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This Week at the CDO (Week of November 7, 2011)

Tuesday, November 8th: Know How to Network – Student Lounge, 6:00-9:00pm Thursday, November 3rd: Microsoft IP Summit – Newman Alumni Center, 12:00-7:00pm

Get Help with Your Job Search using Social Media ( Free ABA Membership)

How are you using social media right now? If you’re not using it to present yourself in a professional manner and/or network with potential employers, you’ll want to attend the webcast entitled Using Social Media to Aid Your Job Search. On Thursday, November 10th LexisNexis® will host a panel of experts to show you how […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 17, 2011)

Tuesday, October 18th: Center for Ethics & Public Service Panel, Opportunities & Careers in the Private Sector: Room D-201, 12:30 p.m. Seats are limited, so please RSVP.  Lunch will be provided. What Law School Doesn’t Teach You: Student Lounge, 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 19th: International LL.M. Luncheon: Contact Yazmin Vazquez at the CDO for details. Judicial Appreciation Reception: […]

Free Pro Bono Program! 300 Things You Can Do With a Law Degree 2011

Chair:  Hindi Greenberg — President, Lawyers in Transition Are you wondering how you can maximize the value of your law degree or find a job in this tight economy? This free pro bono program may be just what you need. Hindi Greenberg, a nationally known career consultant who herself practiced law for ten years and […]

Effective Email Strategies for Law Students and Lawyers

NALP, The Association for Legal Career Professionals, has published a series of E-Guides on E-Professionalism.  Please see our earlier post for the first three E-Guides in the series regarding the use of LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to advance your career.  The following E-Guide,  Effective Email Strategies for Law Students and Lawyers, contains useful information on […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 5, 2011)

Tuesday, September 6th: U.S. Department of Justice – Deadlines to apply is TODAY at midnight! Attorney General’s Summer Law Intern Program (2Ls) and Honors Program  (3Ls).  ). For further information and link to the on-line application, click here.     Tax LL.M. Luncheon Resume Workshop – Room F109 at 12:30pm. Wednesday, September 7th: Peace Corps’ 50TH Anniversary Career […]

Practising Law Institute has 2 Upcoming Free Programs for Students and Graduates

 “Welcome to the Firm: Now What? What They Didn’t Teach You in Law School” is a one-hour Web-only audio briefing, held on September 21, 2011, 1:00 PM Eastern time. Click here to attend. This would be of interest to recent grads who are out in the working world, but also could be of equal interest to […]

PSLawNet Has a List of International Public Interest Resources Online

The Public Service Law Network (“PSLawNet”) is an online clearinghouse for law students and lawyers to connect with public interest opportunities and information on public interest careers. PSLawNet is a free resource for law students and alumni of subscriber schools to search among thousands of public interest job opportunities and employer profiles.  In addition to its […]

Check Out the Public Defender Handbook Online Now!

The Public Defender Handbook is a valuable resource tool for students looking for internships and post-graduate positions. It contains FAQs about Public Defender Careers, information about preparing for a career as a Public Defender and getting you dream internship and post-graduate position, tips for interviews and simulations and other important information regarding selected Public Defender […]

Finding Success: Overcoming Adversity in Your Job Search

Finding Success: Overcoming Adversity in Your Job Search Wednesday, April 20, 2011 7:30 to 9:00 AM Faculty Meeting Room, Law Library, 4th Floor Enjoy breakfast with the Career Development Office as graduates share their personal journeys and insight about how to overcome adversity and find success in your job search.  Attorneys will provide vital information […]