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.


Albany Law School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity, race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, pregnancy, domestic violence victim status, military or veteran status, genetic predisposition status, criminal conviction, or age in its programs and activities.