2014 Fall Semester Calendar of Events
Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 12:30p.m., Room 107: 1L International Informational Meeting
Introductory meeting for any 1L students interested in international law, international moot court opportunities, study abroad, or overseas internship programs, and more. The meeting will provide students with general information about the Center for International Legal Education and what opportunities are available to 1Ls through the Center. The International Law Society will be present to answer questions and discuss their programs for the academic year. Lunch will be provided.
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 12:30p.m., Room 107: International Moot Competitions
Introductory meeting for 2 & 3L students interested in participating in international mooting opportunities. Professors Ronald A. Brand, Harry Flechtner, and CILE Assistant Director Brian Fraile will discuss the Vis, Jessup, and Niagara international moot competitions. Tryout instructions, deadlines, and team schedules will be presented during the meeting.
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 4:00 p.m., Alcoa Room: Foreign Visitors Welcome Reception
CILE and the Pittsburgh community will welcome the LL.M. Class of 2015 and other foreign visitors to the University of Pittsburgh.
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 12:30p.m., Room 107: Study Abroad Meeting
Introductory meeting will be held for law students interested in participating in study abroad opportunities. Summer, semester, and full-year study abroad options will be discussed, as well as logistical and administrative requirements. J.D. students who previously studied abroad will share their experience and help answer questions. Pitt Law’s Summer Croatia Program will also be discussed during this meeting.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 12:30p.m., Room 107: International Internships Meeting
Introductory meeting for 1L and 2L students interested in an international internship opportunity. Information about selecting, applying for, funding, and participating in international internships will be provided. J.D. students who participated in international internships will be available to discuss their experiences. Pizza and drinks will be provided.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 12:30p.m., Room G-18: U.S. Peace Corps, Boren Fellowship, & Fulbright Fellowship Opportunities
CILE will host an informational meeting for students interested in opportunities with the United States Peace Corps, Boren Fellowships, & Fulbright Fellowships. A representative from the Peace Corps will be present to speak with students about the programs that exist for JD students in the Peace Corps following graduation from law school. The Boren Campus Representative and Fulbright Advisor for University of Pittsburgh Graduate Students will be present to address specific questions about Pitt support for graduate student applicants to both of these competitions.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 12:30p.m., Room 107: University Center for International Studies: Scholarships and Opportunities
CILE will hold an information session where the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) will discuss opportunities that are available to Pitt Law Students. These opportunities will include, but are not limited to, area studies certificates, scholarship opportunities, and Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS Fellowships).
McLean Lecture on World Law