Center for International and Comparative Law Hosts Fall Meet & Greet

CICL Media Release
September 24, 2013

The Center for International and Comparative Law (CICL) hosted its fall meet and greet on Wednesday, September 18 in the Mattone Family Atrium. The Meet & Greet began with a panel of current students describing their experiences with international opportunities. CICL Student Fellows Patrick Campbell (3L) and Maurizio Anglani (3L) were joined on the panel by Quinn Rowan (3L) and Maria Ehlinger (2L).

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Patrick spoke about his experience applying to and working at the NATO Practicum in Mons, Belgium. He discussed how he was able to balance school commitments and obligations with working a full time job at NATO. Maurizio spoke about his experience working at the Italian desk of Greenberg Traurig last summer. He discussed how he was able to leverage his Italian background and networking skills into landing a summer job in his chosen field. Quinn spoke about her experience working at the United States Court of International Trade after her 1L summer. She discussed how she managed to get the job and the daily activities involved in a judicial clerkship. Maria spoke about her experience studying abroad in Rome, Italy with St. John’s. She discussed how she was able to participate in the Writing Competition after 1L and was able to get a summer job when she returned from Rome.

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The panel was moderated by Joshua Alter, CICL’s Senior Graduate Fellow. In addition to moderating the panel, Joshua spoke about his experience working in The Netherlands after his 2L summer, competing at the Jessup international law moot court competition, and being a CICL Student Fellow as a 3L.

After the panel and an accompanying Q&A session, the students in attendance had the chance to speak with Professor McGuinness, co-director of the Center, Professor Rezende, the Director of Transnational Programs, and the panelists.

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For more information about the Center please visit the Center’s website. For more information on students involved in international projects at St. John’s please visit CICL Field Notes, a student-created and student-edited blog on St. John’s law students working abroad and working in international law.

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