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Get Involved

There are many ways for alumni and friends of Penn State Law to get involved with our school, including our mentor program, career panels, IP clinic, and recruiting opportunities for employers. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact our Alumni Relations Office at alumni@pennstatelaw.psu.edu or our Career Services Office at pslcareers@pennstatelaw.psu.edu.

Alumni Mentor Program

As an alumnus/a, you are in a unique position to help Penn State Law students reach their career goals by acting as a mentor. The Mentor Program is an opportunity for first-year students to develop a relationship with an experienced attorney who can provide advice about challenges that arise in one’s first year of law school and in entering the legal profession.  While being a mentor does not require a large investment of time on your part, your advice and guidance will be invaluable to a first-year law student. Whether you are an alumnus/a of University Park, Carlisle or another law school altogether, your support and guidance will be an invaluable part of Penn State Law students’ experience and we hope you will be able to participate. 

For more information, please email alumni@pennstatelaw.psu.edu.

Alumni Career Panels

The Career Services Office hosts a variety of career panels throughout the course of the year, covering topics ranging from energy law to lawyers in government positions to tips and guidance for preparing students to succeed during their summer internships. These panels are not possible without the help and support of our alumni. If you are eager to get involved with Penn State Law and are looking for a way to help, participation on career panels is a great way to lend a hand. These panels are also a very good excuse to come back and visit campus!

For more information, please email alumni@pennstatelaw.psu.edu or pslcareers@pennstatelaw.psu.edu.

Minority Mentor Program

Penn State Law’s Minority Mentor Program offers law students the opportunity to establish a mentoring relationship with both internal and external mentors who are professionals in the legal field. The Minority Mentor Program provides students with the support to help them achieve academic success and emotional well-being during law school and after entering the legal profession. External mentors are alumni of Penn State who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning (LGBTQ) or physically disabled. Our external mentors live in all geographic areas across the United States.

For more information, please email alumni@pennstatelaw.psu.edu.

Intellectual Property Clinic

Penn State Law’s Intellectual Property Clinic is looking for experienced Intellectual Property Attorneys who are willing to provide professional advice on an ad hoc basis to our clinical students. Beginning in fall 2016, the Penn State Law Intellectual Property Clinic will provide Penn State Law students an opportunity to gain practice-ready skills in intellectual property law. Under the clinic director, students will provide legal services to the clinic’s clients in much the same manner as practicing IP lawyers. 

If you are interested, please email alumni@pennstatelaw.psu.edu with your name and area of expertise.

Recruiting for Employers

Penn State Law welcomes employers to connect with our students, and offers many opportunities to connect students and potential careers including on-campus interviews, off-campus interviews, video conference interviews, and by request resumes.

Our staff is happy assist you in meeting candidates and collecting resumes, so please email pslcareers@pennstatelaw.psu.edu for more information.