New Jobs Available! Fall 2017 OCR – Session K Application Open Until Monday, October 16 at 11:59 p.m.

The next opportunity to apply for Fall 2017 OCR opportunities, Fall 2017 – Session K, is open and applicants can apply, and modify applications, for employers in this Session until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017.

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:

Berg & Kessler (3Ls and Recent Graduates for Associate positions in its office(s) in Venice, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
A small law firm is seeking an associate interested in civil litigation. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in drafting pleadings, motions, legal research, preparing for depositions and hearings, and occasionally attending hearings. Applicants should be knowledgeable with Westlaw, Microsoft Office applications, and Adobe.

Cunningham Lindsey (2Ls for School Year Law Clerk positions in its office(s) in Tampa, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
The selected candidate will work closely with our dedicated legal team under the direction of our Global General Counsel. Duties will include researching various international legal matters including requirements for doing business in international countries; licensing laws for professional engineers, fire investigator & environmental consultants; and anti-corruption & anti-money laundering law. Our legal intern will assist in drafting and reviewing service agreements, residential and commercial leases, and third party administration contracts. Additional duties will include business license registrations and renewals, writing academic-style research papers, and assisting the legal department in projects for upcoming events/deadlines.

Office of the State Attorney – 20th Judicial Circuit (2Ls for Summer Law Clerk positions and 3Ls and Recent Graduates for Assistant State Attorney positions in its office(s) in Fort Myers, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Prosecution of criminal offenses serving Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades and Hendry Counties.

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP (2Ls for Summer Associate positions in its office(s) in Sarasota, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service business law firm with more than 245 lawyers and 55 paralegals in its five offices located Charlotte, NC; Columbus and Toledo, OH; and Sarasota and Tampa, FL. In each of our markets, Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services to our core constituency: individuals, small businesses, health care providers, nonprofit organizations, Fortune 500 and international corporations. Our mission is to work on our clients’ timetable and budget, focus on results and keep our clients ahead of the curve. Shumaker recruits and retains top graduates from leading law schools and provides young lawyers with specialized training in the areas in which they practice. Many of our lawyers have advanced degrees in disciplines related to their practices and a number have clerked for federal and state trial and appellate court judges. Eighty-two of our lawyers are listed in the prestigious publication, Best Lawyers in America. We look upon our summer associate program as the major source of our future associates and partners. Shumaker recruits summer associates after their first and second years in leading law schools nationwide, and we accept you for inclusion because we see you as a “Shumaker lawyer.” Your learning experience shows you exactly what to expect at Shumaker if you practice law with us, as you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects involving multiple practice areas. You’ll attend court appearances, discovery proceedings, client meetings and transaction closings. You’ll draft legal documents that are filed with the court system or delivered directly to clients. In other words, you’ll find out very quickly what it’s like to practice law!

The Walt Disney Company (Recent Graduates for Disney Vacation Club Management & Regulatory Affairs Internship positions in its office(s) in Lake Buena VistaFL). The employer has provided the following information:
“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen! Disney Vacation Club is a vacation ownership program that’s not only flexible and affordable; it’s a convenient and cost-effective way for families to see the world—now and for years to come! Club Management and Regulatory Affairs is part of the Member Experiences and Club Management division of the Disney Vacation Club. Club Management enables/supports the marketing, sales, and operations of Disney Vacation Club (the time share business within Disney Parks and Resorts) by providing the following functions for the business: Compliance/Legal, Business Standards, Privacy, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Credit Underwriting, Contract Management, Member Administration, and Real Estate/Brokerage. Club Management and Regulatory Affairs seeks a forward-thinking team member who is passionate about delivering a quality product, has a guest service orientation, enjoys working closely with business partners on both strategic and tactical challenges, is an effective problem solver, and results driven. The candidate should have a willingness to participate in and contribute to team projects related to state resort registrations and renewals, real estate licensing and document control. Also conduct legal research and assist with miscellaneous other projects and business initiatives. For a full position description please visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/lake-buena-vista/disney-vacation-club-management-and-regulatory-affairs-internship-2018/391/5664479.  NOTICE – This employer has a two-step application process and candidates must complete both steps:
(1) Apply through Symplicity using the “OCR” tab (Session: Fall 2017 – Session K) between 12:00am on October 11, 2017 and 11:59pm on October 16, 2017
(2) Complete the application through the employer’s website: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/lake-buena-vista/disney-vacation-club-management-and-regulatory-affairs-internship-2018/391/5664479

Vernis & Bowling of the Gulf Coast, P.A. (2Ls for School Year Law Clerk positions in its office(s) in St. Petersburg, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Vernis & Bowling is seeking a 2L law student from Stetson to join our civil defense litigation practice in downtown St. Petersburg. Our law clerks work closely with our attorneys to assist in drafting pleadings, preparing discovery responses, developing defense strategies, and preparing dispositive motions. Often, our law clerks are afforded the opportunity to work full-time during the summer, and may also have an opportunity to join the firm as an attorney upon admission to The Florida Bar. The ideal candidate will possess strong legal research and writing skills, and desire a career in civil litigation.

WilsonHCG (2Ls and 3Ls for School Year Law Clerk positions in its office(s) in Tampa, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
WilsonHCG is a global talent solutions leader that operates on the principle of providing true partnership to its clients. Delivering business-impacting talent solutions – including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), talent consulting, contingent workforce solutions and executive search – WilsonHCG is transforming its clients’ businesses through their talent. Founded in 2002, the global headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida, with the EMEA headquarters in London and Canada headquarters in Toronto. Our global capabilities span six continents and more than 35 countries. While maximizing our clients’ talent acquisition process is essential, WilsonHCG recognizes the relationships we develop lead to the results our clients realize.  The Law Clerk position will report directly to the Corporate Counsel. This role will assist with the drafting and review of documents related to client contracts, statements of work, and contract amendments as well as business entities and transactions. They will play a large part in our compliance program, including keeping up to date on legal and regulatory changes that affect the company internally, as well as our diverse portfolio of clients. The Law Clerk will work closely with Human Resources, as well as discuss and offer opinions on HR and employment law issues. Additionally, the Law Clerk will conduct legal research and draft memoranda. Requirements: Must be a current 2L or 3L law student; Familiarity with online legal research tools and advanced search functions; Strong legal research and writing skills; The ideal candidate will have an interest in business transactions, employment law and corporate law and completed law school coursework in those areas; Must be detail oriented with strong written communication, excellent research skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize projects and multitask; Must be a self-starter with the ability to take direction and run with projects from inception to completion.

All applications for OCR are via Symplicity and the “OCR” tab. Step-by-step instructions for how to apply to OCR opportunities via Symplicity are available in the Spring 2017 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.