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CDO Professional Development

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This Week at the CDO (Weeks of February 29, 2016)

Wednesday, March 2, 2016: 18th Annual Informational Career Fair  – 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM – Law School Campus Bricks 1:Meet with attorneys from government, business, law firms and public interest organizations. Hear about their practice areas and experience while you network. For additional information and details, please contact Debbie Rowe-Millwood at the CDO.

Attend the 18th Annual Informational Career Fair on the Bricks!

When:                 Wednesday, March 02, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM  Where:               Law Campus Bricks 1 Meet with attorneys from government, business, law firms and public interest organizations. Hear about their practice areas and experience while you network. For additional details, visit or email the Career Development Office.

This Week at the CDO (Weeks of January 18 and 25, 2016)

Welcome back from winter break! Wednesday, January 20, 2016 & Wednesday, January 27, 2016: 1L CDO Workshops – 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM – Law School Campus, Room F-309:During the spring semester, 1L students will have an opportunity to participate in Spring Recruiting, which includes the Spring On Campus Interview Program, Spring Resume Referral Program […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 26, 2015)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015: 1L CDO Orientation – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Room F-309 – The CDO 1L Orientation will introduce current first year law students to the services and programs of the CDO and provide the initial tools needed to begin a job search. This is one of two sessions taking place this […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 28, 2015)

Tuesday, September 29, 2015: Nuts & Bolts Application Workshop – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Law Campus Room A-110 – Workshop designed to provide an overview of the different types of judicial clerkships and the application processes.

Welcome to Our “Coffee Connectors” Program!

We are pleased to introduce you to our Coffee Connectors Network, created to provide law students with opportunities to connect with Miami Law alumni across the country. Through our network of alumni, you can connect with a diverse group of attorneys, learn about different practice areas and ultimately better transition from law school into practice. With more than […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 21, 2015)

Monday, September 21, 2015: Young Alumni Career Panel – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Law Campus Room F-309 – A panel with young alumni to discuss career opportunities beyond on campus interviews. The event is being sponsored by CDO and the Alumni Office. For further information contact Brenda Louard in the CDO. Thursday, September 24, […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 24, 2014)

Welcome back to our returning students and welcome our new students to UM Law! Wednesday, August 26:  Mock Interview Program, (Phase II) – CDO. Thursday, August 27:   Mock Interview Program, (Phase II) – CDO. Friday, August 28:   Mock Interview Program, (Phase II) – CDO.  

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 23, 2015)

Thursday, March 26, 2015:  Interviewing and Client Etiquette – Essential Skills for Professional Success– 12:30 p.m., Room F – 209 – The CDO and PAD cordially invite you to attend and see Sharon Abrahams, Ed.D., National Director of Professional Development for Foley & Lardner LLP. She will be discussing important etiquette skills necessary to be […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 2, 2015)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015: CDO’s Seventeenth Annual Informational Career Fair – 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Law Campus, The Bricks – Join the CDO and network! Learn about different practice areas as we host public, private and government organizations. Thursday, March 5, 2015: Using Social Media and Your Law Degree to Pursue Your Passions & […]