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On Campus DART Center Informational Session

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice Available to UM students and alums! The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will be hosting an informational session on Monday, March 7 at 5:30 in University Center Room 241 to discuss careers in the field of community organizing with students interested in empowering their communities and […]

Great Networking Opportunity for Students Interested in Practicing in Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County

The Broward Inns of Court brings together judges, lawyers, law professors and law students who meet regularly to discuss issues involving professionalism for the benefit of the bench and bar. Evening meetings center around dinner and thought provoking contemporary programs suited to increase professionalism and guide the less experienced members. Membership is considered an honor, […]

Judicial Clerkship Alumni Panel

Want “insider information” regarding judicial clerkships?  Have questions regarding what it’s like to clerk for a judge?  Then please join us for a panel discussion with four UM Law alums who will share their experiences and perspectives regarding post-graduate judicial clerkships! The panel will take place on Thursday, February 24th at 12:30 p.m. in F209 […]

Summer Housing Options

Every year, law students around the country spend their summer in a different city. Finding housing for the summer is one of the biggest challenges to spending a summer away. Below are some resources that may help you if you are looking for housing this summer: 1. The NALP Apartment Exchange allows students to search for […]

Suggestions from PSLawNet for Public Interest Summer Applicants

PSLawNet, an online resource connecting public interest law job-seekers with their ideal opportunities in the public interest arena, in government, at law schools, and around the globe.  The organization is sharing job application tips for students pursuing public interest positions this summer.  Below are the first two sets of tips and more will be posted […]

New at the CDO in 2011!

What’s New with the CDO in 2011?  A new calendar system and document library, both on Symplicity! New Calendar System on Symplicity Starting spring 2011, the CDO will post all upcoming workshops, presentations and other events on Symplicity.  Students will be able to RSVP online for events and easily add events to their Microsoft Outlook […]

Public Service Student Loan Forgivenes – Learn More on September 29

As part of their student debt relief seminar series, Equal Justice Works will present the following webinar: GETTING YOUR STUDENT LOANS FORGIVEN: HOW GOVERNMENT AND NONPROFIT EMPLOYEES CAN EARN PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS Wednesday, September 29, Noon – 1 p.m. EDT Space is limited, so participants are required to register at equaljusticeworks.org. Presented by Heather […]

Health Law Job Search Resource

The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) has a career center with job postings for post-graduate positions.  This is a great resource for students trying to identify potential employers and to learn more about the different employment opportunities available to health law attorneys.  Visit AHLA’s career center.

Additional Federal Government Job Search Resource

In addition to the Government Honors and Internship Handbook, a good tool for any federal job search is the NALP 2010-2011 Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide. Be sure to speak with your CDO advisor if you want to apply to government opportunities.  And don’t forget that the deadline to apply to the U.S. Department of […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 30, 2010)

Monday, August 30, 2010 Fall Judicial Internship Program – Application Deadline is Today Applications for the Fall Judicial Internship Program are due to the CDO today, Monday, August 30 at 5:00 p.m.  This is a great program for students who want to work this semester and would like to work with a judge and/or cannot […]