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Student Experience Spotlight Series

The OCPD Bulletin is now featuring a regular spotlight of a WCL student’s internship, externship or part-time job.  If you would like to be featured as part of this series, please email Michelle Norris at mnorris@wcl.american.edu.  To read other students’ experiences and to share your own, we encourage you to use SEEN, the Student Employer Evaluation Network in CareerLink.

 This month, we are featuring Erin Archer, a rising 3L who completed summer internship with the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP). 

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 1.      Where did you work? How did you get your job?

I got my job through another WCL student. When I told her I was looking for a job related to health law, she asked if I would be interested in disability law for veterans. After we discussed NVLSP and the type of work involved, I sent my resume and writing sample to her supervisor, and after an interview, I was hired.  (more…)

New Series – Student Experience Spotlight

Starting this week, the OCPD Bulletin will regularly feature a spotlight of a WCL student’s internship, externship or part-time job.  If you would like to be featured as part of this series, please email Kristen Meeks at kmeeks@wcl.american.edu.  To read other students’ experiences and to share your own, we encourage you to use SEEN, the Student Employer Evaluation Network in CareerLink.

 This week, we are featuring Rochelle Brunot, a rising 3L who completed fall and spring externships with the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office.  The Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office regularly conducts academic year externship interviews as part of WCL’s Fall Recruitment Program and is scheduled to be on campus in fall 2013.

1.   Where did you work? How did you get your job?

        I worked at the Gang Unit of the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office.  During the fall 2012, I worked at the District Court Screening Unit of this same office.  My supervisor asked if I would be interested in working in one of the Circuit Court Units the following spring, which is how I started working at my current job in the Gang Unit.  I found my job at the District Court Screening Unit through CareerLink.

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