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Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Where did you work this summer?

The results from our 2008 Summer Employment Survey are in! Thanks to all who completed the Survey on the Recruitment Programming Center (RPC). You gave us valuable information on what students did this summer and how they found their jobs. For those of you who did not fill out the Survey - it's not too late! Log on to RPC today to tell us how you spent the Summer of 2008.

Summer Employment Statistics
229 students completed the 2008 Summer Survey.

  • 82% worked in a legal job.
  • 8% worked in a non-legal job.
  • 5% participated in a summer abroad program.
  • 5% did not work.

How did students find summer legal employment?

  • 32% found their job through networking.
  • 18% found their job through the CSO Job Postings.
  • 10% obtained summer employment through a job fair or on-campus interview.
  • 12% found their job through self-initiated contact.
  • 21% found their job through a referral by a friend, family member or colleague.

Where did students work this summer?

  • 75% worked in Massachusetts.
  • 20% worked outside of Massachusetts.
  • 5% worked abroad and/or participated in a study abroad program.

Below are just a few of the employers who hired New England School of Law students this summer:

Adler, Pollock & Sheehan
Committee for Public Counsel Services
Crowe & Mulvey, LLP
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
Greater Boston Legal Services
Harvard Law School Tenant Advocacy Project
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
Lubin & Meyer, P.C.
MA Court of Appeals
MA Housing and Shelter Alliance
Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office
New England Pension Action Center
Parker Scheer LLP
Philadelphia Law Department
Ropes & Gray
Robinson & Cole
Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office
Suffolk Superior Court
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
U.S. Air Force JAG
U.S. Attorney’s Office
U.S. Department of the Navy, General Counsel
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Wiggin & Nourie

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