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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.

ADDITIONAL WRITING COMPETITIONS: Available at iCompete Writing.


WRITING OPPORTUNITY: FIU’S WORLD ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION REVIEW (WAMR)

Topic: Seeking articles, essays, case commentaries, and/or book reviews on mediation or arbitration as it relates to intellectual property (either domestic or international)

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


JUSTIS’S FIRST LAW & TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: DEC. 1, 2017]

Topic: A 1,000 word blog post on the following topics – Future of legal technology and the work of law firms, how the law copes with technological innovation, and the mass impact of technology for providing new and easy access to legal information

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


20TH ANNUAL ENTERTAINMENT LAW INITIATIVE WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: JAN. 2, 2018]

Topic: Must identify research and write an essay with a proposed solution on a compelling legal issue confronting the music industry

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


DONALD C. ALEXANDER TAX LAW WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: JAN. 8, 2018]

Topic: Any original paper concerning federal taxation

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


AMERICAN UNIVERSITY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BRIEF 2018 SPRING WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: JAN. 12, 2018 BY 11:59 P.M. EST]

Topic: An original article that discusses some form of intellectual property law (*preferred 2018 submissions: Articles that focus on Deference Afforded to the PTO, Appealability of PTAB Institutions of Post-Grant Proceedings, Emerging Technologies, and related issues)

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


ABA SECTION OF ANTITRUST LAW: LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: JAN. 31, 2018 BY 5 P.M. CST]

Topic: A current topic dealing with antitrust or consumer protection law (*entrants are encouraged to submit subjects of national interest)

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


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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/.