Welcome to USD School of Law’s Office of Career and Professional Development, your contact for recruiting and hiring USD law students and graduates. Our staff includes an assistant dean for career and professional development and four attorney career advisors, all of whom draw upon their own significant legal practice experience in developing career planning and recruitment strategies.

Why recruit at USD Law?  We are the premiere law school in San Diego, recognized nationally for our academic excellence. Our diverse and accomplished student body and our graduates are knowledgeable, practice-ready, leadership trained, and committed to service and to the ethical practice of law. We meet your hiring needs with ease and convenience by connecting you with qualified USD School of Law candidates and promoting your organization and opportunities within the law school and to our alumni.


We receive job listings daily from long-standing and new employers and post them on our job board in #HireUSDLaw, our innovative career management system. Listings include local, regional and nationwide school-year, summer, and post-graduate positions with law firms, government agencies, courts, businesses, and public interest employers.