The Office of Career Services exists to aid law students with the task of finding employment both during school and after graduation. To assist in the job search process, the Office of Career Services offers a wide variety of programs, services, and resources for students.
1L students: Be sure to check out the 1L Student Resource page to
learn about resources specifically for our first-year students.
2Ls & 3Ls: Not sure where to start?
Check out our Job Search Resources page!
Students are encouraged to make an appointment with their career counselor to explore their interests, discuss their job search strategies and potential employment opportunities, or review their resume and/or cover letter.
Who is my counselor?
Last names A-D: Maureen Kieffer
Last names E-K: Jayne Schreiber
Last names L-R: If you have previously met with Greg Veza, please feel free to schedule an appointment with any of our counselors while we are in the process of hiring a new counselor.
Last names S-Z: Marianne Deagle
Part-time students: Debbi Gutman
If you are preparing for a specific interview, don't forget to set up a mock interview to help polish your interviewing skills. If you are interviewing with a law firm for a law clerk, summer associate, or associate position, set up a mock interview with Marianne Deagle or Jayne Schreiber. If you are interviewing with a public interest organization, government agency, or judge, set up a mock interview with Maureen Kieffer. Mock interviews can be set up by calling 312-915-7160 or emailing email@example.com.
New job opportunities are added to Symplicity everyday, so be sure to check frequently! We receive a wide variety of job postings, including law clerk positions, attorney positions, summer internships with public interest organizations and government agencies, and much more.
PANELS & PROGRAMS
The Office of Career Services presents a variety of panels and programs for students to attend. From networking receptions to resume & cover letter review programs to the "Loyola Alums in Practice" series, there are always new events being posted on our Upcoming Events page! If you missed a program, any related powerpoint presentations and/or handouts can be found here.
The Office of Career Services maintains a blog with articles from students and alums, information about events going on at Loyola and in Chicago, featured job postings from Symplicity, information about upcoming application deadlines, and much more. View our blog here and check it daily for new content!
CSO ON FACEBOOK
The Office of Career Services maintains a Facebook page where we post information about events going on at Loyola and in Chicago legal community as well as links to legal career-related articles from various publications. Check it out!
A variety of fellowship/scholarship & employment opportunities, job fairs, and student organizations exist specifically for diverse law students. To learn more, click here.
A large number of job fairs both in Chicago and across the country cater to employment opportunities in specific geographic locations, focused on a particular practice area or practice setting, or geared towards a specific minority group. We offer an extensive list of job fairs, but please note that this list is not exhaustive. See our list of local & national job fairs here.
The Office of Career Services publishes a number of handouts designed to help our students and alumni in seeking job opportunities both during and after law school, writing resumes & cover letters, navigating the interview process, and much more. Hard copies of all handouts can be obtained from our office, and PDF versions are available here.
Current students may print a copy of thier unofficial transcript or request a copy of their official transcript via their LOCUS account.