The CPD Weekly is the weekly newsletter of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, Office of Career & Professional Development. The CPD Weekly features upcoming events, job search tips, valuable employment information, as well as job, externship, fellowship, and internship listings.
February 11, 2014
Still looking for a Summer Associate job for this summer? Look no further! Ruder Ware is hiring two 2L Summer Associates for the Summer of 2014.
Ruder Ware On-Campus Interviews
Ruder Ware, a full-service law firm with more than 40 attorneys and locations in Eau Claire and Wausau, Wisconsin, is seeking two 2Ls for its summer program. Each summer associate will spend half of the summer in the Wausau office and half of the summer in the Eau Claire office. The students will be exposed to all areas of the firm's practice. Ruder Ware will provide housing in each location.
Initial interviews may be conducted via Skype or video conferencing.
Ruder Ware summer associates may have the opportunity to participate in or work on the following:
Ruder Ware has hired summer associates from UST Law in the past and it has always been a very good experience. The deadline to bid for this position is February 12, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. (noon). Do not let that deadline stop you from applying! If you believe you cannot get your materials uploaded to Symplicity on-time contact Dan Winterlin at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will work with you.
Follow this link to place your bid in Symplicity, or follow these steps:
OCI Frequently Asked Questions
Some employers do not interview on campus, but they still accept resumes from our students. For these employers, you will need to upload your materials through Symplicity and bid just as you would for those employers interviewing on campus. The application process is identical, and the deadlines are still the same, but you will notice that there is no interview date listed. The employers will contact you directly if they’d like to follow up with an interview.
Remember, you're welcome to come to CPD for a resume review anytime this summer. Start early so you can get an appointment without any delay!
Consertative business attire as many legal employers maintain traditional dress codes.
Arrive at least 10 minutes before your interview and wait in the waiting area. The waiting area for rooms 125 and 138 is located in the Student Services Suite (MSL 124). If you are interviewing in MSL 173 there will be chairs available outside of the room. Unless specified otherwise the interviewer will come out and get you when they are ready.
Interviews will take place throughout the St. Thomas School of Law. To find which room your interview will be in please check Symplicity. Interview rooms may change last minute. Stop by the front desk in the Student Services Suite (MSL 124) to verify the room.
As a St. Thomas Law student, you are required to report your summer employment to the Office of Career and Professional Development. Therefore, you should respond promptly to all Career and Professional Development email requests for employment status or notify CPD as soon as possible of your summer employment status.
You are expected to attend all interviews for which you sign up. If you need to cancel an interview, you need to give at least 2 full business day's notice before the interview date. Please only cancel interview in the case of an emergency. If you have to cancel an interview, you will need to provide a written explanation and apology along with the cancellation notice to the employer.