Career Development

Week of June 24th

Your Legal Resume

This week is all about getting a jump start on your legal resume. You read that right, your legal resume. The beginning of the semester will be very busy and the Career Development Office (CDO) wants you to be able to focus on your studies but not be behind the ball when time comes to start applying for clerkships, internships, etc. To get started, read the attached letter from the Career Development Team. They are excited for you to draft your first legal resume and submit it for their review!  

Welcome Letter from CDO

Resume Writing Resources 

Drafting your first legal resume can be a challenge so the CDO has provided some great resources for you to use as you dive into this challenge! Need help? Check out the following: 

Looking for Something to Read?

The College of Law’s Public Interest Programs Direction, Kala Mueller, is a regular contributor popular law school blogs “The Law School Toolbox” (hyperlink to as well as “The Girl’s Guide to Law School.” (hyperlink to If you are looking for some light reading about law school before you start law school, you should check out some of Kala’s articles. While she has written many, Kala recommends the articles below for entering law students: