Online Job Search Resources

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  • Online Job Posting Databases

    The Office of Career and Professional Development offers its students and graduates the following online job posting databases:

    • SymplicityA job posting database maintained by the OCPD that lists summer and school year positions for students as well as attorney postings for UM graduates. The site is password protected. To obtain one’s username and password, please e-mail with one’s full name, graduation month/year, C-number or Cane ID number and preferred e-mail address. Alumni: For those that do not know their Cane I.D., please visit the main university website and click on "myUM" in the footer and follow the instructions to retrieve one’s Cane I.D. or create a new one.
    • Intercollegiate Job Bank: A consortium of member law schools around the country who share job postings. This is a useful tool for out-of-state job searches. A username and password is necessary to access it, so for access students should call the OCPD at 305-284-2668 or e-mail Be sure to provide one’s full name and year of graduation.

  • Job Posting Sites

    • American Bar Association: The Law Student section contains career resources, including internships, job postings and pro bono opportunities. The American Bar Association Career Center is a related site for lawyers.
    • Florida Bar News Classifieds and Career Center: The Florida Bar News Classifieds and Career Center sections list available attorney positions throughout the state.
    • HNBA Law Student Division Career Opportunities Board:  The HNBA Law Student Career Opportunities Board is part of the HNBA's mission of advancing the pipeline of current and future Latino/a lawyers and providing its members with robust professional development and career advancement training and opportunities. It is where HNBA law student members can find their next internship, scholarship, or judicial clerkship. HNBA student members may join the board and spread the word so Latino/a law students don’t miss the chance that can make the difference in their professional development and advancement in the legal profession.
    • Law Bulletin Legal Career Center: The Law Bulletin's job posting site contains postings for positions in Chicago and the Midwest.
    • AFL-CIO Unino Lawyers Alliance Hiring Hall:  Resource for law students and attorneys seeking information about union-side hiring opportunities.  Contains monthly listing of employment opportunities.

  • Out of Town Job Search Resources

    Out of Town Job Search Guide: This guide discusses how to conduct a job search in another market including tips on networking and informational interviewing. The guide also contains an extensive list of online resources that may help during such a search. Specific guides are also available for the following cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, and Washington, DC. Click here to access all guides.  

    Reciprocity: Available to all 3L students and graduates, reciprocity allows use of the career services of another law school. Each law school has its own reciprocity policy. As a result, there may be varying restrictions on the services and resources available and access may be limited or suspended during certain times of the year. For more information, please see the OCPD reciprocity page.

  • DEI Recruiting Programs

    Diversity & Inclusion Opportunities:  A comprehensive listing of diversity scholarships, clerkships, mentorships, internships, conventions, and job fairs available to law students.  

  • Law Job Directories

    • Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer and Law Firm Directory: This site has an online directory of law firms and lawyers around the country. Search for law firms and lawyers by location, area of practice, firm size and law school (lawyer search only).
    • NALP Directory of Legal Employers: The annual NALP Directory of Legal Employersincludes information on more than 1,600 employers nationwide.
    • Best Law Firms:  U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank nearly 9,000 firms in 81 practice areas in 171 metropolitan areas and 7 states.
    • Chambers Associate: Student directory of national and international law firms. Profiles include thoughts from the firm's associates and recruiters on a variety of topics including firm culture, assignments, diversity, compensation and pro bono opportunities.

  • Government Job Sites and Resources

    • City, County and Local Government Law Section of the Florida Bar:  Provides members with job opportunities in local government, in addition to other resources in government.
    • DC Public Affairs + Communication Jobs:  Washington DC area jobs and internships in public affairs, communications, public relations, media, web development, lobbying and related fields.
    • District Daybook:  A good resource for students interested in political and policy internship and job leads.
    • DOJ Law Jobs:  The U.S. Department of Justice unveiled a new mobile app, called DOJ Law Jobs, which will provide attorneys and law students with a quick and easy way to find an attorney position or law student internship with the Department.
    • Federal Resume Guide:  What you should know when applying for a federal career.
    • Florida Gubernatorial Fellows Program: This non-partisan program immerses students from public and private universities in key areas of state government. During their nine-month tenure in Tallahassee, Fellows receive advanced on-the-job training as well as an invaluable front-line view of the inner workings of government.
    • Florida's People First Site for Job Seekers:  Site for those seeking a career in public service in Florida state government.  Searchable by county.
    • Government Honors and Internship Handbook: Thorough list of summer and post graduation opportunities for 1Ls, 2Ls and 3Ls at the local, state and federal government level. The site is password protected. For login information, please e-mail or call 305-284-2668.
    • National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG): The most comprehensive online site for the latest developments in the offices of the state Attorneys General throughout the country, including ground-breaking litigation, new appointments, and job opportunities.
    • National Conference of State Legislatures: Site provides opportunities with state legislatures and other public policy positions.
    • Roll Call Jobs: Features jobs in government affairs, lobbying and related fields. Free registration is required.
    • State and Local Governments on the Net: A directory of official state, county and city government web sites. Many state and local agencies list career opportunities directly on their web sites.
    • The Hill:  This “newspaper for and about the U.S. Congress” contains employment listings.
    • USA Jobs:  The federal government's official employment site.
    • United States Senate Employment Bulletin:  The Senate Employment Bulletin is used toa dvertise Senate staff vacancies.

  • Public Interest & Pro Bono Directories/Sites

    For a list of online directories and sites and overall information on working in the Public Interest, please visit the OCPD’s Public Interest page.

  • Judicial Clerkships/Internships

    For a list of online directories and sites and overall information on Judicial Clerkships and Internships, please visit the OCPD’s Judicial Clerkship page.

  • International Law Job Sites and Resources

    • American Society of International Law: Maintains listings on over 100 organizations and institutions' internship, fellowship and pro bono opportunities that include, or directly focus on, the practice of international law. Miami Law is a partner with ASIL which offers 50% off of any membership. Please contact the OCPD at 305-284-2668 for more information. 
    • Foreign Policy Association:  Contains job listings, internships and volunteer opportunities involving foreign policy.
    • Guide to Careers in International Affairs:  This resource provides suggestions for conducting a job search in conflict resolution, international development and related fields.  Includes a comprehensive list of job posting sites for positions in these fields.
    • International Jobs:  This site features job opportunities for professionals worldwide.
    • Lawyers Without Borders:  World’s largest group of globally oriented volunteer lawyers.  Site lists both employment and internship opportunities.
    • United Nations:  Search for legal and other positiosn with the United Nations.

  • Other Areas of Practice

    • American Bar Association Solo Center: This site provides resources for solo practitioners and those thinking about entering solo practice.  Among the resources is the Soloez email discussion list which is open to all attorneys and law students, regardless of ABA membership.
    • American Health Law Association: Job listings for health law related positions throughout the country.
    • American Immigration Lawyers Association: Contains online job postings for positions in immigration law as well as a directory of immigration attorneys throughout the country searchable by location, languages spoken and type of practice.
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association: Among the many resources offered by the AIPLA is a job bank containing available positions in intellectual property law. Job seekers can also request personal job alerts and post an anonymous résumé.
    • Association of Corporate Counsel: An organization serving the professional needs of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations and other private sector organizations. The site contains job postings searchable by location or practice area.
    • Chronicle of Higher Education: Listing of career opportunities in higher education and other related fields.
    • Elaw: Run by Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide, this site lists organizations worldwide that do environmental work.
    • Cyber Security Jobs & Career Guide:  Search cyber security jobs at
    • International Association of Privacy Professionals:  A resource for professionals who want to develop and advance their careers by helping their organizations successfully manage these risks and protect their data. View leading career opportunities in privacy on the IAPP job board.
    • Entertainment Careers: Contains postings for internships and positions in the entertainment industry. Can search by geographic area or job category including legal/business affairs.
    • Go In House & Go Big Law:  These two related sites contain job postings for lateral attorneys at large law firms and corporations.
    • NALP's Job Center:  An excellent resource for members and non-members seeking to fill (or find) positions in legal career services, legal recruitment, professional development, and related fields. The NALP Job Center now also accepts attorney job postings, providing a new option for employers seeking candidates, and law schools counseling students. Additionally, NALP participates in the Legal Job Exchange network — a strategic industry alliance of associations in the legal profession that have networked their job boards — enabling employers to reach a broader audience of candidates. Jobs in legal career services, legal recruitment, professional development, and related fields will continue to be featured in each issue of NALPnow.
    • Patently-O: This active blog related to patent law has a jobs section where information is posted for opportunities located around the country as well as those that can be filled remotely
    • Peggy Browning Fund: The site has job postings, internship opportunities and information about both the Peggy Browning student conference and Peggy Browning Fellowship in the areas of labor and employment law.

  • Job Fairs

    Miami Law participates in many job fairs with other law schools. Click to see full listing.

  • Miscellaneous

    • Heather Jarvis, Student Loan Expert: Packed with frequently updated resources for student loan borrowers, this is the go-to site for students and graduates who have questions about student loans. The site offers free webinars, worksheets and multimedia resources to help borrowers understand their options and manage student loans.
    • Legal Fuel Knowledge Center (The Practice Resource of the Florida Bar):  LegalFuel connects Florida Bar members with strategic tools designed to help you fuel your law practice with increased efficiencies & profitability. We’re your go-to resource for learning how to start a new law firm or manage an existing one. Also, we know that earning Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits is a priority for you. So, we have curated a library of free webinars, podcasts and more for you to access.
    • Legal Recruiters: Links to legal recruiters searchable by location or practice area.
    • Cane 2 Cane: Alumni networking database.
    • National Association of Legal Search Consultants: An organization for legal search professionals nationwide. Contains a searchable directory of recruiters and headhunters available at
    • Salary Calculator: Compare salary and cost of living for all regions of the country.
    • The National Law Journal:  Search for articles, surveys, rankings, jobs, etc.