Career Handbook

Students should become familiar with CPD’s Guide, available in the Symplicity Document Library.  This resource contains great resume and cover letter samples, interviewing and networking tips, information on salary expectations and much, much more.
 

Month-by-Month Job Search Checklists

Use our handy month-by-month job search checklists to guide you through each year of law school – and beyond.  The 1L, 2L, 3L, and Recent Graduate checklists can be found in your CPD Guide and in the Symplicity Document Library.
 

The Famous Yellow Bookmark

Stop by to pick up the latest edition of our Yellow Bookmark which contains log-in information for our most important (and most popular) password-protected resources.
 

The CPD's Online Document Library

The Online Document Library is accessible on Symplicity (click on the "Documents" tab and then click on "Document Library") and provides access to a vast network of legally related internet resources and subscriptions such as:
  • The Government Honors & Internship Handbook;
  • The Guide to State Court Judicial Clerkship Procedures;
  • The Intercollegiate Job Bank (attorney job postings from law schools around the country); 
  • 12 Months of Diversity Opportunities;
  • PSJD (for public interest opportunities nationwide); and
  • Videos of past CPD attorney panels, guest speakers, and workshops.
 

Career Resource Library

Our office’s Career Resource Library houses an ever-growing collection of print and video resources related to your job search and your overall career development.  We also subscribe to several weekly and monthly publications that list legal job openings nationwide.