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Careers

Meghan Jeans works with Red Lobster and the Boston Aquarium on seafood sustainability

TURNING THE TIDE

"We recognize that improving ocean health and inspiring a sense of stewardship requires that we bring a diverse range of expertise to the table." – Meghan Jeans JD'02/MSEL'03

aerial view of strip mine with vehicles to show scale

CAREERS: CAREER PROFILE

NOT MINE

In November of 2009, St. Louis-based Arch Coal, the second-largest coal producer in the U.S., acquired the rights to strip-mine 731 million tons of Otter Creek coal reserves in the Powder River Basin of Montana.

VLS grads who work at the EPA stand in front of the U.S. Capitol building

THE EPA CREW

Over the past four decades, scores of VLS graduates have brought their unique brand of activism, civic responsibility, scientific understanding, and legal training into our most important environmental regulator and watchdog.

Flags of the world are displayed

A WORLD OF HURT

Chief Council at the World Bank, Charles "Chuck" Di Leva, JD '78 sees the changing climate, exploding populations in developing countries, and increasing pressure on the planet's finite resources.

VLS alum Alona Tate, JD '15, stands with Daniel, a political refugee she is assisting

OUT OF THE SHADOWS

"These people have lived lives I can't even begin to imagine," Alona Tate, JD '15 says. "Their courage is extraordinary. It's so rewarding to be able help in a way that truly makes a difference in people's lives."

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Over the course of your professional life you will receive advice from many different sources: your family and friends, your professors, your work colleagues, the media—the list goes on and on.

The counselors of the Career Services Office at Vermont Law School—who have been advising law students for decades—will augment that information and help you organize it into an effective overall career plan that integrates your passion and aspirations with your coursework and hands-on experience. We begin meeting with you soon after you arrive on campus to ensure that you have the tools and information you need to make the most of your time at Vermont Law School. We know you are passionate about your future, and we enjoy helping you develop the skills and background you need to succeed.