Career Services for UAlberta JD Students

University of Alberta Faculty of Law students are fortunate to have the resources of a Career Services Office and a full time Career Development Officer to provide resources, opportunities, and individual counselling to assist students in their career search.

The Career Development Officer offers numerous events and services throughout the academic year for students, such as:

  • On-Campus Interviews with firms from several cities across Canada;

  • Firm Hops;

  • Career Fairs;

  • Job Shadowing Program;

  • Non-traditional legal career information sessions;

  • Job application and interview skills workshops and counselling;

  • Exclusive access to job postings.

We are a member of the Canadian Legal Career Development Network (CLCDN) as well as the National Association of Law Placement (NALP) which is an organization made up of members from law schools and firms across North America.

The Career Services Office is here to provide the best advantage to you in your search for employment and can assist you with your career decisions.