Thank you for visiting our Career Services site and considering our students and graduates for employment within your organization. The Career Services Office encourages employers who need part-time and full-time employees to contact our office. We offer a variety of programs to advertise your position(s) which are described below. If needed, your inquiry can remain confidential. The Career Services Office adheres to related policies created by the ABA, AALS, and NALP. In addition, the Law School has a non-discrimination policy. By posting your position with our office, or by interviewing our students, you are affirming your compliance with these policies.
Symplicity: Symplicity is the Career Services Office online management system. Through this system you may post jobs and sign up for on-campus interviews. Employers who post jobs with us on a regular basis, and/or who participate in our on-campus recruiting programs, may have a Symplicity account, which enables them to post positions directly, and to register for on-campus interviews on line. If you do not have a Symplicity account, you must first fill out an easy registration form on Symplicity. After registering, you will receive a welcome e-mail message from the Career Services Office providing your log-in information and password. After receiving the welcome email, simply follow the link and log on. You will then be able to post your position and fill out your employer profile. Log in through the Symplicity Employer Page to access these resources and to register. Email the Career Services Office at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to report difficulties signing into Symplicity.
On-Campus Interview Program: If you are interested in recruiting on-campus, you may go to Symplicity Employer Page and click on “Submit Schedule Request” on your home page and complete the easy form to reserve your date, or email the Career Services Office at email@example.com. Fall on-campus interviewing starts in mid-August and ends in mid-October. Spring on-campus interviewing starts in early-February and ends in mid-March. (Interviewing first-year law students is only allowed during the spring semester.)
Resume Forward Program: If you wish to interview students in your office, the CSO will collect resumes of interested students and email them to you in one PDF file on a date that you determine. Please Email the Career Services Office the date you wish to receive resumes and information about the position with your organization at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Posting Form: As an alternative to creating a Symplicity account, we offer another quick and easy way to post a position with us. Simply download and complete this job posting form Please e-mail the completed form to the Career Services Office at email@example.com or fax it to 205-348-0738.
STAR: The Short-Term Assistance in Research (STAR) Program provides temporary research assistance for solo practitioners, small law firms, and other legal employers from a pool of pre-approved, qualified, third-year law students. Interested employers may learn more about STAR and register by completing the form on this webpage: http://www.law.ua.edu/resources/CSOstar/employer/.
Job Fairs: We invite employers to participate in various regional and national job fairs, some of which are co-sponsored by The University of Alabama School of Law. Participation offer employers nationwide the opportunity to conveniently recruit summer associates and entry-level attorneys from law schools throughout the United States. For additional information regarding any of the job fairs, please contact Ms. Megan Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 205-348-6485.
Descriptions of Law School Student Organizations
The University of Alabama School of Law is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and of nondiscrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (which includes sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), age, handicap or disability, sexual orientation or military status. It does not discriminate on these factors in administering its educational policies; admission policies; employment, promotion, and compensation policies; financial aid and scholarship programs; and other school-related activities. Only employers in agreement with this policy may use the services of the Law School. By using the Law School’s services, employers assure the Law School that they observe this nondiscrimination policy. By federal law, the military is allowed to interview at the Law School.