Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA)
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Searching for post-graduate job opportunities can feel daunting if you don’t know where to begin. Learn about the four primary ways to search for entry-level job opportunities.
Recognizing COVID has created urgent, unprecedented, and unique legal needs, a group of students at Stanford Law have been reaching out to legal aid and non-profit organizations for pro bono assistance.
Once you hone in on the jobs for which you are interested in applying, it is important to start preparing your job search materials in advance. The typical application will include a resume, cover letter, and writing sample. Some employers will also ask for a transcript and references or recommendations. Follow our advice to help you submit materials that get you the interview.
Speaking with attorneys practicing in your areas of interest (i.e., networking) is a critical component of a successful post-graduate job search. If you have been slow to make career connections in your city and/or field of interest, now is the time to kick things into gear, even if you’re working remotely this summer.