Alumni Outreach and Employment Assistance Items

Alumni Job-Search Assistance

WCL alumni have full access to OCPD's on-line and office resources to use for their career development. Alumni are encouraged to register for the on-line jobs database, CareerLink, through the OCPD website. Also, under OCPD's Alumni Services (http://www.wcl.american.edu/career/alumni.cfm), alumni will find access to the Mentor Database, Job Exchange Bulletins, information about Reciprocity to other law schools' career offices, as well as free access to the Career Library portion of Lexis.
Contact: Matthew Pascocello, Esq., Alumni Counselor, by appointment either in person or by phone at (202)-274-4092 or mpasco@wcl.american.edu.


Recruitment Programs/Employment Opportunities for Students and Alumni

OCPD is now accepting registrations for its fall 2009 Recruitment Program. The program highlights 2010 summer opportunities and post-graduate positions with large and mid-size law firms, government agencies, public interest organizations, judicial internships/clerkships, among other employers. For more information or to participate, contact Robin Fulton, Recruitment Coordinator, at rfulton@wcl.american.edu or (202) 274-4095. As always, if you know of any opportunities for current students, recent graduates, or seasoned alumni, please forward job postings to jobs@wcl.american.edu.

 

Job Bulletin Exchange

The Office of Career & Professional Development participates in a job bulletin exchange program to bring you post-graduate legal employment opportunities from around the country. As these bulletins are updated on a bi-weekly to monthly basis, we encourage you to check back often to view the most recent employment information.

BYU Job Bank

The Brigham Young University Law School Intercollegiate Job Bank offers job bulletins from over 100 law schools participating in a nationwide exchange. Law schools are listed by state, and each bulletin contains employment opportunities for law school graduates.

To access this site, enter the username: jobbankpassword: postings

WCL Alumni Job Bulletin

Browse through current job openings for entry-level to experienced attorneys across the United States and abroad. All jobs listed in the monthly bulletin are posted in their entirety on CareerLink.

* Please contact Erica Rosner if you have any questions or concerns regarding this portion of the OCPD website.


Additional Opportunities

Fall 2010 Lawyer Re-entry Program

Reconnect, Refocus, and Reclaim Your Legal Career
The decision to re-enter the legal profession after an absence may feel daunting - but it needn't be so. The Washington College of Law Lawyer Re-Entry Program makes this transition a rewarding, exciting, and energizing process. Now in its third year, this six-day program, with a follow-up one-on-one coaching session, will prepare you to renew your legal career in a way that works for you, your life, and your family.

This year's program dates are:

  • Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2
  • Friday, Oct. 8 and Saturday, Oct. 9
  • Friday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 16

NOTE: Applications are now being accepted

For further information or to register, visit http://www.wcl.american.edu/reentry/, or call 202-274-4138 or email lawyer.reentry@wcl.american.edu.


Events

 

Check back soon for more information on upcoming alumni outreach and employment assistance focused events!