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PSJD: A NALP Initiative

Immigration and Refugee Law

Introduction: PSJD Career Guide

This Guide is designed to give you a brief overview of the legal field in Immigration and Refugee Law. It provides practical information regarding the types of employers and practice settings in which you can pursue a career; the personality traits that employers seek; the practical skills that you can gain during law school; and resources to further research this rewarding field.

This content is courtesy of the Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising at the Harvard Law School. It was written by Andrea Gomes, Aaron Spolin – Summer Fellows, 2006, Joanna Huey – Summer Fellow, 2005, and Matt Muller – Teaching and Advocacy Fellow, Howard Immigration & Refugee Clinic. The guide was edited by Alexa Shabecoff, Esq. – Assistant Dean of Public Service.