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The Career Development Office is here to assist you with discovering your career goals, identifying a path to achieving those goals, and supporting your job search. This page contains numerous resources to aid in your job search. Talk with your CDO counselor to identify ways of using these resources as part of your overall career development strategy.
You can create your own career path by taking advantage of the Law School's resources. Since not all law students know what type of law they want to practice, we provide many opportunities for you to explore and identify your particular interests in the law.
The CDO Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the St. John’s Law CDO’s policies and procedures.
Begin by ensuring your resume is in order, you have an effective cover letter, and you have sharpened your interviewing skills.
There are numerous resources on the web to assist you with your job search. Some are password protected—contact your career counselor for the login information. For a more comprehensive listing, please access the Guide to Online Resources, located in the Career Development Office and the Resources section of Simplicity.
Sampling of Job Boards
Visit our website Career Development Office for additional information as well.
Annually, one 1L MAX participant who completes the eight-part Financial Foundations course and attends at least two MAX events will be automatically entered to win a $50,000 scholarship toward their remaining law school tuition. The first drawing of the Scholarship will take place on May 1, 2023
Complete the following tasks to gain entry:
Different legal career trajectories can require different approaches to money management, focusing on everything from student loan repayment to investing and insurance planning. Here are a few webinars happening this month, led by Accredited Financial Counselors® from AccessLex Institute, to help you wrap your mind around common strategies:
Managing Your Money for BigLaw Careers - April 12, 3 PM ET
Managing Your Money for Private and Solo Practice Careers – April 19, 3 PM ET
Managing Your Money for Public Service Careers– April 26, 3 PM ET
Click the links to register and attend the sessions that are relevant to you.
Remember, to access all AccessLex student resources, Visit Ask EDNA! — the new Education Network at AccessLex.
Check out the FOURTEEN new lessons developed for the Student Success and Bar Success sections:
Ask EDNA! has insight and information at every step of the law school journey, and there’s always something new.
Happy New Year!
The next MAX scholarship drawing for two $5,000 scholarships for students is coming up quickly on February 1. MAXimize your scholarship entries and your personal finance education, be sure to complete this month’s activities. Remember, the more tasks completed, the more entries earned.
And if you want to read, listen and learn, check out the latest from the MAX Blog and LEX Talk Money! podcast.
Don’t forget, for entry in the scholarship drawings, log into your MAX account HERE. If you have not yet made your AccessLex MAX account, please do so here: https://www.accesslex.org/maxonline. For easy access, download the MAX by AccessLex® app in the iOS or Android app store.
While the November MAX scholarship drawing has come and gone, there are still two drawings left (February 1st and April 1st) and this evening’s Not Just a Number: The Importance of Credit to Law Students event is a great opportunity to earn an entry.
For entry in the scholarship drawings, log into your MAX account HERE. If you have not yet made your AccessLex MAX account, please do so here: https://www.accesslex.org/maxonline. For easy access, download the MAX by AccessLex® app in the iOS or Android app store. Remember, the more tasks you complete the more entries you earn in the drawing.
Remember, each event you attend provides you scholarship entries to the MAX scholarship drawings on February 1st and April 1st. There is still $100,000 in scholarship money available to each class year at MAX schools!
Don’t forget to register for the live, one-day LexCon@Home virtual event on Thursday, December 10, for an exciting schedule of engaging sessions, exceptional speakers, and collaboration with peers from across the country. Attendance is free, but limited. Register today!