Pre-Law Career Opportunities

How can I put this major to work?

Your pre-law degree provides a deep understanding of legal principles that impact every industry, public or private. Whether you plan to continue with law school or move directly into the job force after graduation, your education prepares you to use logic, reason and precedent to solve the problems facing individuals, businesses and organizations.

  • Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators and Hearing Officers
  • Anthropologist
  • Arbitrators, Mediators, Conciliators
  • Archeologist
  • Attorney
  • Community Action Specialist
  • Community Relations Director
  • Congressional Aide
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Court Clerk
  • Diplomat
  • Economic Development Analyst
  • FBI/CIA Agent

  • Federal Investigator
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Government Professional
  • Judge
  • Law Clerk
  • Legal Secretary
  • Lobbyist
  • Market Analyst
  • Paralegal / Legal Assistant
  • Police Detective / Officer
  • Political Scientist
  • Politician

  • Probation Officer / Correctional Treatment
  • Specialist
  • Public Administrator
  • Public Affairs Specialist
  • Public Policy Specialist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Sheriff / Deputy Sheriff
  • Research Assistant
  • Trade Specialist
  • Social Scientist
  • Urban & Regional Planner
  • Writer/Author

Who hires Pre-Law majors?

  • Advocacy Groups
  • Civic Organizations
  • Community Organizations
  • Consulting Firms
  • Corporations
  • Corporate Legal Departments
  • Federal, State & Local Government:
  • Congressional Offices, Courts,
    Customs Service,
    Drug Enforcement, FBI/CIA,
    Homeland Security, Justice,
    Public Defender’s Office

  • Peace Corps/AmeriCorps
  • Foundations
  • Labor Unions
  • Law Firms –public & private
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Police Departments
  • Political Campaigns
  • Political Party Headquarters
  • Professional Associations
  • Science & Research Firms

What are a few organizations that have employed Fontbonne graduates?

  • Automaticrain, Inc.
  • Jefferson County, Illinois
  • McGlynn & Luther Law Firm

How can Fontbonne help with my career development?

At Fontbonne, we are committed to helping you succeed in your chosen profession. Our office provides a range of free services online and in person for our current students and alumni, including:

  • Career counseling
  • Personality and interest assessments
  • Guidance when choosing majors and careers
  • Networking assistance
  • Resume and cover letter assistance

  • Mock interviews and interview prep
  • On-Campus Interviewing
  • Job and internship search advice
  • Work place etiquette training
  • Search for opportunities on Purple Briefcase

Resources

Pre-Law Career Opportunities

Contact Information

6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105

314-862-3456

fbyou@fontbonne.edu

Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm

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