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Our Pro Bono Collaborative mobilizes Rhode Island law firms, law students and community organizations to provide desperately needed legal assistance for the underserved residents of the state.  The unique program includes 10 major law firms, over 20 community-based organizations and several dozen law students.

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Welcome to the Office of Career Development! We can guide you through the process of making a change in your practice, career direction, or geographic area. In turn, you can help your alma mater by participating in Career Development programs, posting an employment opportunity with your organization, and updating your employment status with our office.

Counseling Appointments
As an alumni, you can set up an individual appointment with any member of our office to discuss the unique needs facing you from the initial post-grad job search to advanced career transitions.

Employment Opportunities
We share job openings with over 100 other law schools through the Intercollegiate Job Bank, which you can access through your Symplicity account.

Career Fairs

  • New York University Public Interest Legal Career Fair, New York, NY
  • Equal Justice Works Career Fair, Washington, D.C.
  • Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair

Reciprocity allows RWU Law students and alumni to use the career development offices of other law schools. Please click here for more information.

Employment Status Update
The Office of Career Development strives to maintain accurate employment statistics for RWU Law graduates. This is important not only for required reporting to the National Association for Law Placement and the American Bar Association, but also for students to examine trends in the labor market. For these reasons, we ask that all alumni keep in touch with the Office of Career Development and inform us of your current employment status. Report your current employment status

How You Can Help
One of the major functions of the Office of Career Development is to bring employers, students, and alumni together. Help your employer recruit students and alumni by posting an academic year, summer, or permanent position or by participating in our On-Campus Interview Program. We would welcome your participation in our office programs, mock interviews, student mentoring, or moot court competitions. If you'd like to post a position or participate in Career Development programs, please contact our office.