You've done your research, created a network, and beefed up your resume. Now it's time to hit the job market. The list below shows some organizations that often recruit IU graduates from law majors. This list also shows some organizations where recent law graduates have gone to work. Remember that an education in these majors can prepare you for a number of careers.
- Browning Law - Legal internships
- Discovery Communications - Legal positions
- The Finish Line, Inc. - Legal positions
- Sam's Club - Legal positions
- U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division - Investigator positions
- Analysis Group, Inc. - Analyst positions
- UPS Public Affairs - Legislative positions
- Liberty Mutual Insurance Company - Claims positions
- Jho Capital, LLC - Paralegal positions
- Springleaf Financial Services - Paralegal positions
- Stanley Black & Decker - Legal Division
Job Search Sites
These sites post jobs that relate directly to Law. Remember to use these sites in addition to your network of people to maximize your chance of finding good opportunities. Many of the professional associations listed in the Meet People tab will post industry-specific jobs. Look for a page titled "careers," "jobs," "employment," or "opportunities."
Keywords for Job Search
As you use the web to search for more opportunities, get creative with the search terms you use. Try the list below to maximize your results.
- Public Practice
- Private Practice
- Pro Bono
Organization & Company Research Resources
When you're preparing for a job interview, it pays to do your research. Use the resources here to learn about an organization's history, business, and culture. Once you have a good understanding of what the company's about, formulate a list of questions to ask during your interview. This will show your interviewer that you're genuinely interested in the job and give you a deeper understanding of what to expect if you're hired.
Common Interview Questions
Interviews can vary from one industry to another. Remember, interviewers are trying to assess your experience and your fit for a specific position, so depending on the position, your questions will vary greatly. This is a small sample of questions designed to help you understand the kind of field-specific questions you might be asked.
- What is your experience dealing with confidential and sensitive information?
- How do you check the accuracy of your work?
- Have you had experience with any case management software?
- What are your future plans? Do they involve attending law school?
- What areas of law appeal to you?
- Learn as much as you can about law school and how your school selection can affect your employment opportunities.
- Know the different ways you can practice law and have a plan going into law school.