Northeastern University School of Law is partnering with employers to open alternative career paths for our students and graduates to add value throughout your organization.

A Distinct Perspective

Northeastern law graduates offer a distinct perspective in key organizational areas, such as:

  • Compliance and regulatory affairs
  • Data privacy and security
  • Government affairs
  • Human resources
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Labor relations
  • Logistics and operations
  • Policy analysis
  • Public relations
  • Risk management

Adaptive Legal Skills

With their adaptive legal skills, Northeastern law graduates come to the table as:

  • Strategic thinkers
  • Creative and pragmatic problem solvers
  • Clear and persuasive written and oral communicators
  • Proactive issue spotters
  • Effective risk mitigators
  • Steady navigators in thorny legal, regulatory and compliance issues
  • Knowledgeable distillers of complex information
  • Strong and insightful negotiators
  • Key interdisciplinary team contributors

More Than the Standard Legal Toolbox

In addition to a rigorous legal education, Northeastern law students graduate with:

  • Almost a year’s worth of full-time work experience through the school’s signature Cooperative Legal Education Program. Students complete four co-ops and graduate with 1,500 hours of hands-on legal experience.
  • Direct client work from day one through the school’s unique yearlong program, which introduces students to the core skills of effective teamwork.
  • Academic concentrations, including:
    • Business and Commercial Law
    • Health Policy and Law
    • Intellectual Property and Innovation
  • Experience working with organizations through various clinics and labs, such as 
    • Community Business Clinic: This transactional law clinic offers students the opportunity to provide businessrelated legal services to startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses.
    • Intellectual Property CO-LAB: Led by students and faculty from the law and business schools, the IP CO-LAB provides a range of crucial IP-related legal information and services to inventors and ventures in Northeastern’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
    • NuLawLab: Envisioning a world in which everyone is empowered to use the law, this interdisciplinary innovation laboratory works to imagine, design, test and implement pioneering approaches to advance the democratization of law.
    • Public Health Advocacy Clinic: In this clinic, students work on real-world projects involving public health and related research methodology

Northeastern law students and graduates can add value to your organization.

For more information about how Northeastern law students and graduates can add value to your organization, please contact:
Rhonda Rittenberg ’87
Director of Employer Outreach for Alternative Markets
Email: r.rittenberg@northeastern.edu
Tel: (617) 373-4298
linkedin.com/in/rhondarittenberg