Students socialize in the Wien courtyard and eat ice cream.


Explore a seasonal guide to significant academic, career development, and student life milestones J.D. and LL.M. students experience at Columbia Law School.

Make your time at Columbia Law School enjoyable, fulfilling, and fruitful.

The Law School’s student roadmaps highlight some of the major milestones and considerations you’ll encounter as a 1L, 2L, 3L, and LL.M.—from professional development workshops and events to wellness programs and pro bono opportunities. Find out when to apply for clerkships, register for on-campus interviews, research summer jobs, meet with career advisers, prepare for the bar exam, and much more.