The nomination period for the Fall 2015 Indianapolis Bar Association Law Student Division Executive Board has begun. Five At-Large positions are available.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be involved with the planning and implementation of IndyBar student activities while also enhancing your leadership skills.
WHAT DOES THE EXECUTIVE BOARD DO?
Student Executive Board members seek to encourage student membership and involvement in the IndyBar in order to develop lasting relationships between law students and the association as a whole by:
- Providing educational programming and networking opportunities,
- Preparing bar examination candidates through the IndyBar Review and MPRE Review,
- Supporting philanthropic events and pro bono activities.
WHY DO IT?
While Executive Board members work hard to contribute to the continued development of the IndyBar, there are also countless rewards and benefits! Members are exposed to many fun opportunities to attend IndyBar events such as dinners, social gatherings, and networking events available only to Executive Board members. It is also an invaluable opportunity to network with Indianapolis attorneys who support the IndyBar.
REQUIREMENTS & APPLICATION INFORMATION:
At-Large positions available include:
Three McKinney School of Law positions.
One position each at the following schools:
- Valparaiso School of Law
- Notre Dame Law School
To apply for a position:
- You must have at least two semesters remaining;
- You must be able to attend 80 percent of Board meetings, which are held the second Friday of each month (except for July and December when no meeting is scheduled unless warranted);
- You must submit an IndyBar Nomination Form and a short (no more than one page) statement of interest, telling the Board why you would like to join and what you can bring to the Board.
YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A CURRENT INDYBAR MEMBER TO APPLY
Simply join the IndyBar as a Plus-Bar Review member at the same time you apply for an Executive Board position. Membership applications can be accessed here. Statements of interest may be placed in the mail folder of Secretary Ji-hyun (Jennifer) Kim or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also mail statements directly to the IndyBar office, 135 N. Pennsylvania Street, Suite 1500, Indianapolis, IN 46204.
**Statements are due by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.** Elections results will be announced on Friday, November 13.
Not ready to apply for an Executive Board position, but still want get involved in the IndyBar? Think about becoming an IndyBar Student Representative. Student reps are essential to recruitment and event marketing and still receive great benefits from their service. Please email Kari Hartmanfor more information