Social Sciences & Pre-Law

This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a degree in Social Sciences and/or a career in Law.

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Should You Pursue a Law Degree? Make an Informed Decision with these 5 Career Tips

Whether you’re confident with your decision to pursue a law degree or not, these steps will ensure you feel prepared and confident about your decision. This article discusses a few action steps such as shadowing, internships, coursework, and legal-related opportunities.

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Featured Industry & Career Guides

Cane2Cane Mentors

Ashley Accorto, MBA

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Director, Online Graduate Programs University of Miami Herbert Business School

Patrick Adams

Alumni Mentor
  • Washington, DC
  • Intern US International Development Finance Corporation

Chris Adams

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Charlotte, North
  • Vice President Category Management Services Ahold Delhaize

Despina Ades

Alumni Mentor
  • Chicago, IL
  • Corps Member Teach for America

Hector Albornoz

Alumni Mentor
  • Doral, Florida

Stacy Alderman

Alumni Mentor
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Certified English Language Speech Rater Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Evan Altamirano

Alumni Mentor
  • Boston, MA
  • Mid-Market Account Executive FareHarbor

Joe Altieri

Alumni Mentor
  • Washington D.C., DC
  • Associate Attorney Hollingsworth LLP

Vanessa Anagnostou

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Garden City, NY
  • Associate Geffner Kersch

Morgan Anderson

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Learning Specialist University of Miami

Erik Anderson

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Milford, NH
  • 7/8 Teacher Milford School Distrcit

Jon Appleton, DBA

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Manhattan, New
  • Vice President - Finance Transformation Office Citi
   

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