Business lawyer on a laptop.
The professional paths for Rutgers Law graduates are wide-ranging.

How will you use your legal education?

While law schools don't offer traditional majors found in undergraduate education, you can still specialize in a specific area of the law. Exploring your career options and finding a path that fits your career goals is a critical part of law school. You can learn about the vast number of practice settings and specialty areas in the law through:

  • Experiential learning opportunities, such as clinical work, field placements, pro bono opportunities, and externships
  • Summer and school-year positions
  • Building relationships with your professors, mentors, and alumni
  • Participating in professional development programs and practice panels
  • Joining bar associations and participating in mentor programs

Pathways to Practice

If there's an area of law you are interested in, Rutgers Law has the resources to help you pursue it.

Rutgers Law alumni find exciting and meaningful work in a variety of practice settings across the region, nationwide, and around the globe, as our graduates join law firms and businesses of all sizes, government agencies, nonprofits, and judicial clerkships. Take a look at where some of our recent graduates are working today.