Job Postings and Externships
All job postings for Pitt Law students and alumni are located on Symplicity, a comprehensive online job posting and web-based recruiting system.
View the "Navigating the Symplicity System Handbook" attached below, which gives a detailed overview of how to use Symplicity. You may also view the Symplicity Training Video at http://www.law.pitt.edu/students/courses/media
View the Law School's Extranet to view the Attorney Networking Directory, Externships, and Password Protected Job Sources (including Environmental Career Opportunities, Government Honors & Internship Handbook, Guide to State Judicial Clerkships, International Career Employment Weekly, Opportunities in Public Affairs, Human Rights Jobs, Policy Jobs, Political Jobs, Ethical Jobs and Journalism Jobs).
The CSO provides recruitment and job posting resources as a service to our students, alumni and employers. In providing this service, Pitt Law makes no representations or endorsements concerning the opportunities posted or the organizations that post them. Prospective applicants are encouraged to independently research the employers and opportunities presented.
Students may earn up to four credits for unpaid legal work performed for a judge, government agency or public interest organization. View a password protected online database of past externship sites on the Extranet. Students may secure externships during the school year or summer and choose 2 separate externships to maximize exposure to different practice areas or sectors. Each credit hour requires 52 hours of work, for a maximum of four credits. For more information, please contact Associate Dean of Students Kevin Deasy.
Semester in Washington DC-Externship Program
Students have the opportunity to spend a semester in D.C. working for a non-profit or government agency, earning 13 law school credits. If you would like to work in D.C. or in any public policy-related position after graduation, this program offers the opportunity to make contacts and gain intensive, hands-on experience in your field of interest. For more information please see the Semester in DC -Externship Program .
Intercollegiate Job Bank
Pitt Law participates in the alumni "Intercollegiate Job Bank" maintained by Brigham Young University Law School. The Intercollegiate Job Bank contains the alumni job postings from a large number of law schools throughout the country. If you would like to receive the username and password that will permit you to view the postings in the BYU Intercollegiate Job Bank, please see the login information on the Pitt Law Symplicity homepage. The web address of the Intercollegiate Job Bank is https://www.law2.byu.edu/Career_Services/jobbank.