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Other Career Resources on the Web

The internet is a useful tool for job search information. The Web lists jobs, carries information on organizations interested in recruiting, and gives advice on job search strategies.

Listed below are over 300 links to get you started. As you find additional useful sites, please let us know!

Legal Resources & Job Search Sites
Bar Exam & MPRE Information
Legal Newspapers & Magazines
Bar Associations
Professional Associations
Government Web Sites
Judicial Clerkship Information
Public Interest Web Sites
International Law Web Sites
Law Specialties
General Career Web Sites

LEGAL RESOURCES & JOB SEARCH SITES - Access to BC Law's recruiting programs and job bank. --Martindale and legal career information. - National Association for Law Placement - NALP Directory of Legal Employers --Public Service Law Network --Lawyers Weekly USA publications and links. --Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly publication and job postings. --Lexis-Nexis jobs page and career center. --Attorney Jobs & Summer Legal Employment Information available through Westlaw. --Legal index. --Resume bank and job posting service that matches attorneys and other legal professionals with industry employers and recruiters. Free for basic service; fee for expanded services. --ABANET internship career opportunities and general career information for law students. -Heiros Gamos - provides comprehensive listings of legal and government sites. --News, resources and case filings for lawyers. --Claims to have the real scoop on many of the top firms. Take some of it with a grain of salt. --Legal Information Institute. --Washburn School of Law legal site index. --The Law Forum is an exclusive directory of law firms, legal support services, legal resources, legal employers and aspiring attorneys with web sites. --Legal job opportunities nationwide. --The legal employment search lists various sites that have legal job listings. --Provides links to several legal job resource sites. --Database of jobs in every employment sector and geographic area. --Website devoted to summer clerkship experience. Includes a directory of clerks cataloged by summer employer. - A website about working flexible and/or reduced schedules. --70 Categories of lawyers across US and around the world. -- National Association of Legal Search Consultants - Information on Fortune 500 companies. - The Salary Calculator compares the cost of living in different cities. - American Bar Association - Rule of Law Initiative. Long- and short-term International positions for experienced attorneys.

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BAR EXAM & MPRE INFORMATION --Information on bar exams by state. Conference of Bar Examiners. United States Patent & Trademark Office. Includes information on state bar exams. Provides information on the Patent Bar. - PLI's Patent Bar Review website.

LEGAL NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES --Lawyers Weekly USA. Lawyer's Weekly publication. National Law Journal Bar Association Journal Law Practice Center Law Journal - New York Lawyer - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Ecology Law Quarterly - Provides links to newspapers across the country


BAR ASSOCIATIONS --Boston Bar Association --Massachusetts Bar Association --American Bar Association --Washington, D.C. Bar Association --New York State Bar Association --Maryland State Bar Association --Virginia State Bar Association --State Bar of California --Connecticut Bar Association --Florida Bar Association --San Francisco Bar Association --New York City Bar Association --Philadelphia Bar Association --Wisconsin Bar Association -- State Bar of Texas

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - National Association of Attorneys General - National District Attorneys Association Association of Intellectual Property Firms - Association of Corporate Counsel. - Minority Corporate Counsel Association. - National Legal Aid and Defender Association - National Association of Student Personnel Administrators - American Intellectual Property Law Association - Boston Patent Law Association - International Trademark Association

I. Government Job Search Resources -- The Government Honors and Internship Handbook. Contact the Career Services Office for the username and password. -- The 2010-2011 Public Policy Handbook. Contact the Career Services Office for the username and password. -- Heiros Gamos Web site contains links to state government resources for all the U.S. states, as well as associations dealing with state and government municipalitis and other related sites. -- the web site of the National Association of Attorney Generals provides access to research, news, and links to the Attorney General's office for each state. --Office of Personnel Management --Opportunities in Public Affairs --Search site for federal jobs. --Database of public sector jobs in cities, countries and states across the country. --The U.S. Government's official web portal. Comprehensive source of information on federal departments and agencies as well as the federal government hiring process. -- useful information about state attorneys general

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II. Federal Agencies & Departments --Agency for International Development --Comptroller of the Currency --Consumer Product Safety Commission -- Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) US Customs & Border Protection --Department of Agriculture --Department of Commerce --Department of Energy --Department of Health & Human Services of Housing and Urban
Development --Department of Justice -- Department of Justice Legal Careers --Department of Interior --Federal Communications Commissions --Department of Labor --US State Department --Department of Transportation --Department of Treasury --Department of Veterans Affairs --Nuclear Regulatory Commission --Environmental Protection Agency --Export-Import Bank of the United States --Federal Aviation Administration --Federal Bureau of Investigations --Federal Election Commission --Federal Emergency Management Agency --Federal Trade Commission --Food & Drug Administration --Government Printing Office --US House of Representatives --Internal Revenue Service -- National Security Agency (NSA) --National Aeronautics & Space Administration --National Agricultural Library --National Archives & Records Administration --National Institute of Health --National Institute of Standards & Technology --National Park Service --Overseas Private Investment Corporation
(OPIC) --Occupational Safety & Health Administration -- this is a new section on the website. The entire section is devoted to employment opportunities in the federal government. Students can search for positions throughout the nation in a number of job categories. -- US Transportation Security Administration --US Patent & Trademark Office --Office of the US Trade Representative --Peace Corps --Securities & Exchange Commission -- US Secret Service --Social Securities Administration US Court of International Trade US International Trade Commission --White House General Information White House Fellows Program & Application procedure.

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III. Massachusetts --State of Massachusetts, including list of state agencies. opportunities-Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Federal: --Web site of the Federal Judiciary. --Federal Judicial Center --Federal Law Clerk Information System established by the Judicial Conference of the United States. Federal judges post judicial clerkship vacancies. --"Helps law students navigate the maze of courts and clerkship opportunities." --United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary - tracks judicial nominations and confirmations --The Federal Magistrate Judges Association --Provides information on the Law Clerk Hiring Plan. -- Biographical Directory of federal judges.

State: --The MA Judicial Branch
--National Center for State Courts. --Guide to State Judicial Clerkships - Contact the Career Services Office for the password. -- a publication from the National Center for State Courts with state-by-state listings of support staff and staff attorney jobs.

PUBLIC INTEREST WEB SITES --Public Service Law Net, formerly Pro Bono Student's Association. --Equal Justice Works --Soros Foundations Network. --ABA Criminal Justice section. --Links to legal aid, pro-bono, and public interest organizations. --United Nations System --American Civil Liberties Union --National Lawyers Guild --Pro Bono Institute --Dedicated to promoting human rights and sustainable development by harnessing the democratic potential of the Internet. --Links to public interest organizations. --Job site for public interest advocates, attorneys & policy analysts. --Alliance for Justice. --Action without Borders --Idealist.orgs (Action Without Borders) --National Legal Aid & Defender Association. --Center for Law & Social Policy. --Maryland Legal Services Corporation. Provide job listings as well as links to other public interest web sites. --National Fair Housing Advocate Online --Trial lawyers for public justice and the TIPJ Foundation. PIRG Website --Equal Rights Advocates --A network of non-profit professionals --The Frederick B. Abramson Public Service Award is a fellowship awarded to a graduating law student or judicial law clerk to be used as partial compensation for one year's employment at a public interest organization in Washington, DC. --Everett Public Service Internship Program funds over 200 summer internships at progressive public service organizations.

INTERNATIONAL WEB SITES --American Society of International Law --Amnesty International --Environmental career opportunities --Inter-American Development Bank --International Center for Commercial Law --International Center for Not-for-Profit Law. --International Committee of the Red Cross --International Finance Corporation --International Labour Organization; has Young Professionals and internship programs site of the American Council for Voluntary International Action lists job resources, internship and volunteer opportunities and position openings (by subscription) in international development organizations. --The World Conversation Union --A publication of the Law Society of England and Wales that features online job searches --Organization of Women in International Trade; can browse a list of current job openings but need subscription for full description --Organization of American States --UK Job Opportunities --Law Society of England and Wales (lists positions available at the Law Society). site for the Center for Human Rights Law includes information on internship and other programs --Employment Web site of the United Nations --World Intellectual Property Organization --The World Bank Trade Organization --International Public Interest Opportunities

ACADEMIC - The Chronicle of Higher Education - Jobs in the Higher Education Industry - Association of American Law Schools

LAW SPECIALTIES Association of Intellectual Property Firms -- American Bankruptcy Institute --ABA Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice web site. --Envirolink, the online environmental community - National Environmental Directory - Intellectual Property Law Web Server, provided by law firm of Oppedahl & Olson LLP - Directory of LGBT Law Partners and LGBT-Owned Firms

GENERAL CAREER WEB SITES --includes Boston Globe want ads --America's Job Bank --Job search and career website for employers and job seekers. --Provides undergrads and grads with resources to assist in world-wide employment and internship searches. --College job listing database. --More than 2000 organizations offering internships for college and law students. Schools must be a subscriber. --Career Builder --Career Magazine --Careers in Business --The Riley Guide

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