Four-year J.D./M.B.A. students have the benefit of a third summer of career exploration while in the program and are encouraged to take advantage of both schools’ career offices as they consider summer employment options in both law and business placements.
Students interested in law careers in the private sector can access career advising resources and interview programs with the Law School’s Office of Career Services & Professional Development. JD/MBA students should contact Mary Herrington, Assistant Director of Career Advising.
Students interested in public sector law careers can consult the Law School’s public interest careers center, Social Justice Initiatives. For careers in government, students should contact Rachel Pauley, Director of Government Programs. For careers with public interest organizations, students should contact Madeleine Kurtz, Director of Public Interest Professional Development.
Students interested in careers in business would take advantage of career advising and on-campus recruiting programs through the Business School’s Career Management Center. Students gain access to Columbia Business School’s Career Management Center upon matriculation into the Business School, after which they should contact Tricia Baione, Director of Career Education and Advising.
In addition to its scholarly and professional programs in law and business, the Richman Center provides networking and mentorship facilitation to all JD/MBA students. Their website provides an overview of the JD/MBA program, student and alumni career trajectory profiles, and a general year-by-year career advising roadmap describing when JD/MBA students typically access each of the career services offices at the Law School and Business School.