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Welcome to the Notre Dame Law School Career Development Office. Our mission is to provide Notre Dame Law School students and alumni with the information, education, and tools they need to develop fulfilling, successful careers. The CDO seeks to promote the national and international employment of Notre Dame Lawyers so that the values, ethics, and legal talents developed by Notre Dame Law School are used for the benefit of people throughout the world. Please use the links to the left to explore the CDO’s many programs and services.

In support of our mission, the CDO offers the following services:

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  • Job postings and outreach to potential employers nationwide
  • Coordination of student and alumni interviews with potential employers, both on- and off-campus
  • Individual career counseling sessions for law school students and alumni
  • Interview preparation, including mock interviews with CDO counselors and with Notre Dame alumni
  • Review and critique of resumes, cover letters, and other employment application materials
  • Support of applications for judicial clerkships and law fellowships, including Notre Dame Law Fellowships
  • Administration of the Law School’s Public Interest Summer Stipend Program
  • Collaboration with law student organizations on career related initiatives
  • Presentation of professional development and career related educational programming
  • Coordination of government honors programs, including the Presidential Management Fellows Program
  • Maintenance of a print and online library of career development resources
  • Host and facilitate participation in career fairs and conferences
  • Publication of resources including cover letter, resume, and interview guides


Wed Sep 2, 2015

CDO Presents: Your Government Job Search

When: Wed Sep 2, 2015, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Location: room 3130

Tue Sep 15, 2015

1L CDO Introduction

When: Tue Sep 15, 2015, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Location: McCartan Courtroom

Wed Sep 16, 2015

CDO Professional Development Series: Resume & Cover Letter Prep

When: Wed Sep 16, 2015, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Location: Room 1140

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Contact Info

Career Development Office
P.O. Box 780
Notre Dame, IN 46556-0535

P: 574.631.7542
F: 574.631.4789