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Career Possibilities

The decision to attend law school was a significant choice, one that will serve you well throughout your career. CDO is available to assist you through the career search process during your years as a student and as alumni.

Many attorneys will experience several career transitions during the course of their careers taking them both within and outside the legal profession. As you consider various career paths, a helpful first step in the career planning process isself-assessment, during which you can learn about yourself in order to make more informed career decisions.

This site will provide some introductory information on some of the most popular choices for YLS students and alumni including law firms, public interest, judicial clerkships, law teaching, and business careers. These resources are intended as a general overview and students are encouraged to make an appointment with a CDO counselor to talk more specifically about individual career search strategies.