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Careers and Jobs: Law

Resources to assist University of Melbourne students with career planning and job hunting.

Career Services at the Melbourne Law School

The Melbourne Law School Career Services can work with you to establish your professional career goals and map out a career pathway tailored to your own ambitions and areas of interest. We work proactively with key employers to develop opportunities exclusively for Melbourne Law School (MLS) students.

Careers Consultants provide the following services to all MLS students:

  • Daily Career Express Drop In sessions
  • Tailored careers resources
  • Resume, cover letter and application writing review and advice
  • Career planning and goal setting
  • Interview advice and mock interviews
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Insightful events with industry leading experts and MLS alumni.

The team can assist students during each step of their career journeys and are available to students throughout their degrees.

Law Online is an information management system created by MLS Careers Centre which will help current students to stay on top of new jobs, events and other careers related activities. Law Online can be accessed via the MLS Careers webpage

If you are interested in studying at MLS, current University of Melbourne students are also welcome to attend our Career Express Drop In sessions for information about career planning, see the schedule for Drop In sessions.

Job Search Platforms

Search Legal Industry Information

Research the industry to be able to:

  • Demonstrate industry knowledge in your interview responses
  • Prepare relevant questions you can ask recruiters at your interview

Search Company Information

Gain understanding of a company's operations to support your job search and applications. 

Law Professional Associations

LIV Publications for Young Lawyers

Selected books on careers in Law