unless you provide both your resume and transcript.
Finnegan Henderson Diversity Scholarship The scholarship, designed to increase diversity in the intellectual property bar, will provide financial support to qualified students from underrepresented minority groups who have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a career in IP law. The scholarship award of $12,000 may be applied to costs associated with normal tuition; usual fees (such as, but not limited to, student activity fees; law school or university fees, and administrative fees); and a patent bar review course. The scholarship recipient will also receive an offer to join the firm as a summer associate in one of our domestic offices (Washington, Atlanta, Cambridge, Palo Alto, or Reston). Students completing their first year full-time (or second year part-time) as of June 1, 2004 are invited to apply. The award will be applied to education costs the following year, and may be renewed for one additional year if the scholar accepts an associate offer upon successful completion of the Finnegan Henderson summer associate program and maintains a grade point average of 3.0 or better in law school. Additional information about the scholarship and application form are posted on the firm’s website at www.finnegan.com as well as OCS. The deadline for applications is June 1, 2004.
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