Your one-stop shop for professional success
To succeed in today’s market, students need to be deeply engaged in their career planning and keenly aware of the changes and advances in the legal profession. The Office of Career Services at Syracuse Law provides counseling, networking, and programming opportunities to assist students in developing their job search skills and broadening their industry knowledge. The Office of Career Services is here to assist students as they build their professional lives.
Make an appointment to meet with us to talk about your professional goals and craft job search strategies that focus on your interests and capitalize on your strengths.
Symplicity CSM is your one-stop shop for your job searches. Use it to access the On-Campus Interview Program[PDF], Resume Collects, electronic job postings, the Externship Program, announcements of Career Services Events, resources including the Job Search Guide, Vault, and to sign up for RSVP only events.
The Office of Career Services partners with faculty and alumni to ready students for judicial clerkship opportunities by introducing you to clerkships, explaining the application process, and preparing students who have already been hired to enjoy a successful clerkship.
First-year students are eligible to participate in the Winter Break Alumni Shadow Program where they will meet with an alumnus/a in January during winter break. The student will visit the graduate’s workplace, discuss his/her career path and current practice, and shadow the alumnus/a during a typical workday.
To the extent possible, each student will be matched with an alumnus/a in the geographic and practice area of the student’s choosing.
The Shadow Program’s benefits are many:
Interested in participating?
Attend the mandatory Winter Break Alumni Shadow Program information session on October 25, 2018 from 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM (room 350). If you have a conflict that cannot be avoided but would like to participate in the Program, please stop by the Office of Career Services as soon as possible to meet with a Counselor.
Today's lawyers need a wide range of skills to be successful, from technology to networking and business development to client relations and more. Our workshops, events, and programs are aimed to give you the skills needed to navigate an ever-changing legal marketplace.
Completing the Class of 2018 Graduate Employment Survey[PDF] (for graduates from December 2017 - August 2018) allows the College of Law to compile important statistical information for the ABA, NALP and other publications.
Please print, complete, and fax, mail, or drop off at the Office of Career Services, Suite 214.
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