University of Wisconsin–Madison

OCPD Resources for Employers

Welcome employers!

The University of Wisconsin Law School's Office of Career and Professional Development looks forward to working with you and meeting your recruiting needs. If there is anything we can do to make your recruiting at Wisconsin more convenient, please contact us

If you would like to post an available position at your organization, please see Posting a Job in the Job Bank below.  Additionally, please see below for information regarding our On-Campus Interviewing & Resume Collect programs.

We are pleased you are interested in hiring our students. The University of Wisconsin Law School is committed to the highest standards in legal education and offers employers outstanding law students and graduates for summer and permanent employment. With a highly competitive student body, distinguished faculty members, and premier academic and clinical programs, we are confident you will find the high-caliber candidates you seek to meet your recruiting needs.  In addition, our Legal Education Opportunities (LEO) Program, a national model for the recruitment and retention of students of color, is of particular interest to employers seeking diverse candidates. 

Services We Provide to Employers

Our general services to employers include:

NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

Any employer who seeks the assistance of the Office of Career and Professional Development and/or our facilities for interviewing and other placement functions shall observe and agree to the University of Wisconsin Law School’s principle of equal opportunity, which states:

Pursuant to University of Wisconsin-Madison policy, no student may be denied admission to, or participation in or the benefits of, or be discriminated against in any service, program, course or facility on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, pregnancy, marital or parental status, or any other category protected by law, including physical condition or developmental disability as defined in Wisconsin Statutes §51.01(5). By checking the Policy Affirmation box when entering a position, you are agreeing to abide by this policy. Penalties for violating the policy may include denial of University assistance and facilities.

UNPAID POSITIONS

Any positions listed as unpaid with for-profit private sector employers are presumed to be in compliance with federal and state labor and employment laws. For additional information, please visit the United States Department of Labor: Wage and Hour Division.

Posting a Job in the Job Bank

The University of Wisconsin Law School Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) maintains an online Job Bank called Symplicity that is used by current students and UW Law graduates. All job openings we receive are entered into our Job Bank – free of charge – for whatever time period you specify. The Job Bank can be used for permanent, full-time positions (entry-level or lateral) and for summer clerkships, part-time positions, and one-time-only research projects.

To post a law-related job in our Symplicity, you may proceed as follows: 

  1. Go to Symplicity to begin the registration process. 
  2. At the sign-in screen, click on the "Sign-up" button, provide the information requested, and click submit.
  3. Once you have created your account you can post, update, and completely manage all of your job postings.

The OCPD staff looks forward to working with you in your recruiting efforts. If we can be of any assistance, please contact us. Please note, OCPD reserves the right to remove or reject a posting for any reason and without notice.

On-Campus Interviews & Resume Collections

Employers are welcome to interview on-campus year-round. Our office hosts two interview programs throughout the academic year:

Fall 2019 OCI

Register to Interview:

Spring 2020 OCI

Each spring we host our Spring on-campus recruitment program in February. Registration will open in October 2019 via Symplicity.

Resume Collections

We welcome you to participate through our resume collection process if you are unable to conduct interviews on-campus. Register via Symplicity.

Thank you for your interest in on-campus interviewing. We hope you will take this opportunity to visit campus and meet our students!

Contact Us

Phone

608-262-7856

Fax

608-265-6289

Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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