Northwestern University Law School will allow deferred graduates to postpone their monthly student loan payments until they start working. The school is also offering short-term medical insurance to grads.
The loan forbearance is also available to alumni who have been laid off.
Northwestern has announced volunteer opportunities at its Bluhm Legal Clinic, and has identified other public interest employers who are interested in hiring interns.
The Northwestern University School of Law is a private American law school in Chicago, Illinois. It was independently founded in 1859 as the Union College of Law, and is one of eleven academic entities at Northwestern University. The school is currently ranked tied for 9th by the US News & World Report guide to the nation’s top law schools.