Career Development: For Students

The Office of Career Services (OCS) is your strategic partner in shaping your career and your professional success. We have a variety of specially-designed services and resources to guide students and alumni through the career planning process. With the support of OCS, Golden Gate students and alumni have found challenging jobs in law firms, government agencies, corporations, public interest organizations, and courts all around the world.

OCS offers a full range of services, including career counseling, networking and recruiting programs, career panels, online job listings, and a resource library. Contact OCS today to find out how we can help you realize your career goals. Students may login to OCSonline (below) or review our public websites (OCS Blog, Youtube, Twitter, Facebook - Public Interest) for further resources.


career counseling

Individualized career counseling is available to current law students. From law firms to in-house to public interest environments, OCS counselors bring a variety of experience and expertise to the table. Counselors routinely help law students with resume and cover letter review, interview preparation and job search strategy.

To book an appointment with an OCS counselor, please click here. If you need assistance with your password, please call the front desk at 415-442-6625 during business hours.


Law students may use OCSonline to access legal job listings, register for upcoming events, and participate in recruiting programs. Many of the informational handouts available in OCS are also available in the Resource Library of OCSonline. All JD students have accounts created as 1Ls.