Suffolk University Law School Seeks Asst./Assoc. Director, Professional & Career Development

Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Professional and Career Development, the successful candidate will assist law students with their professional development through career counseling, employer development and professional skills training. Will work collaboratively with the PCD team to prepare students for 21st century practice, assisting students to obtain internships and post-graduate employment. Applicants whose experience is in public interest and/or government are strongly encouraged to apply. Where appropriate, the successful applicant may be tasked with administering the Law School’s Pro Bono Program.


  • Provide student-centered comprehensive career counseling, both individually and through workshops and related programming; such services will include individually tailored career and professional development counseling, resume and cover letter writing, and interview preparation.
  • Assist in the development of PD curricula and programming designed to provide students with training in 21st century competencies required for modern practice.
  • Maintain and expand experiential training opportunities for students through internship programs, on-campus interviewing and other coordinated recruiting programs and job fairs.
  • Assist with employer cultivation and marketing of the Suffolk University Law School, its students and programs.
  • Serve as a liaison to law student groups and bar associations.
  • Assist the Assistant Dean for Professional and Career Development on various projects.


  • J. D. required.
  • A minimum of three years government and public interest law practice or advising, or corporate law, or law practice technology and innovation experience a plus. Counseling experience is helpful.
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise considerable judgment and discretion on matters pertaining to the career development office a must.
  • Excellent communication skills to establish and cultivate rapport with students, alumni and employers, necessary.
  • Must be a team-player, possess eagerness to initiate new projects and ability to set priorities and employ time management.
  • Strong computer literacy.

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