The UMKC School of Law has highly motivated, academically talented students and an educational program that produces “practice ready” attorneys. Through a competitive admissions program and a variety of educational tracks, clinics, mentoring programs and other developmental approaches, UMKC produces professionals who are not only well-educated in legal theory but also experienced in law practice procedures.
We invite you to use the Career Services Office to access this exceptional pool of talent for your organization’s needs. We provided free job postings though Symplicity, on-campus interviews and other recruiting opportunities throughout the year to help you find the right fit.
Postings for law clerk openings can be submitted at any time through Symplicity. Second- and third-year students may work up to 20 hours per week during the academic year and full time during the summer. Student can also work following their first year of law school.
Several services are available to assist you in hiring recently graduated attorneys, including the fall and spring campus interview program. In addition, you are always welcome to conduct interviews at the law school throughout the year. You may post your job listing on Symplicity and let students contact you directly, or our staff can collect résumés of interested students and forward them to you.
Free legal job listings are maintained through Symplicity. This is an excellent way to receive résumés from experienced as well as new attorneys. We can also post your job listing as a blind ad and collect résumés to forward to you.
PLEASE NOTE: American Bar Association standards provide that a student may not work in excess of 20 hours per week while attending a law school on a full-time basis (13 or more credit hours per semester). This restriction also applies during the summer if the student is enrolled for summer session in five or more credit hours. Students enrolled in their first year of law study are strongly encouraged to refrain from outside employment.