The Career Services Office at Mercer Law School is dedicated to helping Mercer students as they embark on their chosen career path. This aid includes providing information on available internships, graduate programs, and job listings.
The Partnership for Public Service has joined with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to develop this national initiative, designed to educate about the importance of a strong civil service, help re-establish links between federal agencies and campuses, and provide students with information about federal jobs. This site includes information regarding applying for federal employment, contains profiles of various opportunities with federal agencies (throughout the country), and links to each agency’s main and job listing web pages. It profiles specific federal opportunities by interest areas such as Economics, Education, Health, Human Resources, Law Enforcement, and Public Relations.
Contains information about student and graduate job opportunities, fellowships, funding resources, loan repayment assistance and more. Probably the best site around for general information on public interest careers. Also contains lots of great links to public interest resources, information and employment opportunities. This should be the first site you visit when investigating public interest careers!
This page provides extensive information about a variety of public interest organizations, most based in Washington , DC. It also is the home of the Good Works home page which provides a searchable database of public interest positions nationwide.
<p>PSLawNet serves as a national clearinghouse for paid and pro bono opportunities ( public interest and international internships, fellowships and permanent jobs) for law students and attorneys. Searchable database of opportunities. Must register as a Mercer student or graduate.</p>
One of the earlier databases with links to a large number of employers particularly in the corporate sector. Its job data base gathers positions from human resources offices throughout the nation. It is particularly good for locating corporate counsel or non-traditional positions.
This database contains relatively few positions itself but has links to literally hundreds of employer pages worldwide. It is somewhat difficult to navigate but the links to newspaper classifieds are particularly good.
This site is geared to high tech positions in the computer industry but has a number of positions for attorneys primarily in the area of intellectual property. This database is a good source of positions for lawyers interested in high tech companies.
Provides useful links to a variety of sites and position listings. It also links together employment agencies from throughout the southeast. Very good for non-traditional positions but limited in terms of attorney vacancies.
This database enables students to register and have their resumes sent directly for positions listed with the service. A great service but relatively few legal positions (mostly engineering and high tech positions).
Very generic job bank with relatively few legal positions. The site tries to concentrate on positions in the mid-west. A search using key words will reveal a few law related positions mostly with consulting firms.
Links to hundreds of corporate employer profiles. The Monster Board is particularly good for researching employers in the banking and financial services industry. The Monster Board probably lists more law related positions than any other site.
A guide to researching employment opportunities on the internet by one of the nation''s foremost authorities. While geared to undergraduates, it is useful for identifying non-traditional opportunities.
This site designed by two former legal search professionals, is the most ambitious web undertaking thus far. Unlike other services it searches constantly for new positions and provides listings to subscribers by email. Although a fee for service site, we highly recommend that you take the three month test drive at a cost of about ten dollars a month for lawyers and seven dollars a month for students.
<p>This site is sponsored by 133 legal recruitment firms. The list of positions is extensive and an excellent resource for the experienced attorney looking for career change. It also has a page specifically designed for law students.</p>
Online attorney job listings are accessible for free. The web site also offers various paid membership services which offer services ranging from a listing in their resume bank to personal internet career agents.
The premier source for locating attorneys and comprehensive information about law firms nationwide. Easily searchable and provides the same scope of information as is available in the hard copy edition.
Hosted by the National Association for Law Placement, this site contains a wealth of information about member employers, including demographics, practice areas, billable hour requirements, salary and benefits. Mostly larger law firms, but also contains some public sector employers. http://www.nalpdirectory.com/
National Jurist: While not posting specific positions or firm information this is a useful site for obtaining information about the rapidly changing legal market. It offers information on legal employment trends, career options and resources
Features a substantial variety of interesting and useful resources including descriptions of associate life in various practice areas, legal news, firm research tools, and an active message board. In addition, the site features job listings for attorneys and a career services section. The site also covers various other industries such as finance and health.
The web site provides both job and internship listings. In addition, the site offers various research tools on private firms, salaries, and practice areas. The free membership also provides career newsletters, discussion boards, and free career guides.
Banking and financial services is often a source of non-traditional employment for lawyers. The BAI home page provides links to over 100 banking related sites including a number which list available positions with the banks.
This was intended to integrate state employment offices to make possible a nationwide search for positions. However, individual state searches are still required. Nevertheless, it does provide a good number of legal positions. Individual state searches are recommended particularly for government, public defender and district attorney positions. All state employment services offices can be accessed via America's Job Bank. A number of pages also provide links to state personnel offices which list other legal and law related positions.
<p>This page lists all federal jobs available which require OPM approval. (Some agencies can recruit independently.) It has recently been upgraded substantially to be searchable. Both and law and law related positions are listed.</p>
This is the premier legal trade paper in New England and also publishes in several other states (OH, NC, MI, VA, RI). The Boston and Ohio editions of the paper's classified are available on line. Hopefully, the other states will be available in the future.
The international organization for healthcare executives. Click on the Career Services tab to search the ACHE job bank and to find a list of healthcare career-related resources. Also check out the Publications section to view the books available on career development. This is a great starting place for information on healthcare management.
While not a jobs site, this site provides an excellent example of what else you can do with a law degree. Two attorneys, both former human resource directors, have founded their own consulting business providing training in legal issues to industry human resources directors.
NALP publishes an annual Associate Salary Survey report detailing associate salaries by years of experience; salary ranges for associates through the eighth year; summer associate salaries; salaries for intellectual property attorneys, staff attorneys and law clerks; information on judicial clerks and bonuses paid to judicial clerks; and comparisons of law firm compensation and bonus structures. NALP also surveys the graduating JD class to learn about the employment experiences of new law graduates. The data from this survey is published annually in Jobs & J.D.'s: Employment and Salaries of New Law Graduates and Starting Salaries: What New Law Graduates Earn.
The Federal Judicial Center web site includes biographical and geographical information on past and present federal judges, which can be used in conjunction with the Federal Law Clerk Information System.
The web site disseminates information concerning bar admission standards and practices. In addition, the site offers bar admission statistics, bar admission office locations, bar exam hints, and online MPRE registration. Contains links to most states Bar Admissions Offices.