The Kitchen Sink

Sites for Performing Research

www.abanet.org/legaled -- The American Bar Association has an enormous amount of information on a variety of legal subjects, including the Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements, a list of ABA approved summer abroad programs, and an authoritative list of LL.M. programs.

www.erieri.com -- The Economic Research Institute website offers a free salary potential calculator and a cost-of-living calculator for over 7,200 U.S., Canadian and international cities. ERI's website also offers a wealth of salary survey and relocation information.

directory.findlaw.com -- Search the West Legal Directory for firms by geographic and practice area criteria.

www.fortune.com -- Find information on Fortune500 companies.

www.masslawyersweekly.com/forum/ -- Lawyers Weekly has established an On-Line Forum. It is an email discussion group for the MA Legal Community. You can use it to ask questions, share information with other attorneys, comment on legal developments, and discuss practice management and quality-of-life issues.

www.homefair.com/ -- Use the Salary Calculator to compare the cost of living in hundreds of U.S. cities, as well as internationally.

www.hoovers.com -- Hoover's On-Line is a great source of company profiles and information.

www.law.cornell.edu -- The Legal Information Institute includes links to many other sites, as well as descriptions of different practice areas under the "Law about..." tab.

www.lawforum.net -- The Law Forum is an exclusive directory of law firms, legal support services, legal resources, legal employers and aspiring attorneys with websites.

www.lawguru.com -- LawGuru is a legal research site accessing over 400 engines and tools. It includes employment links and other legal links and resources.

www.lawperiscope.com -- With lawperiscope you can research and compare the 300 largest U.S. law firms with succinct firm profiles linked to each firm's practice areas, office locations, attorney directory and other online resources.

lawschool.lexis.com -- Gain access to Lexis through the internet. You can conduct searches on Martindale- Hubbel through this site. We have search tips available to help you locate Suffolk alums in certain practice areas. The Career Development Office has also created searches for Suffolk alums in certain practice areas. You can access these prepared searches by signing on to Lexis web courses . After you have logged in with your Lexis ID, select "Browse Course Catalog" and click on "Suffolk University". Scroll down the list until you find "Suffolk University Career Development" and click on "Enroll".

www.lawschool.westlaw.com --Gain access to Westlaw services through the internet. You can also find job opportunities through AttorneyJobs.com with your Westlaw password.

www.lawyersweekly.com -- The Lawyers Weekly USA site is a great spot for finding a law-related job anywhere in the country. You can also locate information nationally about: prime jobs for lawyers, experts, legal secretaries, legal support, paralegals, legal services, office rental information, and much more.

www.martindale.com -- View the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directories on-line. A great source of law firm profiles and attorney biographies.

www.massbar.org -- The website of the MA Bar Association. Find out about membership resources and events.

www.masslaw.com -- MA Lawyers Weekly has designed a web site containing information of general interest to law students. You can get subscription information (students can receive three free issues), read opinions and judicial profiles, view numerous articles about the legal marketplace and environment, and access links to law firms, government agencies and more.

www.nalp.org -- This is the web site for the National Association for Law Placement. It provides information on recruiting trends, placement statistics, law firm information, contacts at law schools and much more.

www.nalpdirectory.com -- The NALP Directory of Legal Employers is now available online directly from NALP. Search employers by geographic and/or practice areas, type of employer, and interview locations. You can also generate mail merge lists.

www.equaljusticeworks.org -- Equal Justice Works, formerly the National Association for Public Interest Law (NAPIL), offers an excellent site for students interested in public interest law. Find the latest news, links to job sites, and much more. Some areas may require a password; it is available in the Career Development Office.

www.nlj.com -- View the weekly edition of the National Law Journal on-line.

Sites with Bar Exam Information

www.barbri.com -- BAR/BRI has information on state bar exams.

www.barexam.org -- BarExam.org provides information on bar exams by state.

www.ncbex.org -- The National Conference of Bar Examiners provides information on bar admission offices, bar statistics, multistate, and mpre registrations.

www.mass.gov/courts/case-legal-res/rules-of-court/sjc/sjc303.html -- Information about SJC Rule 3:03.

International Sites

www.americanbar.org/advocacy/rule_of_law/about.html -- American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. Click on "opportunities" for a list of domestic and international positions. Information is also available for unpaid internships in Washington, DC and at program offices in Azerbaijan, Jordan, Morocco, and the Ukraine.

www.asil.org -- The American Society of International Law website includes information on internships.

www.careerswithoutborders.com -- Careers Without Borders is a database of job opportunities in international development and humanitarian relief. Free membership allows job seekers to upload their resume and manage their job search online.

www.eurograduate.com -- Eurograduate Live features thousands of graduate opportunities across Europe. You can also find expert advice on career planning, useful links to other great sites and details about postgraduate options.

www.eurojobs.com -- Eurojobs.com is a free job database of opportunities available in all European countries.

www.lawyerswithoutborders.org -- Lawyers Without Borders is a jobs page containing a database of opportunities in international human rights and rule of law projects. Also allows users to create a free account to upload resume and manage job search.

http://umabroad.umn.edu/ -- The Learning Abroad Center is the University of Minnesota's comprehensive resource for study, work, intern, volunteer, and travel experiences worldwide.

jobs.un.org/elearn/production/home.html -- Employment website of the United Nations .

https://www.peacecorps.gov/ -- The website of the Peace Corps .

www.state.gov -- The website of the United States Department of State . Check out the "Student Programs" link under "Employment" to find out how to obtain job experience in a foreign affairs environment.

www.un.org/en/ -- About the United Nations includes information on United Nations programs, employment and internship opportunities.

http://www.state.gov/careers/ -- The employment site of the U.S. State Department lists opportunities with the Civil Service, Foreign Service, international organizations, and other government offices. Includes a section on student programs and internships.

workabroad.monster.com -- Monster Work Abroad provides access to thousands of career opportunities in all fields. Search by location, industry, company, discipline, or key word.

Legal Job Search Sites

https://law-suffolk-csm.symplicity.com/students/ -- Symplicity is the web-based recruiting system used by the Career Development Office for all recruitment programs and job postings. All students and graduates will have a profile in the system. If you need your login information, please contact the CDO. Symplicity tutorials are included on the 'SULS Community' page; contact the CDO for the password. You should also refer to the Student Guide to Symplicity handout.

careers.martindale.com -- Legal Careers will help you: find legal career opportunities, get critical career advice, review compensation information, and conduct research on prospective law firm employers.

http://classifieds.malawyersweekly.com/CategoryGroups.aspx?site=LMA01 -- Mass Lawyers Weekly-LMA allows you to search Lawyers Weekly classified ads from all their papers.

www.abanet.org/careercounsel -- The American Bar Association Career Resource Center provides centralized access to ABA career information, as well as daily tips on finding jobs and enhancing careers. Additional features include: a lawyer showcase featuring 100+ attorneys sharing success stories and advice for lawyers and law students interested in their practice area/alternative career (Attorney By Attorney) and an online job search question and answer board (Tuesday Job Search Answer Board).

www.bostonbar.org -- Check out the Boston Bar Association's Legal Career Center. Search legal opportunities, post your resume, create a Career Agent, and research potential employers.

careers.findlaw.com -- The FindLaw Career Center is a recruiting web site that specializes in providing employer information to law students over the internet. Search for employers by various criteria; view employer profiles and reviews; create lists of target employers; link to employers' web sites; post questions and answers; post commentary on employers; receive e-mail alerts; and see job listings.

http://www.hg.org/index.html -- Heiros Gamos provides comprehensive listings of law firm and government sites, legal associations, bar associations, practice area information and an employment center.

www.job-hunt.org/law.shtml -- Job-Hunt provides links to several legal job resource sites.

jobline.acca.com -- The Inhouse Jobline is a searchable database of employment for in-house counsel positions.

www.lawcrossing.com -- LawCrossing lists thousands of internships, summer associate positions and entry-level jobs in law firms, corporations, and government offices.

www.lawjobs.com -- LawJobs includes information on job listings, salary surveys, law firm backgrounds, and legal marketplace articles.

www.lawmatch.com -- Lawmatch is an open-access resume bank and job posting service that matches attorneys and other legal professionals with industry employers and recruiters. You can register to view their classifieds and post your resume for one month at no charge.

www.legalemploy.com -- The Legal Employment Search Site includes links to web sites that deal strictly with legal related employment: law school career development offices, general employment sites, resume online services, and other job searching suggestions.

nationjob.com/legal -- NationJob Network-Legal Jobs Page is a searchable database of jobs nationwide. They also offer a free service which e-mails you each week with information on any new jobs that match your criteria.

www.thecounselnetwork.com -- Headhunt.com, part of the services of The Counsel Network, is one way to navigate all of the various legal resources on the net. It provides links to domestic and international legal employment opportunities, legal career development, general career sites and resources, career management information, and other legal career items of interest.

www.vault.com -- Through VaultMatch, a free service of Vault.com, you can get job postings which match your interests and qualifications e-mailed to you. For each position that interests you, you can reply to the e-mail and attach your resume. Vault.com will then send your resume to the employer within five days. You can also order company profiles through this site.

Government & Public Interest Sites

Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide -- This publication is available through a link on NALP's website. This online resource is presented in a PDF format (required Adobe Acrobat Reader) that will allow you to view and print it easily.

www.govtjobs.com -- Govtjobs.com is a database of public sector jobs in cities, counties and states across the country.

www.hillzoo.com -- HillZoo, "The Homepage of Capitol Hill" includes job listings.

www.jobsfed.com -- Search the Federal Jobs Digest site for federal job opportunities.

www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm -- The Government Honors & Internship Handbook, published by the University of Arizona. A username and password are available in the Career Development Office.

www.mass.gov -- The Massachusetts State Government website includes listings of state agencies.

www.opajobs.com -- Opportunities in Public Affairs website.

www.opm.gov -- The site of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, which includes a link to USAJOBS. You can also find out about the eligibility of federal jobs for non-citizens at www.opm.gov.

www.rcjobs.com -- RCjobs, offered by Roll Call (a resource for Capitol Hill news and information), includes job opportunities and resources for job seekers.

www.state.gov -- The web site of the U.S. Department of State, it lists positions and gives information on the foreign service exam.

www.state.ma.us/hrd -- Includes Commonwealth Employment Opportunities, a comprehensive listing of current openings in Massachusetts state government.

www.statelocalgov.net/index.cfm -- The State and Local Government on the Net Directory provides convenient one-stop access to the websites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments.

www.studentjobs.gov -- StudentJobs.gov was designed to be your one stop for the information you need to find the job you want in the Federal Government. You can search their jobs, create a resume, and get loads of agency information.

www.usa.gov -- USA.gov is the official U.S. Government portal to 30 million pages of government information, services and online transactions.

http://www.usajobs.gov/-- USAJOBS provides worldwide job vacancy information that is updated each day from a database of more than 17,000 worldwide job opportunities.

www.whitehouse.gov -- This page on the White House provides links to all U.S. government sites through "Your Government".

Judicial Clerkship Sites

www.cadc.uscourts.gov/lawclerk -- This site provides information on the Law Clerk Hiring Plan adopted on March 11, 2002.

www.fedjudge.org -- The Federal Magistrate Judges Association provides good information and links for an overview of magistrate judges and clerkship opportunities.

www.fjc.gov -- The Federal Judicial Center site includes biographies of federal judges and a look inside the federal courts.

http://www.judicialclerkships.com/ -- JudicialClerkships.com helps law students navigate the maze of courts and clerkship opportunities.

judiciary.senate.gov -- The United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary tracks judicial nominations and confirmations.

jurist.law.pitt.edu -- Jurist provides links to helpful sites with information and tips for law students seeking judicial clerkships.

www.uscourts.gov/careers/AOCareers.aspx -- The Federal Law Clerk Information System is intended to provide prospective law clerk applicants a single, free, accessible source of information on clerkship opportunities. Within the FLCIS, vacancy announcements for law clerk positions can be located by searching on type of court, court location, name and type of judge, starting date, "open" or "filled" status, and/or type of clerkship. The announcements will include information on the clerkship term, application requirements, special hiring criteria, anticipated interviewing and hiring schedules, and status of the position.

www.ncsc.org -- The National Center for State Courts provides information and assistance to court leaders.

www.ncsc.org/Education-and-Careers/Jobs.aspx -- National Job Announcements, a publication from the National Center for State Courts, lists court related job openings throughout the United States and its territories.

online.bnabooks.com -- Access BNA's Directory of State and Federal Courts, Judges and Clerks on the web. A username and password are available in the Career Development Office.

www.state.ma.us/courts -- The MA Judicial Branch site includes the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the courts, judicial profiles, press releases, recent court opinions, and a variety of other useful information.

www.uscourts.gov -- U.S. Courts is the website of the Federal Judiciary.

http://www.vermontlaw.edu/careers/judicial-clerkship-guide -- View the Guide to State Judicial Clerkships online. A user ID and password are available in the Career Development Office.

Intellectual Property Sites

www.aipla.org -- Through the web site of the American Intellectual Property Law Association you can download an application form to join AIPLA as a student member. Previously registered students may participate in their annual Job Fair which takes place in October.

www.aipf.com  -- The Association of Intellectual Property Firms lists openings for attorneys and legal support positions submitted by APLF members.

www.bpla.org -- The Boston Patent Law Association is an association of intellectual property professionals providing educational programs and a forum for the interchange of ideas and information concerning patent, trademark and copyright laws.

www.inta.org -- The web site of the International Trademark Association includes a job bank.

law.unh.edu/franklin-pierce-ip-center -- The Intellectual Property Mall, of Franklin Pierce Law Center, provides information and links to the most valuable IP online resources.

patbar.com -- PatBar.com provides information on the Patent Bar and Patent Bar review courses.

www.patentbarreview.com -- PLI's Patent Bar Review provides information on the Patent Bar: dates and locations, application, and FAQs.

www.patents.com -- The Intellectual Property Law Web Server, provided by the law firm of Oppendahl & Larson, LLP, is a great site for students interested in exploring the field of intellectual property law.

www.piipa.org -- The website of the Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors includes links to other IP resources.

www.pubpat.org -- Public Patent Foundation (representing the public's interests in the Patent System) includes pro bono and internship opportunities under the "Support" tab.

www.uspto.gov -- This is the official site of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It includes forms, current fees, and general information.