The Catholic University of America

Class of 2011 Employment Statistics

Office of Career and Professional Development 


At the Columbus School of Law we understand how important it is for prospective law students to have the information they need to make educated decisions about their futures. To assist in that endeavor, we have provided detailed information below. You will see that our graduates find work in all areas of the legal profession, as well as in non-legal careers where a law degree is a substantial asset. Our graduates have diverse interests that lead them to careers in private practice, public service, business and industry, and the government.

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Employment

Employment Status

Total

Full-time

Part-time

   

Long-term

Short-term

Long-term

Short-term

Employed, Bar Passage Required 128 114 10 3 1
Employed, JD Advantage 69 60 3 5 1
Employed, Professional Position 21 17 1 3 0
Employed, Non-Professional Position 3 0 0 2 1
Employed, Undeterminable 3 2 0 0 1
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full-time 3        
Unemployed, Start Date Deferred 0        
Unemployed, Not Seeking 5        
Unemployed, Seeking 27        
Employment Status Unknown 2        
Total Graduates 261        
 

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Law School/University
Funded Position
0 0 0 0 0

 

 

Employment Type

Employment Type

Number

Full-time

Part-time

   

Long-term

Short-term

Long-term

Short-term

Law Firms          
     Solo 7 7 0 0 0
     2-10 41 37 0 3 1
     11-25 8 6 1 0 1
     26-50 3 3 0 0 0
     51-100 4 4 0 0 0
     101-250 5 5 0 0 0
     251-500 6 6 0 0 0
     500+ 8 8 0 0 0
     Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 59 37 12 9 1
Government 59 57 1 1 0
Public Interest (including Pub. Def.) 6 5 0 0 1
Judicial Clerkships          
     Federal 3 3 0 0 0
     State & Local 12 12 0 0 0
     Other 0 0 0 0 0
Academia 3 3 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Total 224 193 14 13 4

 

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Employment Locations

Largest Employment

 
1. District of Columbia 89
2. Virginia 56
3. Maryland 41

Employed in Foreign Countries

2

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Geographic Destinations

9 months after Graduation

Region

% of Class

Northeast
   (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)
0.9
Mid-Atlantic
   (NY, NJ, PA)
4.5
East North Central
   (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)
0.9
South Atlantic
   (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV)
86.4
East South Central
   (AL, KY, MS, TN)
1.4
West South Central
   (AR, LA, OK, TX)
1.4
Mountain
   (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY)
0.5
Pacific
   (AK, CA, WA, HI, OR)
3.2
Foreign 0.9

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Job Source
 

Former Employer 25.3%
Letter / Self-Initiated 20.8%
Referral 19.1%
Job Postings 13.5%
Fall OCI 3.9%
Temp Agency / Legal Search 3.4%
All Other 14.0%

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Please Note:

Employment and salary information is taken from a variety of sources,
including: student self-reporting, alumni surveys, employer information,
published salary data, and electronic resources.