Career and Professional Development Center

Career and Professional Development Center


Preparing for your career starts on day one. Whether you plan to work in private practice, the judiciary, government, business, public interest, or another area that draws on legal skills, Albany Law's Career and Professional Development Center offers personalized career services.


The Career and Professional Development Center helps employers identify and recruit Albany Law students and graduates who best meet their needs. Hiring services are flexible to fit your needs and designed to support your recruiting efforts. ​

Albany Law's 7,500 working graduates are in nearly every state and around the world. A large portion of recent graduates begin their careers in the New York City metro-area, and other groups of alumni are in Boston; the Washington, D.C., metro-area; Florida; California; and business centers along the Eastern Seaboard. For alumni in the Capital Region, Forbes ranked Albany 18th of 200 largest U.S. metro areas for best places for business and careers.


The law school's graduates work in many of the nation's top-grossing law firms. They also succeed in business, nonprofit organizations and other professional arenas.

Equality of Opportunity: It is the policy of Albany Law School to provide equality of opportunity in its admission or access to or treatment or employment in its programs and activities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, handicap or disability, age, religion, marital or parental status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.