Hofstra Law

Careers

Helping You Pursue Your Passion

 

We want our students to be prepared for job and internship opportunities that arise, whether it be after their 1L, 2L, or 3L year. Our dedicated Office of Career Services (OCS) works one-on-one with every student at each stage of their law school career to ensure they are ready to succeed.

 

OCS Student Services

We Are Committed to Helping You Stand Out

Hofstra Law students and alumni have access to Symplicity, our online career services management system. Additionally, OCS offers:

  • One-On-One Career Coaching
  • Personal Branding and Marketing
  • Resume and Cover Letter Preparation
  • Interview Training
  • Professional Development

OCS Employer Services

Career Services is here to serve you, the employer.

We will work closely with you to bring you the talent you seek through several recruitment events, by use of the Symplicity job posts, and through personal assistance.

Career Outcomes

Going to Hofstra Law will open many doors for you. Our alumni have gone on to become partners and chairs at major firms, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, sports agents, politicians, judges, professors, entrepreneurs and more.

58th

Nationally for Alumni Partners at Top 100 Firms Ranked by The National Law Journal

12,000+

Your global alumni network.

150+

Alumni members of the judiciary.

88.9%

Class of 2019 graduates with a known employment status who were employed 10 months after graduation. This includes full-time, part-time, long-term, and short-term positions.

#68

Nationally for Class of 2019 Job Rankings Full-Time Long-Term Bar Passage Required Jobs Source: Law School Transparency (LST)

7th

Consecutive year of improved placement statistics.

Career Services Programming and Resources

Special Programs

Career Services hosts a number of unique mentorship and employment-related programs and events to help you grow your network and find summer internships and post-graduate employment.

Public Sector Advising

The director of public service career planning assists students in obtaining both internships and post-graduate positions in public service.

Diversity Career Resources

Hofstra Law has a dedicated career counselor for diversity initiatives so that you have an additional resource for diversity opportunities.

Professional Success Program

Our unique professional success and leadership development programming highlights critical elements of professional growth not typically taught as part of a traditional law school curriculum.

On-Campus Interview Program

Career Services organizes comprehensive interview programs,which include both private- and public-sector employers, and also supports an extensive online employer database.

Career Services

Meet Your Career Counselors

Career Services provides you with guidance and programming that is both current and compelling, and gives you an advantage in a competitive legal job market.