The Office of Student Professional Development (SPD) creates and supports career and professional information programming for the law student population in collaboration with Legal Career Services (LCS), bar organizations and others. SPD events include programs about law practice specialties and employment settings, as well as networking events and mentor matching opportunities. Additionally, Student Professional Development maintains online and hard copy career and professional information resources.
Alumni and other attorneys share brief biographies and advice for students interested in their career paths.
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Explore the Profession
The SPD office offers information and resources about various careers in the law field, including:
To learn about specific practice areas and specialties, explore SPD's Practice Specialty Career Clusters.
Many services and resources are offered by the SPD office, including:
There are helpful ways to structure debt and manage loans, and there is support available to those pursuing careers in public service or managing debt payments on lower salaries.
Bar exam registration procedures and dates vary across jurisdictions. Discounts may be given for those registering early, including 1L and 2L registrants, so check these sites for requirements on fitness and examination registration.