The CDO offers a number of resources useful when conducting an out of town job search.
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.
Online Job Posting Databases: The CDO maintains an online job posting database on Symplicity that offers job postings from around the country. The Intercollegiate Job Bank, maintained by Brigham Young University Law School, contains job postings from law schools nationwide. Please contact the CDO for login information.
Career Development Office Resource Library: The CDO Resource Library provides a wealth of information to students researching out of state job opportunities. The library contains books, binders and other publications with information ranging from the biggest employers in a particular city to job postings in foreign countries. Additional resources available in the library include contact information for University of Miami School of Law alumni by city and relocation binders for major cities.
"Job Search Resources for..." Handouts: The CDO's handout series "Job Search Resources for ..." contains useful information and resources for specific cities around the country. If you are interested in one of the following cities, please select the link above to view a handout containing tips on how to start your job search in that particular market. You may also pick up a copy of the handouts in the CDO.
The "Job Search Resources for..." handouts are currently available for the following 29 cities: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, Newark, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa and Washington, D.C.
Reciprocity: Available to all 3L students and graduates, reciprocity allows you to use 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 reciprocity page of this website.
Additional Resources: At the CDO you will find three computers, a printer, typewriter, copier and fax machine for use in your job search. All are free to use. You may send up to five job search related faxes a day including faxes to long distance numbers. The CDO will also provide free video conferencing tools for students who need to set up a video interview with an out of area employer.
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