Office of Career and Professional Development Launches #HireUSDLaw Career Management System

Office of Career and Professional Development Launches #HireUSDLaw Career Management System

#HireUSDLaw

SAN DIEGO (July 6, 2017) – In June, the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) at University of San Diego School of Law transitioned to a new career management system called #HireUSDLaw.

The system–powered by 12Twenty–is modern, streamlined and easy to use. USD joins other leading law schools such as Boston College and George Washington University in the adoption of the new platform. Users will find #HireUSDLaw offers many innovative features to assist with career development, including an online job board where attorney, law clerk, externship, volunteer, and other opportunities are posted; a comprehensive resource library to guide career and professional development both during and after law school; and an Alumni Connections section that contains the Alumni Network Directory and regional alumni contacts.

The #HireUSDLaw system will enable students, recent graduates, seasoned alumni, recruiters and employers to interact more effectively and efficiently with the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD). Assistant Dean of Career and Professional Development Molly Tami announced, “We are incredibly excited to introduce this new career management platform to the law school. It will be an excellent tool to facilitate the mission of our office in providing employment resources, counseling and data to our students, alumni and constituents in the legal community.” The advent of #HireUSDLaw is just one of the new initiatives being implemented to revitalize the OCPD.

The Office of Career and Professional Development is the primary point of contact for career guidance and preparation, recruiting and for semester-long and post-graduate employment. In addition to counseling, advisors assist in connecting employers with students through various recruiting programs and by promoting employer job opportunities throughout the year to students as well as alumni through the USD School of Law online job board.  

To access #HireUSDLaw, please contact the Office of Career and Professional Development at lawcareers@sandiego.edu or (619) 260-4529 for login instructions.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law is recognized for the excellence of its faculty, depth of its curriculum, and strength of its clinical programs. Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 35th nationally and 6th on the West Coast among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 24th nationally and 6th on the West Coast in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

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