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New at the CDO in 2011!

What’s New with the CDO in 2011?  A new calendar system and document library, both on Symplicity! New Calendar System on Symplicity Starting spring 2011, the CDO will post all upcoming workshops, presentations and other events on Symplicity.  Students will be able to RSVP online for events and easily add events to their Microsoft Outlook […]

U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Information Session

Jeffry R. Olesen, a Senior Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat-in-Residence at Florida International University and Miami-Dade College, will give an Information Session on State Department careers on Monday, March 7 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm in Room A110.  The presentation will cover both Foreign Service Officer and Specialist job opportunities, Civil Service, and student […]

International Internship Opportunities for Summer 2011

Interested in working abroad this summer for academic credit?   Possibly in Paris, Hong Kong, or Buenos Aires?  The Career Development Office is hosting an information session on Tuesday, January 25 at 12:30 in Room 108.  Suffolk University Law School and The Center for International Legal Studies offer this unique opportunity for law students to acquire […]

‘Tis the Season of Writing Competitions

Regular readers may have noticed that the most recent blog postings have all been for writing competitions.  That is no coincidence:  this really is the season of writing competitions. Writing competitions are excellent opportunities for students.  Not only can you bolster your resume if you are selected as a winner but often you are presented […]

Thinking about the Foreign Service?

Free Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Test Selection Process Prep Session – Monday, January 17, 2011 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM A free Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) and Oral Assessment (FSOA) Prep Session will be held on Monday, January 17, 2011 at Florida International University’s Graham Center, room 316, on the Modesto Maidique campus (MMC) […]

Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving

The CDO would like to congratulate our students on completing the fall 2010 semester and would like to wish all of our readers a happy Thanksgiving.

Information about Reading Period, Finals and Winter Break

The Career Development Office will remain open during reading period, finals and winter break.  Students and alumni are welcome to contact our office to schedule advising appointments during this time. This Week at the CDO will return in January.

Did You Know? Career Development Office Resources

Did you know that the CDO has the following resources available? computers, printers, scanner and fax machine (local and long distance faxes) video conferencing equipment for long distance interviews opportunity to conduct phone interviews in a quiet space order forms for student business cards a notary public All of these resources are free to use […]

Women Lawyers and their Paths to Alternative Legal Careers

Miami Law Women and the Career Development Office   present  Women Lawyers and their Paths to Alternative Legal Careers  Thursday, November 11 12:30 pm – Room 108 Please join us for a panel discussion as we explore the backgrounds of these women lawyers and their career choices: Serena Josephs – Attorney Professional Development Specialist, Greenberg Traurig  […]

Come Visit the CDO During Fall Break

The Career Development Office will be open during fall break (Monday, October 11 through Friday, October 15).  If you would like to work on your job search during the break, please contact our office to set up an appointment.