PART-TIME CAREER ADVISOR, Office of Professional Development, School of Law (9793/F3017)

Boston, Massachusetts
Jun 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Boston University School of Law’s Office of Professional Development, located within the Office of Graduate & International Programs, advises BU Law LL.M. students on all areas of career and professional development. 

The Professional Development Office seeks a temporary, part-time Career Advisor to support the Associate Director for Professional Development.  The Career Advisor will work with BU’s foreign-trained LL.M. students in three of BU Law’s graduate law programs: American Law, Banking and Financial Law and Intellectual Property Law.  This is a nine-month, thirty hours per week contract position to start in August or early September 2017.

Note: there are two Career Advisor openings in the Office of Graduate and International Programs.  The other Career Advisor role is dedicated to the Graduate Tax Program. 

Job responsibilities include:

Meeting with LL.M. students and alumni on a one-on-one basis to review resumes, cover letters, and application materials; provide advice on requirements for the bar, especially New York, California and Massachusetts; conduct mock interviews; and discuss internal and external job search resources and how to search for law-related jobs
Organizing and preparing career-related materials
Organizing, advertising and helping to run career-related events and programs
Entering student and alumni data into various databases and keeping track of student and alumni interview and job placement information
Researching job and internship opportunities for current LL.M. students and alumni and posting job listings on our online job databases


The preferred candidate will have:

A J.D. degree
Practice experience
An interest in or ability to succeed at career advising
Knowledge of legal careers, legal job resources and the job market
Experience in working with international lawyers/students
Demonstrated organizational and oral and written communication skills

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.


To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Rebecca Moor at Please make "Career Advisor Application" the subject line of your email.

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