University of Minnesota Law School Career Center

Career Center

Our focus is on your future. The University of Minnesota Law School’s experienced Career Center team is committed to helping you develop the skills and connections you need to achieve professional success. 

Our Career Center provides one-to-one student career counseling tailored to your individual interests, a dedicated employer relations team, and focused public interest and clerkship resources. Students are supported in their career goals through numerous recruiting programs, panels and workshops, practice interview programs, and individual counseling sessions. 

Employers recognize that Minnesota Law graduates are well prepared to meet the challenges of today’s complex legal and business world. Graduates enjoy success in obtaining jobs in the private sector, in government, in public interest, and judicial clerkships nationwide.

Our innovative approach to career development includes the following: 

Important note for employers: The Career Center's commitment to diversity is reinforced in the University of Minnesota Board of Regents Policy on Equity, Diversity, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action, under which the Law School shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Additionally, the Fair Labor Standards Act prohibits unpaid internships with for-profit entities when course credit is not available.