Researching and Choosing Practice Areas
Most attorneys specialize in a particular area of law. While you do not need to decide on a practice area right away, learning which ones may be of interest to you will help you focus your job search.
Practice Settings in the Private Sector
Get information on the different types of law firms, solo practice, investment banking, management consulting, and more.
Legal Market Information
Find everything you need to know about legal markets throughout the U.S. and Internationally.
Networking and Attending Small Events
Get info on OCS events, a step-by-step guide to networking, finding alumni, and informational interviews.
Additional Resources for Career Research
OCS Podcasts and Videos
Practice Area Podcast Series
Our podcast series featuring industry leaders from within and outside of HLS will help you determine which area of practice best suits you.
Beyond Big Law Podcast Series
Hear experts’ thoughts on practice areas outside of big law.
OCS Program Library
Browse our library of videos from past OCS programs and events.
Clerkship Program Library
Watch recorded programs that focus on Judicial Clerkships.