Career Services

When it comes to starting your career right, it helps to have an ally. You have that in the Office of Career Services at Syracuse Law. Our staff is committed to helping students turn their law school experiences into career success. We have helped more than 600 students and 9,000 alumni sharpen their career-search skills, refine their networking abilities, and make informed career choices in:

• Private practice

• Public interest

• Judicial clerkships

• Government 

• Business


One-on-One Counseling

Our Office of Career Services takes a personalized approach to career development. We meet with you one-on-one to craft job search strategies that focus on your interests and capitalize on your strengths. 

 

Professional Programs

We collaborate with bar associations and student groups to develop professional education programming for you—from roundtable discussions about judicial clerkships to panel presentations on working for small law firms to programs about work-life balance.


Job-Search Resources

We help you access the resources you need so you can engage in a successful search. So that you can easily keep up-to-date on opportunities, you have access to:

Symplicity—Apply for jobs and internships, explore employer profiles, and view upcoming career events and fairs. 

Government Honors & Internship Handbook—The premiere, subscription only resource for finding legal government positions on-line. 

State Judicial Clerkship Guide—Subscription only resource pulling together application deadlines and instructions for the judiciary of each state.

Vault—This subscription-only service gives you access to legal industry research and overviews, job postings and online message boards. 

• Other law schools—Thanks to our reciprocity agreements with other law schools, you can use their career resources during your job search.


Graduate Information

Help us compile required statistics for the American Bar Association (ABA) and the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) by completing the Graduate Survey and submitting it to the:

Syracuse University College of Law

Office of Career Services

Dineen Hall, Suite 214

950 Irving Avenue

Syracuse, NY 13244-1030

Phone:  (315) 443-1941

Fax: (315) 443-3086

Email: career@law.syr.edu