Summer Employment Data

Approximately 20 to 75 students in each class worked at more than one job during these summers. For example, many 2Ls split their summers between working at a law firm and for a public sector employer, and many 1Ls split their summers between working for a public sector employer and serving as a research assistant to a member of the Law School faculty. Students who split their summers were counted only in the category of their primary job.

1L Summer Employment

1Ls Summer 2019 (Class of 2021)
  ## %%
Public Interest 50 26.5%
Government 86 45.5%
Law Firm 31 16.4%
Corporate/Business 15 7.9%
Research Assistant 6 3.2%
Other 1 0.5%
Total 189 100.0%
1Ls Summer 2018 (Class of 2020)
  ## %%
Public Interest 52 27.8%
Government 67 35.8%
Law Firm 35 18.7%
Corporate/Business 19 10.2%
Research Assistant 14 7.5%
Total 187 100.0%
1Ls Summer 2017 (Class of 2019)
  ## %
Public Interest 47 25.7%
Government 79 43.2%
Law Firm 29 15.8%
Corporate/Business 18 9.8%
Research Assistant 10 5.5%
Total 183 100.0%
1Ls Summer 2016 (Class of 2018)
  ## %
Public Interest 59 32.1%
Government 67 36.4%
Law Firm 29 15.8%
Corporate/Business 15 8.2%
Research Assistant 13 7.1%
JD/PhD Coursework 1 0.5%
Total 184 100.0%

2L Summer Employment

2Ls Summer 2019 (Class of 2020)
  ## %%
Law Firm 179 85.6%
Public Interest 14 6.7%
Government 15 7.2%
Corporate/Business 1 0.5%
JD/PhD Coursework 0 0.0%
Total 209 100.0%
2Ls Summer 2018 (Class of 2019)
  ## %%
Law Firm 163 78.7%
Public Interest 16 7.7%
Government 22 10.6%
Corporate/Business 3 1.5%
JD/PhD Coursework 3 1.5%
Total 207 100.0%
2Ls Summer 2017 (Class of 2018)
  ## %
Law Firm 171 81.4%
Public Interest 13 6.2%
Government 16 7.6%
Corporate/Business 6 2.9%
Research Assistant/Academic 2 1.0%
JD/PhD Coursework 2 1.0%
Total 210 100.0%
2Ls Summer 2016 (Class of 2017)
  ## %
Law Firm 198 90.4%
Public Interest 7 3.2%
Government 10 4.6%
Corporate/Business 2 0.9%
Research Assistant/Academic 0 0.0%
JD/PhD Coursework 2 0.9%
Total 219 100.0%