March 28, 2017 at 1:23 pm

CLJC Seeks Program Assistants for Summer Law & Trial Institute

Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court Maureen O'Connor with students of OHIO's Summer Law and Trial Institute

Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court Maureen O’Connor with students of OHIO’s Summer Law and Trial Institute

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is accepting applications for two Program Assistants for the Summer Law & Trial Institute in July 2017.

The application deadline for the positions is April 30. This is a paid position for the duration of the program.

The Summer Law & Trial Institute is a 13-day immersive residential program high school students from Southeast Ohio that aims to increase their understanding of the law and its possibilities. The program also seeks to foster an interest in all aspects of legal education, service, and issues and to create the next generation of legal, advocacy, and community professionals.

Each Program Assistant position will:

  • Be assigned a group of nine institute participants.
  • Serve as undergraduate mentors to high school students.
  • Assist in daily program operations and facilitation of program.
  • Serve as first point of contact of students.
  • Assist in mock trial preparation and organization.
  • Reside in Ohio University residence halls throughout the program.

Program Assistants will work closely with CLJC Pre-Law Specialist Larry Hayman as well as with other attorneys and judges and will have the opportunity to participate in site observations, including to the Supreme Court of Ohio and ACLU of Ohio.

To apply for the position, please submit the following materials (as PDF or JPEG documents) to Hayman at

  • A 1-2 page statement of interest and qualifications for the position
  • A current resume or CV
  • A current DARS report

This position is ideal for students academically and professionally interested in law, justice and culture, especially those with mock trial experience, including recent graduates. All years, first through fourth, will be considered for this position.

Contact Hayman with any questions about the position.

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