Individual Advising with Professor Robert Bird (’96)
- Starts: 1:00 pm on Friday, March 30, 2012
- Ends: 2:00 pm on Friday, March 30, 2012
Great networking opportunity for students interested in alternative careers in business law! Professor Bird has a varied and interesting background, including receiving an MBA degree, and working as both a state and federal judicial clerk, an associate at two small firms, and an adjunct and assistant professor at several undergraduate universities. Prof. Bird would be a great resource for any students interested in practicing or teaching business law. For students who are thinking about pursuing alternative careers, it would be especially helpful to talk with Prof. Bird about his career path and thoughts on similar types of opportunities to pursue. Professor Bird is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Connecticut School of Business. Professor Bird is a 1996 graduate of BUSL and received his MBA from the BU School of Management in 1998. Prior to beginning his full-time teaching career, Professor Bird served as a judicial clerk in the Massachusetts Superior Court, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut, and the Connecticut Appellate Court. He also worked as an Associate in the Employment Litigation group at Jackson, Lewis, Schnitzer & Krupma in Stamford, CT, and in the Employment and Estate Planning groups at Ivey, Barnum and O’Meara in Greenwich, CT. He served as an adjunct professor at several colleges and universities before becoming an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at Seton Hall University in 2000. He has been teaching at the University of Connecticut since 2004. Professor Bird will be available to speak with students about his legal career and opportunities in undergraduate teaching for law students and alumni. See his CV here: http://admin.business.uconn.edu/portalvbvs/pull/file.aspx?portalapp=vita&sbvitanumber=1492. Please sign up for a 20 minute individual advising session from 10:30-2:30 p.m. outside the CDO on the 13th floor of the law tower.
- Career Development Office (13th Floor)