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Albany Law School Boasts 94% Employment for ’08 Grads

Albany Law SchoolAlbany Law School has announced a 94% employment rate in legal positions for its 2008 graduating class, outpacing the national average of 90% for all law schools.

Each year, Albany Law School’s Career Center coordinates more than 1,000 job interviews on campus, as well as many more off campus; processes more than 7,000 job applications; and organizes more than a dozen job fairs.

One third of Albany Law’s 2008 class is employed in New York City, while an additional one third is employed in the greater Capital Region.

Of the 2008 grads, 49% went to law firms; 16% into government; 9% got judicial clerkships; 19% into business and industry. Six percent went into public interest law, and 2% are in academia.

Albany Law School is an ABA accredited law school based in Albany, New York. Founded in 1851 by Robert H. Pruyn and others, Albany Law School is the oldest independent law school in the United States.



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  • Anonymous

    Albany law school, and it is not alone in such claims, doesn’t say exactly what types of jobs the grads have been placed in. Perhaps, hmmm, research assistant at the school? Hmmm, perhaps contract attorney? Document review? Hmmm, maybe making appearances for attorneys on the verge of being disbarred? Hmmm…
    Sign me–Been There

 

 

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