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Career and Professional Development Resources for Law Students: General Resources

This guide provides career and professional development resources for UST law students.

Find Library Resources

Use LibrarySearch to find books, e-books, DVDs & videos, etc

LibrarySearch is the library catalog of six private colleges and universities in the Twin Cities, including Saint Thomas. Books from other campuses can be requested online and delivered to the St. Thomas library of your choice..

Searching by the following subject keywords or subject headings will help you find relevant resources:

  • Law - Vocational Guidance - United States
  • Lawyers - Employment - United States
  • Law Firms - United States
  • Practice of Law - United States
  • Resumes
  • Cover Letters
  • Job hunting - Computer network resources

If you would like to browse the library collection of legal career resources, they are located on third floor by call numbers KF297-KF299.

Career & Professional Development Resources for Law Students

This research guide is designed to help you get started in your search for legal career opportunities. The resources in this guide will help you through many steps in the process of finding employment, using print resources as well as many links to free online resources.

The University of St. Thomas School of Law is dedicated to individually supporting the employment efforts of each student and graduate. Through the Office of Career and Professional Development, our goal is to help our students and alumni navigate the path to meaningful employment. CPD also maintains strong relationships with employers, both locally and nationally, and is dedicated to assisting employers in meeting all of their hiring needs.  Make the CPD your first stop in your career search to utilize all of our tools and networking expertise.

General Resources

UST School of Law Office of Career & Professional Development

Office of Career & Professional Development
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (651) 962-4860
Fax: (651) 962-4861

University of St. Thomas
School of Law, MSL 124
1000 LaSalle Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Schoenecker Law Library
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403


Reference Librarians
(651) 962-4902
Reference Hours

(651) 962-4900
Library Hours