Office of Career Services

The Office of Career Services (OCS) exists to provide students with the tools, resources, and guidance necessary to enable them to secure fulfilling employment in line with their career goals and individual qualifications.  Navigating the legal job search can be challenging, but OCS staff are committed to supporting you throughout the process.

 

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Student Services

OCS offers many services to students, including: individual career counselingon-campus interviews (OCI), off-campus interview opportunities including job fairs, online job postings, job search strategies, job boardsresume and cover letter critique, remote interviewing room (for video and telephone interviews), and faxing and postage for job search related materials.

 
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Student Professional Development (SPD)

The Office of Student Professional Development (SPD) creates and supports career and professional information programming for the law student population.  SPD events include programs about law practice specialties and employment settings, loan repayment, bar exam preparation, and other topics.  Additionally, Student Professional Development maintains professional information resources, including the SPD website and the Symplicity Document Library.

 
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Judicial Clerkships

This page offers information about these prestigious post-graduate jobs, which can provide an excellent launch pad for positions in esteemed law firms, with the Department of Justice, and as a  U.S. Attorney, prosecutor, or public defender.

 

Calendar

Click here to see the Career Services Calendar, which lists general career and professional development related events.

 
 

Employment Statistics

For information about job placement and bar passage rates for recent University of Georgia School of Law graduates please visit our employment statistics page.

 

Contact & Social Media

(706) 542-7541  |  ocs@uga.edu  |  LinkedIn  |  Twitter

 

Office of Career Development

Susan J. Wilson, Executive Director

 

Office of Career Services

(706) 542-7541, ocs@uga.edu

David O'Brien, Director

Kristin Strunk Lowry, Associate Director

Robbie Eddins, Interview Coordinator

 

Student Professional Development

(706) 542-5156, profdev@uga.edu

Beth Shackleford, Director

 

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  • Search and apply for job postings
  • View and apply to upcoming on-campus interviews (OCI)
  • Schedule a counseling appointment
  • Build your resume
  • RSVP to Professional Development programs 

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