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University Park, PA

Penn State University: 2014 ABA 509 Report

Job type

Employed Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 116 2 0 3 121
J.D. advantage 11 0 1 0 12
Professional 4 0 0 1 5
Non-professional 0 2 1 0 3
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 131 4 2 4 141
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 6
Unemployed - deferred start date 10
Unemployed - not seeking 2
Unemployed - seeking 14
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 35
Total graduates 176

School-funded jobs

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 1 0 0 2 3
J.D. advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total law school funded 1 0 0 2 3

Employer type

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 attorneys 19 2 1 1 23
11-25 attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
26-50 attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
51-100 attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
101-250 attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
251-500 attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
501+ attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
Size unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Business & industry 20 2 1 0 23
Government 20 0 0 0 20
Public interest 5 0 0 1 6
Clerkships
Federal 5 0 0 0 5
State & local 23 0 0 0 23
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 2 3
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 131 4 2 4 141
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 6
Unemployed - deferred start date 10
Unemployed - not seeking 2
Unemployed - seeking 14
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 35
Total graduates 176

Employment location

State Total
Most common employment destination Pennsylvania 72
Second most common employment destination New York 9
Third most common employment destination Delaware 5
# Employed in foreign countries 2
Non-employed total 35

This page has been formatted to match the ABA's placement summaries, with minor language and stylistic tweaks for clarity. To view Penn State's ABA placement chart, please visit the ABA's website. From time to time, schools update data when they learn more. When possible, we use the most up-to-date data available.