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Employment Statistics and Trends 2017-2018

The employment chart represents data reported to the American Bar Association (ABA) in March 2018. 

Category definitions can be found here.


Widener - Commonwealth

Class of 2017 Employment Report at 10 Months After Graduation
Widener - Commonwealth [Download a PDF of the ABA Employment Summary for 2017 Graduates.]

EMPLOYMENT STATUS FULL TIME
LONG TERM
FULL TIME
SHORT TERM
PART TIME
LONG TERM
PART TIME
SHORT TERM
NUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 36 0 0 0 36
Employed - J.D. Advantage 5 0 1 0 6
Employed - Professional Position 7 0 1 1 9
Employed - Non-Professional Position 1 0 0 1 2
Employed - Law School/University Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Undeterminable 0 0 0 0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time         0
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred         0
Unemployed - Not Seeking         0
Unemployed - Seeking         6
Employment Status Unknown         2
Total Graduates         61

 

EMPLOYMENT TYPE FULL TIME
LONG TERM
FULL TIME
SHORT TERM
PART TIME
LONG TERM
PART TIME
SHORT TERM
NUMBER
Law Firms          
     Solo 0 0 0 0 0
     2 - 10 12 0 0 1 13
     11 - 25 3 0 0 0 3
     26 - 50 2 0 0 0 2
     51 - 100 2 0 0 0 2
     101 - 250 3 0 0 0 3
     251 - 500 1 0 0 0 1
     501 + 0 0 0 0 0
     Unknown Size 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 5 0 0 1 6
Government 12 0 0 0 12
Pub. Int. 1 0 0 0 1
Clerkships - Federal 0 0 0 0 0
Clerkships - State & Local 8 0 1 0 9
Clerkships - Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 1 0 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Total 49 0 2 2 53

 

LAW SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY FUNDED POSITIONS FULL TIME
LONG TERM
FULL TIME
SHORT TERM
PART TIME
LONG TERM
PART TIME
SHORT TERM
NUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Total Employed by Law School/University 0 0 0 0 0

 

EMPLOYMENT LOCATION STATE NUMBER
State - Largest Employment Pennsylvania 49
State - 2nd Largest Employment Maryland 2
State - 3rd Largest Employment Virginia 1
Employed in Foreign Countries   0