Employer Resources

The Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) welcomes employers to recruit students and alumni for school year, summer and post-graduate positions. The OCPD utilizes a variety of services in order to assist employers in meeting their recruiting needs.
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  • A Note of Appreciation to Employers Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

    On behalf of Miami Law, the Office of Career and Professional Development would like to show our appreciation to the judiciary, local, state and federal government agencies, corporations, law firms, public interest entities, and all other organizations both far and near - that hired our students this summer amid the COVID-19 crisis. We are especially grateful to our alumni who were able to create unique employment and learning experiences for our students. The opportunity for our students to gain practical legal experience and to develop their professional skills is an integral part of their legal education. With the limitations imposed by the pandemic, we are thankful for all of the organizations that were able to restructure their summer programs to accommodate the current remote working environment and to give our students the ability to gain professional experience. We realize that this was a challenging undertaking! We are so appreciative of your continued support of Miami Law and our students.

    From us to you, a heartfelt thank you!

Miami Law Annual Networking & Informational Career Fair

The Networking & Informational Career Fair is hosted every spring. The School of Law is committed to promoting awareness of the many private, public and government sector career opportunities available to our students. Participation in the Fair is an invaluable opportunity to meet our students and educate them about your experience and practice area, while highlighting your organization.

To participate, please contact the Office of Career and Professional Development with any questions at 305.284.2668 or cdo@law.miami.edu indicating the practice area you would like to represent. Lunch will be provided to all participants, beginning at noon, with the fair taking place from 12:30 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Registration Deadline: March 1st. All participants should register before March 1st.

Participate in the Career Fair

On Campus Interview (OCI) Programs

The University of Miami School of Law Office of Career and Professional Development cordially invites employers to participate in its Fall and Spring On Campus Interview (OCI) Programs. These programs provide employers with an opportunity to interview some of the best candidates in the country for summer and post-graduate employment positions.

Fall OCI Program

This program runs from mid-August to mid-October each year. Participating employers may interview second-year (2L) law students for summer positions, and third-year (3L) law students and LL.M. students for entry-level positions.

Participate in Fall OCI Programs

Spring OCI Program

This runs from mid-February through mid-April. Participating employers may interview first-year (1L) and second-year (2L) law students for summer positions, and third-year (3L) law students and LL.M. students for entry-level positions.  All dates are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis and participation is free.

 

Post a Job Online

If seeking to fill summer, part-time, entry-level or lateral employment needs, the CPD encourages employers to submit a job listing on the web-based job posting system, Symplicity. This service is free for employers and they may create their own Symplicity account which enable them to post available positions. Employers may also send the information to the CDO office for posting.

Receive Résumés From Students

The University of Miami School of Law Office of Career and Professional Development cordially invites employers to participate in its Fall and Spring Résumé Referral program. This program provides employers unable to interview on campus with an opportunity to receive applications from University of Miami School of Law students and proceed with the interviewing process at their convenience. Employers may elect to receive applications directly from students or via a collection conducted by the Office of Career and Professional Development.

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Participate in the Miami Law Externship Program

The Miami Law Externship Program places second year (2L), third year (3L) and LL.M. students in a direct working relationship with local, national, and international corporations, government agencies, public interest organizations and the judiciary for academic credit. Students gain practical legal experience by working under a lawyer's supervision. Externs may work during the fall, spring and summer.

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