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Career Services for Alumni

Our services don’t end at graduation. We are here to help you make career transitions and stay connected to the Cornell community.
Services Offered
Mentor Fellow Alumni and Current students
Your knowledge of career development and the legal market is very valuable to fellow alumni and current students. Consider sharing your insights by becoming a mentor. To participate, register with Symplicity. Once your account is activated, go to "Manage Professional Network Profile" under the Quick Links and complete your mentor information there.
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“"Being part of a close-knit and supportive community helped me reset expectations I had for myself."”
Sharice Davids '10
U.S. Representative for Kansas's 3rd District
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Websites for Job Seekers

American Association of Law Libraries
AALL has developed an on-line Job Hotline (database) for law graduates interested in careers as law librarians. The AALL website also contains information on the educational requirements necessary for a career as a law librarian.

American Bar Association
ABA Career Center

Association of American Law Schools
The AALS serves as a conduit between law schools and candidates seeking positions in law schools: it provides candidate information to law schools and notifies candidates of law school position openings. In addition, the Association sponsors an annual two-day Faculty Recruitment Conference at which the law schools can interview candidates. Last year, almost 700 candidates were interviewed by faculty appointments committees from more than 130 schools. To review current openings at law schools, contact Lisa Carberry.

Association of Corporate Counsel
The ACC rovides a searchable job database and resume-posting service for in-house positions.

Cornell Clubs
Cornell Clubs bring together Cornell graduates living throughout the U.S. and the world.   These social/networking organizations often contain lawyer sub-groups that offer excellent networking opportunities.

Hieros Gamos Legal Employment Site
The Heiro Gamos Legal Employment site contains a searchable database of legal positions and a directory of legal recruiters and employers.

Law Jobs
LawJobs.com website allows job seekers to post resumes, review job databases, and search for employers and recruiters.  It also contains news features, links to surveys, and salary information.

Lexis Nexis
Lexis Nexis provides law school graduates free access to many of its career-related files, including Martindale Hubbell.

NALP, The Association of Legal Career Professionals, and Ali-ABA
These organizations have developed a free webcast: Managing a Legal Career Transition in Tough Times to advise legal job seekers.  Presented by legal consultants, Marcia Pennington Shannon and Susan G. Manch of Shannon & Manch LLP, this 75-minute webcast provides comprehensive advice for recent graduates as well as more senior attorneys.

Washington Council of Lawyers
The Washington Council of Lawyers is a voluntary bar association which promotes the practice of pro bono and public interest law.  To view open positions with public interest organizations nationwide, join WCL via its website.

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