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Career Development

St. John’s Law is one of New York’s best.

St. John’s is one of only three schools in New York City to achieve 90%+ overall employment and 80%+ FT/LT/Bar/JD* employment for each of the past three years. (along with Columbia and NYU)

#40 nationwide for placing graduates in the 100 biggest law firms, making us a 2018 National Law Journal “Go-To Law School”

20+ graduates every year start their careers in New York DA’s offices

How do we do it?

Every student is supported by a dedicated counselor from the Law School’s Career Development Office. Students get individualized attention from their first semester on, so they can identify a career pathway that interests them and pursue related coursework and activities. To complement this unique approach to career development, the upper-level curriculum has been designed around different career paths. Students build on their required foundation courses with advanced classes, drafting courses, clinic work, internships, externships, and co-curricular activities like trial and appellate advocacy—all focused on developing practical skills and targeted expertise so St. John’s Law students graduate profession-ready. The Career Development Office offers abundant opportunities to learn about career options and effective job-searching techniques, to meet attorneys in many areas of practice, and to receive advice and support from a team of caring, energetic, knowledgeable, and resourceful professionals.

ABA Employment Summary

*full-time, long-term, bar-required or JD-advantage jobs (excluding law school funded positions)





Recruitment Programs

Job Postings at St. John’s
How To Participate in St. John’s Fall or Spring Recruitment Programs


Contact Information

Career Development Team

St. John's University School of Law
Career Development Office, Room 3-27
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439

718-990-1918 fax
[email protected]

Office Hours
Monday -  Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Fridays 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.