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  • Updated Guide to Alternative Career Resources

    Check out the CSD’s updated Guide to Alternative Career Resources!  Students and alumni can access the guide in Symplicity under the Document Library tab!  This comprehensive guide includes links to job banks, industry-specific resources, and professional associations organized by industry, including business, healthcare, and nonprofits (just to name a few). If you are thinking about pursuing an alternative career, a Career […]

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  • Scholarship Essay Contest

    DeKalb Lawyers Association presents their 26th Annual Scholarship Essay Contest! The 2014 Essay Top is: “From Opposition to Opportunity: How a Legacy of Leadership is Built During Times of Crisis” Eligibility: Entrant must be enrolled in law school. Contest winners must be available to attend the Annual Scholarship Breakfast, to be held at 9 am […]

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  • Fall 2014 Externship Deadline Extended!

    The deadline for Fall 2014 Externships has been extended until Sunday, April 27th at 11:59 pm!! Make sure you don’t miss your opportunity to earn academic credit while getting great legal work experience. Stop by the Career Services Department to get an Externship Handbook that lists all of the opportunities. Counselors can also assist you with […]

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  • Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkships

    Career Services encourages students to consider applying for post-graduate judicial clerkships. Check out Symplicity today for various judicial law clerk positions! Questions about judicial clerkships? Contact Jennifer Turney in the CSD office.

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  • Interested in Learning about the Air Force JAG Corps?

    Sign up for the upcoming OCI! We strongly encourage any students interested in learning about or applying for commission in the Air Force JAG Corps to apply for an upcoming informational interview. Though it has no weight on your application, it will provide you with a contact in the organization and allow you an opportunity […]

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  • Join the Prestigious American Inns of Court!

    Florida Coastal is now accepting applications from law students for participation in the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court and Robert M. Foster American Inn of Court. You can find this opportunity listed under the “Jobs” section in Symplicity with the posting entitled “Become a Member of a […]

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  • Applications DUE for Fall Externships on Friday,…

    Applications DUE for Fall Externships on Friday, April 18! Students: The applications for Fall 2014 Externships and Florida Coastal Clinics are now OPEN under the “Jobs” tab in Symplicity!  Each listing includes the qualifications and required application material. (Please note that the application qualifications and pre-requisites are set by the supervising attorney or clinical supervisor).  You need to have a resume uploaded […]

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  • Top 10 Social Media Blunders to Avoid While Seeking Legal Employment

    Social media is great for connecting with friends or staying up-to-date with the news, but there is a fine line between personal and professional social media use. PSJD Fellow, Ashley Matthews, breaks down the top ten social media blunders while you are searching for a job. Don’t forget, many employers check a candidate’s social media […]

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  • TERRIFIC TUESDAY!

    Will you be heading to the beach during this beautiful weather? Don’t want to risk getting water/sand on your electronics? Head on over to the library and check out one of our Newly Acquired books-the worst that will happen is you’ll get a paper cut! TITLE CALL # LOCATION The emergency sasquatch ordinance and other […]

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  • Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF)

    Registration for SEMJF will begin on April 2, 2014 and will end on April 18, 2014. Students can register on Symplicity at https://law-fcsl-csm.symplicity.com/surveys/SEMJF_Registration14. Registration is FREE! On May 15th, students will  be able to view the list of employers participating and will be able to apply for opportunities on SEMJF Symplicity. Only students selected to […]

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  • Northwestern Athletes Gain Employee Status And Can Bargain As A Union

    An Administrative Law Judge with the National Labor Relations Board has held that football players at Northwestern University fall within the definition of “employees” under the NLRB Act. The ruling also held that they can be represented by the College Athlete Players Association (i.e. a union) and bargain for working conditions (i.e. hours, health benefits, and […]

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  • Upcoming Events!

    3L Minority Boot Camp Are you prepared for life after law school?  If life is coming at you fast as graduation nears, then be sure to attend this workshop on Tuesday, March 25 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM in room 515. Topics of discussion include job search strategies, bar preparation, as well as character and fitness. […]

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