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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 in-person and by phone:

Monday-Thursday 10:00 am -1:00 pm / 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
Friday 10:00 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

August 31, 2016

September 7, 2016

  • Image preview Oregon Department of Justice’s Honors Attorney Program Info Session 12:10pm - 1:10pm:
    All years of students are invited to attend this event. 3L students are encouraged to attend. The Honors Attorney Program is designed to provide outstanding recent law school graduates—including those who have served as judicial clerks or in government fellowships—with the opportunity to gain public law experience after law school.

September 13, 2016

  • US Army JAG Info Session 12:10am - 1:01am:
    Learn what Army JAG attorneys do and what it takes to be one.  Learn about the Army JAG program for law students.

September 14, 2016

September 15, 2016

  • Image preview US Navy JAG Info Session 12:10pm - 1:10pm:
    Learn what Navy JAG attorneys do and what it takes to be one.  Learn about the Navy JAG program for law students.

September 22, 2016

  • Image preview Pro Bono and Community Service Fair 12:00pm - 1:30pm:
    Talk with a variety of representatives about opportunities to work with attorneys on pro bono projects, volunteer, learn, and make connections. Hours spent volunteering throughout the year can help you earn the Pro Bono & Community Service Honors Award in the spring!

October 5, 2016

  • 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.