Jennifer Islam

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Jennifer Islam

Jenn counsels and advises Drew students and alumni on their career, job, and internship plans and critiques resumes/CVs, personal statements, and cover letters. She coordinates internship registrations in conjunction with the Director. Additionally, she prepares and delivers workshop presentations both independently and collaboratively with colleagues, campus partners, and student leaders. Jenn graduated with a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology with a minor in International Studies from Stony Brook University, as well as an M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University of Ohio.

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Student Internship Expectations

Before the Internship Begins
Submit learning contract (signed by internship placement supervisor and faculty evaluator) that specifies logistics of the internship and learning outcomes
Participate in session on professionalism development
During the Internship
Midterm timesheet submission
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Internship Supervisor Expectations

At the Beginning of the Internship
Fill out confirmation form, provided by the student
Confirm the position is listed in Handshake, and that the student has accepted the position 
During the Internship
Provide training and regular supervision, feedback and continued …

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Faculty Internship Evaluator Expectations

Before the Internship Begins
At the beginning of the internship, the student may provide you with a confirmation form, or you can access it here. Your submission of this form indicates your willingness to serve as a faculty evaluator.  
If …

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How to Prepare for the LSAT by Law & Lattes

If you’re stressed out about how to prepare for the LSAT then you should definitely check out this article for some pointers on how to be as efficient as possible when you prep.

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Top 3 Cliches To Avoid In Your Law School Personal Statement by Stratus Admissions Counseling

If you are a pre-law student who has finished taking their LSAT and are now ready to apply to law school then check out this article outlining 3 cliches to avoid in your law school personal statement!

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Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Internship Opportunity

The Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) is an eight-month unpaid remote internship that provides an opportunity for U.S citizen students at the college-level and above to create a real difference in the work of the U.S. government. Through VSFS, students …

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NJ Transit Internship Information Session for Summer 2021

Are you interested in working for one of the biggest corporations in New Jersey, NJ Transit? They have positions open for almost any major and interest. Check out a recording of their presentation to learn more information about the program, …

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Recording of Law School Admissions Panel Event

Missed the Law School Admissions Panel Event last week? That’s okay, you can still watch a recording here!

All panelists have given their contact information below if you would like to connect with them directly. Please make sure to introduce …

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Internship/ INTC 200 Updates for Fall 2020 

Internship/ INTC 200 Updates for Fall 2020 

Are you considering completing an internship for credit this fall? The registration process and requirements for internships have changed for the Fall 2020 semester. 

Registering your internship
Students must have already been hired …

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What to Know About Prelaw College Majors

“A prelaw major isn’t the only or even necessarily the best option for future lawyers, experts say.”

Read more here from US News!

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