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Resources for Strategic Career Planning


Office of Career Services

The Office of Career Services is dedicated to assisting students in all aspects of their job search. Students may be interested in working in a NALP firm, mid-size firm, local firm, corporation, government office, judicial clerkship, public interest organization, or any number of other career opportunities nationwide and in Ohio.  We can help.  Students may submit applications for On Campus Interviews and Resume Collections (see above). Deadlines for submissions are posted on the schedule above. Students have a higher probability of receiving an interview when they submit applications for an OCI and an RC.  OCI and RC employers have had a past relationship with the ONU Law Career Services Office and have usually hired successful ONU law grads.  Many of these employers are ONU law graduates.

Career Counseling

The Office of Career Services is available to counsel and assist students throughout the entire year. Get Organized and get started. Here are 10 Steps to a successful job search.

Job Postings

Many employers, including ONU alumni as well as others with a preference to hire ONU students, post jobs through our office on Symplicty.  Students can search these jobs at  Symplicity is a job search software platform on which you can sign up for OCIs complete your graduate employment survey and create a profile for employers to come to you. It just takes a few minutes to get started.  

Career Connections

Throughout the year the Office of Law Career Services sponsors speakers during the lunch hour.  Students are provided lunch while they receive information that will help them get a job and prepare for a legal career.  Students may sign up for the Career Connection Events through the Law Career Services notifications. 

Job Search Tools Explained

2016- 2017 Government Student Jobs: Government Honors & Internship Handbook provided by The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. You must contact Law Career Services for username and password.

Martindale Career Center: Legal Job Listings for Attorneys, In-House Counsel, Legal Professionals as well as Alternative Legal Careers

Nalp Directory of Top Law Firms in the Nation:  The NALP Directory of Legal Employers provides a comprehensive and free solution for researching legal employers throughout the US. 
Job Search and Employment Related Links on the Web: A collection of useful web sites, including information about legal careers, job listings, directories of lawyers, judges, and public interest organizations, bar information, and legal newspapers.

Reciprocity: If you are seeking employment out-of-state, the Office of Career Services Office can request reciprocal services for you at another law school.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Employers exercising discriminatory hiring practices will be prohibited from using the services of Ohio Northern University's Office of Law Career Services. Ohio Northern University is committed to equal opportunity in all of its programs. The College of Law is committed to equality of opportunity in legal education and does not discriminate against any otherwise qualified person in employment, educational programs, admission, placement, or any other activities or operations on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Ohio Northern University College of Law is committed to complying with all regulations which prohibit unlawful or discriminatory practices promulgated by federal and state agencies as well as by the American Bar Association, Association of American Law Schools, and the National Association for Law Placement.




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