The University of Michigan Law School’s Office of Career Planning Seeks Attorney Counselor/Judicial Clerkship Adviser

The University of Michigan Law School’s Office of Career Planning is seeking an Attorney Counselor/Judicial Clerkship Adviser, who will report to the Assistant Dean for Career Planning, and who will work closely with law students and law alumni.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Counsel law students and alumni regarding professional career opportunities, job search strategies and interviewing, with an emphasis on judicial clerkships;
  • Work closely with faculty clerkship adviser;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of career planning and placement programs, activities and materials for law students and alumni, particularly regarding judicial clerkships;
  • Assist students and alumni with other career planning and job searching;
  • Represent the LawSchool at professional conferences;
  • Enhance and maintain relationships with legal employers.


  • Necessary requirements include a graduate degree and extensive knowledge of the legal profession or an equivalent combination of education and experience; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently and as a team.
  • A J.D. and prior experience as a federal law clerk are strongly preferred; other legal experience desired; previous experience with career services/students services helpful.

If interested, please email your resume and a cover letter that describes how your experience meets the job requirements to Robin Kaplan.