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Clerkships

The careers of a record number of Penn Law graduates now begin in judicial chambers across the country. In recent years, our clerkship counseling and faculty assistance have helped hundreds of students and recent alumni secure appointments at all levels of the judiciary, including coveted positions with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Our faculty, many who have themselves held prestigious clerkships, are intensely involved in our clerkship program. Our CP&P counselor, dedicated entirely to the clerkship program, will be able to assess your clerkship candidacy and guide you through the application process.

We offer extensive programming on the value of clerking and are committed to supporting your efforts and make the process run smoothly – and successfully. Students are supported by a strong network of former clerks, alumni judges and faculty members committed to maximizing the clerkship success of our students and alumni.

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        Jim Sandman L’76 discusses the value of a judicial clerkship.

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