JHLI Paid Summer Employment Opportunities- by Palak Desai

The Summer Scholars Program is offered by the Jaharis Health Law Institute and the Center for Intellectual Property & Information Technology. This Program offers 1L and 2L health law fellows or IP-focused students the opportunity to work at a diverse selection of firms, associations, organizations, and companies specializing in either health law or the intersection between health and intellectual property.  Summer scholars will receive exceptional hands-on experience wherever they are placed as well as a $5,000 stipend for the summer. Previous placements have included positions at Sinai Health System, Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center,  the American Medical Association, and many more.

I was a Summer Scholar my 2L summer, which helped me apply concepts I had learned in class, network with other health law professionals, and obtain another health law related position during my 3L year. To this day, I keep in touch with my mentor from that experience and she has helped connect me with other attorneys that I may potentially work with after graduation. Being a Summer Scholar is a great opportunity and can help expand your network and help you obtain a post-graduate job in the health law field.

To be eligible, you need to be a JHLI fellow, in the IP legal writing section, or have permission from professor Gutiontov. Email Alice Setrini with any questions, and please submit your applications to Alice by February 19th, 2021 at 5pm at asetrini@depaul.edu.

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