ALUMNI AND OTHER AFFILIATES OF DUKE LAW SCHOOL IN THE RECRUITMENT AND CAREER COACHING FIELDS
- Mike Evers '90, Chicago, IL
- Kate Neville, Esq., Washington, D.C. See recently published article below.
- Alan Surchin '95: firstname.lastname@example.org, ,646-356-0534 New York, NY
- Peter Ocko '97: email@example.com, 213-689-0704, Los Angeles, CA
- Debby Stone '89, Atlanta, Ga.
ARTICLES AND WEBSITES OF INTEREST
- Lawjobs.com:Lawyers Can Turn to Other Law Firm Jobs
- Lawjobs.com: Interview Strategies: The Challenges of a Coffee 'Date'
- ATLANTA: Feb 20 Seminar: Breaking Away: Crafting the Career You Want Beyond the Traditional Practice of Law
- 6 Tips for an Effective Job Search for Attorneys
- Job Search Tips for the Unemployed Law Graduate
- The National Law Journal: Cast a Broad Net When Looking for Law Jobs
- ABA Career Productivity Series January 7, 21 and February 5
- ABA Economic Recovery Resources
- Law.com: Older But Wiser - Stay the Course
- The Recorder: Landing a Small-Firm Job Took Something Extra
- The Legal Intelligencer: Four Tips for Reluctant Networkers
- WSJ Blogs: Solo Story: A Chat With Big-Firm Refugee Mitchell Matori
- The American Lawyer: After the Layoffs: Who's Hiring Associates?
- The American Lawyer: After the Layoffs: Navigating the Job Market in the New Legal Landscape
- CNNMoney.com: The New Jobless: Article about Jessica Pfeiffer '98
- Law.com: Next Moves for Newly Unemployed Associates
LAWYER JOB LISTINGS AND INFORMATION
- ABA Job Board
- http://www.lawjobs.com : In addition to legal job listings, can search for jobs that "prefer JD"
- http://www.acca.com :American Corporate Counsel Association
GENERAL CAREER INFORMATION AND JOB LISTINGS
- www.thinkingcareers.com : for experienced job-seekers with advanced degree
- www.careerxroads.com : Ranks career and search sites by niche; links to articles with two week free viewing and downloading.
- http://online.wsj.com/public/page/news-career-jobs.html : the Wall Street Journal's career service, with listings of nationwide professional positions and relevant career articles
- http://php.app.com/fed_employees/search.php : Shows the adjusted base salary and any merit award from federal fiscal year 2007 for most executive branch employees
- www.guidestar.org : Financial information re individual non-profits, including salaries for senior staff
- www.boardsource.org : General data and salary information re non-profits (formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards)
RESEARCHING CORPORATE EMPLOYERS
- www.careerjournal.com : Wall Street Journal
- Fortune Magazine's Top 100
- Best Companies List
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LISTINGS
- www.fedjobs.com : commercial site listing federal positions by occupation; many listings appear here before posted on OPM/Monster site. Publications offer information on dealing with federal announcements and KSAs not found elsewhere.
- http://www.gpoaccess.gov/plumbook/ : The Plum Book is used to identify presidentially appointed positions within the federal government.
- www.avuecentral.com : commercial site that lists many government positions; includes resume builder linked to certain federal agencies, so can submit resume directly
- www.uscourts.gov : Federal Judiciary
- http://www.fbijobs.gov/ : FBI
DEFENSE AND INTELLIGENCE POSITIONS
Jobs for professionals with security clearances and those with skill sets for which the company will sponsor the individual while clearance pending
NON-PROFITS, TRADE & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
- www.asaenet.org : American Society of Association Executives
- www.AssociationJobBoards.com : opportunities with associations, sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives
- http://www.transitionguides.com/ : links to postings in the non-profit industry, including for senior professionals and executives
- www.nonprofitcareer.com : Lists jobs, links to non-profits
- Note: www.pli.edu PLI offers scholarships for attorneys doing pro bono work; scholarship application is located under the Pro Bono/Scholarship tab
- www.inc.com/home : Inc.com
- www.irs.gov/businesses/small/ : Internal Revenue Service
- www.nase.org : National Association of Self Employed
- www.sba.gov : Small Business Administration
SPECIFIC TO DC METRO AREA
- The Washington Business Journal, http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/jobs/
The Washington Network Group, can sign up to receive email of listings,
- www.dcjobs.com : lists openings in the metropolitan area by geographic area, including JobsinGeorgetown.com ; JobsinBethesda.com; ArlingtonJobNetwork.com; AlexandriaJobNetwork.com, etc
Student Loan Resources
Advice and options on educational loan management
- ABA Economic Recovery Resources - Student Loan Repayment and Forgiveness
- Repaying Student Loans Held by the U.S. Department of Education
- Defaulting on Student Loans
From the Federal Student Aid Ombudsman: