Alumni

Appointments, Symplicity and Website Access

As an alum of Northwestern Law, you have access to the resources of the Career Center and the counseling services of the career managers.

Access to the password-protected content () on the website, Symplicity, as well as phone and in-person appointments, can be arranged by contacting the Career Center office at (312) 503-3498 or by email at career-strategy@law.northwestern.edu.

In addition, you can view all of the pages and documents on the Career Center's website, including:

Transition to Practice
Recent graduates interested in the Transition to Practice program should click above for a list of identified participating employers. Be sure to speak with your Career Advisor regarding identifying additional employers on your own, as well as to discuss details of the program.

Other Services

Judicial Clerkship Applications
If you are interested in applying for a judicial clerkship, download the Judicial Clerkship Handbook and notify a member of the Faculty Clerkship Committee so that they can support you in your clerkship search.

Career Office Reciprocity Request
Northwestern Law students and alumni can request access to the career office at a law school in another city for a prescribed period of time. Many law schools have blackout dates (usually in the fall) during which time reciprocity requests will not be granted. Reciprocity requests take approximately one to two weeks to process. You will be notified by postal mail or e-mail that your request has been approved.

Volunteer Opportunities
We rely on the help of alumni for a number of student programs including panels, mock interview coaches, etc. Find out about opportunities to work with current Northwestern Law students.

E-mail for Life
We offer all of our alumni the opportunity to continue using a Northwestern Law e-mail address (for example, yourname@law.northwestern.edu).

Northwestern Law Alumni Association
As an alum, you have access to the online alumni directory of Northwestern Law and Northwestern University, a wonderful resource for those in job search mode.

Northwestern University Alumni Association
The mission of the Northwestern Alumni Association is to partner with existing career services within the University and to add to the range of services, thereby providing a full complement of high quality, accessible services targeted to alumni.

Alumni Business Cards (pdf of instructions)
Alumni have the opportunity to purchase business cards with the Northwestern Law logo.

Chicago Bar Association Job Flash
The latest legal jobs from Chicago Bar Association.