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Explore career opportunities in the Government, Law & Policy industry!

Why Big Law?

When I arrived at law school, Big Law was not on my radar. Frankly, I had never even heard the term—I showed up without personally knowing a single lawyer, much less any one law firm. I assumed that my future …

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13 Careers in Law (Without Being a Lawyer)

Interested in the legal industry but unsure about wanting to attend law school? Some of the best careers in law allow you to explore different areas of the legal sector without becoming an attorney. Legal careers like paralegal and electronic …

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Jumpstarting Your Legal Internship Search: Government Roles

One benefit to pursuing a career in the legal field is that the opportunities are limitless—private practice, in-house, academia, nonprofit legal work, prosecution, government—and the list goes on. One area that should not be overlooked is he federal government—interning with …

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A Day in the Life: Lobbyist

8:30 AM: Arrive early to read the papers and look over the schedule for today

9:00 AM: Meet with colleagues to run through the lobbying schedule for the week. This is a good time to leverage their contacts on the …

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What is it like to work for the U.S. federal government as a student or recent grad?

The United States federal government is the world’s second-largest employer with 2.1 million civilian employees. For payroll and other human resource purposes, most fall under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Working for the U.S. federal government, especially early in …

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Dylan Elliott

Alumni, General Career Advice, Give a Presentation/Serve on a Panel
  • Sacramento, California
  • Legislative Aide California State Senate
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Grant Frazier

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  • Paradise Valley, AZ
  • Attorney Galbut Beabeau, P.C.
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Jacob Barrera

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  • San Francisco, California
  • Associate Holland & Knight LLP
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Amanda Wilmsen

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  • New York, New York
  • Attorney United States Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor
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Carolyn Hite

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  • Buffalo, NY
  • Skadden Foundation Fellow Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc.
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Kenisha Nicholson

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  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • Counsel Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
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Jackie Ching

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  • Honolulu, HI
  • Legislative Correspondent Office of Senator Brian Schatz
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Roland Soltesz

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  • Monterey, California
  • Attorney Law Offices of Roland Lee Soltesz
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Prelaw Resources

Contact & Location

Phone
(909) 621-8144
Address

Alexander Hall
550 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Students and Alumni are encouraged to use the CDO during the summer. We are open for both in-person and virtual appointments.

The CDO is closed from 12-1pm daily.