Recruitment Programs

Job Postings

At any time of the year, we are pleased to post your employment opportunities. Please contact the Office of Career Development to post a position. Alternatively, you can post a position on your own via our online job database, Symplicity.

On-Campus Interviews

The Office of Career Development is pleased to host on-campus interviews throughout the academic year. Participating employers can provide the Office of Career Development with their specific hiring information and select preferred dates for interviewing. The Office of Career Development collects candidates' application materials and submits them to employers in advance of the on-campus interview. Your ability to pre-screen the candidates ensures that you will interview only the students most compatible with your individual hiring needs. The Office of Career Development will contact and schedule students for desired interviews and will provide interview space in our law school in Bristol, Rhode Island.

You may reserve a date for on-campus interviewing by submitting the On-Campus Interview Registration Form.

Employers who require overnight accomodations when traveling to Bristol to interview our students will be hosted at the Bristol Harbor Inn, overlooking the Narragansett Bay.

Resume Collections

Employers unable to visit Bristol may recruit by participating in a resume collection. Firms and agencies interested in soliciting resumes from students simply need to complete the Resume Collection Form describing the position(s) available, hiring criteria, deadlines, and application materials to be submitted.

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Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.

Elective

After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.

Seminar

Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.

Clinics/Externships

Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.