As a premiere research institution, Columbia Law offers extensive resources, counseling, programs and support for students and alumni interested in exploring careers in legal academia. Columbia Law graduates hold positions at top schools across the globe.
Columbia Law faculty members foster student scholarship inside the classroom and out, serving as mentors, using students as research assistants and providing workshops and forums to showcase their scholarship.
Additionally, the Law School's Careers in Law Teaching Program offers a wide variety of tools and careers services for students and alumni seeking positions as law professors. The Law School's Associates in Law Program offers post-graduate teaching fellowships for promising scholars launching their careers. Through Columbia Law's Academic Fellows program, scholars can spend up to two years in residence on campus, where they can pursue their research interests and participate in the Law School's intellectual community.