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Out of 29 total state clerkship opportunities in Rhode Island, RWU Law grads hold 18 of those positions for the 2012-2013 term. This includes 8 of 11 clerkships with the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

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Employment Outcomes

Few degrees are more versatile than the Juris Doctor. RWU Law’s Office of Career Development has the resources you’ll need to navigate a successful career path.

The legal market has endured a significant shift over the last five years. RWU Law is responding to the changing landscape by, among other efforts, increasing our already significant commitment to experiential education – more clinical opportunities, pro bono initiatives, simulation and skills courses and externships – all of which emphasize learning by doing, making our students more practice ready.

While such institutional measures cannot solve the broader employment picture facing recent and future graduates from all law schools, RWU Law graduates are putting their degrees to work in a broad array of professional contexts – from law firms to community service organizations; from public to corporate settings; and onward to politics, education or finance. View a list of representative employers.

To view our most recent employment statistics, click on the links below.

Class of 2014 Employment Statistics

Class of 2013 Employment Statistics

Class of 2012 Employment Statistics