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Below you will find resources to help you pursue full-time or part-time jobs, paid or unpaid internships, and other experiences in the field of law.

Handshake is one of Rice's hubs for professional development with about 10,000 active job and internship postings for its students and alumni. Use the job board and its filters to discover jobs and internships that interest you. While you may have a specific position in mind when searching the postings, it's recommended that you take your time to explore the platform as there are many options and offerings. 

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SallyPortal is a resource current Rice students and alumni can use to connect with the greater Rice community as all members are associated with Rice. This platform is especially useful for forming connections with professionals and even finding a mentor. Individuals who are willing to help Rice students have indicated so on their profiles.


This program is offered twice a year by the School of Social Sciences and gives students the opportunity to observe and work hands-on with judges, attorneys, and other legal professionals. Students who are not majoring in social sciences are welcome to apply and participate. 

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A program hosted by the CCD during Winter and Spring Break, Owl Edge Externships offer students (especially freshmen and sophomores) and opportunity to explore various industries. To find a law-oriented position, us specific filters (i.e. Public Policy, Government, and Law).  Applications close at the beginning of November for winter externships and the beginning of February for spring positions. 

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Rice's Center for Career Development has a plethora of resources to assist students in searching and applying for positions. Simply schedule an appointment with an advisor (this can be done through handshake) for one-on-one aid or explore their webpage for programs and opportunities that interest you. 

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