Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Are you looking for a job or internship in Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security? This is the career community for you! Stay connected with your field and find information on careers in residential, commercial, hospitality, corporate, healthcare, civic, or educational areas.

How to Salvage Your Legal Career After Disciplinary Actions

It is an unfortunate fact of professional life that people will make mistakes and be punished for them. Depending on the severity of and intent behind the misstep, a full range of repercussions exists for on-the-job malfeasance—verbal warnings, written reprimands, …

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Practice Area Insights: How to Break Into an Environmental Law Practice

Environmental law can differ greatly depending on an attorney’s client base; one can work for a public interest group or firm to fight to preserve the environment or can represent companies to navigate environmental regulations. On either side, the practice …

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Practice Area Insights: What A Banking & Financial Services Practice Is Like

Finance attorneys represent borrowers or lenders in transactions involving lines of credit, loans, or restructurings. Law firm practices tend to lean toward either the lender or borrower side, though some practices work on both sides. Financing can come from traditional …

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Featured Resources

The following career resources were selected to support alumni within this career community with their career needs.

Standard 509 Report Disclosure Database – Law Schools – American Bar Association

The 509 reports include data on admissions, tuition & fees, financial aid, scholarships, enrollment, faculty, class sizes, and employment outcomes.

USAJOBS: Jobs in Federal Government

Create a profile and apply for jobs in the federal government.

GoGovernment: Federal Internship Finder

GoGovernment’s Federal Internship Finder simplifies federal opportunity searches for students and recent graduates by centralizing internship options across government agencies.

GoGovernment: Federal Careers Guides

Explore federal government career options across various disciplines with GoGovernment’s Career Guides. Get insights into agency job offerings, what roles …

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Job Market DataIn partnership withLightcast logo

Are you looking to use real-time job market data to make informed decisions about your future career path, explore relevant salary data, or identify the skills you need to build or market to get your next role? Use the following tool to explore your options.

There are two ways to navigate this tool:

  1. Keyword Search: Search for the title of the job you’re looking to pursue, or skills you may have that could be relevant for a particular career path.
  2. Narrow Down by Industry + Occupation: If you have a general sense of the industry you’d like to pursue, you can narrow down the occupations within a given industry to help you decide.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Featured Jobs

Thousands of job opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically looking to hire University of Miami students and alumni. The following job opportunities were pulled from Handshake for your career community.

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Skill Building Through Virtual Company Projects

Build valuable career skills and get a taste of industry experience via short virtual projects created by top companies across the globe on the Forage platform. Click on "View All Projects" to view all experiences for this career community. To check out projects across all the career communities and relevant practice interview questions, here.

Wondering how to list a completed project on your resume/CV or LinkedIn profile? Review the Forage referencing policy.

Featured Industry & Career Guides

Vault offers comprehensive industry and career guides that provide insights into industry work life and advice for students and alumni on kickstarting their careers. You can access 170+ guides on our Custom Career Content site to help you explore career paths and gain valuable information that will help you make informed career decisions.

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Cane2Cane Mentors

Cane2Cane is an exclusive community that connects UM students, alumni, and community members to close the gaps between college and careers. As an alum, you can join the community to network with other alumni and industry professionals on the platform and/or serve as a mentor to your fellow 'Canes.

  • Tax Expert Intuit
Meet Eleanora >
  • Orlando, FL
  • Business Development Manager Finastra
Meet Ashley N. >
  • Augusta, GA
  • Human Resources Business Partner / Manager Amazon
Meet Deen >

Eric Golnick

Alumni Mentor
  • Washington, DC
  • CEO Forge VFR at Forge Health Forge Health
Meet Eric >

Tianna Dauner

Alumni Mentor
  • München, Deutschland
Meet Tianna >

Simeon Genadiev

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami Beach, FL
  • Managing Partner The G Law Group
Meet Simeon >

Kyra Wenthen

Alumni Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Litigation Analyst United States Attorneys'​ Offices
Meet Kyra >

Rachel Eddy

Alumni Mentor
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Case Manager/Paralegal Eddy & Associates
Meet Rachel >
  • Miami, FL
  • Founder Sanalytica
Meet Bernadette >

Casey McCormack

Alumni Mentor
  • Queens, NY
  • Assistant Counsel New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP)
Meet Casey >

Madison Lupino

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Associate McDermott Will & Emery
Meet Madison >
  • Washington, DC
  • Counsel Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Meet Alejandro >

Join your fellow ‘Canes on Cane2Cane and share your career story!

JOBSCAN

The more effectively you can tailor your resume for a specific job, the better your chances are. Easily optimize your resume by completing a scan below. By scanning and comparing your resume versus any job description Jobscan will give you an instant analysis of how well your resume is tailored for a particular job and how it can be even better optimized for an applicant tracking system (ATS). To start, paste in the text of your resume then paste the text of the job posting you’re interested in, and press Scan.