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HOPE News for the Week of February 4, 2013

Upcoming Events: Monday, February 4th, Gideon Project Training Session, 12:30 – 2 pm, A-110 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. For more information, email HOPE.    Tuesday, February 5th, A Conversation with Manny Diaz, 6:00pm, University of Miami School of Architecture. Law school alumnus and former City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz will be interviewed by Dean Plater-Zyberk about his […]

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of October 1, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Featured:  Thursday, October 4th, HOPE/CDO: Tell Your Story-Marketing Yourself Like a Pro!, 12:30 pm, Room A110. Join the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center and the CDO to learn how to market yourself quickly and succinctly. This program is offered in […]

Read The Careerist Article: “How to Ace the Callback….And Land That Big-Firm Job”

In August, Seattle lawyer and author Grover E. Cleveland gave students advice about how to nail the initial interview with a firm. The author of “Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: The Essential Guide to Thriving as a New Lawyer,” Cleveland is back with advice about the next phase of the process: the callback. Read his article […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 24, 2012)

Tuesday, September 25, 2012: Legal Intern Success–Tips from Practicing Attorneys – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Room TBD Wednesday, September 26, 2012: Int’l Graduate Law Program-Networking Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room A-216B  Friday, September 28, 2012: JD/MM Seminar – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Room F-109

“Top 10 Suggestions and Resources for Finding Internships in International Development, CR and Related Fields” on Peace and Collaborative Development Network

Many students are interested in finding appropriate internships in the field to help develop their skills and experience. There are a number of suggestions that could be helpful in the search for a great internship that are offered on the Peace and Collaborative Development Network. The site is designed to provide opportunities for networking and […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 27, 2012)

Welcome back to our returning students and welcome to UM Law to our new students!  Tuesday, August 28, 2012: Tax LL.M. Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-108 Application Deadline for 11th Judicial Circuit Internship Program  Wednesday, August 29, 2012:  Mock Interview Program (Phase II)  Thursday, August 30, 2012:  Mock Interview Program (Phase […]

PSLawNet Launches New Website and Name

PSLawNet is excited to announce the launch of a newly designed website, which goes live on Monday, August 27th. With the new website launch, PSLawNet will also be changing its name to PSJD to more accurately reflect the audience of the new website. PSJD is a free public interest law jobs database for law students and […]

Check out the blog post ‘Resource Guides to Careers, Networking, Funding (and more) in Development, CR, and Related Fields’ in the Peace and Collaborative Development Network

This website is designed to provide networking and sharing of promising practices. Individuals are not allowed to post their individual requests to find jobs as the site would deluged and there are other websites that do provide this service. However, the site developed several short guides to careers, academic programs, funding, research, teaching resources, practice […]

Read The Careerist’s Article Titled “Am Law 100 Lawyers Discuss the Dos and Don’ts of the Interview Process”

“The Careerist” has published an article titled Am Law 100 Lawyers Discuss the Dos and Don’ts of the Interview Process. Guest blogger, Meghin Delaney, gives an inside look at the Big Law interview process from the perspective of lawyers at Paul Hastings, Wilson Sonsini, McDermott, Cooley, and Ballard Spahr. Learn what interviewers think about your resume, […]

Read a Great Article on Tips and Etiquette for a Luncheon Interview

Did you ever receive a callback interview when you were taken to lunch by a potential employer? Were you nervous about the luncheon setting? It is true that bad table manners are inexcusable. In this competitive market especially, you cannot afford to make mistakes—even ones as superficial as how you utilize your silverware. For a […]