Hire KU Law


KU Law students have many opportunities to learn about legal career paths and connect with alumni and friends of KU Law. Some of those opportunities happen in the following programs:

  • On-Campus Interviews (OCI): Over 100 employers offered more than 800 interviews to KU Law students in 2021-2022.
  • Legal Career Fairs: KU Law sponsors an array of job fairs, including events for government agencies and small- to mid-sized firms. Over 100 employers attend the annual Legal Options Career Day.
  • Networking Programs: KU Law students have opportunities to connect with area attorneys at networking forums, receptions and other events.
  • Career Exploration Panels: Employers are invited to visit Green Hall and speak to students about their practice areas, career paths, and to share their wisdom about working in the legal profession.

Want to advertise a job, internship, or other opportunity to students and graduates immediately? Do so on Symplicity, our career services management platform. 

Want to join us for On-Campus Interviews or want to develop a plan that fits your organization's recruiting strategy? Contact the KU Law Career Services Office today.

KU Law Recruitment Policy

KU Law values diversity in its student body and respects the dignity and rights of each individual. Before registering for recruitment events at KU Law, including on-campus interviews, employers must agree to abide by the School of Law's nondiscrimination policy outlined in the Law School Charter and as set forth below:

Section 6.2: Nondiscrimination and Inclusion

The Law School seeks to create a learning environment in which all students can thrive. It is committed to providing fair and equitable treatment to all faculty, students, and staff, regardless of their background, and to combating discrimination in all its forms.

Section 6.2.1. The Law School will foster and maintain equality of opportunity for students, faculty, and staff, without discrimination or segregation on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.

Section 6.2.2. The Law School will foster diversity and inclusion by providing full opportunities for the study of law and entry into the profession by members of underrepresented groups, particularly racial and ethnic minorities, and by ensuring that the student body, faculty, and staff are diverse with respect to gender, race, and ethnicity.

Section 6.2.3. The Law School will provide reasonable accommodations for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities and establish a process, in conjunction with the University, for assessing and handling requests for reasonable accommodations.

KU Lawyers: Ready to Work

One-to-One Career Planning

KU Law’s intense one-to-one engagement ensures an individualized focus on the unique ambitions of every student. With support from the Career Services Office, students land opportunities across the region, nation and beyond.

Professional Development Training

KU Law students receive training from faculty members, Career Services staff and alumni on professional conduct, interview preparation and job searching an online CSO Boot Camp and a 2L/3L Orientation.

Hands-On Learning

KU Law offers several clinical and field placement programs, allowing students to translate classroom theory into real-world practice. Skills simulation courses provide training in advanced litigation, contract drafting, alternative dispute resolution and more.

Practical Training

KU Lawyers bring highly developed research and writing skills to their first day of practice, built through an intensive legal research and writing program.


With distinguished programs in advocacy and business law, KU Law is consistently ranked as a top public law school in the Midwest and a best value law school.

Global Alumni Network

More than 8,000 KU Law alumni live in all 50 U.S. states and many foreign countries. Learn where our alumni go.

Expert Faculty

KU Law faculty members are dedicated not only to world-class scholarship, but also world-class teaching. Many are authors of textbooks and casebooks used in classes at KU and in law schools across the U.S. and overseas. Meet the KU Law faculty.

Small Class Sizes

With first-year small sections and a majority of upper-level classes having 25 or fewer students, KU Lawyers undergo an intense academic experience, where ideas are explored and conclusions are challenged.

Meet Our Students

Students in the incoming class come to KU Law from a variety of states and universities. Many students bring prior work experience to law school, covering a range of career fields. Visit the Class Profile page for more information.


bar exam pass rate for first-time test takers in 2021
national ranking for 'best jobs' employment rate, Class of 2021
moot court national ranking (2022)

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