Get Advising

The Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) is committed to assisting students and graduates of the University of Miami School of Law with their job search and professional development needs. The OCPD offers comprehensive services and resources for students and alumni.

Meet with an Advisor

The OCPD is comprised of a team of advisors, all of whom have law degrees and practical experience in different areas of law, and an excellent support staff dedicated to helping each student achieve his or her career goal.

Click here to schedule an appointment with your career advisor.  If you are not certain who your career advisor is, check your Symplicity account or call the OCPD at 305-284-2668.

A note to 1LsOur career advisors begin meeting one-on-one with 1Ls in November.  Feel free to attend OCPD programs and events in the meantime!

Have a quick question?

The OCPD has designated drop-in hours every day from 12:00 – 2:00 PM.  Drop-in hours offer students 10-minute meetings to get answers to quick or time sensitive questions - no appointment necessary!  On Mondays, drop-ins are held on the Bricks, in front of the Student Lounge.  Tuesday through Friday drop-in advising is available inside the OCPD. 

Need to have a Resume, Cover Letter or other Job Application Document reviewed? 

Send the Word version to OCPDreview@law.miami.edu.

Networking, Job Applications, Interviewing, and More!

The OCPD provides both written materials and online resources for conducting a job search in South Florida or elsewhere.  Visit our Job Search Resources page for more information. 

Looking for a Job? 

Check Symplicity for postings under “OCI” and “Job Search”  Also, take advantage of other Online Job Posting Databases.

Order Students Business Cards

Students can order business cards through the OCPD.  The cost is $22.47 for 250 cards.  Email ocpd@law.miami.edu if you would like to place an order.