GRADUATE JOB SEARCH GUIDE

All graduates seeking employment should review and follow the steps set forth in PCD's Graduate Job Search Guide found in Symplicity's Document Library under the 'graduate job search' tag. This gives you step-by-step instruction on preparing your marketing tools, commanding job search resources, networking and gaining experience through part-time and pro bono opportunities.

JOB POSTINGS

We post new job opportunities on a regular basis. Check regularly for job postings for recent graduates. Contact PCD at (617) 573-8148 or lawcareers@suffolk.edu if you need login information or assistance. Graduates also have access to CareerShift to mine the web for additional job opportunities and should check these career related links.

CAREER COUNSELING

Graduates seeking employment should schedule an individual counseling session with a PCD advisor to create your strategic professional development plan. To schedule an in-person or phone appointment, logon to Symplicity and click on the "Request An Appointment" link in the shortcuts menu.

PRO BONO OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPERIENCE

Volunteer opportunities are a great way to increase your experience and marketability. Visit the MassProBono website and contact our office for more information. You should also check the Volunteer Lawyers Project website.

PROGRAMMING

  • What's it REALLY Like Being an Assistant District Attorney? - Thursday, July 13, 6:00 to 7:00pm, BBA. Don’t miss the BBA’s Summer Career Series. This discussion series aims to provide law students, new lawyers, and lawyers seeking a change in career with an inside look at the law from attorneys in a variety of practice areas and settings. Join us for career development advice and to hear Assistant District Attorneys speak about the path they took to their career and the day-to-day realities of their work. Pizza will be provided. RSVP

  • What's it REALLY Like Practicing Entertainment and Sports Law? - Wednesday, July 19, 12:30 to 1:30pm, BBA. Don’t miss the BBA’s Summer Career Series. This discussion series aims to provide law students, new lawyers, and lawyers seeking a change in career with an inside look at the law from attorneys in a variety of practice areas and settings. Join us for career development advice and to hear practitioners speak about the path they took to their career and the day-to-day realities of their work. RSVP

  • Pizza & Pro Bono: Mass Legal Answers Online Blitz - Wednesday, July 19, 5:30 to 7:30pm, BBA. Join the BBA for a pro bono pizza party while they work with volunteer attorneys from Mass Legal Answers Online (MLAO) and the Volunteer Lawyers Project to answer legal questions for low income Massachusetts residents through Mass Legal Answers Online. You can make an immediate difference to someone struggling to resolve their legal problem. Both law students and lawyers are invited to participate. RSVP

  • What's it REALLY Like Being a Family Law Attorney? - Thursday, July 20, 12:30 to 1:30pm, BBA. Don’t miss the BBA’s Summer Career Series. This discussion series aims to provide law students, new lawyers, and lawyers seeking a change in career with an inside look at the law from attorneys in a variety of practice areas and settings. Join us for career development advice and to hear practitioners speak about the path they took to their career and the day-to-day realities of their work. RSVP

  • Let's Get Real 2017: Surviving and Succeeding as a Diverse Attorney in Boston - Thursday, July 20, 5:30 to 8:00pm, BBA. Join the BBA for an open and thought-provoking conversation about Boston's legal community and the hard questions and topics that matter to Boston's diverse attorneys—but are seldom discussed. Panelists will draw from their vast personal and professional experiences on wide-ranging topics such as the challenges of being a trailblazer, dealing with unconscious bias among co-workers and clients, expectations of participation in affinity bar activities based on background, and how the issues and challenges you may face will evolve over different phases of your legal career. Attendees are also encouraged to share their questions and perspectives. Networking Reception 5:30pm - 6pm. Panel will begin promptly at 6pm. RSVP

  • What's it REALLY Like Working in Legal Services? - Thursday, July 27, 12:30 to 1:30pm, BBA. Don’t miss the BBA’s Summer Career Series. This discussion series aims to provide law students, new lawyers, and lawyers seeking a change in career with an inside look at the law from attorneys in a variety of practice areas and settings. Join us for career development advice and to hear practitioners speak about the path they took to their career and the day-to-day realities of their work. RSVP


NETWORKING

Join local bar associations to gain access to their professional development resources and excellent networking opportunities.

FINANCIAL AID

Visit the Financial Literacy page for questions related to loan repayment and consolidation (including public interest loan forgiveness for federal loans), and other financial aid information.