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September 2008

October 2008 Calendar

October 2008Important Deadlines, Workshops and Events October 2 Florida Bar Board Certification: Student Seminar and Luncheon12:30 p.m. – Room 108 October 7 Get Ready for OCI Phase II/Session III: Interviewing Skills Workshop12:30 p.m. – Room 109 October 10-11 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair, Washington, DC October 13-31 Fall On Campus Interview Program (OCI) […]

Florida Supreme Court Internship Program

An information session regarding the spring 2009 Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students will be held on Tuesday, September 30th at 12:30 p.m. in Room 108. The application and selection processes will be discussed. Former interns will be on hand to answer questions and discuss their experiences at the Court. Pizza […]

Summer LGBT Rights Internship

The QLaw Foundation Public Interest Summer Grant funds innovative public interest projects that benefit the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (“LGBT”) community and/or people living with HIV/AIDS. The focus of the grant is to address unmet legal needs and to help ensure that the next generation of legal advocates for LGBT rights develops the critical […]

Want to Be Florida Bar Board Certified One Day?

Florida Bar Board Certification:  Student Information Session and Lunch After only five years, many lawyers can demonstrate a commitment to professionalism and excellence in practice by seeking Board Certification. The Florida Bar now offers 22 specialty practice areas for Board Certification. Please join Board Certified Marital & Family Lawyer Terry L. Fogel — of Fogel […]

Updating Your Resume as a Recent Graduate

Recent graduates – it is very important that you update your resume to reflect your bar membership status in its various stages, from sitting for the bar to being admitted.  The CDO Alumni Guide provides information on how to make these updates.   If you have any questions or would like someone to review your updated resume, […]

Phase II // Session III of Fall OCI

Phase II of the Fall 2008 On Campus Interview (OCI) Program will take place from Monday, September 8 to Friday, October 31. As Phase II is longer than Phase I, it is divided into three sessions, the third of which will take place from Monday, October 13 through Friday, October 31. To participate, you must […]

The ABA International Law Section and China Committee

Interested in a career in international law and specifically in China-related matters? The ABA’s International Law Section and its China committee could be for you! Student membership in the ABA is $25. Once a member, students can join the International Law Section and its China Committee for free. The ABA, and the International Law Section […]

Opportunities with the Department of State

The U.S. Department of State is now accepting applications for the Summer 2009 Student Internship Program. Applications must be completed online by November 3, 2008. A State Department internship is an opportunity for you to get an inside look at the different types of positions and responsibilities available in foreign affairs. In addition, the Department […]

How to Finance a Public Interest Career

Thinking about a public interest career but not sure how you can afford it? There may be a way! Attend the HOPE meeting on Wednesday, September 24 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 109 and learn more about the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007. This new program creates more options for students looking […]

Resources for Recent Graduates

Recent graduates – congratulations on graduating and completing the bar exam! The CDO annually compiles and reports employment statistics to the American Bar Association (ABA) and to NALP, The Association for Legal Career Professionals. This data will be used to determine the law school’s national ranking. Therefore, we encourage each graduate to fill out a […]