Resource Center

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 Ovadia CP&P Office also commits to provide comprehensive programming to help students develop the tools needed to meaningfully participate in those opportunities.

In law school, the process of planning a career and applying for jobs starts early. Students should take the time to browse the following material, which will help students learn about the services and opportunities that will make finding a job easier.

The Ovadia CP&P Office Blog

The Ovadia CP&P Office Blog contains new posts every week of up-to-date employment opportunities, scholarships, writing competitions and networking events. All information posted on the Blog can also be found on Symplicity. With any questions, comments or feedback about the Blog, please contact Jessica Michelle Ciminero.

Career Planning & Exploration
Job Databases
  • CareerBliss
  • Chambers Associate
  • Intercollegiate Job Bank: A product of a consortium of member law schools around the country who share job postings for post-graduate positions. This job bank is particularly helpful to students who seek positions outside of Florida. A username and password is required to access this job bank – to obtain log-in information, please contact the Ovadia CP&P Office at lawcareer@fiu.edu or 305.348.8376.
  • Post Graduate Fellowships
  • Public Interest Opportunities: The Ovadia CP&P Office is a member of PSJD, and students and alumni are able to utilize this online resource to find public sector opportunities, including jobs in government and within law schools, around the globe.
Writing Competitions

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNSEL – WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: JUNE 2, 2015]

Topic: Papers may be on any topic in the employee benefits field.

Complete details: Available at the Ovadia CP&P Office Blog.


UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW – PUBLIC INTEREST ESSAY COMPETITION [DEADLINE: JUNE 22, 2015 AT 5 P.M. EDT]

Topic: Submissions must focus on a specific legal issue within the public interest. This encompasses any issues relating to social justice or advancing the general welfare and good of the public. Topic selection will be one of the criteria judged.

Complete details: Available at the Ovadia CP&P Office Blog.


U.S. COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS BAR ASSOCIATION LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: JULY 17, 2015 AT 11:59 P.M.]

Topic: Entries may address any topic that lies within the procedure, substance, or scope of the jurisdiction of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Complete details: Available at the Ovadia CP&P Office Blog.


Résumés, Cover Letters & Other Correspondence
Interviewing
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