Career Development


Where do you want to practice and what do you want to do? LL.M. in Law and Government graduates have achieved great success in many areas of public law. You can find our graduates at the U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of State, Federal Communications Commission, Congressional Offices, Environmental Protection Agency, National Labor Relations Board, and throughout the federal government and state governments. They are also in corporations, private firms, non-profits, public interest organizations, and academia.

Career Resources


Students and alumni of the LL.M. in Law and Government benefit from career resources geared specifically to LL.M. students. The Program leadership works with individual students on targeted resume and cover letter review, externship guidance, and one-on-one academic counseling and the Office of Career and Professional Development provides counseling on marketing the LL.M. in Law and Government degree. In addition, the Program promotes networking opportunities at conferences, alumni events, receptions for students, career roundtable sessions, and the Inside Official Washington series. Students and alumni of the Program, have access to targeted job postings and faculty contacts. The Program is what you make of it and students have found that the access to networking opportunities and career resources through the Law School have been invaluable.

What can the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) do for you?

Employment Outcomes


Employment Overview Class of 2011

Employment Overview Class of 2012

Examples of LL.M. in Law and Government Alumni Jobs (1998-Present)

Important Links


Externship Database

CareerLink (Online Job Bank)

OCPD Events for Current Students