The University of Oklahoma College of Law, Office of Career Development (CDO) is designed to help employers of all sizes and practice areas – including but not limited to large and small firms, government agencies, public interest organizations, corporations, and courts – with their recruiting needs. We endeavor to streamline the search for an intern or an associate through several resources and recruiting programs. We welcome the opportunity to work with you, and we are confident that you will find OU Law students and alumni are polished and prepared to provide value to your organization.

Prospective employer services include:

1.    Fall and spring on-campus recruiting program
2.    Resume collections throughout the year
3.    On-campus interviews
4.    Personalized recruiting
5.    Online job postings (access 12Twenty at
6.    Virtual introduction and meetings
7.    Round table discussions

Please contact the CDO at at any time to learn more about the services we can offer you.

More Information

The University of Oklahoma College of Law is committed to both students and employers in providing robust employment opportunities. As a premier public law school, our students are prepared to become leaders in the legal market and beyond. We welcome opportunities to engage with firms, public interest organizations, the courts, and private entities regarding ways we can partner to assist in our student’s growth as attorneys.

Policy on Non-Discrimination
OU Law is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for each student and alumni, therefore we are committed to the University’s and the ABA policy against discrimination in employment.  The University does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual based on the individual's race, color, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age (40 or older), sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or veteran status in matters of admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides. By utilizing the services of the Career Development Office, an employer affirms that it will comply with the above policy regarding hiring, promotion, retention, and conditions of employment.

Recruiting Policies
OU law is a member of the National Association of Law Placement (NALP). As such, the law school adheres to the NALP Principles for a Fair and Ethical Recruiting process. Further, OU Law has adopted the following standards regarding the timing of offers and decisions:

  1. All offers to law students should remain open for at least 14 days from the date of the offer.
  2. Students may make a written request for a 7-day offer extension.
  3. Students are expected to accept or release offers by the agreed upon deadline.
  4. Prospective employers are discouraged from formal recruiting contact (applications, interviews or offers) with 1L students prior to December 1. Please note that this does not include mentoring or networking events. Exceptions may be made for government employers requiring an extensive background check.
  5. Employers are encouraged to provide notice to summer interns regarding future internships and/or permanent employment within 30 days of the conclusion of the internship.


All parties are encouraged to promptly report issues concerning the nondiscrimination or recruiting policies to the Career Development Office at