Supporting your Career
Developing a solid career plan whilst still at university can give focus to your studies. With many career paths available with a law degree, it can also be daunting. We can help you develop a plan and acquire the relevant skills and knowledge you will need to achieve your goals.
Law School Employability Adviser
Our specialist Employability Adviser provides vital, dedicated careers support to our law students through 1:1 development sessions, workshops, tailored CV and application support and much more. To keep motivated in your studies it is useful to have a clear picture of your future career - and how you are going to get there. Book your appointment online today via My Career.
Careers and Employability in the Law School
The University of Bristol Law School is committed to supporting you become the very best you can be. With a rich calendar of career-focused activities, multiple mentoring schemes and strong collaboration between the Careers Service, the school, our alumni and student organisations, you will graduate fully equipped to fulfil your career aspirations.
Alternative Careers with a Law Degree
A law degree from the University of Bristol carries enormous prestige and can open doors in a diverse range of sectors. The skills you develop here will be valuable to any businesses and organisations, so you may find you start to think of jobs in a field you hadn’t previously considered. We work closely with the careers service to offer a variety of events to promote careers within and outside of the law.
Being part of the Law Clinic means gaining a very real experience of law in practice, helping you develop the softer skills many employers are looking for whilst delivering a crucial community service. The nature and extent of law clinic experience a recurring question in interviews – and one that sets our students apart.
Human Rights Law Clinic
The Human Rights Implementation Centre (HRIC) offers, through its Human Rights Law Clinic, the unique opportunity for you to work with international, regional and national organisations engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights law. Being involved with the clinic is of tremendous benefit to both students and partners.
Browse all the newest Internships and work experience opportunities available through the My Career portal.
For general careers advice go to the Careers Service website where you will find information on everything from interviews to finding placements. You can also schedule an appointment with the Careers Service Graduate Support Team for advice on your next step, help with CVs and applications, and interview assistance: firstname.lastname@example.org