In anticipation of 2011/2012 Clinical Registration from April 4-5 on MyPlan, the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs is offering three events to help students prepare and get information on clinicals:
1) Clinical 101 (March 23, 6:00-6:30pm, Pound 101): This brief information session will provide quick tips and tools on how to get the most out of a clinical experience. Students will gain insight into what a clinical experience can do for you, what a clinical commitment entails, and what questions to ask clinics during the Clinical Forum, which will start right after this session.
2) Clinical Forum (March 23, 6:30-8:00pm, Ropes Gray): This is the best way for students to learn about the variety of clinics offered at HLS. You’ll be able speak directly with clinic students, attorneys, and faculty in a fair format. Come prepared with questions, or just drop by and talk with clinics to understand the work experience, projects and client work, time commitments, and learning opportunity that is unique to each clinic.
3) Clinical Advising (Starting March 21, various times): Sign up through the Clinical website for a one-on-one advising appoint with Clinical office staff to talk about which clinic is best for you, what skill sets different clinics offer, how to balance clinics with other time commitments, and answer any of your questions.
For more information, visit http://www.law.harvard.edu/academics/clinical