J.D. Students

A Boston University School of Law degree provides an excellent foundation for an exciting legal career. Along with our outstanding law school faculty and extensive curriculum, BU Law offers students a wealth of resources in the Career Development & Public Service Office (CDO).

Beginning in the first year, you'll explore the many career options a law degree makes possible in the private and public sectors, as practitioners and policymakers, in the United States and around the world. The CDO is committed to helping students discover these areas of interest, identify employers and develop successful strategies to reach their career goals. The CDO offers individual career advising, online job search tools, contact with a far-reaching alumni network and extensive on-campus and off-campus interviewing programs.