Employment Search Resources
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This podcast episode talks about the career path to partner at a major law firm.
3L Vanessa Cavallaro talks about building a resume while in law school.
David Pelaez, '15 talks about law school and getting a big firm job in NYC.
Touro Law Center
225 Eastview Drive/Room 306
Central Islip, NY 11722
Telephone: (631) 761-7030
Fax: (631) 761-7039
Hours of Operation
Monday – Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Other hours by appointment
ABA Career Counsel - http://www.abanet.org/careercounsel/ - This is the ABA's central source for online information on finding the right job and maximizing your career; job postings, tools and links to career related resources.
InternshipsUSA - http://www.internships-usa.com This site contains detailed information about internship opportunities in international affairs, women's rights, environmental law, sports law, education law, as well as working for law firms and government agencies. Click on "internships for law students" and enter the following access codes at the password prompt
Law Periscope - http://www.lawperiscope.com - Profiles for the 300 largest law firms in the United States.
NALP (The National Association of Law Placement) – http://www.nalp.org is the professional organization for Legal Career Service Offices and Recruiters. Members include ABA-accredited law schools, such as Touro Law Center, as well as law firms, governmental agencies, corporations and public interest organizations. NALP publishes many excellent resources. The NALP Directory of Legal Employers can be accessed online <link to http://www.nalpdirectory.com/>
Westlaw's Law Student and Attorney Jobs Online - http://lawschool.westlaw.com/ - All Touro Law students can take advantage of this service at no cost with your Westlaw password. This site contains an extensive database of employment opportunities nationwide and abroad for current law students, as well as special programs for new graduates such as fellowships, honors programs, and judicial clerkships.
Below are resources to conduct law firm research, view law firm profiles, and classified ads in New York and across the country, as well as obtain information about legal specialties and job search advice.