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Career & Professional Development Center

Sometimes, you will need a hand navigating your professional development. From first year to retirement, we are here for you.

Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday 9:00 - 5:00 pm 
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Appointments outside office hours are available upon request

To schedule an appointment, call (503) 768-6608 or e-mail lscs@lclark.edu. E-mail us your most recent resume prior to your appointment. August, September, January, and February are typically busy, so plan ahead.

“I am sitting at a desk in a suit at my new fancy lawyer job, and I can’t help but feel extreme gratitude for all of the guidance you and everyone in career services gave me over the past three years. Thank you for all your help!!!“

Lauren Maccarone ’15

Events

January 25, 2018

  • Image preview Bite Size Lunch Series - Interviewing 12:10pm - 12:40pm:
    Make the most of your time! Hear helpful tips for interviewing (including how to handle the interviews at the NW Public Service Career Fair) in a short 30 minute discussion.

January 30, 2018

February 1, 2018

February 3, 2018

  • Image preview NW Public Service Career Fair All Day:
    For over two decades, the NW Public Service Career Fair has linked law students & alumni with opportunities to make a difference. More than 75 non-profits & government offices participate each year. With information tables and pre-scheduled interviews in both Seattle and Portland, public service employers find student interns, externs, summer law clerks, volunteers, and attorneys.

February 5, 2018

  • Equal Justice Works Information Session 12:10pm - 1:10pm:

    A representative from Equal Justice Works will provide an overview of its programs geared towards mobilizing the next generation of public interest lawyers. This includes details about postgraduate Fellowships and tips for navigating the application process, summer funding opportunities through AmeriCorps JD & Rural Summer Legal Corps, details on the national Conference & Career Fair and more. They will also information on resources for guidance in managing your student debt as your pursue these opportunities.

     

February 8, 2018

February 13, 2018

  • Image preview OR Tax Court Panel Information Session 12:10pm - 1:10pm:
    The Tax Court is not just about tax. Get the inside scoop from current clerks and judges about their experiences working for the Oregon Tax Court, landing an externship or post-graduate judicial clerkship with the court, and the ways a judicial clerkship can help advance your career.

February 15, 2018

February 28, 2018

  • Image preview ABA Public Practice Panel 12:10pm - 1:10pm:
    Come hear from a panel of lawyers who work in the public sector, including all levels of government. They will discuss the pros and cons of working in the public versus private sector and give tips for best situating yourself for future public sector employment.

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