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March 2011

Did You Know?

The CDO maintains a Resource Library with a variety of books, guides and other resources that can help students and alumni with their job search.  Below are some of the new books we recently added to our Resource Library: Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters:  Strategic for Success from Multicultural Women Choosing Small, Choosing Smart:  Job Search […]

Law Student Good Works Competition, Sponsored by the ABA Section of Litigation

The ABA Section of Litigation launched its Law Student Good Works Competition on the Section’s Facebook page. The Competition asks law students to create the Section’s next Good Works project.  It offers a Grand Prize of $10,000 seed money from the Section to implement the project, along with a $2,500 cash prize, a trip to Laguna […]

The CDO is Open During Spring Break!

There will be no “This Week at the CDO” post this week, as it is spring break at University of Miami School of Law.  The weekly “This Week at the CDO” posts will resume next week. The CDO remains open during spring break and students and alumni seeking career assistance may contact our office by […]

Looking for Housing in NYC This Summer?

Educational Housing Services and Toppel Career Center invite you to. . . EHS Info Session Wednesday March 9th 5 PM—6 PM in UC 241 If you’re a student looking for summer housing in New York City, it’s time to raise your standards and house with EHS. Fully furnished rooms with LCD TV’s and private bathroom […]


The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity to a highly-motivated first-year law student. Through this partnership, NAWL will help select a student to join the 2011 summer law intern class at Prudential for an 11-week internship at Prudential’s offices […]

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

Interested in international law opportunities?  If you are, then some of our programs this week are for you! Monday, March 7 U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Information Session, 12:30 p.m., Room A110. The Foreign Service Officer Selection Process will also be reviewed, as well as issues about Foreign Service life and how best to […]

U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Info 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 […]

Scholarships to Attend Seminars on Landlord-Tenant Law

Sterling Education Services, Inc. is a non-profit continuing education company that conducts seminars across the nation. They are holding two seminars and are offering five law students free scholarship-passes to each seminar. The students get a day-long overview of a particular aspect of the law, a seminar manual, and they also get an opportunity to […]

Intellectual Property Seminar on Social Networks

The Dade County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee  Proudly Presents Avoiding Snags in the Social Network:  Intellectual Property Issues in Launching a Social Media Presence Guest Speakers:  Cecelia Dempsey, Burger King Corporation; Ernesto Luciano, Yahoo! Hispanic Americas; Tricia McDermott Thompkins, Applica Consumer Products and Gustavo Lopez, Discovery Communications. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 12:00 Noon – […]

Basics of Business Law Workshop Sponsored by UM’s The Launch Pad

Join University of Miami’s Launch Pad and learn the “Basics of Business Law” Navigate selecting and making use of legal counsel, entity selection, the importance of respecting the corporate formalities, and the importance of documentation from a legal perspective. The workshop will be lead by attorneys from Holland & Knight. Monday, March 7th from 12:30 […]