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Calling all Graduate School of Business & Law students!
"Postgrad Careers in Business and Law - planning your next move"
Thursday, 23 April 2015, 5pm - 9pm
RMIT Design Hub, Building 100, Level 10 (corner of Victoria and Swanston Streets)
Leading business organisations receive hundreds of applications for a handful of positions so, how does one ‘stand out from the crowd?’
The Graduate School of Business and Law has organised an evening of targeted career development workshops addressing the issue of how to market oneself in a competitive job market.
This is an opportunity for postgrad students to access information regarding current recruitment trends in their industry with the objective of empowering individuals to successfully find a job, move industries or obtain that promotion.
There will also be opportunities for networking with other MBA & MBA (Exec) students as well as those students in the Juris Doctor over drinks and canapés.
For more details, click here to view the program of workshops.
RSVP: Register via Careerhub today and don't miss out!
This will be a combined JD/MBA careers event, with an introductory session by RMIT Careers on CV writing, business attire and preparing for interviews.
Law-specific sessions will follow including the following topics/presenters:
The Lay of the Land: Legal Careers Market & Applying for Positions with Law Firms/In-House Roles (facilitated by Anthony Forsyth)
- Shobana Richmond, Taylor Root, Legal & Compliance Recruitment
- Grant Rowlands, Partner, Ashurst Australia
Thinking Innovatively about your Legal Career - Why not start your own law firm? (facilitated by Stan Winford)
- Laura Vickers, NestLegal
- Rebecca Thomas, Family Law Starts Here
Leo Cussen applications are open now!
Leo Cussen PTC July 2015 Intake - Apply Now! Applications are open for first round offers which close 15 May 2015. Our Application Form and Important Info are available online:
Applications will be accepted after this date, if places are still available. For more information phone Tania on (03) 9602 3111 / or firstname.lastname@example.org
Notice of General LSS Meetings
As an LSS member, you're invited to attend and vote at our five general
meetings this year. These meetings give you the opportunity to have your say about the activities that the LSS organise during the year.
The meetings will start at 5:30 in Room 13.03.13.
We are offering the opportunity for people (especially our OUA members) to Skype in to the meeting. If you would like to attend via skype, please contact the secretary to get the arrangements.
Additionally, if you can't attend the meeting in person or via Skype, you can send your proxy along with someone who is attending. Proxy forms are available on our website.
The meetings are scheduled as follows:
24 Apr 15
22 May 15
24 July 15
28 Aug 15
9 Oct 15
If you are unable to attend, apologies should be sent to the secretary before the meeting.
Allens Indigenous Internship Applications
Allens will once again be running our Indigenous Legal Internship Program, from 29 June – 10 July this year!
The attached flyer outlines open and close dates as well as the program dates in each of our offices. Students need to be in their second year or above of their law degree to be eligible for the program.
Applications are now open and will close on the 26 April, 2015.
You can click on the following link and it should take you to the job page:
Alternatively to search for the job, students will need to go to the careers section of our website: www.allens.com.au/careers and click on the 'job search' on the left hand side and then if they search for "Indigenous" in the keyword or Job reference box the job will pop up.
Please feel free to email email@example.com if you have any questions.
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