JD Career Advisor

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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New England Law | Boston has been a mainstay within Boston for over 100 years. Located in the heart of historic downtown, New England Law offers the opportunity to become an integral part of a special community of students, scholars, and dedicated people from diverse backgrounds. 

We are currently seeking a professional, customer service-focused individual for a JD Career Advisor position in the law school’s career services office. This position has the option to be full time or part time (4 days a week).

Key Responsibilities:

·     Counsel law students and alumni job-seekers about career goals and job search strategies for legal and alternative careers, including review and editing of resumes and cover letters
·     Manage relationships with new and existing employers
·     Assist with the collection of graduate employment information for the graduate employment survey
·     Develop career resources to address the needs of students and alumni job-seekers
·     Develop, facilitate, and present career programming to address the needs of students and alumni job-seekers
·     Manage the coordination and execution of career-focused programs for students
·     Assist with managing the summer fellowship program, conduct outreach and follow-up with the supervisors, communicate the application process to students, and provide administrative support and guidance throughout the program
·     Represent the career services office at events for alumni relations and admissions, give presentations as needed at open house events, and facilitate alumni career panels
·     Participate in bar association and law school consortium events on behalf of the school
·   Participate on various committees within the law school, consortia, bar associations (as assigned) to enhance Career Services efforts and the department’s network
·   Perform other related duties and tasks as assigned

Requirements:
Professional demeanor and excellent customer service skills needed 
JD required, with demonstrated career counseling ability
2-3 years of post-JD professional work experience
Ability to work well with a diverse law student/alumni population, excellent oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated administrative and organizational skills are essential
Knowledge of the legal profession and related recruiting practices and hiring needs of legal employment preferred

Please submit a resume and cover letter to: resume@nesl.edu.

We are unable to sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future.

New England Law | Boston is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity, and is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal and state law.  We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic, Network Engineer to join the team.  The person will be an integral part of the Information Technology team and will have significant opportunity to contribute and grow his/her skills.

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