MSU College of Law

For Students & Alumni

The Career Services Office (CSO) offers the tools you need to define, shape, and reach your career goals. CSO programs and services will be a vital part of your professional development as you prepare for practice.

Our staff provides individual attention and guidance, customizing our services to help students and alumni alike achieve their professional goals. We will work side-by-side with you from your first year through graduation—and even beyond—to help you prepare for a rewarding career.

Of the many things you can do to get ready for that career, we have identified the six most critical to focus on:

  1. Plan to succeed
  2. Network
  3. Perfect your resume
  4. Perfect your LinkedIn profile
  5. Perfect your cover letter
  6. Interview successfully
Check out our Career Readiness Guide (verision 1.00) to find resources to assist you in your path to becoming career ready. 

Additional helpful resources:

Scheduling Appointments in Symplicity's Career Network (PDF)

Leveraging LinkedIn Webinar (Adobe Connect)

Twitter Checklist (PDF)

1L Resume Session Slides (PDF)

Resume Action Verbs (PDF)

First-Level Resume & LinkedIn Profile Review Submission Form 

2016 Social Media Contest