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What is Symplicity?

Symplicity is a word wide web based system used by the Career Development Office to administer both its On Campus Interview (OCI) Programs and its job posting database. The Symplicity job posting database runs all year and contains job postings for law students and graduates in a variety of law firms, government agencies, public interest […]

Supreme Court Fellows Program

Since 1973, the Supreme Court Fellows Program has enabled exceptionally talented people to contribute to the work of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Federal Judicial Center, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, and more recently the United States Sentencing Commission. Founded by Chief Justice Warren Burger, the program provides fellows […]

ABA Section of Taxation Public Service Fellowships

The ABA Section of Taxation Public Service Fellowships are open to recent J.D. and LL.M. graduates, and judicial clerks who commit to working in tax-related public interest, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations for two years. Applicants must select and arrange employment with those organizations prior to applying for the Fellowship, and must confirm that their work will […]

Want to Be Florida Bar Board Certified One Day?

Florida Bar Board Certification:  Student Information Session and Lunch After only five years, many lawyers can demonstrate a commitment to professionalism and excellence in practice by seeking Board Certification. The Florida Bar now offers 22 specialty practice areas for Board Certification. Please join Board Certified Marital & Family Lawyer Terry L. Fogel — of Fogel […]

Updating Your Resume as a Recent Graduate

Recent graduates – it is very important that you update your resume to reflect your bar membership status in its various stages, from sitting for the bar to being admitted.  The CDO Alumni Guide provides information on how to make these updates.   If you have any questions or would like someone to review your updated resume, […]

Resources for Recent Graduates

Recent graduates – congratulations on graduating and completing the bar exam! The CDO annually compiles and reports employment statistics to the American Bar Association (ABA) and to NALP, The Association for Legal Career Professionals. This data will be used to determine the law school’s national ranking. Therefore, we encourage each graduate to fill out a […]

Career Fair for Students and Alumni Interested in Alternative Careers

The University of Miami Toppel Career Center is hosting its annual Career Expo on September 17, 2008 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m at the BankUnited Center on campus. The Career Expo traditionally attracts close to 200 companies from various industries including the CIA, FBI, Ernst & Young, Goldman, Sachs & Co., The Miami Heat […]

State Department Networking Event

The United States Department of State invites University of Miami School of Law students and alumni to attend its Careers in the Foreign Service Diversity Networking Night on Wednesday, September 24 at The Westin Colonnade, Merrick Ballroom, 180 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables. From 6:30pm-8:30pm, you will have the opportunity to meet U.S. diplomats, entry-level professionals […]

2008 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair

Registration is open for the 2008 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair! If you are interested in working in the public sector, in either public interest or government, don’t miss the opportunity to attend the Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC on October 10th and […]

Judicial Clerkship Information for Rising 3Ls and Alumni

Interested in a judicial clerkship? Summer is the time to apply!! Anyone interested in a federal or state post-graduate judicial clerkship should review the judicial clerkship materials posted on the CPC website at and contact Liz Stack, Director of Judicial Clerkships.