Information for Alumni

Job Opportunities

We receive numerous jobs on a daily basis for new and experienced attorneys. We post these opportunities on Symplicity, our online job board. If you are new to Symplicity, register for a new account via the Symplicity login page for students and alumni.

Get Involved by Joining our Alumni Resource Network

Over 450 alumni participate in our Alumni Resource Network (“ARN”), a program providing students with an opportunity to contact and network with alumni in specific practice and/or geographic areas. Alumni offer advice on networking opportunities, career matters, and expertise in particular areas of practice. Register to connect with Southwestern students, conduct mock interviews, serve as a panelist, and/or be a mentor here.

Hire a Southwestern Grad

  1. On-Campus Interviews (Fall & Spring)

    During the fall and spring On-Campus Interview Programs, a number of alumni are among the firm and organization representatives who come to the campus to interview students for summer and post-graduate positions.

    Click here for more information on how to participate.

  2. Advertise Available Positions Year-Round

    Use the Symplicity platform - our online job board.  If you are new to Symplicity, register for a FREE account at students and alumni login page.

  3. Fall Firm Reception (October)

    Each fall, the Career Services Office recruits firms and brings them on campus for mini-interviews. Through this event, firms recruit 2Ls, 3Ls, and recent grads. Seven- minute interviews take place on the spot serving as the gateway to securing a more traditional interview that may result in being hired. Contact the Career Services to participate.

  4. GAP Associate Program (December - March)

    Refer to the PDF below or click here for information on  Southwestern's proprietary recruiting program that matches rigorously trained, recent graduates with small and medium-sized firms for twelve-month, full-time, paid positions at salaries similar to those of post-graduate legal fellowships. 

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    Gap Associate Program Information for Employers

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  5. Recent Grad Alumni Law Clerk Program

    Starting February 1st, Southwestern Alums are invited to recruit recent grads for short-term paid law clerk positions during the months of February-April. Simply contact the Career Services and indicate your interest in hiring one or more law clerks.

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Our alumni have the same access to career counseling and to Symplicity as current students.  Please feel free to contact us should you need assistance.