Toiletries Drive Competition for Harvard Square Homeless Shelter (Winners get ice cream!)

The WLA Volunteer Committee is hosting a toiletries drive to benefit the men and women at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter. The section that donates the most toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, deodorant, etc.) will win an ice cream party! 2l and 3ls from that section will also be included, and LLMs and SJDs have their own box as well! Boxes are located on the first floor of the WCC near the Hark ramp, and will remain there until Friday, December 6.

Teaching Fellow for Energy & Climate Law and Policy

Professor Freeman is accepting applications for Teaching Fellows for her Energy and Climate Law and Policy Class to be taught this Spring on Th and F afternoons. Fellows should have a background in energy and environmental law, be comfortable with agencies like EPA and FERC, and topics such as electricity policy, renewable energy, fracking and the shale gas boom, and biofuels. Fellows will be expected to assist professor Freeman in collecting and editing materials, review weekly student comment papers and discuss them with Professor Freeman prior to class, sit in on all classes, and hold Q&A sessions for students. Please send CV, transcript and short statement of interest to  curley at law.harvard.edu.

Research Assistant for work on Investment Consultants and Institutional Corruption

Jay Youngdahl, Network Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, needs a Research Assistant. For more on this, see his working paper on Investment Consultants and Institutional Corruption http://ssrn.com/abstract=2255669 The project is directed at re-imagining this important, but troubled area of the financial and investment architecture. Tasks will include research of current activities of investment consultants and their clients, hoping to identify best practices. It is anticipated that the project will involve 80 hours of work for the R.A., who will be a graduate student or upper level undergraduate. The R.A. should possess an understanding of financial vocabulary, have creative research and investigative skills, and have sufficient time to give to the project over the first quarter of 2014. The final product will include a paper, for which the R.A. will receive appropriate credit. Please send a cover letter and resume to┬ájay_youngdahl@hks.harvard.edu.