Private Sector

Welcome! The Career Services Office is happy to assist Law School alumni—both recent graduates and alumni seeking employment and alumni contemplating career changes. You can make an appointment for individual advising to discuss your job search throughout your career.

Services include resume/cover letter review, brainstorming about a job search, and interview preparation.

To schedule an appointment with an Alumni Counselor, call (312) 987-1402.

Alumni Services

Alumni Job Postings & Document Library (Symplicity)

Updated regularly, the job postings include openings we receive directly from employers and vacancies from selected legal newspapers, periodicals, job newsletters, and other websites. Symplicity also contains the UIC John Marshall “Document Library” which is an online resource library that contains a resume and cover letter guide, interviewing and networking guide, Chicago firms list, and other extensive resources. Please contact law-cso@uic.edu if you need a Symplicity account.

BYU Intercollegiate Job Bank

The BYU Job Bank provides alumni with access to attorney job postings of over 150 law schools. Please call the Career Services Office at (312) 987-1402 to obtain the password.

Career Resource Library

The Career Services Office provides a comprehensive resource library with relevant periodicals, career books, and several computer terminals which alumni may access during their visit. The resource library is open throughout the week, including some evening hours.

Legal Temporary Agencies (PDF List)

Contact the Career Services Office at (312) 987-1402 for a list of agencies in Chicago that place law graduates in short-term and long-term temporary positions.

Online Job Search Resources

The Career Services Office maintains an extensive list of online job search resources available for the benefit of our students and alumni.

Programs & Workshops

You are welcome to attend any of the workshops and programs sponsored by Career Services Offices. Please see visit the Events tab on the Symplicity page for event topics and schedule. If you plan to attend an event, please call the Career Services Office at (312) 987-1402.

Reciprocity

Reciprocity allows law schools to provide reasonable access to their career resources for graduates and students from other law schools that agree to provide similar services. The exact services provided may vary at different law schools. To request reciprocity with an out of state Career Services Office, please email law-cso@uic.edu with your request. To learn more, visit the Reciprocity page. Additional information about reciprocity policies for individual law schools across the country can be found at www.nalp.org.