Office of Career and Professional Development

Job Listings & Job Research Websites

Password Protected

For UW Law Students & Alumni - Contact the OCPD for Access

Symplicity - UW Law School job bank

Government Honors & Internship Handbook

Public Policy Handbook

BYU Intercollegiate Job Bank (Note that the Username and Password change regularly. For current information, go to the password-protected "Passwords" section of the OCPD website)

Other Popular Websites For UW Law Job Seekers

Job Center of Wisconsin (General listings)

Patent Attorney Search (US Patent & Trademark Office)

Presidential Management Fellows Program (Public Service Jobs Directory)

State Bar of Wisconsin Classifieds

State of Wisconsin Employment Opportunities (US Federal Government listings)

UW Law School Clinics

General Legal & Non-Legal Job Websites

(Some may charge a fee or require registration)


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

Career Magazine (General listings)

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Legal Employment Weekly

Emplawyernet (Fee based)


The Ladders

JD2B.Com (General listings plus law and law enforcement listings)

Law Bulletin Legal Career Center (Midwest attorney positions)

Lawyers Weekly Jobs (MA, MI, MO, NC, OH, RI, SC, VA jobs & news)

Martindale-Hubbell Career Center

Monster College


The Posse List: Temp/Contract Legal Positions

Wisconsin Alumni Association Career Center

Academia & Education

Association of American Law Schools Placement Bulletin (Fee based law faculty listings)

The Chronicle of Higher Education

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (Positions in Higher Education)

Business & Finance


Diversity (Disabillities, Minority, Gender, GLBTI)

Corporate Counsel Women Of Color (Scholarships and Clerkships)

National Association of Women Lawyers' Career Center

Environmental Law

Ecology Law Quarterly Alumni & Careers Directory ($25)

Environmental Career Center

Environmental Career Opportunities (Fee based)

Environmental Yellow Pages

Family Law

National Center For Adoption Law & Policy Jobsite

Government (Federal, State, Local)

Foreign Service Careers - U.S. State Department

Government Jobs

USAID Careers (Foreign Aid & Economic Development)

U.S. Foreign Commercial Service

U.S. Foreign Agricultural Service

White House Internship Program

Health Law

American Health Lawyers Association Career Center


Association of Corporate Counsel


Center for International Legal Studies (Worldwide Internships in firms and in-house)

The United Nations Systems (Also searches jobs within the U.N.)

Judicial Clerkships

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

Labor & Employment Law

AFL-CIO Law Student Union Summer

AFL_CIO Hiring Hall

National Labor Relations Board

The Peggy Browning Fund (Labor Law fellowships for students)

The Peggy Browning Fund Labor Law Listings For Attorneys

Public Interest & Service

American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono & Public Service (Volunteer Opportunities)

The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy Jobs (Non-profits - see the "Jobs" link)

The Foundation Center (US foundations & non-profit listings) (Public Service)

Institute For Global Communications Jobs Links

Lawyers Without Borders (Internships & Jobs)

National Legal Aid & Defender Association

Job Research

Find information on firms, career paths, and salary data

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)

Go Global (UW Madison's International Career's Site)

Government Jobs

Heiros Gamos (U.S. & Foreign Firms)

Internet Career Connection (Find careers suited to your personality)

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

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

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)

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

Lists of firms with Native American Law practices

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

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)

Partnership for Public Service (explains the federal hiring process)

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

Salary Cost of Living Comparison

Senate Nominations (Find Judicial, Executive & Military Nominations)

Wetfeet (Industry profiles and employer rankings)

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

Wisconsin State Agencies

Women In The Legal Profession (Reports, Model Policies And Links On Topics Affecting Women Attorneys)


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