career advising

Career Counseling

College of Law Career & Professional Development

The Office of Career & Professional Development is committed to providing law students the resources, skills and support necessary for a successful job search. We offer students individual counseling and coaching sessions with our professional staff, as well as workshops on all topics related to professional development. 

Individual Counseling Sessions:

  • Transitioning from student to professional
  • Career Planning
  • Effective resume & cover letter writing
  • Job search strategies
  • Interviewing

Students are encouraged to meet with a member of the Career & Professional Development staff at least once a semester.


  • Interviewing
  • Resume Construction
  • Creating an Effective Job Search Strategy
  • Networking & Professionalism
  • What Can I Do with a JD?
  • Judicial Clerkship
  • Summer of Service
  • Pro Bono
  • Prepare to Practice

Workshops are held throughout the year.  Students sign up for events through our recruiting platform, Briefcase.