GRADUATE JOB SEARCH GUIDE
All graduates seeking employment should review and follow the steps set forth in PCD's Graduate Job Search Guide found in Symplicity's Document Library under the 'graduate job search' tag. This gives you step-by-step instruction on preparing your marketing tools, commanding job search resources, networking and gaining experience through part-time and pro bono opportunities.
We post new job opportunities on a regular basis. Check regularly for job postings for recent graduates. Contact PCD at (617) 573-8148 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you need login information or assistance. Graduates also have access to CareerShift to mine the web for additional job opportunities and should check these career related links.
Graduates seeking employment should schedule an individual counseling session with a PCD advisor to create your strategic professional development plan. To schedule an in-person or phone appointment, logon to Symplicity and click on the "Request An Appointment" link in the shortcuts menu.
PRO BONO OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPERIENCE
Volunteer opportunities are a great way to increase your experience and marketability. Visit the MassProBono website and contact our office for more information. You should also check the Volunteer Lawyers Project website.
What's It REALLY Like Representing Start-Ups? - Tuesday, June 20, 12:30 to 1:30pm, BBA. What's it REALLY Llike Representing Start-Ups? Don’t miss the BBA’s Summer Career Series. This discussion series aims to provide law students, new lawyers, and lawyers seeking a change in career with an inside look at the law from attorneys in a variety of practice areas and settings. Join us for career development advice and to hear practitioners speak about the path they took to their career and the day-to-day realities of their work. RSVP
What's It REALLY Like Being a Criminal Defense Attorney? - Tuesday, June 27, 12:30 to 1:30pm, BBA. Don’t miss the BBA’s Summer Career Series. This discussion series aims to provide law students, new lawyers, and lawyers seeking a change in career with an inside look at the law from attorneys in a variety of practice areas and settings. Join us for career development advice and to hear practitioners speak about the path they took to their career and the day-to-day realities of their work. RSVP
Let's Get Real 2017: Surviving and Succeeding as a Diverse Attorney in Boston - Thursday, July 20, 5:30 to 8:00pm, BBA. Join the BBA for an open and thought-provoking conversation about Boston's legal community and the hard questions and topics that matter to Boston's diverse attorneys—but are seldom discussed. Panelists will draw from their vast personal and professional experiences on wide-ranging topics such as the challenges of being a trailblazer, dealing with unconscious bias among co-workers and clients, expectations of participation in affinity bar activities based on background, and how the issues and challenges you may face will evolve over different phases of your legal career. Attendees are also encouraged to share their questions and perspectives. Networking Reception 5:30pm - 6pm. Panel will begin promptly at 6pm. RSVP
Join local bar associations to gain access to their professional development resources and excellent networking opportunities.
- Boston Bar Association - Special offer for recent graduates!
- Federal Bar Association
- Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys
- Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
- Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys
- Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association
- New Hampshire Bar Association
- Rhode Island Bar Association
- Womens Bar Association
Visit the Financial Literacy page for questions related to loan repayment and consolidation (including public interest loan forgiveness for federal loans), and other financial aid information.