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
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.
Nationally for Alumni Partners at Top 100 Firms Ranked by The National Law Journal
Your global alumni network.
Alumni members of the judiciary.
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.
Nationally for Class of 2019 Job Rankings Full-Time Long-Term Bar Passage Required Jobs Source: Law School Transparency (LST)
Consecutive year of improved placement statistics.
Career Services Programming and Resources
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.
Briana Enck ’19
“Career Services helped me restructure my résumé and scheduled mock interviews with alumni to help me sharpen my interview skills in order to effectively express my career change. They pushed me to have an open mind about what my career could look like.”
Andrew Borruso ’20
“The career center worked tirelessly for me. They were in constant contact with me throughout the entire OCI process. The career center helped me land a coveted summer associate position at Latham & Watkins.”
Mehrin Bakht ’19
“The Office of Career Services at Hofstra Law helped me realize I am capable of being a litigator. I am a first-generation attorney. I had no lawyer-mentors outside of law school, so the guidance I received from Career Services was extremely important to me.”
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.