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Career Services

You determine what your law degree will do for you. Where will it take you?

Meredith Center for Career Services and Professional Development 

The Meredith Center for Career Services and Professional Development provides individual attention to each student and continues these services throughout their professional career. Through a variety of resources and programs, CSPD helps students assess their career goals, explore job opportunities with a law degree, and make the transition from law school to a professional career.

WVU Law’s combination of classroom and client-ready experiences ensures solid preparation for future careers. Our career services programs are dedicated to successful employment outcomes and helping students find satisfying employment after graduation. Our strong career support enhances our quality law programs, resulting in our students’ success in finding jobs.

WVU College of Law is proud of its excellent employment statistics, and the Meredith Center for Career Services and Professional Development is an important partner in achieving these impressive placement rates. The Center, named for the late Judge and Mrs. J. Harper Meredith, has the staff and resources to meet the employment needs of WVU Law students and alumni, as well as legal employment needs of West Virginia and nation-wide employers.

Extensive Career Support

The Center staff provides career counseling, workshops for résumé preparation and cover letter writing, and individual practice interviews. The full range of career services includes the following:

  • Access to Symplicity, Career Services Manager
  • On-campus interviews and candidate-employer contacts
  • Individual and group career counseling
  • Mock interviews
  • Individual resume and cover letter review
  • Professional attire and etiquette dinner workshops
  • Workshops on traditional and nontraditional career opportunities
  • Career resource library
  • Access to additional job search tool

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