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The Center for Career and Professional Development (“CCPD”) provides students and alumni with the tools and support needed for success in their careers. Through comprehensive one-on-one and group coaching sessions, workshops, and other services, we aim to help students find internships, externships, and jobs that align with their interests, strengths, and goals. CCPD also provides comprehensive services to employers seeking Liberty Law students or alumni for summer, academic year, or post-graduate positions. CCPD can connect you with students and alumni, and customize a recruiting strategy for your organization.

Employers

The Center for Career & Professional Development offers flexible options to employers seeking to recruit Liberty Law students and alumni for internships, externships, and post-graduate employment. Employers may use 12Twenty, a career services employer engagement platform, to post positions, schedule interviews, collect résumés, and plan employer speaking engagements at Liberty Law. To access 12Twenty, use this link. For assistance with claiming or creating your employer account, or for any other questions, please contact our office at (434)-592-6068 or lawcareer@liberty.edu.

Why Recruit Liberty Law Students for Employment?

  • 88% Passage Rate for First-Time 2021 Bar Exam Takers
  • 90.5% Employment Rate for 2021 Graduates (within 10 months of graduation)
  • 12th in the Nation for Employment Honor Roll for 2019 Graduates (preLaw Magazine, Fall 2020)
  • Top 25 Law Schools with 2015-2019 Bar Passage Rates Exceeding Predictions Based upon Student’s Entry Statistics (Ryan & Muller, 2022)

Liberty Law students and graduates are uniquely prepared and practice-ready. Our innovative six-semester Lawyering Skills program remains nationally recognized and has received A ratings from preLaw Magazine. In this comprehensive practical skills curriculum, students develop broad communication skills for effective legal writing and advocacy and sharpen their analytical abilities, problem-solving skills, and alternative dispute resolution techniques. Lawyering Skills also provides extensive opportunities for Liberty Law students to develop a wide variety of transactional skills including contract drafting, business information, and negotiations, allowing graduates to best help clients achieve their goals through proper planning.

Liberty University School of Law (“University”) does not engage in unlawful discrimination or harassment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, national origin, pregnancy or childbirth, disability, or military veteran status in its educational programs and activities. As required by Standard 205(d), the Law School communicates its “firm expectation that the employer will observe the principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, and disability in regard to hiring, promotion, retention, and conditions of employment.” (ABA Standard 205(d)).

Students

The Center for Career and Professional Development provides many services to assist its students and alumni in obtaining summer, academic year, and post-graduate employment, drafting and revising effective application documents, preparing for interviews, honing their networking skills, and enhancing their professional development.  Please contact CCPD at lawcareer@liberty.edu for assistance on the issues described above or for other individual questions.

Please use these links to log into 12Twenty, our comprehensive career services software.

The 12Twenty Student Toolkit outlines best practices for using all of the software’s features to maximize your search for internships and permanent post-graduation positions. The 12Twenty Resource Library contains a great deal of helpful information and documents, including sample résumés and cover letters, state bar association and state government job postings, job search resources, and more.


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    Contact Us
    (434) 592-6068
    lawcareer@liberty.edu