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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 […]

From the ABA: Eight Tips on Getting Your First Job After Law School

From the ABA:  Eight tips on getting your first job after law school Experts in tort, trial and insurance law shared their secrets of career success during the program, “I’m Getting My J.D. Now What? A Forum on How to Get Your First Job,” at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Atlanta. Panelists offered law school […]

Destination Public Intereste Webinar

NALP presents “Destination Public Interest: Landing the Ideal Public Interest Job.” This webinar, designed for 3Ls and recent graduates who are pursuing public interest jobs, offers best practices and tips in the areas of cover letter and résumé drafting, as well as interviewing and professional networking. Watch the webinar now Presenters: Charlene Gomes, Senior Program […]

Advancing Your Legal Career in the 21st Century: Panel Discussion

The CDO Presents  Advancing Your Legal Career in the 21st Century:  Panel Discussion • Identifying what you want to do with your law degree • Marketing yourself for the job you want • Achieving success in your career • The importance of being open to change and new opportunities Panelists include the following UM Law […]

Volunteer Opportunity with Lawyers to the Rescue

Lawyers to the Rescue invites those interested in volunteering to participate in a Legal Clinic at Camillus House located at 726 N.E. First Avenue in downtown Miami on Saturday, September 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. To learn more about this event and others hosted by this organization, please visit http://www.lawyerstotherescue.org/Event-Calendar.html. Job Search Tip:  […]

Looking for a Fall Semester Position?

2L and 3L students, do you want to work this semester?  Many employers hire students to work as interns or law clerks.  Positions are being posted on Symplicity on a daily basis so now is the time to start looking.  Below is one of the opportunities posted on Symplicity: Faculty Senate Legal Intern Intern needed […]

Careers in Multilateral Organizations

Want to learn more about careers in multilateral organizations such as the United Nations?  Then check out this blog post by Sara Rakita for PSLawNet.

Landing Your First Job in a Tough Economy

Join Debra Frank Montero, Esq., a recruiter with Robert Half Legal, as she presents “Landing Your First Job in a Tough Economy.” During this timely and dynamic presentation, Ms. Montero will discuss the “invisible” job market, how to develop an effective job search strategy, valuable networking skills and how to make yourself into the most […]

CDO Small Firm Week (September 14-18, 2009)

SMALL FIRM WEEK IS COMING! September 14-18, 2009 The CDO presents its first Small Firm Week the week of September 14, 2009 featuring panel discussions, presentations and an exciting speed networking event. The purpose of Small Firm Week is to promote the wonderful opportunities small firms offer to students and graduates.  Did you know… …that […]

The Florida Bar Board of Examiners, Facebook and You

Last month we blogged about the pitfalls of social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace. Recently, the Florida Bar made an announcement regarding the Florida Bar Board of Examiners’ (FBBE) plans to visit Florida Bar candidates’ Facebook and MySpace sites. For tips on how to avoid social networking pitfalls, see our previous blog posting […]