3Ls, are you ready to report for duty?
In your final year of law school, you need to be in tip-top shape in terms of employability, bar preparation, and financial literacy.
On September 16, 2014, the Center for Professional Development, Academic Success, and Financial Aid will join forces as your drill sergeants to ensure you are prepared for your third year of law school and after graduation. This workshop is only open to 3Ls.
You must RSVP on Symplicity by September 15th at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be provided and there will be giveaways!
When: September 16, 2014
Where: Room 585
Don’t forget, you must attend 3L Boot Camp to complete your 3L Passport for $500 (only open to May 2015 graduates).
For more information, contact Amber Donley in the Center for Professional Development at email@example.com.
1st Semester 1Ls will automatically gain access into Symplicity after you attend your mandatory 1L CPD (Center for Professional Development) Orientation taking place on October 7th and 9th.
You will be assigned your orientation date and time during the middle of September so please keep a watchful eye on your inbox! In the meantime, we invite all 1st Semester 1Ls to RSVP for any of our events by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the presentation in the subject line or stop by our office in Room 180 and we’ll get you signed up!
All other students can log into Symplicity using your C number e-mail address and the same password that you use to log into your e-mail account.
We understand you have limited time to work on your application materials for externships and clinics and that’s why the CPD IS HERE TO HELP!!!
We welcome students to DROP IN to the CPD Office, Room 180, on the dates below between 9:15 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. for help completing your application materials. We can assist you with OCI applications too!
NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY for these days only! (For all other days, appointments are required and can be scheduled via Symplicity or by stopping into our office or emailing/calling us.)
The applications for Spring 2015 Externships with Judges & Courts as well as the U.S. Attorney’s Offices, Corporate Placements and Florida Coastal Clinics are now OPEN under the “Jobs” tab in Symplicity! Each listing includes the requirements and required application material. (Please note that the application requirements and pre-requisites are set by the supervising attorney or clinical supervisor). The deadline to apply to Phase 1 placements is Thursday, September 18th.
Phase 2 applications (Public Interest, Government Entities, State Attorney’s Offices, and Public Defender’s Offices) will open on Symplicity on Monday, September 22nd.
Remember, you can only view job postings and OCI opportunities that are open to your class year, so make sure to update your Symplicity profile to reflect your correct class year.
Schedule your appointment with a Career Counselor today to review your application materials and discuss the opportunities in a one-on-one setting. You can schedule your appointment directly on the Symplicity homepage by clicking “Request An Appointment” on the right-hand side of the page or you can also drop into our office on one of the days listed below:
September 2, September 4, September 8, September 10
Don’t wait, apply today!!
What: 16th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference
When: October 17 & 18, 2014
Where: The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD
Deadline to Register: October 2, 2014. To Register, please contact Lisa Crouch at email@example.com
The Details: For more information about the conference, please click here or you can pick up a brochure next to the CPD’s bulletin board.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of General Counsel (OGC) is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Legal Honors Program.
HUD attorneys from the Jacksonville field office will be presenting an informational session on the Legal Honors program on Thursday, August 28 at 12:00 PM in room 510.
All 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls are welcome to attend. The Legal Honors program is only open to 3Ls, but HUD offers student internship opportunities throughout the year!
RSVP on Symplicity (under the Events tab) or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org!
For more information on the HUD Legal Honors Program and application instructions, please click here.
The deadline to apply to the Honors Program is September 5, 2014.
We hope everyone had a wonderful summer break! While you were away, we made a couple of changes.
1) We changed our name! Career Services will now be known as the Center for Professional Development or CPD.
2) We have two new team members! C.J. Gomes is a new Career Counselor and Ron Talone is our new Administrative Assistant. Stop in the CPD to say hello!
3) Walk-in Wednesday! If you have a quick question or want a counselor to glance at your resume or cover letter, feel free to stop into the CPD on Wednesdays between 10 am – 4 pm. No appointment needed on Wednesday only!
4) The CPD is now on Twitter and LinkedIn! Be sure to follow and connect with us for the latest information.
If you would like to schedule an appointment, drop by our office in Room 180, call our main line at 904.680.7744, e-mail us at email@example.com or schedule it through Symplicity.
We wish you the best of luck with the upcoming semester!
Good luck to everyone taking the bar this week!
If you are taking the Florida Bar, be sure to look for members of the CPD inside the convention center. Lisa Crouch and Lauren Avila will be handing out granola bars and collecting any items you wish to leave with them (ex: phone, flashcards) for pickup after the exam