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NALP Apartment Exchange

Planning to work outside of Miami this summer? Need to find a place to live and/or sublet your own place? Then the NALP Apartment Exchange may be just the resource for you. Search for housing or post your own listing – all for free. The NALP Apartment Exchange will be available from January 15 through […]

Introducing the New CDO Student Portal!

The Career Development Office’s new Student Portal provides students with access to important job search related materials including employment opportunities, application forms and employer information. Students must log on using their UM law email and password to access the site. Once logged in, access materials by selecting the “Shared Documents” link and then choosing the […]

PSLawNet: Valuable Resource for Public Service and Public Interest Careers

The Public Service Law Network Worldwide (www.PSLawNet.org) is a national network of over 2,000 organizations that offer students and graduates opportunities in legally-related public interest and public service work. PSLawNet is a comprehensive site. In addition to containing job postings for both internships and postgraduate positions, PSLawNet offers resources for those interested in a public […]

Need to Find Summer Housing or Sublet Your Apartment?

As you figure out your summer plans, you may find that you need housing in other parts of the United States and/or need to sublet your Miami apartment. The NALP Apartment Exchange is a site allowing students to search for summer housing and/or post available housing. Free registration is required. The NALP Apartment Exchange will […]

Article on Predictors of Success at Large Law Firms

One of the frustrations of the job search is the emphasis that some employers put on law school grades and class rank. However, one recent study suggests that those factors are not the best predictors of success at large law firms. Read more about this study of more than 1,300 associates from one top 25 […]

Legal Employment and the Economy

The state of the economy is on everyone’s mind including those in the legal field. Here are some recent articles discussing the economy within the context of legal employment and the job search: Law Grads Entering a Tough Market How to Land This First Job

Get the Latest Happenings in the World of Patent Practice

Interested in learning more about hot issues in patent law? The Practicing Law Institute Patent Practice Center offers free information to law students and attorneys interested in patent practice including an active blog detailing the latest cases and decisions. Blog postings can be searched by categories, date and keyword.

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 […]

Government Opportunities and Upcoming Deadlines

The Government Honors and Internship Handbook provides a thorough list of summer and post graduate opportunities for students at the local, state and federal government level. The handbook also provides useful charts listing opportunities by class year, deadline and whether the positions are paid/unpaid (in the case of internships). The site is password protected. For […]

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, […]