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Career Resources from the Library: Career Resources

Career Development Resources

Career Development Office (CDO) 
CDO provides students with the tools, resources, and guidance necessary to enable them to secure fulfilling employment in line with their career goals and individual qualifications.


Student Professional Development (SPD)
SPD prepares students for the practicalities of the profession by hosting events throughout the academic year. SPD also helps to enhance student soft skills and core competencies while assisting them in their evaluations of the legal profession for their own career success. 


Career Development Resources



Using Career Resources

The Law Library provides career resources to help you explore the legal profession. The databases, websites, and books listed in this guide can assist you in refining your career interests and beginning your job search. The Law Library makes these resources available in consultation with Legal Career Services and Student Professional Development.

A great way to get started is by browsing the Career & Professional Resources book collection located on the Main Floor of the Law Library. These books can be checked out and are listed in the Law Library catalog GAVEL.

Research Guides

Career Resources by Practice Areas

Find practice area specific career resources, including links to articles, lists of professional organizations, and books available in the Law Library:

"Lead Me to a Job" Presentation Links

Presented as part of the Law Library's Lunch-n-Learn series on Sept. 24, 2014 by Sharon Bradley

Research Resources - databases available from the library

ALM Legal Intelligence - law firm profiles prepared by ALM, publisher of the American Lawyer and National Law Journal. Provides rankings and surveys on leading firms covering the areas of hiring practices, demographics, revenues and more.

Leadership Library - formerly the Yellow Book directories; use this resource for contact and background information on over 40,000 leading U.S. government, business, professional, and nonprofit organizations; search for a specific corporation or person or browse using the "Explore Organizations" or "Explore People" feature.

Evernote - Remember Everything

Evernote in Law Practice

Career & Professional Resources

Explore the Career & Professional Resources Collection in the Law Library!

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