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Online Career Resources for Alumni

Information on Pursuing a New Job Opportunity

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School graduates move fluidly during their careers - from one employer to another, in and out of public service, into hybrid opportunities that combine legal skills with other areas - by using their talents, developing their expertise, and working hard.

Our graduates tell use that the keys to successfully moving one’s career forward are these:

  • Regularly reevaluating your goals and aspirations.
  • Keeping your eyes open to opportunities and potential opportunities.
  • Building and maintaining your own network of colleagues and associates, including your Law School classmates and faculty.
  • Not fearing the occasional necessary detour towards your goal.

For more information on pursuing a career in a specific area, please see the links


These additional listings are provided for your convenience only. The listing of resources below is no endorsement, implied or otherwise, of any of these sites by the Career Planning and Professionalism Office nor by the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

If you find any of these links broken or changed, or if you would like to suggest additions, please contact


General Career Resources
Legal and Executive Search Firms
    • On-line directory of legal search firms. Links to firms’ profiles and information.
  • LawMatch
    • National Directory of Legal Recruiters.
  • National Association of Legal Search Consultants
    • On-line directory of legal search firms.
  • Special Counsel
    • A national legal search, consulting and placement company. Site contains articles and tip sheets on career development, satisfaction and opportunities. You can also submit your resume on-line for featured jobs.
  • Vintage Legal LLC
    • Attorney recruitment firm that assists corporate and law firm clients with attracting diverse candidates.
Career Exploration and Development Resources

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