Career and Professional Development Related Links
Especially for recent graduates, we recommend that web-based job searches of commercial websites, such as the ones listed below, represent only one component of your job search.
Recent studies have found that only about one-third of job searchers get their jobs through such commercial job websites. Making contacts, networking and targeting legal employers should continue to comprise the majority of your search.
The links on this page are provided for convenience only. They are intended to aid you in your job search; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of career websites. The presence of any resource on or accessible through this page does not imply an endorsement of that resource.
Please let us know if you are unable to access any of the sites listed hereunder or if you discover any additional useful websites.
Newspapers with Job Listings
Attorney General, District Attorney and City Attorney
Federal Government Job Websites
State/County/City Government Jobs (California)
Public Defender Jobs -California / National
Public Sector Jobs
Government Public Service Jobs
Public Interest/Public Service
Public Service Jobs Directory - NALPs comprehensive clearinghouse of public interest opportunities for lawyers and law student members - (Cal Western is a member but you must register.) www.psjd.org
Equal Justice Works site Umbrella org. for public interest summer and postgraduate public interest jobs. Cal Western is a member: www.equaljusticeworks.org
Environmental career opportunities (partial listing of jobs is available w/o subscription): www.ecojobs.com
Opportunity Knocks - source of nonprofit jobs and career opportunities: www.opportunityknocks.org
Probono.net - "Lawyers serving the public good.": www.probono.net
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