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Application Resources

Every law student pursues a unique career path, but the Career Development Office offers sample career search calendars with suggested dates and tasks for each year of law school, as well as templates for different resume styles, reference lists, grade lists, cover letters, and tracking your networking activity.

By reviewing these sample calendars and documents, and tailoring them to their individual goals, law students can pursue thorough, well-planned career searches.

Job Search Timelines


A well-crafted application is essential to securing a position in the current competitive market. The CDO can help you tailor your materials to highlight your interest in each employer and qualifications related to the specific position. Use our guides, samples and templates to get started.

Resumé Writing Guide

Bullet Resumé (one address) Example/Template
Bullet Resumé (two address) Example/Template

Paragraph Resumé (one address) Example/Template
Paragraph Resumé (two address) Example/Template


Cover Letters

Network Tracking Document

Writing Samples

Request a meeting with a career advisor for feedback on your resumé, cover letter or other documents. Please e-mail or drop off draft documents in the CDO when you schedule your appointment so we can review them in advance of our meeting with you.