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This Week at the CDO (Week of September 7, 2009)

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 Fall On Campus Interview (OCI) Program Interviews (Phase II) begin.  Interviews will be held in the CDO and the Law Library. U.S. Department of Justice Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program Application Deadline is at midnight.  Applications must be completed online. NYU ISIP Workshop for International LL.M. Students,12:30 p.m., Room […]

Great Networking Opporunity for Students and Alumni

“Summer’s over so dust off your business cards.” Time to get back into the swing of things!! Join JGB Communications for a glass of wine and some hors d’oeuvres and mingle with various professionals from Miami-Dade. There’s no agenda, no cause, no group, no organizations – just good old networking, food and drink. Join JBG […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 31, 2009)

August 31-September 7 Fall OCI Phase II // Session II Bidding Now Open Fall OCI (Phase II // Session II) Bidding will take place this entire week.  The deadline to bid is Monday, September 7 at 11:00 p.m.  Be sure to review the email sent last week regarding Session II, consult the Fall OCI Handbook […]

Democracy for America Field Organizer Positions Available

Democracy for America is hiring state-level Public Option Field Organizers for an intense three-month pressure campaign to pass a public option as part of healthcare reform.  The organization is looking to put full-time, hired, grassroots field organizers, on the ground to pressure elected leaders to pass healthcare reform with a public option in a variety of […]

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, […]

Social Networking Sites and the Job Search

Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace are great to use but there can be pitfalls to using such sites.  Therefore, it is important to review and update your social networking pages and be aware of any information about you that is searchable on the web.  In this day and age, it is not out […]