Career Services for Foreign-Trained LL.M. Students
The Office of Career & Professional Development (OCPD) partners with students and alumni on all aspects of their career development. Melanija Radnovic, the Assistant Director for International Career Programs specializes in advising foreign LLM students and alumni on issues unique to foreign lawyers entering the job market in the United States. She promotes LL.M. candidates to potential employers and provides LL.M. candidates with a wide range of job search, career planning, and professional development services, including:
- One on one career counseling appointments and drop-in meetings
Please schedule your appointment online via CareerLink at least 24 hours in advance.*
Drop in hours are available on Thursdays.*
- Small group workshops on resumes, cover letters, job search strategies, interviewing and networking skills
- Speaker series and events, including presentations from distinguished alumni
- Preparation for students participating in interview programs, specifically the International Student Interview Program
Legal employers worldwide participate in the Annual International Student Interview Program held at the New York University School of Law at the beginning of the spring semester. The one-day program brings together more than a 1000 foreign-trained law students with more than 130 employers with positions in approximately 35 countries, including the U.S.
- Job Search Resources:
Career Connection Newsletter
This By monthly Newsletter contains list of jobs and internship opportunities in the USA and abroad, and networking events happening in Washington, DC.
Online database of job postings for students and alumni
Explore Resources by Employment Sectors:
Explore Career and Professional Development Resources:
- Job Search Skills & Resources
- Professionalism & Online Public Image
- Job Application Documents
- Resources Library
- OCPD Library Catalogue
- Additional information:
To learn more about the OCPD please visit: https://www.wcl.american.edu/career/
Immigration Requirements: Employment for LL.M. Students in F-1 and J-1 Visa Status
To learn about the immigration requirements please attend one of the information workshops: OPT Info Session and Employment for F-1 visa Students.
For more information please visit: http://www.american.edu/ocl/
Office of International Student and Scholars Services
American University Main Campus
Butler Pavilion, Room 410
Open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.