The links below contain further tips, job postings, and helpful networking opportunities for launching your career in international law.
Organizations and Schools
American Bar Association
ABA Section of International Law’s Student Headquarters webpage includes helpful links to articles, webinars and websites about careers in international law. It also has a list of job boards for legal internships and resources for exam preparation.
American Society of International Law
ASIL’s career guide book, titled Careers in International Law: A Guide to Career Paths in International Law, contains many valuable pieces of information, such as lists of activities for law students, professional development advice and personal insights from leaders in international law. This video also shares some key tips on finding jobs in international law.
International Law Student Association
ILSA’s website presents a wide range of information on academic and professional opportunities for law students, including Jessup Moot Court, international law publications, internships and fellowships.
Public International Law & Policy Group
PILPG has a number of professional development podcasts that give you practical advice on professionalism, networking, entrepreneurship and job hunting.
University of Oxford Law School Career Services
Oxford Law School’s Career Services website has a helpful page about networking that explains how you can utilize personal connections, use LinkedIn and get informational interviews to build your professional network. It also has a list of books about networking.
Yale Law School Guide to International Public Interest Law
This guide includes information about various employment opportunities in different sectors and what to consider when applying for opportunities. There are also detailed statements from professionals in international law about how they crafted their careers.