Office of Career and Professional Development

Job Listings & Job Research Websites

Hello Students and UW Law Alumni!

Below you will find useful external links and resources. If you are looking to connect to Wisconsin Law's internal job listings, please log in to Symplicity. The links and resources contain job listings, networking tools, self-assessment resources, and information regarding practice areas. As always, if you do not find the information you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us.  

General Job Search Engines

Legal Job Search Engines

BYU Job Bank (email for password)

Emplawyernet (Fee based)


Law Bulletin Legal Career Center (Midwest attorney positions)

The Posse List: Temp/Contract Legal Positions

General Search Engines

America's Job Bank (Links to State Job Centers) (General listings)

The Ladders (General listings plus law and law enforcement listings)

Monster College


Industry Research

Salary Cost of Living Comparison

Chamber Associates (Firm guide based on Associate interviews)

Chambers Global (Worldwide firm directory by practice area)

Equal JusticeWorks (Info for public service careers, jobs, and loan forgiveness)

Federal Government (Lists all federal agencies, boards, commissions, and offices)

Federal Judicial Center (Federal Judges' Bios and courts' overview)

Federal Judiciary (General Information about Federal Courts)

Federal Pay Scales

Findlaw (Employer directories, salary charts & discussion boards)


Heiros Gamos (U.S. & Foreign Firms)

JD2B.Com (Discussion board,  a few links regarding firms)

Lawjobs.Com (Legal news, career center, and directories)

LawPeriscope.Com (Profile 300 of the largest U.S. law firms)

The Legal 500.Com (Worldwide list of law firms)

LexisNexis (Research firms, corporations, and judges, and find legal publications and articles)

Martindale.Com (Find firms and lawyers using the Lawyer Locator)

Martindale-Hubbell Career Center

NALP.ORG (Information on job searching, placement statistics, starting salaries and career planning resources)

NALP Directory (Directory of NALP Member Firms and profiles)

NALSC (National Association of Legal Search Consultants - Recruiters with member directory)

The Riley Guide (Comprehensive directory of employment career information sources and services on the internet)

Senate Nominations (Find Judicial, Executive & Military Nominations)

Wetfeet (Industry profiles and employer rankings)

Self-Assessment Tools

Internet Career Connection (Find careers suited to your personality)

Keirsey Temperament Sorter (Online test to learn personality types and career fit)

What Color Is Your Parachute? (Website to supplement the popular known job hunting guide)

Judicial Clerkships

Federal Law Clerk Information System (Lists federal vacancies through the OSCAR system)

Vermont Law School 2015 Guide to Judicial Clerkships (email for password)

Diversity Resources

International Job Search and Useful Links

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