LLM Tax Students

LLM Tax Students

The Career Strategy Center has an adviser devoted exclusively to students in the LLM Tax Program. The following services and programs are available for LLM Tax students:

  • Individual career counseling
  • Resume collections and job postings
  • Tax Attorney Recruiting Event (TARE) job fair
  • LLM Tax specific seminars, panels and training including:
    • Orientation to Career Services
    • Introduction to the LLM Tax Job Search
    • Networking, Informational Interviewing and Your Elevator Pitch
    • Interviewing as an LLM Tax Candidate
    • LinkedIn for LLM Tax Students and Graduates
    • LLM Tax Alumni Coaching Program (students are matched with Chicago-area LLM Tax alumni for mock interviews and mentoring)
    • Business Etiquette Lunch for LLM Tax students
    • Panels on Tax Careers at Law Firms and Tax Careers at the Big 4
  • Law School-wide career events including:
    • Mock Interviews
    • Career Night and the Legal Market Series
    • Tax Law Society events

LLM Tax Employment Statistics

Class of 2021

The Tax Program wishes to provide prospective applicants with relevant employment information regarding its graduates. Tax Program graduates have seen success in the employment market in recent years with over 90% of the class employed ten months after graduation. The Class of 2021 continued to enjoy success in the job market, with an average of 92% of the class reporting that they are employed in full-time, long-term positions as of September 1, 2021. The final statistics will be available after the NALP reporting date of March 15, 2022.

Class of 2021 Employment

Employed (as of September 1, 2021): 92%

Employers

By Type

Accounting: 65%; Law: 20%; Clerkship: 9%; Corporate/Business: 6%

By Geography

Midwest: 59%; East: 26%; West: 12%; South: 3%

Career Services for International Students in the LLM in Taxation

International students have access to all of the career services for tax students as well as those for international students.

For more information, please contact Shaz Kaiseruddin.