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 prepare for a career in International Affairs.  All students are welcome to attend.  For further information, please visit the Department of State employment website at

Wednesday, March 9

Distinguishing Yourself Through International Law Opportunities, 12:30 p.m., Room E352.

Join Professor Matthew Wilson, an attorney with international experience and current Associate Professor of Law at University of Wyoming College of Law and get the answers to these questions:

what is an international lawyer?

how can you effectively use study abroad programs?

what are some effective job searching tips for someone interested in international law?

what international career opportunities are available?

what can you do as a student to open the door to international law?

Advancing Your Legal Career in the 21st Century:  Panel Discussion, 5:30 p.m., Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge.  Reception to follow.  The panelists will discuss the following:

• 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

Coming Up Next Week:  Due to spring break, no programs will be conducted during the week of March 14th.  Once students return to campus, we will begin our “How To” series to wrap up our semester of programming.