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 237 3 1 0 241
J.D. Advantage 25 0 1 1 27
Professional 0 0 0 1 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 262 3 2 2 269
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 1
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 16
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 22
Total Graduates 291


School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 9 1 0 0 10
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 9 1 0 0 10


Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 3 1 0 0 4
11-25 Attorneys 1 0 1 0 2
26-50 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
51-100 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
101-250 Attorneys 7 0 1 0 8
251-500 Attorneys 20 0 0 0 20
501+ Attorneys 135 1 0 0 136
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 22 0 0 1 23
Government 14 0 0 0 14
Public Interest 10 0 0 1 11
Federal Clerkships 27 0 0 0 27
State & Local Clerkships 7 0 0 0 7
Other Clerkships 1 0 0 0 1
Education 2 0 0 0 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 262 3 2 2 269
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 1
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 16
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 22
Total Graduates 291


Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Illinois 105
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 44
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 36
# Employed in Foreign Countries 9
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