Loyola University Chicago

Career Services

School of Law

Career Planning

Now that you’ve identified a few practice areas/settings that might be right for you, take some time to think about how you will use your time in law school to explore those areas so that you will be best informed and most marketable when you seek post-graduate employment. 

1) Gaining Experience

Take a look at the myriad ways you can gain experience and exposure to different areas of law during law school. 

2) Creating a Written Career Plan

No project manager worth his or her salt would ever undertake an important initiative without a written plan – and neither should you.  Create a written career plan to help guide you and keep you on track during your law school career and beyond.

3) Researching Employers

How to find employers to approach about jobs, internships, externships and volunteer opportunities during school to make your career plan come alive.