WMU-Cooley Law School works hard to help alumni reach their professional goals. You are encouraged to utilize the Career and Professionalism Office as a graduate of the Law School. 

Job Postings

As a graduate, you have access to all career postings, including part-time and full-time employment openings throughout the world, once you register for and login to our Symplicity system. Login or register for Symplicity by clicking #HireWMUCooley.  

Career Counseling

Personal appointments are encouraged. Topics of discussion may include:

  • General job search advice
  • Preparation or revision of resumes and cover letters
  • Interview preparation
  • Career exploration
  • Networking oportunities

Programs & Workshops

The law school hosts workshops and events designed to introduce you to career options and practice areas, prepare you for the rigors of a legal job search, and help you build a professional network. Take advantage of the following law school offerings.

  • Mock Interview Programs
  • Guest Speakers
  • Excursions to the Legal Community
  • Cooley Volunteer Corps (CVC)
  • Interview Technique Workshops
  • Resume and Cover Letter Workshops
  • Specialty Job Fairs and Conferences

Career Resource Center

At every campus you continue to have access to a library of career-related resources on topics including resume writing, interviewing, internships, job search, professional dress, and networking. 

Online Resources

All of our resources are included in WMU-Cooley's online library database. You can search the database by title, author, subject, or keyword. WMU-Cooley subscribes to leading national job bank services.


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