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

Focusing on: self - assessment; professionalism; resume, cover letter, and professional correspondence review; networking and informational interview; mock interview; and an effective job search strategy.
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 bi-monthly Newsletter contains list of jobs and internship opportunities in the USA and abroad, and networking events happening in Washington, DC. Please click here to access the latest issue, and click here for the previous version.

CareerLink: Online database of job postings for students and alumni

To learn about the immigration requirements, please attend one of the information workshops organized by the Office of International Student and Scholars Services: OPT Info Session and Employment for F-1 visa Students. For more information please visit the ISSS page.

Check out our exciting Upcoming Events

September 21 12:00PM-1:30PM Booze, Blow and Brian Cuban: A Look Ahead, A Look Back September 22 12:00PM-4:00PM United States Holocaust Memorial Museum site visit September 25 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law Mindfulness Mondays September 25 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law YT16 Public Interest Roundtable: Why Clerkships Matter for Public Interest Lawyers September 25 12:00PM-1:30PM Washington College of Law Y115 Intake Training: Homeless Person Representation Project September 26 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law Free Yoga with the Washington Yoga Center! September 26 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law N102 Orange is the New Black: Race, Class, Sexuality, Identity, and the Criminal Justice System in Popular Culture September 26 12:00PM-1:30PM Washington College of Law NT03 Human Rights Reading Group September 27 11:00AM-1:00PM Washington College of Law Commons Free Headshots! September 27 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law N103 Gideon's Promise Fellowship Information Session September 27 4:00PM-5:00PM Washington College of Law Yoga Class September 27 5:30PM-7:30PM Viacom,1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 Fall New York Alumni Reception October 05 5:30AM-7:30PM 601 Massachusetts Ave, N, Washington, DC Twelfth Annual International Commercial Arbitration Lecture October 05 5:30PM-7:30PM Washington College of Law Twelfth Annual International Commercial Arbitration Lecture October 16 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law YT16 Equal Justice Works Career Fair Prep Session October 20 7:45AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition October 21 7:45AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition October 26 12:30PM-5:00PM Washington College of Law YT01-01 Next Steps in Health Reform 2017 October 27 8:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law YT01-01 Next Steps in Health Reform November 03 8:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law 2017 National SJD Roundtable November 14 8:00AM-10:00PM Washington College of Law Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration November 14 9:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law YT01-01 Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration
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