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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, […]

The ABA International Law Section and China Committee

Interested in a career in international law and specifically in China-related matters? The ABA’s International Law Section and its China committee could be for you! Student membership in the ABA is $25. Once a member, students can join the International Law Section and its China Committee for free. The ABA, and the International Law Section […]

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 […]

Interested in a Career in Government?

Working for the government at the federal, state or local level can be extremely rewarding and a great way to start your legal career. Government opportunities present themselves throughout the school year, with some deadlines coming up as soon as next week. To best prepare for a government job search, it is best to sit […]

Prepare Yourself for Callback Interviews

With Fall OCI underway, it is time to start thinking about any potential callback interviews. To help you through the callback process, the CDO has several useful resources: I. Ins and Outs of OCI: Callbacks, Acceptances and More Panel Discussion Are you wondering what happens after the initial on-campus interview? How to prepare for a […]

Government Honors and Internship Handbook Now Available

Interested in a summer or post-graduate position with a federal government agency? The Government Honors & Internship Handbook is a comprehensive collection of available opportunities. The 2008-2009 Handbook is now available online at http://www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm. The site is password protected. To obtain the login information, please contact your career advisor.