REMINDER: New Jobs Available! Fall 2016 OCR Session M Application Open Until October 26 at 11:59 p.m.

The next opportunity to apply for Fall 2016 OCR opportunities, Fall 2016 – Session M, is open and applicants can apply, and modify applications, for employers in this Session until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 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:

Office of the Public Defender – 9th Judicial Circuit (2Ls for Summer Law Clerk positions and 3Ls and Recent Graduates for Assistant Public Defender positions in its office(s) in Orlando, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
State of Florida Public Defender Office.  Managing Case Loads, Meeting with Clients, Working up the case and following it through to disposition for trial, plea or other resolution.

Office of the State Attorney – 7th Judicial Circuit (Recent Graduates for Assistant State Attorney positions in its office(s) in Daytona Beach, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
State Attorney R.J. Larizza of the Seventh Judicial Circuit is seeking qualified applicants to serve as Assistant State Attorneys! Our office employs 85 attorneys and over 200 support staff. The State Attorney or designee appears in the circuit and county courts within the Seventh Judicial Circuit, to prosecute or defend, on behalf of the State, all suits, applications, or motions, civil or criminal, in which the State is a party, unless otherwise provided by law. We shall seek justice by fairly and diligently representing the interests of the people of the Seventh Judicial Circuit and the State of Florida.

Office of the State Attorney – 10th Judicial Circuit (3Ls for Assistant State Attorney positions in its office(s) in Bartow, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Criminal trial positions.

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.