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The Ovadia CP&P Office aims to guide and assist students in every step of their professional development journey. In keeping with the Office’s partnership model, it is committed to help create and maintain a pipeline of employment opportunities. The CP&P Office also commits to provide comprehensive programming to help students develop the tools needed to meaningfully participate in those opportunities.

THE OVADIA CP&P OFFICE BLOG: Available here.

Weekly posts of upcoming employment opportunities, scholarships, writing competitions and networking events. All information posted on the Blog can also be found on Symplicity.

Career Planning & Exploration
Job Databases
Writing Competitions

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: Select writing competitions in the fields of IP, Entertainment and Technology Law available here.


HOGAN/SMOGER ACCESS TO JUSTICE ESSAY COMPETITION [DEADLINE: APR. 28, 2017 BY 11:59 P.M.]

Topic: What Does the Trump Presidency Mean for Access to Justice?

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


NAWL 2017 SELMA MOIDEL SMITH LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2017]

Topic: An issue concerning women’s rights or the status of women in the law

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


AIJA BEST INTERNATIONAL FUTURE LAWYER AWARD [DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2017]

Topic: The impact of technology on the law and/or on the legal profession

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


IADC 2017 LEGAL WRITING CONTEST [DEADLINE: MAY 19, 2017]

Topic: A subject of practical concern to lawyers engaged in the defense or management of the defense of civil litigation, such as relevant aspects of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence, damages, alternative dispute resolution procedures and professional ethics.

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


19TH ANNUAL ANDREW P. VANCE MEMORIAL WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: MAY 19, 2017]

Topic: An in-depth analysis of a current issue relevant to customs and international trade law

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


CANADIAN AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION 2017 ANNUAL STUDENT ESSAY COMPETITION [DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2017]

Topic and complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


Résumés, Cover Letters & Other Correspondence
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Academic Policies & Regulations – Employment Restrictions

Per FIU Law’s Academic Policies & Regulations, certain employment restrictions are imposed upon full-time first year students as well as part-time students. These regulations in their entirety are available at law.fiu.edu/aba/.