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Career Services Office

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 W. Adams St., Suite 360
Chicago, IL 60661
kentcso@kentlaw.iit.edu
P: (312) 906-5200
F: (312) 906-5171

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Reciprocity

Reciprocity is an agreement between law schools to provide reasonable access to resources, current job postings and handout materials for a limited number of students/graduates of another law school seeking employment in another geographic region. See the National Association for Law Placement's website for details regarding individual law school's reciprocity policies. Chicago-Kent students seeking reciprocity at another law school may complete a reciprocity request form. Students from other law schools may request reciprocity with Chicago-Kent according to the following policy:

Career Services Reciprocity Policy

The Career Services Office of Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, provides reasonable access to its resources for a limited number of students and graduates of law schools outside the Chicago area under the conditions set forth below:

  1. Services are available only to those ABA-accredited law schools that allow Chicago-Kent students and/or alumni use of their facilities.
  2. All requests for reciprocity must be made via email (bclemmer@kentlaw.iit.edu) by the student's/graduate's career services office and confirmed by the Chicago-Kent Career Services Office at least one week in advance of the intended visit. No walk-in requests will be honored.
  3. Requests for reciprocity can be made to only one Chicago-area school per student/graduate. Reciprocity is not available among Chicago area schools (DePaul, John Marshall, Loyola, Northwestern, and University of Chicago).
  4. Reciprocity is valid for three-months from the date of the letter granting reciprocal services. Between August 1 and October 15 of each year, no in-office services will be available. Online job postings will be available during that time period.
  5. Chicago-Kent will deny reciprocity to any school surpassing three requests within a given calendar year.
  6. Without exception, reciprocity recipients will not be permitted to schedule on-campus interviews.
  7. The following services are available:
    • On-line job posting access for up to 90 days
    • Current position vacancy announcements except "blind listings" requiring mailing
    • Access to computers and laser printers (paper not provided)
    • Resource library publications and directories
    • Handout materials
    • Copy services for a per copy fee
  8. Chicago-Kent reserves the right to terminate reciprocity for any individual who misuses the facilities or services.
  9. Requests for reciprocity should be directed to: Barbara J. Clemmer, Administrative Assistant/Reciprocity Coordinator, bclemmer@kentlaw.iit.edu or Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 W Adams, Suite 360, Chicago, IL 60661.

Updated November 17, 2011