Last updated: July 7, 2013

Georgetown University Law Center Career Book

Edited By Abbie Willard, Ph.D.

If you think it is difficult to choose among law school courses, seminars, and clinics wait until you see what is available after law school. A variety of alternatives are open to an individual who seeks to practice law or to combine law with other areas of interest and expertise. Among the more traditional types of practice, the following are most common.

There are many postgraduate fellowships and programs offered by educational institutions and various organizations. The number of available fellowships and postgraduate programs tends to fluctuate depending on funding. A number of schools offer opportunities for postgraduate study usually leading to the LL.M. or S.J.D. degrees, and some of their programs are offered in conjunction with fellowships. Fellowship opportunities are usually awarded after completion of the J.D. degree.