New Jobs Available! Fall 2016 OCR Session P Application Open Until November 16 at 11:59 p.m.

The next opportunity to apply for Fall 2016 OCR opportunities, Fall 2016 – Session P, is open and applicants can apply, and modify applications, for employers in this Session until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.

Don’t forget that there are also opportunities for employment available on the Jobs Board!  OCR is one of our TWO places for you to find jobs; the other is the Stetson Law Jobs tab on Symplicity (i.e. Stetson’s “Jobs Board”).  Be sure to check the Stetson Law Jobs tab frequently, as opportunities are added here by individual employers on their own and new opportunities appear regularly.

Participating employers. Employers participating in this OCR Session include:

Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A. (2Ls for Summer Associate positions in its office(s) in Winter Park, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
For 80 years, Winderweedle, Haines, Ward and Woodman has woven a rich heritage of quality, ethical representation for its clients both large and small. As a trusted advisor, the Winderweedle name has become synonymous with lasting, highly regarded relationships. As one of Florida’s oldest and most respected law firms, clients are attracted to its superb reputation.  With an accomplished group of partners and associates, ever-expanding areas of practice, and multiple locations across Central Florida, Winderweedle further solidifies its place in the legal landscape in Central Florida and beyond.  The summer associate position is a job in which the associates lends research support and other assistance to the lawyers of the firm. It also affords opportunities to interact with the firm’s lawyers on a social basis.

Clark Mueller Bierley, PLLC (Recent Graduates for Associate positions in its office(s) in Tampa, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
We are looking for a new graduate or attorney with up to two years experience who can assist with research and writing as well as document review for large business/commercial litigation cases. Prefer background in accounting and/or business. Candidate must be familiar with dealing with electronically stored information, proficient in computer skills, be an excellent researcher and writer, and have ability to get along with people in a small office setting.

All applications for OCR are via Symplicity and the “OCR” tab. Employers participating in OCR can be viewed in the Fall 2016 OCR Participating Employer Guide (located in the Symplicity Document Library), which also provides detailed information on the application materials required by each employer. Step-by-step instructions for how to apply to OCR opportunities via Symplicity are available in the Fall 2016 OCR Instructions (located in the Symplicity Document Library). Applicants can apply, and modify applications, until the deadline, as no candidate materials are sent to an employer until after the close of the application period.

Stetson Law OCR Policy AffirmationEvery student participating in OCR must complete Stetson Law’s On Campus Recruiting Policy Agreement Form (found by clicking here) before their materials will be sent to the employer.  Note that if you completed this for a prior application Session you do not need to do it again (i.e. it only needs to be done once).

Stetson Law and this Career Development staff takes enormous pride in the fact that we consistently receive positive feedback from employers on our candidates’ preparedness. Accordingly:(1) Each document submitted for an OCR opportunity will be reviewed to ensure that it meets the proper formatting standards. If a candidate submits documents in an improper format, the candidate’s materials will not be given to the employer.(2) Each candidate must submit all documents requested by the employer, and if all documents are not submitted, the candidate’s materials will not be given to the employer.Please email Korey Henson (khenson@law.stetson.edu) with any questions.