Scott Eller Fund for Law Student Professional Development Guidelines and Application

The Scott Eller Fund for Law Student Professional Development supports Akron Law students in their efforts to find jobs and broaden their career options. The fund provides qualifying students with up to $250 toward activities such as CLEs, professional conferences, or travel to out-of-town job fairs to advance their career opportunities. Please read the guidelines carefully and submit an application to be considered.


Suggested Reading for Law Students

Alternative Career Information

Alumni Resources

Career Guides

Cover Letters

Diversity and Inclusion

Federal and State Job Resources


Job Searching

Judicial Clerkship Information

New and Summer Associates / Law Clerk Information

Professional Development and Networking

Prosecutors and Public Defenders and other Criminal Justice Careers  

Public Interest Careers

Student Loan Forgiveness and Repayment Options Information

Writing Sample Information


Online networking and job search resources

The internet has a wide variety of networking and job search resources and tools available.  There are many job resource websites specifically for lawyers, as well as websites with general networking and job search information.  Choose an area below to examine some of the many job and networking resources available.

Business and Consulting
Court Administration
Energy Industry
Federal Government
General Job Search
Health Care
Higher Education
Human Resources
In House Counsel
Legal Administration
Legal Education
Real Estate
State Government