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Careers & Employability


Our Careers & Employability department has a team dedicated to Dickson Poon School of Law undergraduate and postgraduates students, and recent graduates. Through a carefully designed programme of events, workshops and activities, we support your careers aspirations and help you to develop professional skills.  Our programme includes:

  • Individual Careers Consultations
  • Employer networking events
  • Online resources including sector guides, vocational legal training, employer-led workshops
  • Alumni case studies
  • CV and application checking
  • Practice interviews
  • Assessment centres, including practice case studies, written and virtual group exercises
  • King’s CareerConnect: our online vacancy board advertising hundreds of job opportunities.

Let's Talk Law

The law careers podcast for students at King's. In this podcast by the Careers team at King's, Careers Consultant Caroline Lindner interviews a variety of professionals, including alumni from The Dickson Poon School of Law, about their experiences at King’s and how they moved from education into their chosen career.

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Careers fairs and events

Key annual law careers events and employability programmes include:

  • Law Fair – bringing together solicitors, chambers, NGOs and advocacy organisations to meet students
  • Focus on Law & Justice – a week-long series of talks and networking events aimed at equipping students with the knowledge and skills they need to get where they want to go
  • Professional Futures Series – a series of workshops and talks delivered by the Law Careers Team walking students through the legal employment cycle
  • King's Internships: Insights - a portfolio of virtual projects, work shadowing and site visits for students still exploring their career options
  • King's Undergraduate Research Fellowships - summer research projects with Law academic

The university also offers an online King’s CareersConnect Service