Welcome Class of 2017!

Jess, Jaclyn and Megan are excited to meet you and assist you with your career goals. In accordance with NALP guidelines, we’ll hold off on meeting with you until October. Until then, feel free to attend any of our lunch time events to learn more about different legal career options. Watch you email for those!

Interviewing Etiquette: Thank You Letters

Thank you letters should be written (or emailed) to all employers with whom you have had contact, especially during OCI. They should be written and mailed or emailed within 24 hours of your interview. Sending a thank you letter indicates to the employer that you are interested in their organization, and they may help influence […]

Fall OCI Important Date Coming Up: August 11th, 8:00 a.m.

Students who applied through Fall OCI will be able to log in on August 11th at 8:00 a.m. to see if they have been selected for an interview and to select their interview times. Be sure to log in on time to avoid schedule conflicts.

PDO Holiday Hours

The Professional Development Office will be closed December 24 & 24, and December 31 & January 1 during the holiday break. Jaclyn will be out of the office the week of the 24-28, and Jess and Megan will be in the office December 26-28th, from 10-3. Contact us with questions at careers@law.utah.edu.  

YLD Mentoring Marathon Event!

Plan to attend the Mentoring Marathon, sponsored by the Utah Minority Bar Association and Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar! Read on for more information.


Just a reminder to those of you looking for jobs out of state–request reciprocity!

Santa Doesn’t Bring Jobs.

Santa has a few tips for job-seekers over the holiday season! Read on.

Director’s Tip: Create Connections!

Jess Hofberger, Director of the Professional Development Office at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, weighs in on the value of making professional connections. Read on for more information!

’04 Grad Hofberger Returns to College of Law as Professional Development Office Director

Jess Hofberger, a 2004 graduate of the College of Law, is the new director of the Professional Development Office. He returns to the college with a varied legal background including time with Meuleman Mollerup in Boise, an 18-month deployment with the U.S. Army, a year clerking for Justice Ronald Nehring at the Utah Supreme Court, […]

PDO Upcoming Events in December

Read on for upcoming PDO events!