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Employment Statistics and Trends 2019-2020

The employment chart represents data reported to the American Bar Association (ABA) in March 2020. 

Category definitions can be found here.


Widener - Commonwealth

Class of 2019 Employment Report at 10 Months After Graduation
Widener - Commonwealth [Download a PDF of the ABA Employment Summary for 2019 Graduates.]

EMPLOYMENT STATUS FULL TIME
LONG TERM
FULL TIME
SHORT TERM
PART TIME
LONG TERM
PART TIME
SHORT TERM
NUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 60 2 1 0 63
Employed - J.D. Advantage 5 0 1 0 6
Employed - Professional Position 1 0 0 0 1
Employed - Non-Professional Position 3 0 1 0 4
Employed - Law School/University Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Undeterminable 0 0 0 0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time         0
Employed - Start Date Deferred         0
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred         0
Unemployed - Not Seeking         1
Unemployed - Seeking         1
Employment Status Unknown         0
Total Graduates         76

 

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
     1 - 10 22 0 2 0 24
     11 - 25 2 0 0 0 2
     26 - 50 4 0 0 0 4
     51 - 100 1 0 0 0 1
     101 - 250 0 0 0 0 0
     251 - 500 0 0 0 0 0
     501 + 0 0 0 0 0
     Unknown Size 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 5 0 1 0 6
Government 19 0 0 0 19
Public Interest 2 0 0 0 2
Clerkships - Federal 2 1 0 0 3
Clerkships - State & Local 11 1 0 0 12
Clerkships - Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Total 69 2 3 0 74

 

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 63
State - 2nd Largest Employment New Jersey 2
State - 3rd Largest Employment New York 2
Employed in Foreign Countries   0