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Employment Opportunities

The Career Services Office connects JD students and legal employers in a variety of ways:

  • On-campus interviews: During the fall and spring semesters, law firms, government agencies, public interest organizations and corporations visit USC Gould to interview students for summer and post-graduate positions.
  • Job fairs: Annually, the Career Services Office participates in the Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco Bay Area and Chicago Off-Campus Recruitment Programs with the Midwest/California/Georgia Consortium (MCGC), a group of elite law schools that gives USC Gould students interviewing opportunities with legal employers in these locations. We also support student participation in numerous specialty job fairs nationwide.
  • Public sector and practice specialty opportunities: USC Gould is a member of the Southern California Consortium of Law Schools, which provides you with the ability to participate in the annual Public Interest/Public Sector Career Day and Job Fair, and the Entertainment Law Day.
  • Job postings: Throughout the year, our students apply for summer, part-time and full-time positions with private- and public-sector employers through Symplicity, our online recruitment database.

RECENT NEWS

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Striving for Juvenile Justice
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PCJP’s first juvenile LWOP resentencing client released from prison.


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On the Movie Industry's Cutting Edge
January 26, 2018

Susan Kigawa (JD 1989) leverages her knowledge of entertainment and technology at The Walt Disney Studios


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A Memorable 2017
December 20, 2017

With 2018 approaching, we look back at our exceptional year