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September 2011

The Spring 2012 Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students – Applications Now Available!

Applications for the Spring 2012 Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students are now available.  Applications are available in the Career Development Office (Room A112).    The Program offers an amazing opportunity to work as a law clerk for the Florida Supreme Court.  Interns have the opportunity to attend oral arguments, discuss cases with the Justices and […]

Sarasota County Bar Diversity Scholarship – Deadline January 14, 2012

The Sarasota County Bar Diversity Scholarship (SCBA) offers the Richard Garland Diversity Scholarship to deserving first-year law students who meet the qualifying criteria.  The Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards scholarships of up to $5,000 which is applied to the recipient’s tuition for his or her second year of law school.  The deadline for the […]

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 […]

Job Searching on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter

NALP, The Association for Legal Career Professionals, has published a series of E-Guides on E-Professionalism.  The first three E-Guides in the series contain helpful information on job searching and building a professional image on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.  Here are links to the E-Guides: LinkedIn: Facebook for Lawyers Facebook for Law Students: Making Friends (But […]

The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program – Gateway to the Federal Government

ATTENTION 3Ls and LL.M.s  The 2011-2012 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program application season will open on Thursday, September 15, 2011.   The PMF Program offers paid two-year federal government fellowships to graduate students interested in the public sector.  More than 80 Federal agencies recruit through this program and offer positions in public policy and administration, domestic […]

Attention 3L Students! USA Jobs Site Will Not Be Available for Approximately One Week in October

Attention 3L Students! USA Jobs site will go down for about a week in October while the Office of Personnel Management prepares to launch an updated version of the site.  Here’s a blurb from a Government Executive Report:  “The Office of Personnel Management will take the government’s job application platform offline in October to transition […]