Career Night in Rotunda

The Career Development Office provides over 80 programs per year including Career Night, Etiquette Dinner, 1L Summer Job Information Fair, Mock Interview Program, and multiple panels and presentations focusing on practice areas, career paths, and job search skills.

Our signature events and resources for first-year students include:

Career Development Curriculum

  • 101: The Fundamentals
  • 102: Drafting Effective Legal Resumes & Cover Letters
  • 103: Career Night
  • 104: Conducting a Successful Job Search
  • 201: Professional Attire for Attorneys
  • 202: Interviewing Skills Workshop

Career Development Handbook

A comprehensive guide to your legal job search used by students throughout their time at Carolina Law and beyond.

First-Year Resume Reviews

One-on-one resume review sessions in your first semester.


On-demand web resources designed to answer many of your questions about the legal profession, practice areas/settings, and your job search.

Career Night

An evening of career and practice area exploration allowing students to connect with attorneys grouped by practice area.

Employer Reception for 1Ls

This evening reception provides first-year students an opportunity to connect with on-campus interview program employers.

Mock Interview Program

Practicing attorneys offer mock interviews to first-year students.

Professional Development Boot Camp

A year-long series presented by employers who recruit our students.