Job Fairs

The Law School facilitates student participation in many different job fairs throughout the year to give students opportunities to engage with a variety of employers. Most of the job fairs listed below do not have registration fees for students. For those that do, the Career Center is often able to cover this cost for students. Please contact Abby Phillips in the Career Center if you have questions regarding job fair registration or fees. Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements.

For information on the On Tour Interview Programs happening in Houston, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami, please visit the On Tour Interview website, or contact Erin Biggerstaff .

 

  • 3/28/15 - Cook County Bar Association Resume Writing Workshop. This workshop will take place at Jones Day in Chicago from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please RSVP with Nicholas Cummings by March 21, 2015.
  • 7/24/15 & 7/25/15 - The Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF).  The fair will be held on Friday, July 24 & Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta Northwest in Marietta, Georgia. Participating students must pre-register here by 12 noon ET, April 20. A complete time line and other information may be found at www.semjf.org.
  • 7/25/15 - The Bay Area Diversity Career Fair. This event will take place Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Hilton San Francisco Financial District. The Bay Area Diversity Career Fair attracts hiring representatives from the Bay Area's most prominent law firms and government legal departments. Only law students who will have completed their first year of law school by the time of interviews are eligible to participate. Students can register online starting Monday, May 18. The registration and bidding deadline is Sunday, June 14, 2015.
  • 7/28/15 - The Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair (SIPJF).  Student registration for SIPJF begins April 29. The fair will be held for rising 2L and 3L students with Resume Collect opportunities for recent graudates by Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. The deadline for student registration is May 20.
  • 7/30/15 & 7/31/15 - Loyola Patent Law Interview Program. This is a two-day interview program held in Chicago each summer that brings together patent law employers and law students from across the country to interview for summer associate positions and post-graduate employment. Job Fair will be held on July 30 and July 31 at the Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront, 511 N. Columbus Drive. Student registration begins on February 9, 2015 and ends on March 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM CST. There is no cost for students to register.
  • 8/5/15 - 8/7/15 - Lavender Law (LGBT Job Fair).  Visit the Lavender Law website for more details.
  • 8/6/15 & 8/7/15 - Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair  This event will take place at the Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites. More information can be found here.
  • 8/7/15 - Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference. The Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference (MMRC) is an annual event that connects the largest legal employers in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area with diverse 2L and 3L candidates from around the country. Taking place on Friday, August 7, 2014 at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Additional details and registration will be posted in April of 2015.
  • 8/14/15 - Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair. Student registration for the CCBA Minority Job fair will be open on March 16. This year's Job Fair will be held on Friday, August 14, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront, located at 511 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60611. The CCBA Job Fair primarily is designed to obtain summer associate positions for rising 2Ls (current 1Ls) during their second summer in law school. When registering, please list Abby Phillips as the Law School contact. Please read the Student Brochure for important details regarding the fair.
  • 10/23/15 & 10/24/15 - Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair. This career fair is the largest public interest career fair in the country and the only event solely dedicated to law students. Beginning around the middle of August, 2L and 3L students are invited to apply to jobs and internship postings, from which employers will review resumes and invite students to interview during the career fair. There are also conference sessions and Table Talk for all class years. For more information about EJW, please contact Emily Sharples in the Office of Public Interest Advising.

 

Other job fairs with dates not yet updated:

 

  • 7/31/14 & 8/1/14 - The Boston Lawyers Group Boston Job Fairs for Law Students of Color. Registration for this fair is now closed. The Boston Job fair will be held on August 1, 2014, at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA. In addition to the job fair, the BLG will host networking receptions for selected students on July 31st, 2014. Registration for the fair is open April 1, - July 7, 2013. For more information, please visit www.thebostonlawyersgroup.com and click on "2014 Job Fair". Frequently asked questions may be found here. Help with registration may be found here. The timeline for students may be found here.
  • 8/1/14 & 8/2/14 - Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair. Registration for the Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair is now closed. The 10th Annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) will be held August 1-2, 2014, in Kansas City, Missouri at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The deadline for the early bird registration window is May 16, 2014. The final deadline for registering is June 14, 2014. To register for the event, please go to the Heartland Symplicity website https://law-kcmba-csm.symplicity.com/students and input your information. After submitting your request, an ID and password will be assigned to you so that you may access our web database and upload registration information needed for employers (i.e., cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample). Additional information about the job fair is available at: http://www.heartlanddiversity.org.
  • 8/1/14 - Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair Registration for this job fair is now closed. The RMDLCF will take place on Friday, August 1, 2014, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. Student registration ends on June 10, 2014. For more information and to register for the Career Fair, please visit rmdlcf.com or RMDLCF Symplicity.
  • 8/2/14 -Dupont Minority Job Fair. Registration for the Dupont Minority Job Fair is now closed. The 21st Annual DuPont sponsored Minority Job Fairs in Wilmington, Houston and Los Angeles are scheduled for Saturday, August 2, 2014. See http://www.dupontlegalmodel.com/diversity/dupont-legal-minority-job-fairs/  for more information.
  • 8/8/14 & 8/9/14 - The St. Louis Diversity Job Fair. Registration for this job fair is now closed. The St. Louis Diversity Job Fair will be held on Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, 2014. The Job Fair will be held at the Polsinelli law offices,  100 S. 4th Street, Suite 1100, St. Louis, Missouri. Registration and bidding can be completed at to https://law-sldjf-csm.symplicity.com/. Students may register and bid in May, 2013, with registration ending on May 30, and bidding begins in June. For additional information regarding the sixth annual St. Louis Diversity Job Fair, please visit www.stldiversityjobfair.com. Students who need financial assistance may contact Danielle Carr at jdc@greensfelder.com. The application that must be completed in order to be considered for a stipend must be submitted by Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at midnight (CST).
  • 8/9/14 - 2014 Delaware Minority Job Fair. Registration for the Delaware Minority Job Fair is now closed. Taking place on Saturday, August 9, the 2014 Delaware Minority Job Fair, at the Wilmington, Delaware campus of Widener University School of Law. To register for the event, second and third-year students are asked to submit their applicationgs to the Job Fair's recruiting site, https://law-dmpd-csm.symplicity.com/students/. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
  • 8/16/2014 - Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program - Registration for the Tri-State fair is now closed. This event will take place on August 16, 2014 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Please complete the Student Registration Form by August 2, 2014.
  • 8/23/2014 - Northwest Minority Job Fair. - Registration for this fair is now closed. This event will take place on August 23, 2014 at the Washington State Attorney General's Office in Seattle, Washington. Student Registration begins June 25, 2014 and ends July 21, 2014.
  • 9/12/2014 - Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair - Registration for the HNBACF is now closed. HNBA 2014 Annual Convention, “Unidos in Washington: Our Struggle, Our Progress,” will be held in Washington, DC from September 10-13, with interviews on September 12. Student Bidding begins August 1 and ends August 19. The schedule will be officialy posted on September 5. Online registration for the Career Fair is now open on the HNBA website, and further details will be made available.