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The post-graduate hiring cycle

Launching your career

This Career Center video explains the post-graduate hiring cycle and what to pursue when, based on your class year. Timing, deadlines, and process matter if you want to be a competitive candidate.

Career Center Blog

Stay current via posts from the Career Center and the Center for Public Service on upcoming events, deadlines, advising and career strategy. Opportunities evolve as you proceed through law school, so check in often.

Recruitment Timelines

Summer-fall 2022: Career fair dates and application deadlines

Where our graduates work 

IIn the past five years, our graduates have gone to work in nine countries, 42 states, the District of Columbia, and three U.S. territories. That includes positions in major markets such as New York, Washington, Atlanta, and California. They work in law firms ranging from boutique to global; in industry and public service; within state and federal government; and the judiciary.

Where new graduates work, 2017-2021 (all)*

Where new graduates work, 2017-2021 (public interest and government)*

Where new graduates work, 2017-2021 (judicial)*

Internships

Small-to-midsize firms that have hired our students for summer internships.

*Searchable spreadsheets of these documents are available in Symplicity. (See documents/resources.)

Recent interview data

Published March 2022, reflects data from fall 2021 to spring 2022

Workshops

Class of 2024 Interview Workshop

Mock Interview Advisor Lori Garrett leads a refresher session for rising 2Ls who are entering late summer and early fall recruiting programs. Learn how to speak more convincingly to employers about your legal skills, practice interests, and internship experience—and how to stand out in a good way!

Watch on Zoom

Updating Application Materials (Class of 2024)

The Career Center’s Leena Kiber and Lauren Jirak present a workshop on how to update your resume, cover letter, and other application materials in ways that will land you an interview during recruiting season.

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Summer Best Practices Workshop

Career Center Associate Director Leena Kiber spoke with Bryan Cave Legal Recruiting Manager Peyton Turner about the summer associate application process and also, how to be a successful summer associate.

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Summer Success 2022

Career Center Director Claudette Harris hosted an hourlong webinar with professionals in both public and private practice (including three Emory Law alumni), on how to make the best impression during your upcoming summer internship. Panelists: Chelsea Champion 18L, assistant public defender, DeKalb County Law Office of the Public Defender; Erin Donohue-Koehler 11L pro bono coordinator, Georgia Justice Project; Mandi Goodman, associate, King & Spalding; Devin Gregory 20L, associate, Jones Day; Judge Ana Maria Martinez, State Court of DeKalb County

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1L Strategies for the 2022 Recruiting Season

Career Center Senior Director Natasha Patel outlined how 1Ls can best prepare and strategize for the upcoming recruiting season. The session included insights on employer practices and details on where Emory Law students interviewed and were hired during the most recent recruiting cycle. Review related program slides here.

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New York Real Estate Practice with Eric Meer 11L

On March 16, Eric Meer 11L of Gibson Dunn joined Career Center Director Emily Bramer 02L to talk with students about the nuances and rewards of real estate practice in a city where companies are clamoring to be. Review related program slides here.

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Nationwide networking with working attorneys

Jan. 19, 2022, 4-6 p.m.: Meet attorneys and alumni from around the country at this two-hour virtual networking session. 

Firms and organizations including the following will be represented: the Atlanta Bar Association, Boston Children’s Hospital, Bowden Law Firm (ATL), Buckhead Family Law (ATL), Condon & Forsyth LLP (NY), Food & Drug Administration (DC), The Florida Innocence Project, Georgia State Judicial Staff Attorney, Ifrah Law (DC), J. Getty Trust (LA), The Legal Aid Society (NY), and The Sierra Club (DC). Don’t miss this opportunity! 

RSVP via Symplicity (events/career workshops) to receive the REMO link.

This event is made possible through generous support from the Bass Career Summit Endowment.

So you want to practice entertainment law?

On Nov. 10, Jasna Hasanbasic 15L , senior director for Business & Legal Affairs at Sony Music Entertainment joined the Career Center for an Alumni Lunch & Learn Zoom session. She shared her knowledge of the industry and took questions from students.

Watch on Zoom

Law, Fintech and Cryptocurrency

On Nov. 3, BitPay General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer Eden Doniger 02L and Troutman Pepper Partner James W. Stevens joined Career Center Senior Director Natasha Patel for a live session on what it’s like to practice in the realm of cryptocurrency and fintech. 

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Courtroom vs. Boardroom

On Oct. 27, Career Center Director Emily Bramer 02L led an hour-long panel discussion with Emory Law alumni who shared their experience and insights regarding litigation versus transactional law. She was joined by  Isabel Garcia 99L and Angie Yeremian 04L (transactional law) as well as Irvin Hernandez 16L and Ruth Rocker McMullin 00L (litigation).

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Judicial Internships for 1Ls

Watch Assistant Dean for Public Service Rita Sheffey’s Zoom session for those seeking 1L Judicial Internships, including student Q & A, which was held on Oct. 25. 

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Career Resources

Building Professional Relationships

Career Strategy Guide

Judicial Clerkship Cover Letter Template

Diversity Personal Statement Guidance

Judicial Cover Letter Guidance

Law Firm and Public Interest Cover Letter Template

Request Room for Non-OCI Interviews

Resume Template

Resume Template (extensive format)

Sample 250-word document

Writing Sample Coversheet Examples

Ordering Student Business Cards and Stationery - Student stationery may be ordered through Emory's approved vendor, AlphaGraphics.