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October 2008

What is Symplicity?

Symplicity is a word wide web based system used by the Career Development Office to administer both its On Campus Interview (OCI) Programs and its job posting database. The Symplicity job posting database runs all year and contains job postings for law students and graduates in a variety of law firms, government agencies, public interest […]

American Bar Association Summer 2009 Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

The Judicial Intern Opportunity Program is a full-time, six-week minimum, summer internship program open to all first- or second-year minority and/or financially disadvantaged law students who want to do legal research and writing for state or federal judges in participating cities. Participating judges are from Illinois; Texas; Miami, FL; Phoenix, AZ; Los Angeles and San […]

Supreme Court Fellows Program

Since 1973, the Supreme Court Fellows Program has enabled exceptionally talented people to contribute to the work of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Federal Judicial Center, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, and more recently the United States Sentencing Commission. Founded by Chief Justice Warren Burger, the program provides fellows […]

Government Opportunities and Upcoming Deadlines

The Government Honors and Internship Handbook provides a thorough list of summer and post graduate opportunities for students at the local, state and federal government level. The handbook also provides useful charts listing opportunities by class year, deadline and whether the positions are paid/unpaid (in the case of internships). The site is password protected. For […]

REMINDER: Deadline to Apply to PMF Program (3Ls) is Approaching

The deadline to apply to the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program is this Wednesday, October 15, 2008. For more information please see the original posting about the Presidential Management Fellows program. Interested applicants should stop in the Career Development Office to pick up an information booklet, which contains information regarding the application and nomination process. […]

ABA Section of Taxation Public Service Fellowships

The ABA Section of Taxation Public Service Fellowships are open to recent J.D. and LL.M. graduates, and judicial clerks who commit to working in tax-related public interest, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations for two years. Applicants must select and arrange employment with those organizations prior to applying for the Fellowship, and must confirm that their work will […]

Networking Opportunities with Alumni

The law school Alumni office routinely hosts events for alumni and welcomes current students to attend. These events offer an excellent opportunity to expand your network of contacts. The Alumni office particularly needs student hosts to help out with Homecoming 2008. During homecoming, alumni from around the country and overseas from the classes of 1968, […]

Reminder: Bidding Deadline for Fall 2008 Resume Referral / Direct Contact Program

As a reminder, the deadline to apply to those employers participating in the Fall 2008 Resume Referral / Direct Contact Program (October 2, 2008) session is tomorrow, October 2, 2008 at 11:00 p.m. EST. Instructions on how to apply are available in the Student Guide to Symplicity.

Reminder: Board Certification Lunch Session Tomorrow

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 […]

Presidential Management Fellowship Program

Attention 3L students: The 2008 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program application period is now open. The online application must be completed by October 15, 2008. Please see below for important information about the application and nomination process. The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program is the premier program for leadership development in the public sector. 3L […]