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Public Interest Career Fair and Events Calendar

NOTE:This list is updated on a rolling basis as information becomes available. Each entry includes the date on which a PSJD employee most recently checked for newer information. Outdated information up to one academic year old is left online to allow readers to plan ahead for the coming year's likely deadlines, but dates are crossed out. If you would like to update or add information from your organization, please email us at psjd@nalp.org.

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JANUARY EVENTS

Title:
National Black Law Students' Association Rocky Mountain Region Recruitment Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Rocky Mountain Region of the National Black Law Students' Association
Date(s):
1/15/2015 - 1/18/2015
Summary:
RMBLSA is excited to announce the 2015 Job Fair. The events will be held during our Regional Convention January 15-18, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Employers and Students should follow the link to register NOW! We look forward to seeing you there!
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12/2014
Title:
Greater Washington, DC/Baltimore Public Service Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
American University Washington College of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Federal Bar Association, George Mason University School of Law, University of District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, Howard University School of Law, and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
Date(s):
1/23/2015
Summary:
The Annual Washington, DC/Baltimore Public Service Career Fair will be held at George Mason University School of Law. Students of sponsoring schools can participate in formal interviews, resume collection and table talk on the day of the program.
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12/2014
Title:
Georgetown/George Washington Law Public Sector Recruiting Program
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
George Washington University Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Date(s):
1/24/2015 @8:30am
Summary:
The Georgetown University Law Center and the George Washington University Law School invite you to participate in the 2015 Public Sector Recruiting Program (PSRP), an annual opportunity to recruit current law students for summer 2015 and entry-level employment opportunities. Close to 200 DC area and nationwide government agencies, non profits and public interest law firms participated in 2013. The on-site program will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the George Washington University Law School Marvin Center (800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC) in two shifts: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm and 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
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12/2014
Title:
Texas Public Service Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
The University of Texas School of Law
Date(s):
1/29/2015 @9:00am - 1/30/2015 @5:20pm
Summary:
Public Service Career Fair, hosted at The University of Texas School of Law, is the largest public service job fair for law students in the state of Texas. During both days of the fair, public interest and government employers will conduct interviews for paid and unpaid summer and permanent positions. Employers may request to interview 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, LL.Ms. and/or alumni up to one year after graduation from all nine participating Texas law schools.
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12/2014
Title:
Northern California Public Interest/Public Sector Legal Careers Day
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Nine Northern California law schools and OneJustice
Date(s):
1/31/2015
Summary:
Each year, OneJustice and nine Northern California law schools bring together more than 100 public interest employers and about 600 law students for the Northern California Public Interest/Public Sector Career Day (fondly referred to as "PI/PS Day"). PI/PS Day launches the legal careers of our future public interest leaders.
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12/2014

FEBRUARY EVENTS

Title:
CONVERGE! Conference: Re-Imagining the Movement to End Gender Violence
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
University of Miami School of Law
Date(s):
2/7/2014 @8:00am - 2/8/2014 @4:00pm
Summary:
This conference will bring together survivors, activists, and academics to reconsider the dominant U.S. responses to gender violence, to build capacity for political mobilization and reform, to share innovative approaches to gender violence, and to promote cross-fertilization and collaboration between researchers, practitioners, and activists. - See more at: http://www.psjd.org/Public_Interest_Career_Fair_and_Events_Calendar#.dpuf
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12/2014
Title:
Public Interest Legal Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law.
Date(s):
2/5/2015 @8:00am - 2/6/2015 @5:00pm
Summary:
The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 38th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair on February 5 and 6, 2015; it is the largest Fair of its kind in the country. The Fair gives employers the opportunity to meet with students and allows students to interview with employers for internships and permanent jobs, as well as to talk with employers at information tables. Last year, representatives from more than 200 organizations and over 1,600 law students attended the Fair.
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12/2014
Title:
Northwest Public Service Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Northwest Consortium Law Schools.
Date(s):
2/6/2015 @10:00am
Summary:
For twenty-five years, the NW Public Service Career Fair has linked law students & alumni with opportunities to make a difference. We typically have more than 50 non-profits & government offices and more than 500 students & alumni from our 11 participating in the fairs.
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12/2014
Title:
Southern California Annual Public Interest/Public Sector Career Day
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
A consortium of southern California law schools, including California Western School of Law, Chapman University, La Verne College of Law, Loyola Law School, Pepperdine University, Southwestern University, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, UCI Law, UCLA School of Law, USC Gould School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, Whittier Law School, and Western State College of Law.
Date(s):
2/7/2015 @9:00am
Summary:
Public Interest Career Day is comprised of a number of different activities: Prescheduled, formal interviews for summer and/or postgraduate positions, Informal "table-talk," with representatives of the participating organizations, agencies and firms, Informal "table-talk," with representatives of the participating organizations, agencies and firms, A series of informal lunchtime discussions, each focusing on a different substantive area of public interest practice (e.g., children and youth, environmental law, labor law), as well as a lunchtime discussion focusing on postgraduate fellowships and the fellowship application process, An afternoon panel discussion, "Criminal Law: Prosecution and Defense",
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12/2014
Title:
Northwest Public Service Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Northwest Consortium Law Schools.
Date(s):
2/7/2015 @10:00am
Summary:
For twenty-five years, the NW Public Service Career Fair has linked law students & alumni with opportunities to make a difference. We typically have more than 50 non-profits & government offices and more than 500 students & alumni from our 11 participating in the fairs.
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12/2014
Title:
The 27th Annual Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Northwestern University School of Law and the Chicago Area Law School Consortium.
Date(s):
2/7/2015
Summary:
The Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC) enables employers from public interest and government organizations and J.D. students to gather for a day of interviews and informal networking. MPILCC is open to students from law schools in: Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin. Held in Chicago, IL at Northwestern University School of Law. Each year, the MPILCC Conference attracts nearly 50 employers for on-site interviews, Table Talk (an informal networking session), or resume solicitation. From an average eleven hundred student registrants, about 275 students representing about 40 law schools attend the conference. The conference is free to employers and students.
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12/2014
Title:
Government & Public Interest Job Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, and the University of Richmond School of Law - See more at: http://www.psjd.org/Public_Interest_Career_Fair_and_Events_Calendar#.dpuf
Date(s):
2/13/2015 @9:00am
Summary:
The 13th annual Government & Public Interest Interview Program is sponsored by the University of Richmond School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, and William & Mary Law School. The Program is open to government and public interest employers and law students from those three schools.Employers screen student applications in advance, selecting candidates to interview during the Program.
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12/2014
Title:
Washington Bar Association 12th Annual Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
The Washington Bar Association, The Greater Washington Area Chapter, Women Lawyers Division of the National Bar Association and The Howard University School of Law Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC
Date(s):
2/21/2015 @9:30am
Summary:
Meet with judges, law firms and government agencies from the DC Metropolitan area. Resume critiques and mock interviews will be available. Law Students RSVP here: http://goo.gl/forms/lG8oIVRnKN Employers and Volunteers sign up here: http://goo.gl/forms/QwmZYSBb6u For more information contact: Jason A. Grant at wbacareerfair@gmail.com
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1/2015
Title:
Public Sector Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Georgia Law School Consortium
Date(s):
2/27/2015
Summary:
Open only to students of sponsoring law schools (all law schools in Georgia). Employers can select to meet with students for interviews (scheduled for all day) and/or table talk (held 3:30-5:00) for paid and unpaid summer and permanent positions. In 2014, the career fair featured 81 employers representing nonprofit organizations and federal/local/state government agencies. Traditionally held every February in Atlanta at Georgia State University School of Law. Interested employers should contact Laura Yearout, Emory University School of Law, at 404-712-9388 orlaura.yearout@emory.edu.
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12/2014

MARCH EVENTS

Title:
Government & Public Interest Information Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
The University of Akron School of Law
Date(s):
3/10/2015
Summary:
The event will take place at the University of Akron School of Law in Akron, OH. For more information, contact Barbara Weinzierl at (330) 972-5320 or via email at bweinz@uakron.edu or Alisa Benedict O’Brien at (330) 972-8540 or via email at ab139@uakron.edu.
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2/2015
Title:
Public Interest Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
The University of Alabama School of Law
Date(s):
3/11/2015 @9:00am
Summary:
The Law School’s second-ever Public Interest Career Fair will be held Wednesday, March 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Employers will have information tables set up. Bring copies of your resume, and take advantage of this opportunity to meet public interest and government employers!
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2/2015
Title:
Meet the Jolly Good Fellows: Tips on Public Interest Fellowships from Current & Former Fellows
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Washington Council of Lawyers
Date(s):
3/18/2015 @6:30pm
Summary:
This business casual reception will give you a chance to talk to current and former fellows about tips for success in applying for postgraduate public-interest fellowships, the benefits and challenges of being a fellow, and the ways in which a fellowship can jumpstart your public-interest career. Additionally, there will be many public-interest coordinators from area law schools on hand to answer questions. The $10 registration fee also entitles you to a one-year membership to the Washington Council of Lawyers, DC's only voluntary bar association dedicated to promoting pro bono service and the public-interest practice of law. The registration fee is waived for current WCL members!
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2/2015

JUNE EVENTS

Title:
Writing for Public Interest Lawyers
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
6/9/2015 @11:45am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.**** This seminar features specific strategies for writing clear, concise legal documents, whether briefs, memos, or letters. Learn to eliminate common writing weaknesses on various levels: document organization, paragraph construction, sentence structure, and word choice. Please Note: Due to popular demand, this seminar runs for an extended training time. There will be a short break for attendee’s who need to leave at 12:55 p.m., with additional training provided until 1:45 p.m.
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5/2015
Title:
Client Interview Techniques and Practice
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
6/18/2015 @11:45am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.**** This session will address client interviewing skills. Staff of the Law Project of the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless will provide strategies to work effectively with low-income clients and the tools needed to elicit information needed to assist them. The Law Project takes legal services to the community where clients live or receive services, and routinely interviews clients in a variety of settings, from homeless youth in schools, shelters and youth drop-in centers, to adults living on the street, to more traditional interviews in our office.
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5/2015
Title:
Winston & Strawn Judges Panel
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
6/19/2015 @12:00am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.*** This Panel hosted by Winston & Strawn LLP will feature the following Judges sharing advice on how to succeed in the legal profession: Honorable William A. Bauer, Federal Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Honorable Paul P. Biebel, Presiding Judge, Cook County Circuit Court, Criminal Division Honorable Virginia M. Kendall, Federal Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois Winston invites their summer associates as well as PILI Interns & Fellows to participate. Please note, this program will take place at Winston & Strawn, located at 35 West Wacker Drive. Be prepared to show your ID to at the security desk in the building lobby. Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance, but registration is required. Please register by no later than 3 p.m. Monday, June 15th. No one who has not registered by this time will be admitted.
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5/2015
Title:
Introduction to Social Cognition and Implicit Bias
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
6/23/2015 @11:45am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.*** This seminar aims to provide greater understanding of what is meant by social cognition and how it relates to implicit bias, in order to have increased sensitivity and awareness as a public interest attorney. Two attorneys and fellows from the Racial Justice Training Institute will conclude this session by sharing how understanding these concepts has changed the way they provide legal services. Attendees should enter the building at 317 South State Street and be prepared to give your name to security. Please note, this seminar will take place in room 1200. Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Registration is required for all PILI educational seminars. Please register by noon on Monday June 22nd.
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5/2015
Title:
NELA - Forging a Career Path in Employee Rights Advocacy
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
National Employment Lawyers Association
Date(s):
6/25/2015 @1:30pm
Summary:
Atlanta area law students and recent law graduates are invited to participate in NELA’s 2015 Annual Convention, Celebrating 30 Years Of Employee Rights Advocacy, for an afternoon of learning, networking, and tips for success as developing employee rights attorneys. Registration Deadline: Friday, June 12, 2015 To register for An Insider's View: Tips On Forging A Career Path In Employee Rights Advocacy, please return the registration form and registration fee postmarked by Friday, June 12, 2015. Contact: Clark Taylor Paul H. Tobias Attorney Fellow ctaylor@employeerightsadvocacy.org (415) 625-5407 This program is sponsored by the National Employment Lawyers Association and The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy.
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4/2015

JULY EVENTS

Title:
NATIONAL BLACK PROSECUTORS ASSOCIATION (NBPA) 31ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE & JOB FAIR
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
National Black Prosecutors Association
Date(s):
7/19/2014 - 7/25/2014
Summary:
The 2015 NBPA Annual Conference will be held at the Fairmont Hotel in our nation's capitol.
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2/2015
Title:
Bay Area Diversity Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Bar Association of San Francisco
Date(s):
7/25/2014 - 7/26/2014
Summary:
In 2005, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and The Bar Association of San Francisco created the Bay Area's first ever Diversity Career Fair for rising second-year law students. The Diversity Career Fair brings together prominent law firms, government legal departments, and nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area with highly qualified diverse rising second-year law students. The participating students come from distinguished local law schools, as well as other top schools from around the nation to interview for coveted positions in summer associate programs. Underwritten by Orrick and sponsored by BASF, the Bay Area Diversity Career Fair provides a much needed event for employers in the Bay Area, as well as diverse law students across the country, who previously had to travel great distances for job fairs that targeted minority candidates. In addition to the interviews, the fair also provides students with networking and educational opportunities. A welcome reception for registered students and employers takes place the night before the interviews, and a breakfast panel the morning of the fair features diverse lawyers from a variety of practice areas.
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2/2015
Title:
A View from the Bench
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
7/1/2015 @11:45am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.*** This session will feature a panel of Judges providing insight into their positions and speak specifically to the role of new attorneys in public interest law in Illinois. JUDGES INCLUDE The Honorable Patrice Ball-Reed, Associate Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County The Honorable Edmond E. Chang, Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois The Honorable Michael B. Hyman, Circuit Judge, Illinois Appellate Court’s Third Division Attendees should enter the building at 317 South State Street and be prepared to give your name to security. Please note, this seminar will take place in room 1200. Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Registration is required for all PILI educational seminars. Please register by noon on Tuesday, June 30th.
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5/2015
Title:
Incorporating Mediation into Your Everday Practice
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
7/9/2015 @11:45am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.*** During the last decade, mediation has progressed from a little-known alternative to a prominent method of resolving conflicts. This seminar will provide some basic techniques used to mediate disputes as well as address the real world application of alternative dispute resolution techniques. TRAINING BY THE CENTER FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION Pari Karim, Training Director, Center for Conflict Resolution Cassie Lively, Executive Director, Center for Conflict Resolution Attendees should enter the building at 317 South State Street and be prepared to give your name to security. Please note, this seminar will take place in room 1200. Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Registration is required for all PILI educational seminars. Please register by noon on Wednesday, July 8th.
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5/2015
Title:
American Constitution Society’s Twelfth Annual Supreme Court Year in Review
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
7/10/2015 @12:00am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.*** The Chicago Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society, PILI, the ACLU of Illinois, and Mayer Brown LLP present: The Twelth Annual Supreme Court Term in Review » Check back soon to see who all this panel will feature! Chapter Sponsor Mayer Brown LLP will provide lunch for attendees. Registration is required and space is limited. Please pre-register directly on the American Constitution Society’s registration page before space runs out.
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5/2015
Title:
Advancing the Mission through Public Interest & the Private Bar
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
7/15/2015 @11:45am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.*** Between OCI, hearing about summer salaries, and the pressures of following a firm path, resistance to the private bar can naturally develop. This seminar will feature a panel discussion directly addressing the intersection of public interest law and the private bar, and break down the development of those critical relationships. Attendees should enter the building at 317 South State Street and be prepared to give your name to security. Please note, this seminar will take place in room 1200. Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Registration is required for all PILI educational seminars. Please register by noon on Tuesday, July 14th.
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5/2015
Title:
DC PDS Open House
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
DC Public Defender Service
Date(s):
7/23/2015 @5:30pm
Summary:
Students and graduates interested in learning more about PDS for either the school term or summer or permanent hiring are invited to an open house. PDS will have a short panel presentation followed by attorney and law clerk representatives from each of their divisions. This is a great opportunity to meet PDS staff, learn about the organization, and ask questions in a low-key environment. Students and graduates with questions are free to contact Jennifer Thomas, Director of Legal Recruitment, at 202-824-2337 or jenthomas@pdsdc.org.
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6/2015

AUGUST EVENTS

Title:
Heart Land Diversity Legal Job Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Date(s):
8/1/2014 @4:00pm - 8/2/2014 @4:30pm
Summary:
The 2013 Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Kansas City and played host to over 80 students from over 30 Law Schools from across the nation who had the opportunity to interview with 19 area law firms, organizations and government agencies.
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2/2015
Title:
8TH ANNUAL VAULT/MCCA LEGAL DIVERSITY CAREER FAIR
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
VAULT, MCCA
Date(s):
8/1/2014
Summary:
This career fair features a mix of public interest and private sector employers. Register in advance by visiting www.vault.com/legaldiversity
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2/2015
Title:
National Black Law Students' Association Western Region Job Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Western Region of the National Black Law Students' Association
Date(s):
8/2/2014
Summary:
The Western Regional Job Fairs are not only an excellent opportunity for organizations to take a proactive approach towards diversity, but they are also beneficial as a recruiting tool for organizations to seek exceptional law students like yourself. This year, we seek to expand the Job Fairs by including even more employers from a range of practice areas. Please join us this August and do not miss out on this excellent opportunity to secure employment!
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2/2015
Title:
National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) Northeast Regional Convention & Job Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Northeast Region Black Law Students' Association
Date(s):
8/8/2014 - 8/9/2014
Summary:
The NEBLSA Job Fair and Leadership Retreat will be held on Friday, August 8th and Saturday August 9th at New York Law School in New York, NY. Programming is in place for chapter leaders, students, alumni, legal professionals, and employers. Don’t miss it! Please look below to read the official NEBLSA Job Fair Packet.
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2/2015
Title:
National Black Law Students' Association Western Region Job Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Western Region of the National Black Law Students' Association
Date(s):
8/9/2014
Summary:
The Western Regional Job Fairs are not only an excellent opportunity for organizations to take a proactive approach towards diversity, but they are also beneficial as a recruiting tool for organizations to seek exceptional law students like yourself. This year, we seek to expand the Job Fairs by including even more employers from a range of practice areas. Please join us this August and do not miss out on this excellent opportunity to secure employment!
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2/2015
Title:
National Black Law Students' Association Mid-Atlantic Region Job Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Mid-Atlantic Region of the National Black Law Students' Association
Date(s):
8/15/2014 - 8/17/2014
Summary:
All 2013-2014 dues-paying NBLSA members are welcome to participate in the 2014 Job Fair and Leadership Weekend. You are considered a dues-paying member if you paid your membership fee for the 2013-2014 academic school year. *If you are unsure about you membership status please contact mid-atlantic@nblsa.org. Employers will interview students for career and internship opportunities. Under this option, employers have an opportunity to schedule a maximum of 14 interviews on August 16, 2014 (Students will be able to select time slots once selections are made).
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12/2014
Title:
Annual Public Interest Career Reception
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Co-sponsored by 24 New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut law schools
Date(s):
8/24/2014 @5:30pm
Summary:
The Reception is co-sponsored by twenty–four law schools in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Law students are welcome and do not need to register ahead of time.
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11/2014
Title:
Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair (RMDLCF)
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Davis Graham & Stubbs Law
Date(s):
8/1/2015
Summary:
Student and employer registration for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair is now open. Students and employers have until June 10, 2014 to register for this year’s career fair, which takes place on Friday, August 1, 2014 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. Please click on the links below to register. For questions, please email info@rmdlcf.com or call the RMDLCF hotline at (303) 892-7377.
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2/2015
Title:
National LGBT Bar Association Lavender Law Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
The National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Bar Association
Date(s):
8/5/2015 - 8/8/2015
Summary:
The Lavender Law® Career Fair kicks off with a panel of legal practitioners with experience working in government, non-profit, small and large firms. The panel will be guided by a law career services professional will discuss the tools, considerations and critical aspects to find, research and evaluate LGBT-friendly employers in each of these legal arenas.
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11/2014
Title:
Cases, Class Action & Systemic Litigation
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
8/5/2015 @11:45am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.*** Save the date and check back soon for more information! Attendees should enter the building at 317 South State Street and be prepared to give your name to security. Please note, this seminar will take place in room 503. Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Registration is required for all PILI educational seminars. Please register by noon on Tuesday, August 4th.
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5/2015
Title:
Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Indianapolis Bar Association
Date(s):
8/6/2015 @3:00pm - 8/7/2015 @4:00pm
Summary:
The IndyBar Diversity Job Fair seeks candidates who represent all aspects of diversity, who are looking for a one-of-a-kind legal community in a Midwestern city that has both cosmopolitan style and small-town charm. We cordially invite fall 2012 full-time 2L students (graduating May 2014) or part-time 2L and 3L (graduating Dec 2014/May 2015) to participate in the fifth annual IndyBar Diversity Job Fair.
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11/2014
Title:
Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Twin Cities Diversity in Practice
Date(s):
8/7/2015
Summary:
The conference will be held at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. The Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference aims to increase legal diversity in the Twin Cities area by joining the largest legal employers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area with top quality 2L and 3L candidates from around the country. Employers participating in the interviews will include small, medium, and large firms; corporate law departments and public interest/non-profit/government entities.
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11/2014
Title:
St. Louis Diversity Job Fair Commitment to Diversity
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
St. Louis Diversity Job Fair Committee
Date(s):
8/9/2015
Summary:
The seventh annual St. Louis Diversity Job Fair will take place on Saturday, August 9, 2014. All Job Fair interviews will take place at the law offices of Poisinelli, 100 S. 4th Street, Suite 1100, St. Louis, Missouri. The primary goal of the Fair is to attract a diverse group of 2L and 3L students to the metropolitan St. Louis legal community, encourage them to practice law in the area, and become an integral part of our community. The Job Fair steering committee has invited law firms, corporations, and government agencies from all over the nation. Thank you for visiting our website – we hope to see you in August. Law students can register for the 2014 St. Louis Diversity Job Fair by going to https://law-sldjf-csm.symplicity.com. THE DEADLINE FOR ALL REGISTRATIONS IS MAY 30, 2014 - NO EXCEPTIONS.
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2/2015
Title:
Incorporating Pro Bono Into Your Career
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Public Interest Law Initiative
Date(s):
8/11/2015 @11:45am
Summary:
***Open to Chicago-area public interest law interns.*** This seminar will feature a panel of distinguished PILI Alumni who will provide tips and suggestions on effectively incorporating pro bono into your legal career. The discussion will conclude with a presentation by Illinois Legal Aid Online, demonstrating the resources available to pro bono attorneys on www.illinoisprobono.org. Attendees should enter the building at 317 South State Street and be prepared to give your name to security. Please note, this seminar will take place in room 1200. Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Registration is required for all PILI educational seminars. Please register by noon on Monday, August 10th.
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5/2015
Title:
Northwest Minority Job Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Washington State Attorney General's Office
Date(s):
8/23/2015
Summary:
For 28 years, this event has brought together private and public law firms committed to promoting diversity by providing a unique opportunity for employers, law students and lawyers to match legal talent with needs. Last year’s Northwest Minority Job Fair brought together approximately 150 students and 27 law firms/agencies, including the Attorney General’s Office. This year’s Fair will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Office of the Attorney General, 800 Fifth Avenue in Seattle. Registration is free for students and all expenses are paid by the participating employers. Part of the registration fee provides scholarships for minority students.
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2/2015

SEPTEMBER EVENTS

Title:
2013 Law Students for Reproductive Justice Regional South Conference
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
University of Texas School of Law Chapter
Date(s):
9/28/2013 @8:00am
Summary:
This year, the UT chapter of Law Students for Reproductive Justice will be hosting the LSRJ South Regional Conference in Austin at the law school!
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12/2014
Title:
Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention & Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Hispanic National Bar Association
Date(s):
9/10/2014 @3:00pm - 9/13/2014 @5:00pm
Summary:
The HNBA Career Fair provides law students, young and seasoned attorneys and Convention attendees with a tremendous opportunity to meet and network with other leading Latino attorneys from across the country. The Career Fair also plays host to a symposium designed to help law students enhance their marketing skills for the tough legal career market.
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11/2014
Title:
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Career Development Workshop
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Date(s):
9/16/2014 @11:30am
Summary:
Join us for (1) An Overview on Resume Writing, (2) What to Wear to an Interview, and (3) industry Trends. Register at: careerworkshop@nsmba.org
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12/2014
Title:
2014 National Latina/o Law Student Association (NLLSA) Conference Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
The National Latina/o Law Student Association
Date(s):
9/18/2014 - 9/21/2014
Summary:
Career panels, the employment expo, and networking events will provide opportunities for participants to explore careers in entertainment law, elected office, impact litigation, non-profits, government and the private sector. This NLLSA conference will bring together hundreds of diverse law students, professors, practitioners, judges, elected officials, and prominent community leaders to understand and tackle the urgent issues facing Latinos and all Americans.
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12/2014
Title:
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Date(s):
9/23/2014 @8:00am
Summary:
The cost to attend will be free for law school students. For all other job seekers, the cost to attend the job fair will be $15.00. Eligible law students must be (a) currently enrolled in a juris doctorate program and (b) a member of the class of 2016 (current 2Ls/rising 3Ls) or 2015 (current 3Ls) (c) at an Ohio law school or a law school at a historically Black college or university "HBCU" Law School or (d) a permanent resident of Cuyahoga County attending law school out of state.
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12/2014
Title:
Intelligence Community Virtual Info Session
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
U.S. Intelligence Community
Date(s):
9/23/2014 @12:00am
Summary:
On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, six organizations from the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) will open their virtual doors to qualified students looking to learn more about exciting student program opportunities in the IC.
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12/2014
Title:
11TH Annual Conference: Finding Families for Georgia's Children:
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
The Emory Public Interest Committee (EPIC)
Date(s):
9/27/2014 @9:00am
Summary:
The Emory Public Interest Committee (EPIC) invites you to attend its eleventh annual conference, led by keynote speaker Georgia State Representative Andy Welch, Chairman of the House Study Committee on Licensing and Inspection of Child Welfare Providers.
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12/2014

OCTOBER EVENTS

Title:
Government/Public Interest Recruitment Program
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Massachusetts Law School Consortium
Date(s):
10/6/2014 - 10/7/2014
Summary:
Each year public interest and government employers take advantage of this opportunity to interview students from the ABA-accredited Massachusetts law schools for summer and permanent positions. The Government/Public Interest Recruitment Program is held twice a year. Interviews for the fall program will be held on October 6 and 7, 2014 at Boston College Law School. Resumes from interested students will be forwarded to you by the middle of September. You may then pre-select the students you wish to interview. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 25 August 2014.
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12/2014
Title:
Equal Justice Works Public Service Career Fair
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Equal Justice Works
Date(s):
10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014
Summary:
The Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest public interest legal career fair in the country. It is the only event where you'll find more than 1,200 public interest-minded students representing 200 law schools from across the country coming together to explore career options with more than 130 leading nonprofit organizations and government agencies. - See more at: http://www.psjd.org/Public_Interest_Career_Fair_and_Events_Calendar#.dp
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12/2014
Title:
Getting Radical in the South (GRITS) Conference
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
University of Texas at Austin
Date(s):
10/30/2015 @2:00pm - 10/31/2015 @4:30pm
Summary:
GRITS is a student-run public interest law conference that focuses on the difficulties and constraints inherent to social justice work in the South, and the unique strategies that legal practitioners and other public interest workers have developed to meet those needs. The conference emphasizes innovative, progressive, and even radical approaches to building community among students, practitioners, and community activists in the South to bring about social change. The conference is an opportunity for law students, lawyers, and activists to build coalitions, share strategies for progressive lawyering, and develop new approaches for the future.
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7/2015

NOVEMBER EVENTS

Title:
McGill Public Interest Career Day
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
McGill University - Faculty of Law; McGill Human Rights Working Group
Date(s):
11/13/2013
Summary:
This is an event focusing on work, study and volunteer opportunities for public interest employer. The event includes information booths for a variety of different organizations, as well as panel discussions on related topics and a speed-meet. The event is organized in collaboration with the McGill Human Rights Working Group.
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12/2014
Title:
Rebellious Lawyering Conference (RACE)
Type:
Event
Sponsor(s):
Rebellious Lawyering Institute, Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Date(s):
11/13/2014 @6:00pm - 11/15/2014 @4:00pm
Summary:
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12/2014

Category: Public Interest Events

Tags: Interview, Job Search Fundamentals