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Interested in the law? Not sure if law school is for you? Exploring the field of law will not only help you confirm your interest in the profession, but also demonstrate your commitment to the profession when applying to law schools. How can you get involved in areas related to your interests? Learn more by joining the Pre-Law Career Community!

Fields of Law

  • Civil Rights 

  • Corporate and Securities  

  • Criminal 

  • Education 

  • Employment and Labor 

  • Environmental and Natural Resources 

  • Family & Juvenile 

  • Health 

  • Immigration 

  • Intellectual Property 

  • International 

  • Real Estate 

  • Sports and Entertainment 

  • Tax 

Annual Hiring Timeline for Jobs/Internships

The main hiring timeline is in the Spring semester. However, there are openings all year round for bridge year positions.

Bridge Year Possibilities

  • Paralegal 

  • Policy Analyst 

  • Technical & Legal Writing Specialist 

  • Peace Corps 

  • Program Coordinator 

  • Marketing Associate 

  • Legislative Aid 

  • High School Teacher 

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Interested in learning about internships and careers on Capitol Hill? This event will connect you with UVA alumni working on Capitol Hill for both parties and houses.


Meet the Pre-Law Community Team

Career Counselor - Sustainability Career Community
Logan Reed
Assistant Director, Pre-Law Advisor, Public Service and Government
Elizabeth Wall
Associate Director - Public Service & Government Career Community

Pre-Law News

Fall 2023 Law-Related Courses

Are you thinking about Law School and having room in your class schedule? Please consider adding one of these law-related courses for the Fall Semester.