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Arizona Summit Law School’s Center for Professional Development (CPD) is a full-service career counseling and resource center that supports and assists students in all stages of the career planning process. CPD is committed to assisting employers with summer, academic year, project and permanent hiring needs.

Please browse our services listed below:

Job Postings

CPD provides employers the ability to post positions for our students and graduates.  Click here to submit a job posting to the Center for Professional Development Career Site.

Project and Contract Work

CPD offers employers the ability to post temporary positions for project work and short-term assignments.  Projects are typically shorter in duration and are very specific in need. Examples include trial work preparation, research and writing assignments, document review, and other short-term assignments. To post a position at no charge, please complete the following form.

On-Campus Interview Program

CPD offers the convenience for employers to interview our students on our campus.  To register for an On-Campus Interview, please click here.

Résumé Collection Program

If you are unable to interview on our campus, another option is for us to collect resumes on your behalf.  To register for an Resume Collect, please click here.

Externship Program

Experiential learning. Legal experience. Invaluable connections. AZSummitLaw's Externship Program gives students the opportunity to gain practical legal skills in order to graduate practice ready.  Click here for more information on our Externship Program.

Valley of the Sun Summer Law Clerk Program

AZSummitLaw provides a unique 2L Summer Law Clerk Program offering matching wages to small and medium size law firms.  To participate as a Valley of the Sun employer, please complete the registration form.

Copper Square On-Campus Interview Day

Our Annual Copper Square On-Campus Interview Day is an event to connect legal employers and students for externship and law clerk opportunities for Summer and Fall.  This year's Copper Square On-Campus Interview Day will be on February 13, 2015.

Click here to participate in our Annual Copper Square On-Campus Interview Day.

If you are unable to attend on February 13th, but would still like to recieve applications for Summer & Fall Law Clerks, please click here.

For more information about the Center for Professional Development, please contact Laurie Hodgson, Director of Professional Development, at 602.682.6839 or


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