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CDO Summer Survey

The CDO is asking all returning students to complete its 2009 Summer Survey.  The survey asks you for information about your summer employer and how you obtained your position.  The data obtained from this survey will be provided to students for their own use in their summer job search. Please feel free to complete as […]

Yale Law Women’s Top Ten Family Friendly Firms List

The Yale Law Women annually prepare a Top Ten Family Friend Firms List.  Below is their 2009 report: Yale Law Women (YLW) has announced its fourth annual Top Ten Family Friendly Firms List.  The 2009 Top Ten Firms, in alphabetical order, are: Arnold & Porter Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Covington & Burling Jenner & […]

Stay Connected with the CDO!

The following resources will help you stay connected to all the job search and professional development information you’ll need this upcoming school year: Career Development Office website www.law.miami.edu/cdo (learn more about the CDO’s staff, services and resources) Career Development Office Student Portal https://wss-02.law.miami.edu/sites/cdo/students (log on to access important job search related materials including employment opportunities, […]

Callback Interviews

With Fall OCI underway, it is not too early to start thinking about callback interviews.  OCI interviews are just the first step in the fall recruiting process.  Employers typically conduct callback interviews which often last for several hours, include a meal and are held at an employer’s office. The CDO has prepared a guide specifically […]

In Search of Housing for the Summer?

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 […]

Great Networking Resources Available Through the Florida Bar

There are excellent networking resources available on the Florida Bar’s website: Did you know there are over 200 voluntary bar associations in the State of Florida? Voluntary bar associations are a great way to meet attorneys who share something in common with you, whether it is practice area interest or geographic location. You can view […]

One Week Institute on Child Welfare

INTERDISCIPLINARY CHILD WELFARE INSTITUTE (ICWI)Capital University Law SchoolMay 18 – 22, 2009Columbus, Ohiohttp://www.law.capital.edu/adoption/icwi/ Capital University Law School, in conjunction with the National Center for Adoption Law and Policy, is pleased to offer a one-week intensive Interdisciplinary Child Welfare Institute (ICWI). This two-credit course will provide law students and graduate level social work students with a […]

Resource for Law Students with Disabilities

The National Association of Law Students With Disabilities would like to share the following message with University of Miami School of Law Students: The National Association of Law Students With Disabilities (NALSWD) is a coalition of law students dedicated to disability advocacy and the achievement of equal access, inclusion, diversity, and non-discrimination in legal education […]

Diversity Scholarships

There are a number of diversity scholarships available to law students. Below are some of the many scholarships available. African-American Law Student Scholarships African-American Law Student Fellowship Sponsor: The National Bar InstituteDescription: Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to creating equality and justice for African-Americans through work in their law schools, their neighborhoods and community […]

CDO Print Resources for Student Job Searches

The Career Development Offices maintains a resource library with many materials useful for your job search. The Resource Library is located in Suite A-112. Here are some of the publications available in the Resource Library: Internships in International Affairs Legal Services Internships The Sports Internship Book The Human Rights Internship Green Law: Internships Public Interest […]