Dean of Students Office
HLS Academic Year 2020-2021
Harvard Law School will continue remote teaching and learning for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Please see the most up-to-date FAQs for the 2020-2021 academic year.
The Dean of Students Office is currently operating remotely, but we are still available by phone and email Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM.
Virtual Open Office Hours, Contact Guide and FAQs
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Taking the Bar ExamAdmission to the bar is conducted through the Board of Bar Examiners of the state in which you are applying. There have been many updates to this process this year due to the global pandemic. Learn more about these changes, applying for and taking the Bar Exam.Continue Reading about Taking the Bar Exam
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Amicus is a searchable directory and advising tool. Using the latest matching technology, Amicus will help you find other students who share your experiences and interests. It is a terrific way to make connections and build community here at HLS.
Our goal is to help you find a great public interest job and avoid the common mistakes that can derail your job search. Take a look at our list of common job search mistakes and don’t let them happen to you!
Check out our new fellowship application calendar that breaks down and maps out the application processes for many of the more complicated project- and organization-based fellowships. Use this in conjunction with our other fellowship resources and fellowship and entry-level jobs deadlines feed. We look forward to supporting you through your entry-level job search this upcoming year and to seeing you back on campus.
Government Honors Programs are the most common pathway for 3Ls and certain recent graduates to enter government service. In preparation for your 3L year, you should start to get familiar with these opportunities now.
Because your 2L summer tends to be more important from a strategic standpoint than your 1L summer, one of the best things you can do before you begin your 2L public interest job search in earnest is to reflect on your interests and personal career goals.