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Career Development

The Career Development Office prepares students for a successful job search. From help with interviewing and resume preparation, to developing a job search strategy, our staff members are a valuable resource for students and alumni. The office also plans a series of networking events to connect employers with potential applicants.

We encourage students to prioritize their use of our office from the very beginning of their legal education. Our staff members have diverse professional and educational backgrounds and bring with them more than 80 combined years of experience helping law students explore the legal profession and successfully launch their careers.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Career Development Office at the UNC School of Law is to assist our diverse body of students and alumni in defining and achieving their goals so they may pursue fulfilling careers. Toward this end, we seek to:

Educate and Inform students and alumni about the wide range of career paths and opportunities available to them.

Identify and Provide tools and resources for effective searches for meaningful summer and post-graduate employment.

Advise and Counsel students and alumni to encourage sound career decision-making and foster professional development.

Develop and Maintain relationships with employers and external partners to enhance employment prospects for our students and graduates.

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UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106


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