CAREER ADVISOR, School of Law, LLM Professional Development (23500373300821)

Boston University
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$30/hour
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Boston University School of Laws Office of Professional Development, located within the Office of Graduate, International and Online Programs, advises BU Law LL.M. students and alumni on all areas of career and professional development. The Professional Development Office seeks a temporary, part-time Career Advisor to support the Associate Director of Professional Development.

This is an 8-month, 24 hours per week contract position to start in late August or early September 2023. The hours are flexible but will be during regular business hours (Monday Friday, 9:00 5:00). The compensation is $30/hour.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Meeting with LL.M. students and alumni on a one-on-one basis to review resumes, cover letters, and other job application materials; and conduct mock interviews; and counsel individual students and alumni on effective job search strategies, current market trends regarding legal and alternative employers, and self-marketing skills Organizing and helping to run on- and off-campus career-related events, information sessions, and networking opportunities
  • Coordinating and assisting with BU LLMs participation in recruiting events and programs
  • Researching job and pro bono opportunities and posting them to the online job database
  • Distributing periodic communications to students regarding career development events and opportunities
  • Working with career services management software and database to regularly input career counseling notes, review job postings, and events, and run reports
  • Required Skills

    The preferred candidate will have:

  • A J.D. degree (required) with at least 2 years U.S. law-related work experience, OR a LL.M. with at least 5 years U.S. law-related work experience
  • An interest in or ability to succeed at career advising
  • Knowledge of legal careers, legal job resources and the job market
  • Experience in working with international lawyers/students
  • Demonstrated organizational and oral and written communication skills
  • To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to the Associate Director of Professional Development, Claire Lee, at [email protected]. Please make Career Advisor Application the subject line of your email.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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     BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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