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Placement Data

The exceptional education and training our students receive at the School of Transnational Law prepare them to pursue a range of careers in the law and related professions. Our unique J.D./J.M. program, combined with professional skills training, enables our students to pursue the most competitive jobs and to succeed in a range of fulfilling careers with both national and international employers.

STL graduates are highly sought after for positions with premier international law firms and global corporations, leading Chinese law firms and private corporations, selective government agencies, major state-owned enterprises, and multilateral development and humanitarian agencies. The data below attests to our exceptional success in the market.


2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Graduating Class Size 92 97 79 99 86
Seeking Employment 92 95 77 96 84
Employed 89 88 74 89 77
Advanced Degree 2 5 2 0 4
Not Seeking Employment 0 2 2 3 2
Unemployed 1 2 1 7 3


The above table compares graduate placement as of three months following graduation.  It does not include placements occurring after three months.

Below are the Pic Charts of Employment:

In addition, STL graduates who aspire to an academic career or post-graduate education have been admitted to the world’s most prestigious universities, including Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, Oxford, Science Po, College of Europe and other similarly elite universities.

2012-2021 Employment Report: