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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.

Recruitment Timelines

Summer-fall 2023: 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)*


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 2023, reflects data from fall 2022 to spring 2023


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.

Watch on YouTube

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

Watch on YouTube

So you want to practice entertainment law?

On Nov. 10, 2021, 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, 2021, 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. 

Watch on Zoom

Courtroom vs. Boardroom

On Oct. 27, 2021, 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).

Watch on Zoom

Career Resources

Building Professional Relationships

Business and Commercial Courts Guide

Career Strategy Guide

Judicial Clerkship Cover Letter Template

Judicial Clerkships Guide

Judicial Diversity Clerkship and Internship Program Guide

Diversity Personal Statement Guidance

Judicial Cover Letter Guidance

Law Firm and Public Interest Cover Letter Template

Postgraduate Fellowships Guide

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.