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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
WORKSHOP: Refining your Job Application Materials

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

Presented by the: Career & Professional Development Office

Jun 16, 2015 12:15 PM - Jun 16, 2015 13:05 PM
Career Planning for Part-Time Students

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

Presented by the: Career & Professional Development Office

Jun 18, 2015 12:15 PM - Jun 18, 2015 13:30 PM
All Students: Symplicity Access Deadline is TODAY!

Today is the last day to complete the following steps in order to gain access to view jobs on Symplicity:

  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.



Jul 01, 2015 08:00 AM - Jul 31, 2015 23:59 PM
Upcoming Deadlines So You Don't Miss Job Opportunities!

Lecture Hall 1; 12:15pm to 1:30 pm

Presented by the: Career & Professional Development Office

  • Get prepared to apply for Spring and Summer 2016 jobs through the Fall 2015 Recruiting Program
  • Understand the difference between Round I and Round II of Fall Recruiting
  • Learn about the different types of employers participating in the Fall Recruiting Program, including government (local, state and federal), law firms, state and federal judges, and public interest organizations

Jul 09, 2015 12:15 PM - Jul 09, 2015 13:30 PM
Refresher Workshop: Application Materials, Interviewing Tips & Networking

Lecture Hall 1 at 12:15 pm

Presented by the: Career & Professional Development Office

  • Understand the essential requirements for what your law resume and cover letter should look like to get the job interview
  • Bring your resume, cover letter, writing sample cover sheet and list of references for individual refinement by one of our career advisors
  • Get ready for Fall Recruiting and avoid common rookie mistakes made during interviews with legal employers
  • You must attend this session to sign up for mock interviews with attorneys on 7/22 and 7/23

Jul 16, 2015 12:15 PM - Jul 16, 2015 13:30 PM