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Your major helps you develop knowledge, skills and abilities that employers seek.
To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through your coursework, activities and work, consider using the reflection worksheets (accessible via B.hired > Resources) and/or Type Focus (accessible via B.hired > Resources).
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The Brandeis Internship Exchange is a convenient online tool to find and share internship opportunities.
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What to do with a degree in Legal Studies
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The Legal Studies Program is interdisciplinary, designed to offer students the opportunity of studying law not as a subject of professional practice, but as one worthy of liberal inquiry. Through classroom study and public-service internships, Legal Studies examines law from perspectives of history, sociology, philosophy, economics and psychology.
The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. Click here to download a sortable spreadsheet listing the first destination graduate programs and employment opportunities that Legal Studies alumni from the classes of 2008-2012 secured within six months of graduation.
The diverse list is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as a Legal Studies major at Brandeis.
The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who minored in your discipline. The list represents a wide array of professions, which is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as a History of Ideas minor at Brandeis.
|1984||Morgan, Lewis & Bockius||Partner||Law|
|1984||Schindler, Cohen & Hochman, LLP||Attorney||Law|
|1987||A Joyful Noise Preschool and Kindergarten||Preschool Teacher||Education - Elementary|
|1978||Hawaii Pacific Tennis Foundation||Executive Director||Foundation/Non-Profit|
|1986||Mattel, Inc.||Director of Finance||Finance/Banking - Other|
|1984||Temple Beth El||Rabbi||Religion/Theology|
|1982||Catholic Charities of Schenectady||Sr. Outreach Service||Social Work|
|1982||Wilmer Hale||Senior Partner/Chair||Law|
|1985||J.P. Morgan Chase||Managing Director/Operations Executive||Finance/Banking|
|2005||Peabody & Arnold LLP||Attorney||Law|
|2011||Bloomberg||Account Representative||Finance/Banking - Other|
|2010||David Polk & Wardwell LLP||Corporate Legal Assistant||Law|
|1997||Local Market Launch||Chief Marketing Officer||Marketing and Advertisement|
|2011||eMuze, LLC||CEO & Founder||Entertainment|
|2009||Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services||Health Insurance Specialist||Healthcare - Finance/Accounting|
Your program of study at Brandeis University provides both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of transferable skills, abilities and knowledge that are sought after by all employers in all fields and enhance your experience and success in the world of work. To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through coursework, activities and work, take TypeFocus.
In addition to you coursework, internships can be extremely beneficial as you develop academic and professional skills. The Brandeis Internship Exchange is an easy and convenient online tool for you to find and share real internship opportunities. Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to identify majors' internships.
- Brandeis University Mock Trial Team
- Brandeis University Pre-Law Society
- American Bar Association Career Corner
- Internet Legal Research Group
- LawInfo Career Center
- Legal Employment