Law Students

Law Schools with the Best Networks for Students
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

University of Florida

Summary: A professional network with peers, faculty, and alumni may be the key to helping law school students and graduates land jobs.

The purpose of attending any level of school beyond high school is to get a job. Law school is no exception. Prospective students want to attend a law school that gives them the best chances of finding a great job after graduation. Law schools with a strong professional network may help give those students an edge.

  
What
Where


GraduatePrograms.com, an online graduate school guide, surveyed over 10,000 former and current law school students to put together data on which US schools have the best networking opportunities for their students. The students rated their program on a ten point scale, 1 being the worst and 10 being the strongest, and then averaged the results. They rated the faculty, peer, and alumni networks that were available to them in school and after graduation.

Here are the 16 schools that received a score of 9.00 or better.

  1. University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida ranked 9.90
  2. Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut ranked 9.87
  3. Stanford University in Stanford, California ranked 9.83
  4. University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana ranked 9.50
  5. Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois ranked 9.42
  6. University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley, California ranked 9.28
  7. University of Houston in Houston, Texas ranked 9.25
  8. Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts ranked 9.21
  9. University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California ranked 9.20
  10. University of Colorado at Boulder in Boulder, Colorado ranked 9.14
  11. Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida ranked 9.12
  12. Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts ranked 9.10
  13. The University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois ranked 9.09
  14. New York University in New York, New York ranked 9.08
  15. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in Ann Arbor, Michigan ranked 9.06
  16. Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina ranked 9.00

Has a network helped you get a job? Please tell us how in the comments section below the article.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/best-law-schools-for-networking-in-the-us-2015-6

Photo: dailybusinessreview.com





 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

General Municipal Law Attorney with land use experience

USA-CA-Oakland

Oakland office of our client seeks general municipal law attorney with experience advising public ag...

Apply Now

Mid-level Restructuring Attorney with bankruptcy experience

USA-DC-Washington

Washington, D.C. office of our client seeks mid-level restructuring attorney with 4-6 years of exper...

Apply Now

Senior Land Use Attorney with experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks senior land use attorney with 7+ years of experience. The c...

Apply Now

Employment, Labor and OSHA Attorney with 3-6 years of experience

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of our client seeks employment, labor and OSHA attorney with 3-6 years of experience. ...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

As an in-house legal counsel at Wix’s legal department, you will play a significant role in de...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-MO-Kansas City

Successful, expanding KC personal injury law firm seeks an attorney with 5+ years personal injury li...

Apply now

Civil & Business Litigation / Transactional Attorney

USA-CA-Clovis

Law firm with primary emphasis in Business & Civil Litigation and transactional work, seeks confiden...

Apply now

CIVIL LITIGATION ATTORNEY - Employment

USA-CA-Fresno

Lang, Richert & Patch a Fresno area AV-rated law firm located in the highly desirable Fig Garden Fin...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top