Career Development

The Office of Career Services (OCS) provides career planning and job-search assistance to students and graduates as they transition from law school to professional life. The focus of the OCS is to help students and graduates find rewarding and meaningful work in the law by teaching lifelong skills to achieve career goals.

Golden Gate University's School of Law Office Career Services (OCS) does not make its facilities or services available to employers who discriminate on the basis of race, sex, creed, religion, age, color, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, ancestry, national/ethnic origin, nationality/citizenship, political affiliation, marital status, medical condition, or any other status protected from discrimination by federal, state, or local law. The use of our services constitutes affirmation of this policy.

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One On One Counseling

One-on-One Counseling

Students receive individualized guidance and coaching from the OCS team as well as detailed resume and cover letter reviews, mock-interview preparation, and more.

Law Students

Access to Industry Experts

The OCS works with student organizations to bring attorneys on-campus to speak about available practice areas and jobs and also facilitates on-site visits to law firms, corporate in-house legal teams, and other JD-Advantage employers.

Law Graduation

Resources for Graduates

Graduates receive a newsletter with job-search advice, job leads, and networking opportunities. They can also visit the OCS for coaching, detailed resume and cover letter reviews, mock-interview preparation, and more.

For Alumni
Law Career

Real-Time Information

The OCS shares information about trends in the legal job market, grant opportunities, and networking events focused on various practice areas.

Swearing in Ceremony

Bridge Fellowship Program

To assist with a smooth transition to law practice, GGU Law provides a limited number of modest stipends to recent graduates who volunteer in a legal capacity for courts, government agencies, and public interest organizations.

Students in The Classroom

Recruitment Programs

The OCS hosts semi-annual on-campus (OCI) recruitment programs and promotes job fairs to link students with formal internship and job opportunities.

Talking Students

Video Tutorials

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