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May 05, 2015 12:00 PM - May 05, 2015 13:15 PM
ABA Family Law Section: Law Student Committee Panel

Park Hyatt Aviara; 4:00pm - 5:30pm

This panel will aid in your transition from law school to law practice. Get valuable insight from young attorneys about traditional and nontraditional career paths in family law. The panel and welcome reception are free to all current law students.

Please RSVP with your name and law school of attendance to the ABA Family Law Student Committee at aba.fls.studentcommittee@gmail.com

May 06, 2015 16:00 PM - May 06, 2015 17:30 PM
It's Not Too Late to Get a Summer Job!

Room 2G; 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

Presented by the:  Career & Professional Development Office

  • Learn about the multiple ways you can still secure a summer law job
  • Understand how to be a top candidate for a law job
  • Discover the most common mistakes as cited by the employers and how to avoid them
  • Get a handout of current Summer opportunities listed on Symplicity

May 07, 2015 12:15 PM - May 07, 2015 13:30 PM
It's Not Too Late to Get a Summer Job! Learn about Summer Job Opportunities

Room 2G

Presented by: The Career & Professional Development Office

  • Learn about multiple ways to secure a summer law job if you haven’t already obtained one
  • Learn about job application deadlines during the summer and how to prepare for Fall Recruiting
  • Find out what positions will be available through Fall Recruiting as well as other job opportunities with summer deadlines

May 07, 2015 12:15 PM - May 07, 2015 13:05 PM
Judicial Clerkship Seminar

Room 2G; 12:15 pm to 1:05 pm

Presented by the: Career & Professional Development Office

  • Learn about the benefits of judicial externships and clerkships
  • Understand the process and deadlines for applying for judicial opportunities
  • Hear from a recent CWSL grad who procured a judicial clerkship with a local federal judge
  • Hear from a recent CWSL with judicial externship experience

May 19, 2015 12:15 PM - May 19, 2015 13:05 PM
U.S. Department of State: Careers in the Foreign Service Networking Event

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 • 5:30PM – 8:00PM

The U.S. Department of State is dedicated to protecting and strengthening America’s interests abroad and right here at home. So whether advocating for women's rights throughout the world, explaining American foreign policy to citizens of other countries, or helping U.S. farmers open up markets in emerging countries, you can make a difference with the U.S. Department of State.

Begin by attending our next Careers in the Foreign Service Networking Event. There, you’ll have the opportunity to meet experienced Foreign Service Officers, Foreign Service Specialists, and Civil Service professionals and explore career options with the U.S. Department of State. They will explain and discuss the important work you could be doing to represent our country in the U.S. or while living and working abroad. 

RSVPs are required. Seating is limited. To RSVP directly, click here. Light refreshments will be served.

May 27, 2015 17:30 PM - May 27, 2015 20:00 PM
CPDO 1L Orientation, Part 1

Room 2G; 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm 

Career & Professional Development Orientation for First Year Students who entered in January 2015!

  •  Learn what is required to be successful in this broad, diverse but competitive legal market
  •  We will go over the immediate and essential  steps you need to take to ensure your success
  • Attend all 3 parts of your Orientation and you will be prepared to apply for jobs, have successful interviews and begin developing a  professional contact network

May 28, 2015 12:15 PM - May 28, 2015 13:30 PM
All Students: Symplicity Access Deadline!

All students:
In order to be granted access to view jobs on Symplicity, the following steps must be completed:

  1. Upload a draft cover letter & updated resume to your Symplicity profile under the "My Documents" tab by July 1, 2015
  2. Review, complete, and return the 2015 Agreement & Consent Form to our office
  3. Review, complete, and return the 2015 Summer Survey to our office
  4. Update your Student Profile on Symplicity to reflect your current class year

If you have questions, please contact the Career & Professional Development Office at 619-525-7087 or stop by the office.

Jun 01, 2015 08:00 AM - Jun 01, 2015 23:59 PM
CPDO 1L Orientation, Part 2: How to Write an Effective Resume & Cover Letter

Room 2G; 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

Career & Professional Development Orientation for First Year Students who entered in January 2015!

TOPIC: How to Write an Effective Resume & Cover Letter

  • Learn how to draft a law resume that will make you stand out to legal employers
  • Understand the techniques for drafting targeted cover letters
  • Avoid common mistakes and pitfalls that will eliminate you as a candidate for an internship

Jun 04, 2015 12:15 PM - Jun 04, 2015 13:30 PM
CPDO 1L Orientation, Part 3: Job Search Strategies

Room 2G; 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

Career & Professional Development Orientation for First Year Students who entered in January 2015!

TOPIC: Necessary Job Search Strategies & How to Find Employers and Jobs

  • Learn where to find law clerk job opportunities in San Diego and elsewhere
  • Understand what types of law clerk jobs are available to you
  • Get prepared to apply for upcoming job fairs and interview programs
  •  Learn how to build your professional image

Jun 11, 2015 12:15 PM - Jun 11, 2015 13:30 PM