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LL.M. and J.S.D. Program Career Services

Career services for LL.M. and J.S.D. students are provided through the Graduate Legal Studies Program Office. The Graduate Legal Studies Program Office sponsors events and workshops for LL.M. and J.S.D. students, including sessions on résumé preparation and interviewing skills. Personal career counseling is available through the Assistant Dean for Graduate Legal Studies. While the majority of LL.M. students return home (or to a third country) after receiving their degrees, a few sometimes seek either short or long term employment in the U.S.  Cornell Law School co-sponsors the International Student Interview Program (ISIP), hosted annually at the end of January in New York City.  This program provides foreign trained lawyers the opportunity to interview with U.S. and foreign employers.  Our students also have the opportunity to attend the Equal Justice Works Conference in October and the Public Interest Legal Career Fair in February.


National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Directory of Legal Employer
A very useful searchable resource for information on legal employers.

American Bar Association
Extensive links to information regarding legal education, bar admission, legal employment, and the legal profession.

New York State Board of Law Examiners
Links to important information regarding the New York State bar examination, including examination qualification requirements for foreign-trained lawyers and bar admission rules.