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Services for Students & Alumni

The CDO provides multiple opportunities for students and alumni to interact with public and private-sector employers, including on and off-campus interviews, online job postings, and networking events. Additionally, counselors provide one-on-one career advising, document review, and interview preparation.

Interview Programs

The CDO organizes multiple interview programs in New Orleans and throughout the U.S., providing Tulane Law students with opportunities to interview with leading private and public employers, including global law firms, governmental agencies, and public interest organizations.  Tulane Law students are also eligible to participate in intellectual property and diversity focused interview programs that take place throughout the country. 

Counseling Appointments and Mock Interviews

Students maximize their opportunities by meeting with a career counselor at the CDO. Counselors assist students in developing individual job search strategies and provide targeted resources. Students may also schedule a practice interview with a Career Counselor or with one of our volunteer legal professionals.

Educational Programming

Throughout the academic year the CDO hosts several panel presentations and workshops to educate students on a variety of career development issues. Topics covered include various practice areas, career paths, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking, job search, etc. Distinguished alumni and attorneys serve as speakers, in addition to TLS faculty and staff members. The CDO strives to provide a robust and broad range of programming each semester.

CDO Resources

Tulane Law students and alumni have access to the CDO's online career services platform CRIS.  CRIS contains job postings, upcoming events, announcements, and career development/job search resources.  The CRIS system also manages Tulane Law's OCI programs.

The CDO Library contains a significant number of print publications and periodicals related to job search, practice areas, and legal industry market trends. Students may review and utilize these materials Monday through Friday during CDO business hours.

The CDO Computer Lab contains computers that allow student access to on-line job sites, as well as career related printing, photocopying, and facsimile services. The computer lab can also be used for videoconference and skype interviews (subject to availability). If you would like to reserve the computer lab for your interview please contact David Webster at least three days in advance: dwebster@tulane.edu

Opportunities for Diverse Students

Tulane Law students are eligible to participate in several diversity job fairs and interview programs that take place across the country. The CDO also provides access to diversity fellowships and job opportunities. Additionally, the CDO plans and promotes career related diversity panels, workshops, and events throughout the school year. For more information please contact Assistant Dean Lezlie A. Griffin at lagriffin@tulane.edu.

Requesting Reciprocity from Peer Schools

Tulane Law School alumni may request reciprocity with another law school CDO by contacting David Webster dwebster@ltulane.edu.  Alumni from other law schools should contact their career services office to request reciprocity with Tulane Law School's Career Development Office.