Northwestern University Profile

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Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 225 6 2 2 235
J.D. Advantage 33 0 0 0 33
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 258 6 2 2 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 16
Total Graduates 284


School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 5 6 0 1 12
J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 5 6 0 1 12


Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
11-25 Attorneys 2 1 0 0 3
26-50 Attorneys 5 0 1 0 6
51-100 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
101-250 Attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
251-500 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
501+ Attorneys 141 0 0 0 141
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 39 0 1 1 41
Government 15 1 0 0 16
Public Interest 8 0 0 1 9
Federal Clerkships 22 3 0 0 25
State & Local Clerkships 1 1 0 0 2
Other Clerkships 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 0 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 258 6 2 2 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 16
Total Graduates 284


Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Illinois 104
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 60
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 37
# Employed in Foreign Countries 1
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