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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 […]

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.