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A Career and Professional Development staff member meeting with a student


Whether you’re considering applying to law school, a current California Western student, one of our distinguished alums, or an employer seeking to hire practice-ready graduates, the Career and Professional Development office is always here to help.

Contact Information
350 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-525-7087
Meet our staff
Office hours
Monday & Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

A professor meeting with a student in the courtyard


The office is pleased to work with you to facilitate hiring of our law students and graduates for law clerk, summer associate, intern, and attorney positions by posting your employment opportunities on our website, internally on bulletin boards, via email to our students, and externally to our subscribing alumni.

A group of students having a conversation in the lounge

Prospective Students

From the day you enroll, the Career and Professional Development office works tirelessly to ensure your status as a community leader, a champion of justice, and a skilled legal professional—with innovative Pro Bono, Public Service, and Clinical Internship Programs—qualities that employers look for in a first-year associate, and expect from California Western graduates.

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Current Students

Whether you know exactly what you want to do when you graduate or are totally undecided, the Career and Professional Development office will help you learn what you need to do, step-by-step, to find satisfying and rewarding law clerk jobs and post-graduate positions.

Students in the moot court room


After graduation, the Career and Professional Development office remains your best resource for job listings, career fairs, bar exam prep, and more—serving as a conduit to law firms, public interest organizations, government agencies, and corporations that have a long-standing tradition of hiring California Western’s profession-ready alums.