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On-line resources can facilitate job searches, and can supplement networking and targeted job search efforts.  A career counselor at the Career Development Office can assist you with these and other on-line resources.

CDO Online Resources

The Career Development Office has developed an extensive list of on-line resources to assist you in gathering law-related career and job search information:

www.equaljusticeworks.org
(Public Interest, Fellowship information, Financial aid information)

www.rollcall.com
(Legislative, lobbying and government affairs positions in Washington DC)

www.lawjobs.com/
(Law News Network nationwide job listings)

www.infirmation.com
(Alternate path to www.findlaw.com)

www.emplawyernet.com
(Free for students. Sign up to receive job listings at your email address)

www.flipdog.com
(Search for law and non-law related positions)

www.spb.ca.gov/
(CA state personnel board job openings and exam announcements. Plus search for
words "counsel" and "attorney" to locate other state positions for attorneys)

www.legalemploy.com/
(Links to 100's of career job sites dealing with legal related employment)

www.lawforum.net/
(The Law Forum)

www.nlada.org/
(National Legal Aid and Defender Association Directory job openings)

www.chronicle.com/
(Chronicle of Higher Education - positions in higher education)

www.ihirelegal.com/
(Internet employment site for lawyers, paralegals, and legal secretaries)

www.envirolink.org
(An online environmental community; includes lists of environment job openings and internships)

www.idealist.org/
(Directory of Non-profit and Volunteering Resources)

www.thewala.org/
(Site for museum and arts law, including law student internships)

www.lawschool.westlaw.com
Westlaw's AttorneyJobsOnline and Legal Career Center
(Free for law students through WestLaw account. Graduates access through subscription.
Attorney and alternative career positions nationally and internationally; West Legal Directory and employer directory information; law clerk positions)

www.acca.com 
(American Corporate Counsel Association)

www.opportunityknocks.org
(Public interest job search engine with many legal listings)

www.probonoinst.org
(Pro Bono Institute)

www.pslawnet.org
(Public Service Law Network. Public interest and government summer internships, fellowships, & permanent positions; international & national listings. Register and create own password.)

www.internships-usa.com
Password protected for students - call or come by Career Development.
(Resources for Federal Judiciary and prosecutors nationwide; Internships with Federal Agencies; GreenLaw - environmental internships; Washington Internships in Law and Policy; Sports Internships; Human Rights Internships; Congressional Internships)

www.usajobs.opm.gov
(U.S. Office of Personal Management official site for federal jobs. Click on "Search Jobs". Click on "choose a specific series". Enter 0905 in "Keyword(s)" for attorney positions, and 0904 for clerk positions)

www.lexis.com/lawschool
(Visit the Career Center On-Line for employer directories, such as Martindale-Hubbell and NALP's Directory of Legal Employers

www.uscourts.gov
(This database allows you to search by court or by judge's name to find clerkship vacancies and application deadlines)

www.judicialclerkships.com
(Central source of information and advice for students on judicial clerkships
with a forum for law clerks and key resource links)

www.summerclerk.com
(Forum for students to share information on their summer clerkship experiences)

www.e.findlaw.com
(Entertainment industry legal news, including job opportunities)

www.thestandard.com
(Internet business strategy job-related features)

www.ncaa.org
(Everything about NCAA news, enforcement, regulations. Jobs, under "Index" include
high school through university, and NCAA national headquarters)

http://www.womensportsjobs.com/jobs/jobs.htm
(Subscription to sports jobs database – 1 year is $129. Jobs listed are mostly non-law related jobs and not for women only.
Currently as of August 14, 2009, there is a sale price of $69.99 for a one-year subscription.)

www.careers.wsj.com
(Wall Street Journal site where you can do legal and alternative career job searches)

oscar.uscourts.gov
(OSCAR is the centralized website to apply for federal judicial clerkships.  Although not all federal judges
participate in the OSCAR system, they are encouraged to and the majority do.)

www.ncsconline.org
The National Center for State Courts is a directory of state court websites across the US

LEGAL EMPLOYER DIRECTORIES

www.chambersandpartners.com

(Search firms and lawyers throughout the world)

www.nalp.org
(Includes listing of nationwide minority and specialty career fairs, the National Directory of Legal Employers, the National Directory of Law Schools, and National Association for Law Placement Principles and Standards)

www.lsba.org
(Louisiana State Bar Association)

www.martindale.com/
(Martindale Hubbell)

lawyers.findlaw.com
(West Legal Directory)

OTHER EMPLOYMENT SITES

www.salary.com
(Cost of living website)

www2.homefair.com/calc/salcalc.html
(Cost of living website. Includes salary calculator to determine regional salary equivalents)

www.findlaw.com/06associations/index.html
(These sites both offer extensive links to bar associations and other legal
associations, both national and international.)

www.sddt.com/
(The San Diego Daily Transcript)

www.calbar.ca.gov
(California State bar)

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS OPPORTUNITIES *

*With thanks to the public interest offices and websites of Columbia, Georgetown, and Harvard

www.pslawnet.org
(Lists thousands of international law organizations.)

www.asil.org
(The American Society of International Law; information and materials about international law, as well as ASIL jobs and internships)

www.care.org
(CARE USA; one of the world's largest international development and relief organizations - no specifics regarding legal employment)

www.derechos.net/links/law
(Good source for Human Rights law resources)

ww.hri.ca/internships-jobs.aspx
(Human Rights Internet Job board; also has links to other human rights job postings)

www.hrusa.org
(Human Rights USA Resource Center; job listings as well as links to other human rights job postings)

www.igc.org
(Institute for Global Communication; comprehensive site with links to job and volunteer opportunities)

www.etown.edu/vl/
(International Affairs Network; annotated list of links to sites on international affairs, human rights, development, and more)

www.charity.org
(Global Impact; searchable by issue)

www.lwob.org
(Lawyers Without Borders; US-based non-profit organization whose goal is to engage the legal profession, on a global basis)

www.oneworld.net/jobs
(Job listings in human rights, the environment, and sustainable development)

www.state.gov
(US State Dept.; international vacancy announcements for the UN as well as other international organizations)

www.un.org
(United Nations; lists clerkships, attorney and law-related jobs with the UN)

www.unsystem.org
(Links to most of the constituent UN organizations, many of whom list their own vacancies)

www.undp.org/jobs
(UN Development Programme; information, links, worldwide vacancy listings)

www.idealist.org
(Extensive listings – both non-legal and legal – of organizations and opportunities)

www.awid.org/jobs
(Association for Women's Rights In Development job board, mostly non-legal)

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM SITES

www.abanet.org/legaled
(This is the Consultant's Office on Legal Education for the American Bar Association who each year sends a list of all approved summer abroad programs to each ABA
approved law school.)

www.abanet.org/legaled/baradmissions/bar.html
(The comprehensive guide to bar admission requirements)

www.travel.state.gov/
(Has links to all the U.S. Embassies with web sites and information on the foreign service examination.)

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WEBSITES


Congress

Senate: www.senate.gov/
House of Representatives: www.house.gov/
General Accounting Office: www.gao.gov/
Library of Congress: www.loc.gov/

White House

Executive Office of the President: www.whitehouse.gov/

Government Departments

Agriculture: www.usda.gov/
Commerce: www.commerce.gov/
Defense: www.defenselink.mil/
Education: www.ed.gov/
Energy: www.doe.gov/
Health & Human Services: www.dhhs.gov/
Housing & Urban Development: www.hud.gov/
Interior: www.doi.gov/
Internal Revenue Service: www.irs.gov/
Justice: www.usdoj.gov/
Labor: www.dol.gov/
State: www.state.gov/
Transportation: www.dot.gov/
Treasury: www.ustreas.gov/

Government Agencies

Agency for International Development: www.usaid.gov/
Central Intelligence Agency: www.cia.gov/
Consumer Product Safety Commission: www.cpsc.gov/
Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.gov/
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: www.eeoc.gov/
Federal Bureau of Investigation: www.fbi.gov/
Federal Communications Commission: www.fcc.gov/
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: www.fdic.gov/
Federal Election Commission: www.fec.gov/
Federal Emergency Management Agency: www.fema.gov/
Federal Judicial Center: www.fjc.gov/
Federal Labor Relations Authority: www.flra.gov/
Federal Reserve System: www.federalreserve.gov/
Federal Trade Commission: www.ftc.gov/
Food & Drug Administration: www.fda.gov/
General Services Administration: gsa.gov/
National Aeronautics & Space Administration: www.nasa.gov/
National Archives & Records Administration: www.nara.gov/
National Labor Relations Board: www.nlrb.gov/
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration: www.noaa.gov/
National Transportation Safety Board: www.ntsb.gov/
Nuclear Regulatory Commission: www.nrc.gov/
Patent and Trade Office:uspto.gov/
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation: www.pbgc.gov/
Securities & Exchange Commission: www.sec.gov/
Small Business Administration: www.sba.gov/
Smithsonian Institution: www.si.edu/
Social Security Administration: www.ssa.gov/
U.S. Federal Judiciary: www.uscourts.gov/
U.S. Office of Personnel Management: www.usajobs.opm.gov/
U.S. Postal Service: www.usps.gov/
U.S. Supreme Court: www.supremecourtus.gov/

Government Publications Offices

Consumer Information Center: www.pueblo.gsa.gov/
Government Printing Office: www.gpo.gov/
National Technical Information Service: www.ntis.gov/

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