The Office of Career and Professional Development at the University of Wisconsin Law School serves JD students and alumni in all stages of their career development.
Position responsibilities include:
Provide career counseling and advice to J.D. students and alumni on subjects including development of self-assessment and career planning strategies; review and revision of resumes, cover letters and other application material; instruction regarding interview preparation and mock interviewing; and guidance in the creation and expansion of a student's personal network.
Develop and execute presentations, programs and events to provide students with career and professional development skills, practice- and setting-centered information, and advice, individually, with other OCPD staff, and in conjunction with law firms, government agencies, other legal employers, and bar associations.
Track and collect summer and post-grad employment data of students for required internal and external reporting.
Will serve as main point of contact for at least one OCPD initiative.
J.D. Required. Multiple years relevant post-JD experience. Applicants will preferably have experience working with diverse groups and/or diverse students; contributing to a positive, inclusive and diverse environment.
The University of Wisconsin Law School is located on historic Bascom Hill in the heart of the beautiful UW–Madison campus. It boasts a renowned faculty, an extensive curriculum and a dynamic student body. As part of a world-class university located in the state’s capital, the Law School also offers an unparalleled wealth of experiences beyond its walls.