Ready to Practice. Equipped to Lead.

We prepare our students to be career-ready upon graduation. That means they understand how the law works—and why it matters. Our graduates find fulfilling positions in a variety of settings—law firms, corporate legal departments, non-profits, regulatory agencies, and many more.

Our Career Services Office offers 100 professional development and recruiting programs each year, including clinics, clerkship training, workshops, and resume critiques. These resources help students discern their passions, develop practical skills, and discover potential employers. It works: Our employment rate is 91.2%, and 85% of our graduates acquire full-time, long-term, bar-passage required/JD advantage jobs (Class of 2018).

Breaking Down the Numbers

BC Law ranks among the very best in the nation at finding our graduates meaningful employment. In fact, we rank in the top 25 overall in graduates securing legal jobs (Law School Transparency).

Our employment stats page contains a full breakdown of our placement numbers, including where our graduates go and what type of positions they fill.

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Law Firms and Businesses

We’re a leader in placing graduates at top large, mid-size, and small law firms across the country. Based on one of our faculty’s core strengths in business and corporate law, many students pursue corporate careers in places like financial institutions and in-house legal departments.

BC Law grads are in demand. Employers consistently report that our graduates bring a high level of emotional intelligence to their work, including sound judgment, diligence, and a "can-do" approach. 

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Employed by law firms



Joined businesses & start ups

Careers in Public Interest Law

Our commitment to public service law begins with our Leaders Entering and Advancing Public Service Program (LEAPS), and supports BC Law graduates who work with local, state, and federal agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Our Pro Bono and Public Interest Designation Programs encourage students to engage in experiential learning opportunities, and our loan repayment and assistance program helps ease debt burdens for those who choose public interest careers. 

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Entered the public sector

Judicial Clerkships 

We consistently rank as one of the top schools in clerkship placement. In the past five years, our graduates have obtained more than 170 judicial clerkships at local and federal courts across the country.

Our Judicial Trials and Judicial Appeals externships place students as interns with judges at Massachusetts Superior and Appeals courts, and gives them a glimpse of what it takes to become a clerk.

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Landed judicial clerkships
One reason for the successful growth of our Boston office has been the terrific hires we’ve made from BC Law, which includes half of the associates in our business department. BC-trained lawyers hit the ground running and are a great fit for our clients and firm.
Alfred Browne, Partner, Cooley LLP