There are a tremendous number of online resources available to assist you with your search for internship, externship and postgraduate employment opportunities. Below you will find information about and links to some of the resources that will be most helpful to you. This list is not exhaustive, and we encourage you to be proactive in identifying and using as many additional resources as possible.
Current internship, externship and postgraduate employment opportunities that have been posted with the Maurice A. Deane School of law at Hofstra University’s Office of Career Services (OCS) can be found on Symplicity. Symplicity can be used by Hofstra Law students and graduates to view and apply to hundreds of postings. Hofstra Law students and graduates can access Symplicity through the My.Hofstra.edu portal. Once logged in to the portal, click on “My Apps” and then “Law Career Management System.” If you do not know or cannot remember your user name or password for the portal, please contact OCS at 516-463-5871 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internship and Job Search Resources
Chambers and Partners: Leading Healthcare Law Firms
Government Honors and Internship Handbook
(Password protected site: please contact Hofstra Law’s Office of Career Services for the User ID and Password combination)
Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
The Public Service Law Network (PSLawNet)
Mental and Physical Disabilities Law Internship Opportunities
ABA Washington, D.C. Office
Available for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Duties include using Westlaw to research disability law issues, citechecking cases and legislation, and assisting with various other Commission projects.
The Health Law section of the New York State Bar Association provides a list of pro bono opportunities in health law. The list includes organizations in New York City and Long Island that have programs that provide health law services. The list includes a description of each project and contact information.
American Health Lawyers Association Job Bank http://archive.healthlawyers.org/crm_queries/career/main.cfm
This site provides listings of job opportunities for health lawyers. A fee is required.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Careers with CMS http://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Career-Information/CareersatCMS/index.html?redirect=/CareersAtCMS/
The site provides a list of current openings, special programs that hire students, and a monthly newsletter.
Health and Human Services Jobs http://www.hhs.gov/careers/
The HHS website provides information about careers with the Health and Human Services Department. Also includes extensive information about summer employment programs with HHS.
US Department of Health and Human Services:
Office of General Counsel, Children, Families and Aging Division www.hhs.gov/ogc/
Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, www.oig.hhs.gov/
Center for Disease Control & Prevention, Office of General Counsel www.hhs.gov/ogc/index.html
Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Division, www.hhs.gov/ogc/index.html
Department of Appeals Board www.hhs.gov/dab/
Food & Drug Administration Office of Chief Counsel www.fda.gov
New York Office, Region II, 26 Federal Plaza