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The Office of Professional and Career Development is dedicated to providing students and graduates with the information and tools necessary for successful career development and advancement. Our office assists students and graduates in their pursuit of careers in a wide variety of settings, including private law firms, public interest organizations, government agencies, corporate and business environments, judicial clerkships, academia, and non-traditional careers. 

Through an extensive array of services including individual counseling, educational programming, interviewing opportunities, printed and online resources, job posting databases, and a substantial alumni network, the OPCD helps educate students and graduates for a lifetime of successful career management. 

The OPCD also serves as an intermediary between prospective employers and law students. By posting job vacancies, scheduling on-campus interviews, sponsoring programs, and participating in and promoting off-campus job fairs, we provide a range of employment prospects. Through ongoing outreach, the OPCD Staff endeavors to create ever-increasing employer interest in Pitt Law students and graduates.

In this Section

  • Meet the Career Counselors

    Meet the Career Counselors

    Our office is open Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additionally, OPCD has daily walk-in hours and regularly hosts “Facetime” in the student lounge.

  • Build Your Résumé

    Build Your Résumé

    A compelling and thoughtfully crafted résumé is an essential vehicle for professional success. You can review resume guides and templates in the PittLawWorks resource library.

  • Search & Apply for Jobs

    Search & Apply for Jobs

    OPCD is your gateway to recruitment programs, job postings, judicial clerkships, and additional job search resources.