CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

The Office of Career Development (CDO) is dedicated to assisting law students explore various legal, business and alternative career options. The CDO provides comprehensive counseling, programming and job search resources for current law students and alumni. Students should contact the CDO to receive individualized cover letter and resume review. In addition, the CDO hosts fall and spring recruiting program to assist prospective employers in securing interns and associates.


OU Law student services include:

  • One-on-one career counseling
  • On-campus recruitment program
  • “Lunch & Learn” presentations and speakers
  • Mock interviews
  • Resume, cover letter and application material review and feedback
  • Internship and externship assistance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Online job postings


Prospective employer services include:

  • Fall and spring on-campus recruiting program
  • Resume collections throughout the year
  • On-campus interviews
  • Personalized recruiting
  • Online job postings


OU Law alumni services include:

  • One-on-one career counseling
  • Career transition counseling
  • Resume review
  • Online job postings
  • Salary negotiation advice and counseling

Symplicity

The CDO utilizes a web-based recruiting system to post jobs, administer OCI and provide numerous career related resources.  Students and employers can access Symplicity at https://law-ou-csm.symplicity.com/ (opens in new window).

Employment Statistics

You can view Employment Statistics by selecting here (opens in new window).

CONTACT

  • CDO counselors are available for appointments throughout the year.  To schedule an individual appointment with a career counselor, contact the CDO at placement@law.ou.edu.

    Ashley Murphy, Director
    Email: ashley.murphy@ou.edu

     

    Rebecca Hamrin, Associate Director, Pro Bono and Public Interest Programs
    Email:  rhamrin@ou.edu

     

    Office of Career Development
    OU College of Law
    Andrew M. Coats Hall
    300 Timberdell Road
    Norman, Oklahoma 73019

    Phone: (405) 325-4717
    Email: placement@law.ou.edu 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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