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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.


JUSTIS INTERNATIONAL LAW & TECHNOLOGY WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: DEC. 1, 2018]

Topic: You are  invited to submit a blog-style article on one of the following four topics: (1) The Future of Legal Technology; (2) Data, Education & the Law; (3) Social Media, Technology and the Law; or (4) Access to Justice and Technology

Complete details: Available @ CP&P Office BLOG


21ST ANNUAL ENTERTAINMENT LAW INITIATIVE WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: JAN. 2, 2019 BY 10 A.M. PST]

Topic: 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


ABA SECTION OF ANTITRUST LAW: LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE JAN. 31, 2019]

Topic: Articles of general interest to the antitrust law community, including: Civil and Criminal Antitrust Law, Competition Policy, Consumer Protection, and International Competition Law

Complete details: Available @ americanbar.org/groups/antitrust_law/awards_fellowships/l_student_writing_competition/


4TH ANNUAL AUWCL NATIONAL HEALTH LAW WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: APR. 16, 2019 BY 9 A.M. ET]

Topic: Current topics of interest relevant to health law and/or food and drug law

Complete details: Available @ wcl.american.edu/impact/initiatives-programs/health/competition/


2019 HOGAN/SMOGER ACCESS TO JUSTICE ESSAY COMPETITION [DEADLINE: APR. 30, 2019 BY 11:59 P.M. ET]

Topic: “Legal Strategies to Address Gun Violence”

Complete details: Available @ citizen.org/www.citizen.org/law-school-contest


Résumés, Cover Letters & Other Correspondence
Social Media Marketing Resources
Etiquette Resources

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/.