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Student Professional Development

Student Professional Development creates and supports professional information programming for the law student population.  40+ annual workshops include programs about law practice specialties and employment settings, as well as networking events and core competency skills trainings.  Additionally, Student Professional Development maintains online and hard copy career and professional information resources.

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Explore the Profession

Student Professional Development offers information and resources about various careers in law practice, including Government and Public Interest PracticePrivate Law Firm PracticeCorporate Counsel, and Alternative Uses of the Law Degree.  Learn more about practice specialties by exploring Law Practice Specialty information.

Professional Preparations

Many services and resources are offered by Student Professional Development including Mock InterviewsBusiness EtiquetteMentor MatchingNetwork BuildingBar Exam Information, Preparing for Graduation Information, and Loan Repayment and Debt Management Information.

Profiles in Practice

Alumni and other attorneys share brief biographies and advice for students interested in their career paths. View profiles in practice.