Employment Five Years After Yale Law School


Each spring the Career Development Office collects information about our graduates five years after their law school graduation through our 5th Year Career Development Report. The purpose of this report is to provide a snapshot of the career experiences in their first five years since graduating YLS.

 

Employment Type

Class of 2006

Class of 2007

Class of 2008

Class of 2009

Class of 2010

Law Firm

48%

40%

45%

46%

43.5%

Public Interest

9%

14%

11%

13%

11.5%

Government

19%

19%

21%

18%

23%

Academic Employment

14%

15%

9%

9%

7%

Business

9.5%

12%

14%

12%

15%

Other

0.5%

0%

0%

2%

0%


Based on responses to CDO’s annual 5th Year Career Development Survey. Totals may not equal 100% due to rounding.