Alumni Career Information

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Office of Career Planning and Placement offers a variety of services for alumni, from individual counseling to updating and fine tuning your resume to direct access to Symplicity, an on-line career center that allows you to post your resume and cover letter, search for jobs nationwide, and sign up for career fairs. Job postings are also available through Symplicity at https://law-famu-csm.symplicity.com/students and are password protected. You will need to click on this link and log in using your username and password in order to view job postings. For more career information, please visit the OCPP page.

TO POST A JOB

Alumni employers seeking full-time or part-time interns or law clerks during the academic year, summer associates or summer law clerks, entry-level attorneys, or lateral hires may fill immediate hiring needs by posting a position on our online database, Symplicity. Use the link https://law-famu-csm.symplicity.com/employers/ to register for a free account.  Alumni employers may also post job opportunities by submitting a Job Posting Request Form via fax to 407-254-2455.

BAR EXAM PREPARATION

The Office of Academic Success and Bar Preparation provides a host of services free of charge to all FAMU first time bar takers, as well as alumni who have previously attempted, unsuccessfully, to pass the Florida bar exam.  Through its Bar Exam Success Training (BEST) Program, the office offers FAMU College of Law alumni one-on-one coaching and mentoring, essay grading and feedback, time and stress management tips, exam strategies, simulated exams and a structured supplemental study plan – all of which are designed to complement a commercial bar exam courses.  The BEST Program does not replace the need for an updated commercial bar review course.  The BEST Programs begin in December for the February Florida Bar Exam and in May for the July Florida Bar Exam. For more information, please visit the Academic Success and Bar Preparation page  or, call 407-254-4024.

MEET THE STAFF

Mildred Graham, Director-Advancement and Alumni Affairs, mildred.graham@famu.edu or 407-254-3206
(Fundraising, endowments, grants management, public relations, volunteer support)

Claudine Beale, Assistant Director-Advancement and Alumni Affairs, claudine.beale@famu.edu or 407-254-3266
(Alumni relations, including class notes; Continuing Legal Education courses; event planning and coordination; catering)

Robin Holmes, Information & Publications Coordinator, robin.holmes@famu.edu or 407-254-3290
(Media relations, photography, graphic design, publications, website, communications)

Cleeton Gumbs, Communications Specialist & Web Administrator, cleeton.gumbs@famu.edu or 407-254-3282

Gwen Hayslip, Administrative Assistant, gwen.hayslip@famu.edu or 407-254-3210
(Donor relations, financial management, administrative support)