Information for Alumni

Job Opportunities

We receive numerous jobs on a daily basis for new and experienced attorneys. We post these opportunities on Symplicity, our online job board. If you are new to Symplicity, register for a new account via the Symplicity login page for students and alumni.

Get Involved by Joining our Alumni Resource Network

Over 450 alumni participate in our Alumni Resource Network (“ARN”), a program providing students with an opportunity to contact and network with alumni in specific practice and/or geographic areas. Alumni offer advice on networking opportunities, career matters, and expertise in particular areas of practice. Register to connect with Southwestern students, conduct mock interviews, serve as a panelist, and/or be a mentor here.

Hire a Southwestern Grad

  1. On-Campus Interviews (Fall & Spring)

    During the fall and spring On-Campus Interview Programs, a number of alumni are among the firm and organization representatives who come to the campus to interview students for summer and post-graduate positions.

    Click here to participate in Spring OCI.

  2. Advertise Available Positions Year-Round

    Use the Symplicity platform - our online job board.  If you are new to Symplicity, register for a FREE account at students and alumni login page.

  3. Fall Firm Reception (October)

    Each fall, the Career Services Office recruits firms and brings them on campus for mini-interviews. Through this event, firms recruit 2Ls, 3Ls, and recent grads. Seven- minute interviews take place on the spot serving as the gateway to securing a more traditional interview that may result in being hired. Contact the Career Services or Register Here to participate.

  4. GAP Associate Program (December - March)

    Refer to the PDF below or click here for information on  Southwestern's proprietary recruiting program that matches rigorously trained, recent graduates with small and medium-sized firms for twelve-month, full-time, paid positions at salaries similar to those of post-graduate legal fellowships. 

    Image of Gap Associate Program flyer - For Employers

    Gap Associate Program Information for Employers


  5. Recent Grad Alumni Law Clerk Program

    Starting February 1st, Southwestern Alums are invited to recruit recent grads for short-term paid law clerk positions during the months of February-April. Simply contact the Career Services and indicate your interest in hiring one or more law clerks.


Our alumni have the same access to career counseling and to Symplicity as current students.  Please feel free to contact us should you need assistance.