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The Career Development Office (CDO) acts as a liaison between law students and legal employers to ensure both a coherent flow of information and the continuity of relations between students, employers and the Faculty.
The CDO is a guided research facility, directed by a McGill Law graduate with experience in both private practice and the non-profit sector. The CDO Director, Officer and Coordinator work with, and for, B.C.L./LL.B., LL.M. and DCL students, providing information and counseling on planning and preparing for their legal careers.
What We Do
We facilitate recruitment and interview processes for a range of employers and actively develop relationships with potential and current employers, such as law firms, governments, international organizations and universities. Our services reflect the Faculty’s bilingual and bi-juridical nature and include developing opportunities in a multitude of areas of practice, across jurisdictions and across legal traditions.
CDO Resource and General Information drop-in Centre Hours
Opening hours: 9h00 à 12h15 et 13h30 à 16h00 Monday-Friday
Room 416, Chancellor Day Hall
30 avril au 4 juillet: Regular opening hours (9h00-12h15 and 13h30-16h), Monday to Friday.
Closed: May 23 - June 3 and June 20 – July 4.
5 juillet au 26 août: Regular opening hours (9h00-12h15 and 13h30-16h), Monday to Thursday. Closed every Friday, except for August 19 (we're open for that Friday exceptionally).
Consultations by Appointment
Visit the Individual Counselling section under the "Services" tab.
Your personal information
McGill University and the Law Career Development Office value and respect your personal information. We will not give, sell or transfer any personal information to a third party without your prior express permission. To this end, we are bound by the various Quebec privacy legislations, and in particular the Act Respecting Access to Documents held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information (Access Act), to collect and use such personal information only for delivering the stated service, and to protect the client information.
When the purposes for which personal information was collected or used have been achieved, the University shall destroy the information, subject to the Archives Act.
About the CDO