Graduate Student Career & Professional Development

Student and Career Services offers specialized career counseling for graduate students, both domestic and international. Career coaches are available to meet individually to develop a tailored employment search strategy. These services include revising application materials, identifying firms and organizations that match students’ interests and introducing students to practitioners in their chosen field.

Additionally, graduate students have access to:

  • Academic advising
  • Career coaching
  • Networking opportunities and events
  • Professional development programming
  • Online and subscription-based job-search tools
  • Assistance obtaining externships and internships

Career & Networking Calendar

See the full calendar of upcoming events.

  1. Social Justice Tuesday-Washington State Attorney General Info Session
    When: Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 12:30 – 1:30pm PST
    The Washington State Attorney General’s Office provides excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and protects the rights of its people. It is the largest public law firm in Washington and has offices throughout the state.
    Assistant Attorney General will be on campus to discuss recent cases and news from the Washington State Attorney General’s office. They will also share information about the volunteer law internships and externships opportunities for first and second year students. Applications for these positions are being accepted now. Join us for this information session and come prepared with questions to get all of the information you will need to apply.
    RSVP in CSS on line, please!

    The Washington State Attorney General’s Office provides excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and protects the rights of its people. It is the largest public law firm in Washington and has offices throughout the state.
    Assistant Attorney General will be on campus to discuss recent cases and news from the Washington State Attorney General’s office. They will also share information about the volunteer law internships and externships opportunities for first and second year students. Applications for these positions are being accepted now. Join us for this information session and come prepared with questions to get all of the information you will need to apply.
    RSVP in CSS on line, please!

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://atg-wa.zoom.us/j/86133575799?pwd=QjFacGVDaFB5WS9NZ0VuWFZVOHBwZz09


  2. KCPAO-Virtual Open House-1L Summer Externship
    When: Friday, January 29, 2021, 11:30am – 12:20pm PST
    King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

    Please join us for an open to learn about the KCPAO summer externship program provides first-year law students an invaluable opportunity to participate in and learn about varous aspects of criminal prosecution. Hear from form externs and prosecutors about their work, and discover more about this incomparable summer law school experience.

    Location: RSVP for our Virtual Open House to BConnell@kingcounty.gov and a Zoom link will be provided.

  3. Social Justice Tuesday
    When: Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 12:30 – 1:30pm PST

  4. Social Justice Tuesday
    When: Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 12:30 – 1:30pm PST

  5. Social Justice Tuesday-Interested in a Public Defender Career?
    When: Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12:30 – 1:30pm PST

    Join a panel discussion on how to become a Defender during COVID

     

    Meet public defenders from Clallam County Public Defenders, Snohomish County Office of Public Defender Association, and Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel in a panel discussion about public defense across the state, what employers are looking for, and how to gain experience in this virtual post-COVID world.
     

     

    This event is hosted by the Defender Rising Project. The Defender Rising Project is a collective effort between Gonzaga School of Law, Seattle University School of Law, University of Washington School of Law, and Washington Defender Association to cultivate the next generation of public defenders while they are in law school.

     

    Interested in joining WDA? Student memberships are $20 and includes full access to all CLEs, brief banks, and more. https://defensenet.org/membership-payment/

     

    If you are unable to attend but want to know more about Defender Rising Project, public defense, and/or WDA, email Ali Hohman at ali@defensenet.org
    Zoom 
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85740819671?pwd=clc3eGsyUmF3OTNsaHpiRUNNdG9hdz09