Useful Career Links

ESSENTIAL JOB LINKS

PSJD
Listings of national and international public interest and government organizations and jobs.

PRIVATE PUBLICINTEREST ANDPLAINTIFFS' FIRM GUIDE

NALPDirectory
Directory of larger national firms with information on practice areas, firm demographics, salaries and hiring contacts.

Martindale Hubbell
Searchable database of law firms with limited search capability for in-house departments.

Avery Index
Law firm rankings and information.

Legal500
Rankings and reviews of US and international law firms.

American Lawyer Summer Survey
National survey of law student firm summer jobs.

2012-13 Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide
Information on federal agencies and the federal government hiring process. Hard copy in the Career Office.



LEGAL META SITES

Internet Legal Resource Guide

Washburn Law School's WashLaw Web

Findlaw

Hieros Gamos

LawGuru
A legal meta-site including legal research tools and job search resources.

The National Jurist
Includes listings of summer abroad and LL.M programs.

The American Lawyer

Law.com

Law.com California

Lexis-Nexis

The Legal Employment Search Site

Emplawyernet

Attorneyjobs.com

Gradschools.com
Directory of graduate schools, including LL.M programs.


Specific Practice Area Information

The Technology Law Resource

Patent Law Firms World Wide Web Directory

International Entertainment, Multimedia and Intell. Prop. Law & Business Network

ifcome.com
Business affairs and legal affairs jobs in the television, entertainment, motion picture, and internet industries.

Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory

The Environment Directory

American Corporate Counsel Association

Career Builder
Job search for in-house counsel in hi-tech; select "legal" and geographic area. Excellent links to search sites. Salary calculator available.

Lawyers Coordinating Committee

Peacemaking and Conflict Studies

Careers in Tax

Tax Prof Blog

Tax Talent.com


International Law Sites

ABA International Internship Program

Yahoo Directory of International Organizations

United Nations

U.S. State Department Internships

European Patent Office

The World Bank

Links to International Non-Governmental Organizations

Indiana University Employment Opportunities

Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative


Overseas Jobs

totallylegal

Center for International Legal Studies
International summer internship programs.

Escape Artist

LawBritannia


Bar Associations

American Arbitration Association

American Bar Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

American Society of International Law

Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area

Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom

Charles Houston Bar Association

International Technology Law Association

Consumer Attorneys of California

Federal Communications Bar Association

National Employment Lawyer's Association

National Lawyer's Guild

National LGBT Bar Association

The State Bar of California

Law Firms and Lawyer Directories

Yahoo Business
Resources in some business and legal fields.

Public Interest Clearinghouse

Patent Law Firms World Wide Web Directory


Positions in Government

California State Personnel Board

State of California - Department of Technology Services

Office of the Attorney General at the California Dept. of Justice

Federal Jobs Central

USA Jobs
Official U.S. government site for jobs and employment information. Job listings and summer job information. Note that not all agencies recruit through this OPM site.

U.S. Department of Justice-Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management

United States Patent and Trademark Office

America's Job Bank

Yahoo's Government Resources

State and Local Governments on the Net

SFGOV

Alameda County DA's Office

Alameda County PD's Office

Contra Costa County PD's Office

Los Angeles DA's Office

Making the Difference

Orange County DA's Office

Riverside County DA's Office

San Francisco DA's Office

San Francisco PD's Office


www.prosecutor.info


Public Interest-Non-Profits-Political Organizations

Essential Information Home Page
Activism website.

Public Interest Clearinghouse
Resources include fellowship information, loan repayment, job searching and directory of legal services programs in California and Nevada.

Idealist.org

Open Society Institute

Foundation Center
Site contains great information on the nuts and bolts of writing funding proposals and how to target specific funding agencies and organizations.

Alliance for Justice

Monday Lobby Group
Political and policy organizations.

Internships-USA

Public Interest Research Group

National Fair Housing Advocate

Community Career Center

Oneworld

Opportunity NOC's

CALegalAdvocates.org

National Legal Aid and Defender Association

http://graduate-school.phds.org/


Additional Law-Related Employment Resources

Yahoo's List of Legal Publishers
Click on "booksellers@" and then "publishers".

Association of American Law Schools (AALS)
A major recruiting tool law schools use for hiring new faculty.

Bar/Bri Bar Exam Requirements


General Career and Job Search Sites

Abanet

Contains extensive list of internship opportunities maintained by the American Bar Association.

Aboutjobs.com

craigslist.com

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009
Contains profiles and descriptive terms for hundreds of jobs.

bajobs.com

America's Career Infonet: Career Resource Library

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Monster Board

CareerBuilder

Job Hunt

Employment Guide

Job Star Central

CollegeRecruiter.com

Showbizjobs.com

ThePosseList.com

Resource for contract attorneys.

Keirsey Temperament Sorter
Modification of the Myers-Briggs personality assessment.

LawyerAvenue

Lawyerist


Salary Information

The Salary Calculator

Jobstar


Business Career Information

Yahoo's List of Consulting Firms

Wetfeet.com

Movie Studios

dice.com

National Venture Capital Association

bloomberg.com


Summer Apartment Sublets

Apartments.com

Summer Housing

Student Housing in NYC