Career Development

About Us:

Our office is here to counsel students when defining their career path, educate students on diverse legal career options, collaborate with student groups to present relevant programming, provide helpful resources, and connect with legal employers and alumni.

Our Staff:

Meet with Us:

128 Hughes Hall, 607-255-5873,
Monday – Thursday 8:00AM – 4:30PM ; Friday 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Available for in-person, phone and Zoom appointments – Dean Akyea ; Director Azemi; Director Rizzi ; Director Hay (LL.M) ; Amy Tai (Public sector & Non-Profits)

To reserve an interview room in the Career Development suite, please contact Lisa Carberry

Explore Careers

Private Sector

Serves students and alumni interested in careers in the private sector, including law firms and corporations.

Judicial Clerkships

Coordinates post-graduate judicial clerkship advising, programming, and resources in conjunction with the Faculty Clerkship Committee.

Public Sector

Advises students and alumni interested in working in the public interest, including government entities, non-profit organizations, public defenders, and prosecutorial offices.

Provides career support to all Graduate Legal Studies students. Coordinates international advising programs and the ISIP career fair for General LL.M students

Employer Programs:

Make sure to log into your Symplicity account for access to jobs, events, and job search resources.  

Career Program Recordings

Intro to the August Job Fair (March 2023)

Pro Bono Scholars Information Program (February 2023)

The Nuts & Bolts of Judicial Clerkships (January 2023)

1L Job Search (November 2022)

1L Cover Letter & Resume Overview (November 2022)

Externship Information Session (November 2022)

Interview & Networking Webinar (November 2021)
Externship Information Session (November 2021)
Introduction to the 1L Summer Job Search (November 2021)
Resume & Cover Letter Webinar (October 2021)
You, Your Career & Cornell Law: Intro to Cornell Law Career Development (Sept 2021)

Careers Newsletter

A weekly newsletter of upcoming events, opportunities and education resources brought to you by Cornell Law Career Development.


Issue 9 – Dec 1, 2021

Issue 8 – Nov 23, 2021

Issue 7 – Nov 17, 2021

Issue 6 – Nov 10, 2021

Issue 5 – Nov 3, 2021

Issue 4 – Oct 27, 2021

Issue 3 – Oct 22, 2021

Issue 2 – Oct 14

Issue 1 – Sept 30