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Fall Career Expo for University of Miami Students and Alumni

Not interested in practicing law but want a chance to meet with non-legal employers? The Fall Career Expo at the University of Miami is just around the corner! On Wednesday, September 16, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., hundreds of recruiters representing many industries will be at the BankUnited Center to network with YOU. Come learn […]

Post-Graduate Fellowship Opportunities Meeting

All students interested in a post-graduate fellowship should attend the following information meeting to learn more about the opportunities available: The Career Development Office and the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center present the Post Graduate Fellowship Meeting on Thursday, September 10 at 12:30 p.m. in room 108. Before the meeting, learn more about the many […]

Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference – Registration Open for Students and Alumni

Students and alumni interested in attending the 2009 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair can now register online to attend the event taking place October 24 and 25 in Washington, DC.  Currently, over one  hundred employers from government agencies, non-profit organizations and public interest law firms are participating. To register, you must sign up […]

First Annual Speed Networking Event

First Annual Speed Networking Event Join the Career Development Office, Tuesday, September 15 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Student Lounge, as we host the First Annual Speed Networking Event What it is: A forum in which students can refine professional networking skills and forge connections, while gathering information about the legal profession. […]

The Florida Bar Board of Examiners, Facebook and You

Last month we blogged about the pitfalls of social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace. Recently, the Florida Bar made an announcement regarding the Florida Bar Board of Examiners’ (FBBE) plans to visit Florida Bar candidates’ Facebook and MySpace sites. For tips on how to avoid social networking pitfalls, see our previous blog posting […]

Judicial Clerkship Season Kick Off

The University of Miami School of Law Career Development Office is hosting a Judicial Clerkship Information Panel and Reception as part of its Judicial Clerkship Season Kick Off on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 6:00pm to 7:00pm Panel 7:00pm to 8:00pm Reception The Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge RSVP to Nirva Pierre-Louis at npierrelouis@law.miami.edu The panelists: […]

This Week at the CDO

To all of our returning students, welcome back to campus!  For our first year students, welcome to the University of Miami School of Law.  Here is what is happening this week at the CDO: Saturday, August 15 – Sunday, August 23 Bidding for Phase II // Session I of OCI will take place from Saturday, […]

Stay Connected with the CDO!

The following resources will help you stay connected to all the job search and professional development information you’ll need this upcoming school year: Career Development Office website www.law.miami.edu/cdo (learn more about the CDO’s staff, services and resources) Career Development Office Student Portal https://wss-02.law.miami.edu/sites/cdo/students (log on to access important job search related materials including employment opportunities, […]

Phase II of the Fall 2009 OCI Program Begins Soon!

Phase II of the Fall 2009 On Campus Interview (OCI) Program will begin on Tuesday, September 8 and will end on Friday, October 23.  Because of the length of the phase, bidding will be conducted in several sessions.  Bidding for the first session of employers (who will interview between September 8 and September 17) begins […]

Callback Interviews

With Fall OCI underway, it is not too early to start thinking about callback interviews.  OCI interviews are just the first step in the fall recruiting process.  Employers typically conduct callback interviews which often last for several hours, include a meal and are held at an employer’s office. The CDO has prepared a guide specifically […]