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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!

Categories
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
https://law-bc-csm.symplicity.com/students - Access to BC Law's recruiting programs and job bank.
http://www.martindale.com --Martindale and legal career information.
http://www.nalp.org - National Association for Law Placement
http://www.nalpdirectory.com - NALP Directory of Legal Employers
http://www.pslawnet.org --Public Service Law Network
http://www.lawyersweekly.com --Lawyers Weekly USA publications and links.
http://www.masslaw.com --Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly publication and job postings.
http://www.lexis.com/xchange/careercenter/default.asp --Lexis-Nexis jobs page and career center.
http://www.lawschool.westlaw.com --Attorney Jobs & Summer Legal Employment Information available through Westlaw.
http://www.findlaw.com --Legal index.
http://www.lawmatch.com --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.
http://new.abanet.org/hr/default.aspx --ABANET internship career opportunities and general career information for law students.
http://www.hg.org -Heiros Gamos - provides comprehensive listings of legal and government sites.
http://www.law.com --News, resources and case filings for lawyers.
http://www.vault.com --Claims to have the real scoop on many of the top firms. Take some of it with a grain of salt.
http://www.law.cornell.edu --Legal Information Institute.
http://www.washlaw.edu --Washburn School of Law legal site index.
http://www.lawforum.net/ --The Law Forum is an exclusive directory of law firms, legal support services, legal resources, legal employers and aspiring attorneys with web sites.
http://www.uslegaljobs.com --Legal job opportunities nationwide.
http://www.legalemploy.com --The legal employment search lists various sites that have legal job listings. 
http://www.job-hunt.org/ --Provides links to several legal job resource sites.
http://www.attorneyjobs.com --Database of jobs in every employment sector and geographic area.
http://www.summerclerk.com --Website devoted to summer clerkship experience. Includes a directory of clerks cataloged by summer employer.
http://www.flextimelawyers.com - A website about working flexible and/or reduced schedules.
http://www.attorneyfind.com --70 Categories of lawyers across US and around the world.
http://www.nalsc.org -- National Association of Legal Search Consultants
http://www.fortune.com - Information on Fortune 500 companies.
http://www.homefair.com - The Salary Calculator compares the cost of living in different cities.
www.abanet.org/rol/opportunities/opportunities-home.shtml - American Bar Association - Rule of Law Initiative. Long- and short-term International positions for experienced attorneys.

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BAR EXAM & MPRE INFORMATION
http://www.barexam.org --Information on bar exams by state.
http://www.ncbex.org--National Conference of Bar Examiners.
http://www.uspto.gov-- United States Patent & Trademark Office.
http://www.barbri.com-- Includes information on state bar exams.
http://www.patbar.com-- Provides information on the Patent Bar.
http://www.patentbarreview.com - PLI's Patent Bar Review website.

LEGAL NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
http://www.lawyersweekly.com --Lawyers Weekly USA.
http://www.masslaw.com--Massachusetts Lawyer's Weekly publication.
http://www.nlj.com-- National Law Journal
http://www.abajournal.com/--American Bar Association Journal
http://www.law.com/jsp/pc/iplaw.jsp--IP Law Practice Center
http://www.minoritylawjournal.com--Minority Law Journal
http://www.nylawyer.com - New York Lawyer
http://www.lawbulletin.com - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
http://www.philanthropy.com - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/journals/elq - Ecology Law Quarterly
http://www.newspaperlinks.com - Provides links to newspapers across the country

 

BAR ASSOCIATIONS
http://www.bostonbar.org --Boston Bar Association
http://www.massbar.org --Massachusetts Bar Association
http://www.americanbar.org/aba.html --American Bar Association
http://www.dcbar.org --Washington, D.C. Bar Association
http://www.nybarexam.org/ --New York State Bar Association
http://www.msba.org/ --Maryland State Bar Association
http://www.vsb.org/ --Virginia State Bar Association
http://www.calbar.org/ --State Bar of California
http://www.ctbar.org --Connecticut Bar Association
http://www.flabar.org --Florida Bar Association
http://www.sfbar.org --San Francisco Bar Association
http://www.abcny.org --New York City Bar Association
http://www.philabar.org --Philadelphia Bar Association
http://www.wisbar.org --Wisconsin Bar Association
http://www.texasbar.com -- State Bar of Texas


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
http://www.naag.org - National Association of Attorneys General
http://www.ndaa.org - National District Attorneys Association
http://www.aipf.com/- Association of Intellectual Property Firms
http://www.acc.com - Association of Corporate Counsel.
http://www.mcca.com - Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
http://www.nlada.org - National Legal Aid and Defender Association
http://www.naspa.org - National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
http://www.aipla.org - American Intellectual Property Law Association
http://www.bpla.org - Boston Patent Law Association
http://www.inta.org - International Trademark Association

GOVERNMENT WEB SITES
I. Government Job Search Resources
http://www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm -- The Government Honors and Internship Handbook. Contact the Career Services Office for the username and password.
http://www.law.arizona.edu/publicpolicyhandbook/ -- The 2010-2011 Public Policy Handbook. Contact the Career Services Office for the username and password.
http://www.hg.org/usstates.html -- 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.
http://www.naag.org -- 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.
http://www.opm.gov --Office of Personnel Management
http://www.opajobs.com --Opportunities in Public Affairs
http://www.jobsfed.com/ --Search site for federal jobs.
http://www.govtjobs.com --Database of public sector jobs in cities, countries and states across the country.
http://www.firstgov.gov --The U.S. Government's official web portal.
https://www.psjd.org-- Comprehensive source of information on federal departments and agencies as well as the federal government hiring process.
http://www.stateag.org -- useful information about state attorneys general
http://www.usajobs.gov

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II. Federal Agencies & Departments
http://www.usaid.gov --Agency for International Development
http://www.occ.treas.gov --Comptroller of the Currency
http://www.cpsc.gov --Consumer Product Safety Commission
http://www.cia.gov -- Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
http://www.cbp.gov/-- US Customs & Border Protection
http://www.usda.gov --Department of Agriculture
http://www.doc.gov --Department of Commerce
http://www.energy.gov --Department of Energy
http://www.hhs.gov --Department of Health & Human Services
http://www.hud.gov--Department of Housing and Urban
Development
http://www.usdoj.gov --Department of Justice
http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/ -- Department of Justice Legal Careers
http://www.doi.gov --Department of Interior
http://www.fcc.gov/ --Federal Communications Commissions
http://www.dol.gov --Department of Labor
http://www.state.gov --US State Department
http://www.dot.gov --Department of Transportation
http://www.ustreas.gov --Department of Treasury
http://www.va.gov --Department of Veterans Affairs
http://www.nrc.gov --Nuclear Regulatory Commission
http://www.epa.gov --Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.exim.gov --Export-Import Bank of the United States
http://www.faa.gov --Federal Aviation Administration
http://www.fbi.gov --Federal Bureau of Investigations
http://www.fec.gov --Federal Election Commission
http://www.fema.gov --Federal Emergency Management Agency
http://www.ftc.gov --Federal Trade Commission
http://www.fda.gov --Food & Drug Administration
http://www.gpo.gov --Government Printing Office
http://www.house.gov --US House of Representatives
http://www.irs.gov --Internal Revenue Service
http://www.nsa.gov -- National Security Agency (NSA)
http://www.nasa.gov --National Aeronautics & Space Administration
http://www.nal.usda.gov/ --National Agricultural Library
http://www.nara.gov --National Archives & Records Administration
http://www.nih.gov --National Institute of Health
http://www.nist.gov --National Institute of Standards & Technology
http://www.nps.gov --National Park Service
http://www.opic.gov --Overseas Private Investment Corporation
(OPIC)
http://www.osha.gov --Occupational Safety & Health Administration
http://publicservice.monster.com -- this is a new section on the Monster.com 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.
http://www.tsa.gov -- US Transportation Security Administration
http://www.uspto.gov --US Patent & Trademark Office
http://www.ustr.gov/index.html --Office of the US Trade Representative
http://www.peacecorps.gov --Peace Corps
http://www.sec.gov --Securities & Exchange Commission
http://www.secretservice.gov -- US Secret Service
http://www.ssa.gov --Social Securities Administration
http://www.cit.uscourts.gov US Court of International Trade
http://www.usitc.gov US International Trade Commission
http://www.whitehouse.gov --White House General Information
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/fellows--Describes White House Fellows Program & Application procedure.

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III. Massachusetts
http://www.state.ma.us --State of Massachusetts, including list of state agencies.
 http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=hrdhomepage&L=1&L0=Home&sid=Ehrd--Employment opportunities-Commonwealth of Massachusetts


JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP INFORMATION

Federal:
http://www.uscourts.gov/ --Web site of the Federal Judiciary.
http://www.fjc.gov --Federal Judicial Center
https://lawclerks.ao.uscourts.gov --Federal Law Clerk Information System established by the Judicial Conference of the United States. Federal judges post judicial clerkship vacancies.
http://www.judicialclerkships.com --"Helps law students navigate the maze of courts and clerkship opportunities."
http://judiciary.senate.gov --United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary - tracks judicial nominations and confirmations
http://www.fedjudge.org --The Federal Magistrate Judges Association
http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/lawclerk --Provides information on the Law Clerk Hiring Plan.
http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf/judges_frm -- Biographical Directory of federal judges.

State:
http://www.state.ma.us/courts --The MA Judicial Branch
http://www.ncsc.org
--National Center for State Courts.
http://www.vermontlaw.edu/x1101.xml --Guide to State Judicial Clerkships - Contact the Career Services Office for the password.
http://www.whohascourtjobs.com -- 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
http://www.pslawnet.org --Public Service Law Net, formerly Pro Bono Student's Association.
http://www.equaljusticeworks.org --Equal Justice Works
http://www.soros.org --Soros Foundations Network.
http://www.abanet.org/crimjust/ --ABA Criminal Justice section.
http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/ --Links to legal aid, pro-bono, and public interest organizations.
http://www.unsystem.org --United Nations System
http://www.aclu.org --American Civil Liberties Union
http://www.nlg.org --National Lawyers Guild
http://www.probonoinst.org/ --Pro Bono Institute
http://oneworld.org/ --Dedicated to promoting human rights and sustainable development by harnessing the democratic potential of the Internet.
http://www.essential.org/ --Links to public interest organizations.
http://www.pirg.org --Job site for public interest advocates, attorneys & policy analysts.
http://www.afj.org/ --Alliance for Justice.
http://www.idealist.org --Action without Borders
http://www.nonprofits.org --Idealist.orgs (Action Without Borders)
http://www.nlada.org --National Legal Aid & Defender Association.
http://www.clasp.org --Center for Law & Social Policy.
http://www.mlsc.org --Maryland Legal Services Corporation. Provide job listings as well as links to other public interest web sites.
http://www.fairhousing.com --National Fair Housing Advocate Online
http://www.tlpj.org --Trial lawyers for public justice and the TIPJ Foundation.
http://www.pirg.org/jobs/-- PIRG Website
http://equalrights.org --Equal Rights Advocates
http://www.charitychannel.com --A network of non-profit professionals
http://www.abramsonfoundation.org --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.
http://www.everettinternships.org --Everett Public Service Internship Program funds over 200 summer internships at progressive public service organizations.

INTERNATIONAL WEB SITES
http://www.asil.org --American Society of International Law
http://www.amnesty.org --Amnesty International
http://www.ecojobs.com --Environmental career opportunities
http://www.iadb.org --Inter-American Development Bank
http://www.icclaw.com --International Center for Commercial Law
http://www.icnl.org --International Center for Not-for-Profit Law.
http://www.icrc.org --International Committee of the Red Cross
http://www.ifc.org --International Finance Corporation
http://www.ilo.org --International Labour Organization; has Young Professionals and internship programs
http://www.interaction.org/about/job-openings-interaction--Web 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.
http://www.iucn.org --The World Conversation Union
http://www.lawgazette.co.uk --A publication of the Law Society of England and Wales that features online job searches
http://www.owit.org --Organization of Women in International Trade; can browse a list of current job openings but need subscription for full description
http://www.oas.org --Organization of American States
http://www.peoplebank.com --UK Job Opportunities
http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/home.law --Law Society of England and Wales (lists positions available at the Law Society).
http://www.centerforhumanrights.org/--web site for the Center for Human Rights Law includes information on internship and other programs
http://jobs.un.org/ --Employment Web site of the United Nations
http://www.wipo.org --World Intellectual Property Organization http://www.worldbank.com --The World Bank
http://www.wto.org/--World Trade Organization
http://www.PSLawNet.org --International Public Interest Opportunities

ACADEMIC
http://www.chronicle.com - The Chronicle of Higher Education
http://www.higheredjobs.com - Jobs in the Higher Education Industry
http://www.aals.org - Association of American Law Schools

LAW SPECIALTIES
http://www.aipf.com/- Association of Intellectual Property Firms
http://www.abiworld.org -- American Bankruptcy Institute
http://www.law.fsu.edu/library/admin --ABA Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice web site.
http://www.envirolink.org --Envirolink, the online environmental community
http://www.environmentaldirectory.net - National Environmental Directory
http://www.oppedahl.com - Intellectual Property Law Web Server, provided by law firm of Oppedahl & Olson LLP
http://lgbtbar.org/partners/ - Directory of LGBT Law Partners and LGBT-Owned Firms

GENERAL CAREER WEB SITES
http://www.bostonworks.com --includes Boston Globe want ads
http://www.monster.com --Monster.com
http://www.ajb.dni.us --America's Job Bank
http://www.hotjobs.com --HotJobs.com
http://www.wetfeet.com --Job search and career website for employers and job seekers.
http://www.campuscareercenter.com --Provides undergrads and grads with resources to assist in world-wide employment and internship searches.
http://www.monstertrak.monster.com --College job listing database.
http://www.internships-usa.com --More than 2000 organizations offering internships for college and law students. Schools must be a subscriber.
http://www.careerbuilder.com --Career Builder
http://www.careermag.com --Career Magazine
http://www.careers-in-business.com --Careers in Business
http://www.rileyguide.com --The Riley Guide

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