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 234 1 0 0 235
J.D. Advantage 21 0 0 0 21
Professional 1 0 0 0 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 8 0 1 4 13
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 264 1 1 4 270
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 288


School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 8 0 1 4 13
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 8 0 1 4 13


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 7 1 0 0 8
11-25 Attorneys 4 0 1 2 7
26-50 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
51-100 Attorneys 2 0 0 1 3
101-250 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
251-500 Attorneys 23 0 0 0 23
501+ Attorneys 148 0 0 0 148
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 25 0 0 0 25
Government 7 0 0 1 8
Public Interest 12 0 0 0 12
Federal Clerkships 21 0 0 0 21
State & Local Clerkships 5 0 0 0 5
Other Clerkships 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 264 1 1 4 270
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 288


Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Illinois 106
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 49
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 41
# Employed in Foreign Countries 7
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