Office of Career and Professional Development



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house  M-F | 9 - 5:30 | 3221

email  608-262-7856

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The Office of Career and Professional Development provides a welcoming and accessible environment, serving as a resource for students and alumni seeking assistance in all stages of their career development. Career and Professional Development events and connections with employers help launch student careers and build upon our thriving alumni network.

What's New

Tip of the week:

Next Tuesday, September 27th, from 5:30-7:30 pm in the Law School atrium OCPD will be hosting its second annual State Bar Section Meet and Greet Expo in conjunction with the Wisconsin State Bar Association. Stop by to learn more about various State Bar sections, find out how you can get involved as a student, and network with attorneys from a variety of practice areas all in one convenient location. Food and drinks will be provided, so RSVP in Symplicity in advance! 


For a full list of the State Bar sections who will be involved, see the event in Symplicity!

Article of the week:

An Intro to the Presidential Management Fellowship




Job Search

Learn how to market yourself to potential employers and how to build your network, resume, cover letter, and interview skills. Find out where students have worked during their summers and where recent graduates are employed, make a reciprocity request, order student business cards and utilize UW Law School passwords. Be sure to sign your transcript release form to make the job search in Symplicity easier. 



Recruiting Events

As a student at the UW Law School you are encouraged to take part in these highly beneficial opportunities including On-Campus Interviewing, Job Fairs and Off-Campus Recruiting Programs.


Judicial Clerkships

Work for a judge for one or two years and further develop your research and writing skills, gain insight into the judicial decision-making process, and be exposed to many areas of the law. Learn more.



Public Interest and Government

The University of Wisconsin Law School has a long tradition of public service and community involvement. Students interested in public interest careers have access to one-on-one counseling, panel discussions on a variety of public interest careers and fellowships, as well as job postings and career fairs. Learn more.


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